(December 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

The Airborne Batman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

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

Indexer Notes

Revised inker credit verified by Craig Delich (November 2005), previously given to Ray Burnley.

The Curse of the Bat-Ring (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; masked gang leader (villain); Spike Connors (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman uses a clever plan involving a jinx on a Bat-Ring, which crooks get the Caped Crusader to wear, hoping it will bring him bad luck. Instead, it allows him to capture their leader.
Keywords:
Bat-Ring; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Sharing -- The United Nations Way (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
non-fiction

The Failure of Bruce Wayne (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman
Job Number:
N-1074

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Silas Wayne (Bruce's great-uncle); un-named convict (villain); "Babyface" Muller (villain); Muller's gang [Arnie Briggs; rest un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Called to his dying Uncle's bedside, Silas, Bruce is told by him that he is disappointed that Bruce has not continued the family tradition of adventure. Bruce sets out to prove Silas wrong.....and does in an unexpected way.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[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

End of a Hold-Up (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Airborne Batman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; several un-named criminal gangs (villains)
Synopsis:
While stopping a stampeding elephant, Batman injures his legs, giving the green light to crooks all over Gotham City to institute a reign of terror.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Whirly-Bat

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Airborne Batman!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Curse of the Bat-Ring
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Sharing -- The United Nations Way
  4. 3. The Failure of Bruce Wayne
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Warden Willis
  6. 5. End of a Hold-Up
  7. 6. The Airborne Batman
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Peets
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • 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