(December 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; 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 Interplanetary Batman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; alien jailer
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Interplanetary Batman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Ergon Police; Kraak the Space Pirate (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin spot an alien being in need of help, and by doing so, get captured and transported to a strange planet.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Claw Asteroid; Moon prison; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

The Atom Servant of Man (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

The Million Dollar Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.66 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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Cora Dale; B. Sawyer; Mr. Logan (attorney); Hillery (villain, attorney's assistant); hired thugs (villains)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders are hot on the trail of some auction items that were stolen, each of which are clues to the location of $1,000,000!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Thaddeus Moore Estate

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Bat-Cave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Chris Whetstone, Michael Stack, Kenneth Hoey, Paul Finch, Linda Logan, Ray Oakley, and Erwin Jones.

The Batman Baby (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / 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]; Kathy Kane; Alfred Pennyworth; baby of the Prince and Princess; Moranian Ambassador; Prince of Morania; Princess of Morania; Mr. Lekkey (villain, Ambassador's Secretary); Bruno Groft (villain); Groft's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman is given a baby to protect from danger and learns the child belongs to the Prince and Princess of Morania. When the baby is kidnapped, Batman follows the kidnapper, saves the Royal family and the child.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Interplanetary Batman!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Interplanetary Batman
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The Atom Servant of Man
  4. 3. The Million Dollar Puzzle
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Warden Willis
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  7. 6. The Batman Baby
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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