(December 1955)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., May, July and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Third Alarm for Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Penciler and inker credits confirmed by Win Mortimer.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

His Majesty, King Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; King Eric of Morania (introduction); Chancellor Zartis; Count Viras; Mayne Malan (villain, introduction); Malan's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
A visiting royal dignitary visiting Gotham City gets an unexpected role he never expected: to play the role of Batman while the real Caped Crusader looks for a wanted felon. Unfortunately for Batman, the King doesn't want to give up that role once he gets it!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete

Batman's College Days (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne](origin details in flashback); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bruce Wyane's college chums [Pete; rest un-named]; Joe Danton (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne has been invited on a 3-day reunion cruise with some of his old college athletic team chums. But joy turns to fear when their host not only discovers Batman's true identity, but threatens to kill each and every one of them with planted mines.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham College

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

He Tracks Disappearing Acts (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Third Alarm For Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Fire Chief Waller (introduction); Mr. Dall (villain, smuggler, introduction)
Synopsis:
During Fire Prevention Week, Batman and Robin are asked to join the Fire Department, and, in doing so, uncovers a smuggling ring, and asks the Fire Department to assist them in stopping it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

How a Nation is Born, Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Winslow Mortimer
Inks:
Winslow Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Third Alarm for Batman!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. His Majesty, King Batman
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. Batman's College Days
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. He Tracks Disappearing Acts
  7. 6. The Third Alarm For Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. How a Nation is Born, Your United Nations at Work
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