(August 1956)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of January, May, July and November
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

The Great Bat-Cape Hunt! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credit verified by Craig Delich, previously given to Bob Kane.

There is a remote possibility that Stan Kaye may have inked this cover.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Vanished Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as John Vair]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Pack Purdy (villain, introduction); two un-named swindlers (villains); John Vair (villain)
Synopsis:
Gotham City is shocked to see Robin drive up to Police HQ one day in a Robinmobile, but he refuses to comment on the disappearance of his long-time partner in crime-fighting.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Robin Signal; Robin-Plane; Robinmobile

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

The Case of the Careless Camper! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Six Strangest Sleuths (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]
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

Two-Wheeled Lawmen (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Orvil / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Great Bat-Cape Hunt! (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]

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Great Bat-Cape Hunt!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Vanished Batman
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. The Case of the Careless Camper!
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. The Six Strangest Sleuths
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. Two-Wheeled Lawmen
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Little Orvil
  8. 7. The Great Bat-Cape Hunt!
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Matthew Peets
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen