(June 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.
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

[100th Batman Issue!] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane; Dick Sprang; Win Mortimer
Inks:
Bob Kane; Dick Sprang; Win Mortimer; Jerry Robinson; Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane

Indexer Notes

Cover is a collage of covers for #1, #23, #25, #47, #48, #61.

Batmantown, U.S.A. (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mayor of Plainville; City Council of Plainville; Keene Wilder (villain, a swindler); Mr. Dane (villain, resident of Batmantown); Barsh (villain); Barsh's gang (villain)
Synopsis:
When the city of Plainville decides to change its name to Batmantown in order to attract residents, Batman figures that it will draw the criminal element instead.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmantown (Plainville)

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Charlie Paris.

Pioneers of 1976! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer ?
Inks:
Win Mortimer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs; Sally; Tommy
Synopsis:
Binky gets the kids to see that they too might be able to make important scientific discoveries in the future.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Hunters of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Barly (animal expert); Pongo (an ape); Ralph Kier (villain, jewel smuggler)
Synopsis:
An accident at the docks in Gotham City allows several animals to escape into the city, but Batman discovers that they were released on purpose: for jewel smuggling!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Charlie Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.66 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

Detectives with Electic Eyes (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Great Batman Contest (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]; Jeff Keating (an inventor); Stilts Morgan (villain, harbor pirate); Joe (villain); Mike (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman initiates a contest wherein boys submit their inventons in order to win a scholarship, while Batman hopes to find an invention that will serve him well in his crime fighting.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Kite; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, inker credit verified by Charlie Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

O'Malley of the 4th Precinct / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
O'Malley
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [100th Batman Issue!]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Batmantown, U.S.A.
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Pioneers of 1976!
    Binky
  4. 3. The Hunters of Gotham City
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. Detectives with Electic Eyes
  7. 6. The Great Batman Contest
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    O'Malley of the 4th Precinct
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