(October 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
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff; George Kashdan
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Hammer of Thor! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Keywords:
Norse mythology; street lamps

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Batman's Super-Partner (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker (villain)

Indexer Notes

Script credits from Martin O'Hearn. Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Dick Sprang.

It's Fun to Learn! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Steve; Billy; Ted
Synopsis:
Ted teaches Billy and Steve about levers while they are cleaning up a vacant lot, touting the value of science class.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Second Life of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor Nichols; Superman (guest-star)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit confirmed by Sprang. Inks credit confirmed by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Hammer of Thor (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credit by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Bob Kane deleted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Hammer of Thor!
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman's Super-Partner
    Batman
  3. 2. It's Fun to Learn!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jail Jests
  5. 4. The Second Life of Batman
    Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. The Hammer of Thor
    Batman
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