(April 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:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Ad sequences, promo sequences, and story synopses added by Ed Boner.


The Fugitive Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

The Secret of the Everglades (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
While vacationing in Florida, Batman and Robin end up in an adventure in the Everglades
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bill Finger credit by O'Hearn. Charles Paris credit verified by Paris.

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[The Brave and the Bold #23] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Reprints:

["Hmm - a Burglar!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Joker's Practical Jokes! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker
Synopsis:
The Joker goes on a new crime spree, basing crimes on "occupational" practical jokes, like the "skyhook" or the "left-handed monkey-wrench."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Sprang.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

["There he is now!"] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Challengers of the Unknown #7] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["I'll play out in the field, fellows."] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Telltale Ladder (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

The Fugitive Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bat-Hound
Synopsis:
Robin and Ace the Bat-Hound, acting on orders from Comissioner Gordon, attempt to track down a fugitive Batman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bill Finger credit by O'Hearn.

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fugitive Batman!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Secret of the Everglades
    Batman
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. [The Brave and the Bold #23]
  5. 4. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  6. 5. ["Hmm - a Burglar!"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. The Joker's Practical Jokes!
    Batman
  8. 7. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  9. 8. ["There he is now!"]
    Jail Jests
  10. 9. [Challengers of the Unknown #7]
  11. 10. ["I'll play out in the field, fellows."]
    Casey the Cop
  12. 11. The Telltale Ladder
  13. 12. The Fugitive Batman
    Batman
  14. 13. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
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