(October 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

Rip-Van Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Arch-Rivals of Gotham City (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Vicki Vale; three un-named contest judges; Nick Danton (villain); Moose Malloy (villain); Malloy's gang (villains); a gang of harbor pirates (villains); Gotham City jail prisoners (villains)
Synopsis:
The "Woman of the Year" contest has two finalists: Vicki and Batwoman, and the judges decide to give both ladies a chance to prove their abilities before they select a winner.....a winner who gets a date with the Batman!
Keywords:
Gotham City

Lost -- A Free Education (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs

Fingerprint Facts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Secret of Batman Island (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.66 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]; A. K. Barnaby (a Batman fan); Fat Man (image); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain, image); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain, image); The Joker (villain, image); The Shark [Armand Lydecker] (villain); a gang of jewel thieves (villains)
Synopsis:
The founder/owner of Batman Island is followed home by criminals seeking films the man has been shooting that could finger them for a crime they committed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat Search-o-Screen; Bat-a-Rang; Bat-Signal; Batman Island; Batmobile; Batplane; Bomb-a-Rang; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

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

Humorous Sheriff! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Fatal Incident (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Rip Van Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.66 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]; Batman [Dick Grayson]; Robin; Al Hackett (villain)
Synopsis:
Looking for criminal Al Hackett, Batman enters a greenhouse with exotic flowers and accidently trips over a vine, smashing into a case with a flower that gives off a strange vapor, and he passes out. When he awakes, he finds himself in the future --- but circumstances reveal that Dick Grayson is now Batman and has taken on a new partner as Robin.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; belt radio; Gotham City; utility belt; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit verified by Charles 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. Rip-Van Batman!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Arch-Rivals of Gotham City
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Lost -- A Free Education
    Binky
  4. 3. Fingerprint Facts
  5. 4. The Secret of Batman Island
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. Humorous Sheriff!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Jail Jests
  8. 7. Fatal Incident
  9. 8. Rip Van Batman
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
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