(February 1959)

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 Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Zero (later re-named Mr. Freeze)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

The Body in the Bat-Cave (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alec Wyre (villain, inventor, death); Jigger Mulane (villain); Dan Dolson (villain); Hank Purdy (villain, gangster)
Synopsis:
As Bruce and Dick head for the Bat-Cave to change to their other identities, they discover the dead body of a man known for selling secrets to the underworld. Batman and Robin therefore must discover if this man sold the secret location of the Bat-Cave to underworld thugs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Roost; Batmobile; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

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

["You three prisoners have volunteered for a medical research experiment"] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis

Crime Rides the Rails (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Wilson (a railroad Policeman); Duds Dekker (villain); Dekker's mob (villains)
Synopsis:
Criminals derail a circus train so that animals get loose and the Caped Crusaders have to deal with that problem while gang members attempt to free their boss from a prison train.

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn, inker credit verified by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Homicide in Hollywood (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

["Ice Skating on the Lake!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / 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:
Shorty

The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Zero (villain, introduction; origin, later called Mr. Freeze); Mr. Zero's henchmen [Marty; Gus; Kirk; Luke] (villains)
Synopsis:
A scientist accidently falls victim to the effects of an experiment, making him a virtual "human icicle," a foe who puts the chill on Batman and Robin.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Copter; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

Mystery of the Golden Bean Bag! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. The Body in the Bat-Cave
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["You three prisoners have volunteered for a medical research experiment"]
    Warden Willis
  5. 4. Crime Rides the Rails
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Homicide in Hollywood
  7. 6. ["Ice Skating on the Lake!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. Mystery of the Golden Bean Bag!
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