(August 1958)

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

Manhunt in Outer Space (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Jack Burnley.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Mystery of the Batman Bus (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]; Bennet Carson (villain, citizen committee head); The Red Gloves Gang (villains); The Joker (villain, flashback); The Harbor Pirates (villains, flashback)
Synopsis:
Batman rescues the head of the citizen's committee from the Red Gloves Gang, but later learns that he is the head of the gang, and must rescue him from them as well.
Keywords:
Batman Tour Bus

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

["Oh, a wise guy!"] (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

Indexer Notes

Title changed to the first line of dialogue to facilitate reprint tracking.

Wanted: A Pal! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

Bruce Wayne -- 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]; Alfred Pennyworth; Club Committee [Upton; Kenton; Connors; Wilson; Masters]; Eddie Luden (villain); Luden's gang {Joey; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Bruce attends a private auction on a small island with members of the Club Committee, and each are given a costume to wear. Bruce is given a Batman costume and has a terrible time trying to protect his double identity.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

["Chase these kids away"] (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
Reprints:

Underground Partners (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Manhunt in Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson];Chief Inspector Tutian (Universal Policeman); Eddie Marrow (villain, interplanetary criminal); Gar (villain, alien crook)
Synopsis:
Batman joins forces with an interplanetary Policeman to run down a thief named Marrow, who has joined forces with an alien crook.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Skates

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Manhunt in Outer Space
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Batman Bus
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["Oh, a wise guy!"]
    Warden Willis
  4. 3. Wanted: A Pal!
  5. 4. Bruce Wayne -- Batman
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. ["Chase these kids away"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. Underground Partners
  8. 7. Manhunt in Outer Space
    Batman and Robin
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