(April 1956)

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.
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

The Phantom of the Bat-Cave! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit confirmed by Win Mortimer.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Golden Eggs! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Batman--Frontier Marshall (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Bat Masterson; Pecos Pete; Harris Harper; Gila Bill
Reprints:
Keywords:
Time-travel

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

It's Fun to Belong! (Table of Contents)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Legal Lawbreakers (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Mallory
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Phantom of the Bat-Cave! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Pardu; The Society of Magicians; The Joker (villain, image only); un-named masked magician (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman is puzzled when a trophy from a case he just completed disappears and is replaced by another item....right in the confines of the Bat-Cave.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Statue of Liberty; The Society of Magicians

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Phantom of the Bat-Cave!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Golden Eggs!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. Batman--Frontier Marshall
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. It's Fun to Belong!
    Binky
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. Legal Lawbreakers
  8. 7. The Phantom of the Bat-Cave!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
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