(April 1957)

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 Grown-Up Boy Wonder! (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]; Owlman [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Boy Who Adopted 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]; Mr. Ryan (Policeman); Danny Benson; Mrs. Benson (Danny's mother); Slim Miller (villain); Miller's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Danny Benson, a boy without a father, often talked to the Batman statue in the park. One day, he tells the statue about a gang of crooks and eventually he assists in the round-up of the criminals.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Carreers in Nursing (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / 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:
Warden Willis

Robin Falls in Love (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 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]; Vera Lovely; Paul Garvey (Lovely's press agent); Roddy Dale (Hollywood friend of Lovely's); Ben Keefe (villain, jewel thief))
Synopsis:
Robin falls hard for a lovely young skater after saving her life....a romance that causes problems for Batman in their daily crime fighting chores!
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Foiling the Getaways (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[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

The Grown-Up Boy Wonder (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson] [also as Owlman]; The Daredevils (villains, criminal acrobats); Frankie the Fence (villain)
Synopsis:
While examining a lead-lined box Superman had brought back from outer space, Dick accidentally touches a release, emitting a gas that causes him to grow bodily into manhood, thus forcing him to give up his Robin persona and adopting a different crime fighting ID.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Daily Times; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Grown-Up Boy Wonder!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Boy Who Adopted Batman
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Carreers in Nursing
    Buzzy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Warden Willis
  5. 4. Robin Falls in Love
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Foiling the Getaways
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. The Grown-Up Boy Wonder
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
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