(October 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

Bat-Hound, Movie Star! (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]; Bat-Hound [Ace]
Keywords:
circus; clowns

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit from Craig Delich (November 2005); credit previously given to Bob Kane.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Broken Batman Trophies (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 6 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]; Rajah Vishti; Judge Albert Hagen; Captain Hobart (of the Harbor Police); Lefty Reed (villain)
Synopsis:
While making a TV appearance, Bruce accidently scraps his chin. Realizing that the mark may lead people to conclude Batman is Bruce Wayne, the Caped Crusader stages a series of blunders that seek to cover up this fact.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Penciler credit verified by Sprang.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

How to Spend a Summer Week! (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:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / 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:
Casey the Cop

The League of Ex-Convicts (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Ed Stinson (employment agency head); Mrs. Carruthers; Tom Blick (ex-con); Lucky Dennis (ex-con); Harry Weston (ex-con); Ralph Bellows (villain); Bellow's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman smells a rat when several ex-cons are hired by various firms through the Stinson Employment Agency, then disappear along with loot from each of the the firms.
Keywords:
Gotham City; Stinson Employment Agency

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / 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:
Shorty

Trouble Shooters in Uniform (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; non-fiction

Bat-Hound Movie Star (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]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; un-named movie producer; un-named movie director; Baldy Gore (villain, movie prop man)
Synopsis:
Bat-Hound, having helped the Caped Crusaders track down criminal Baldy Gore, is the choice of a movie producer to be a star for an up-coming film about the crime-fighting pooch.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit confirmed by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bat-Hound, Movie Star!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Broken Batman Trophies
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. How to Spend a Summer Week!
    Binky
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The League of Ex-Convicts
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  7. 6. Trouble Shooters in Uniform
  8. 7. Bat-Hound Movie Star
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Matthew Peets
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • 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