(June 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 Career of Batman Jones (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman Jones
Keywords:
Bat-cycle; Bat-Signal; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Jim Desris.

The Big Batman Quiz (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]; Frank Davis (gameshow contestant, death); Mr. Walsh (TV producer); Joe Harmon (villain, TV host); Garth (villain, convict)
Synopsis:
Batman appears on a TV game show to verify answers of a contestant, who dies after deducing the Caped Crusader's true identity.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / 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:
Warden Willis

Worldwide Adventures in Science! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Prisoners of the Bat-Cave (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named Governor; Roddy (a framed prisoner); Len Paul (villain)
Synopsis:
Trapped by a malfunctioning time-lock, the Caped Crusaders actually solve a murder mystery while confined, but must find a way to get the evidence to the Governor in time to prevent an innocent man's execution!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[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

Wits Are Their Only Weapons (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Career of Batman Jones (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Batman Jones (introduction); Jones' parents (introduction); gang of crooks (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Having saved a young couple from a serious car accident, Batman is pleased to learn the couple have named their young son after him. But his problems begin when the young boy wants to also become a crime fighter.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (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. The Career of Batman Jones
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Big Batman Quiz
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Warden Willis
  4. 3. Worldwide Adventures in Science!
  5. 4. Prisoners of the Bat-Cave
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. Wits Are Their Only Weapons
  8. 7. The Career of Batman Jones
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
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