(September 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

Caveman at Large! (Table of Contents)

Batman; 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]; Goth [Carlin]
Keywords:
Bat-Cave

Indexer Notes

Penciler revision verified by Craig Delich (November 2005), previously assigned to Bob Kane.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The House of Batman (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mayor of Gotham City; Mayne Mallock (villain); un-named thief (villain)
Synopsis:
A wealthy man leaves money to Gotham to build a downtown HQ for Batman, but the Caped Crusader is surprised when the city builds as House of Batman for him. But he is more surprised when he discovers that a noted thief is using this building as his HQ.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

The Big Dance (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Batman from Babylon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Horace Halley (archaeologist); King Lanak; Mero (a Babylonian slave); King Beladin (villain); Brand Bartor (villain)
Synopsis:
When Brand Bartor is arrested for dressing in a Batman costume, the crook turns the tables on the Caped Crusader by implying Batman should be arrested for impersonating a Babylonian Batman!
Keywords:
Gotham City; time travel story

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Dick Sprang, penciler credit verified by Sprang and inker credit verified by Paris.

Scotland Yard's Search for a Stone (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

["Nice Doggie!"] (Table of Contents)

Pretzels / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Colors:
?
Letters:
Phil Berube

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pretzels
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["Oh my gosh! It's awfully late!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Henry Boltinoff's signature does not appear on this reprint, although it does appear on the original publication of this filler.

The Caveman at Large (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 6 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]; Goth [Carlin] (villain, actor)
Synopsis:
A freak accident causes a great character actor to assume the character's personna he is dressed up to portray: a caveman!
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit verified by Paris.

["Lots of traffic on this corner"] (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
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Caveman at Large!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The House of Batman
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The Big Dance
  4. 3. The Batman from Babylon
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. Scotland Yard's Search for a Stone
  6. 5. ["Nice Doggie!"]
    Pretzels
  7. 6. ["Oh my gosh! It's awfully late!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. The Caveman at Large
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. ["Lots of traffic on this corner"]
    Casey the Cop
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
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