(September 1960)

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 Rainbow Creature! (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]

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Rainbow Creature (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.66 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]; un-named President of a South American nation; Diaz (villain, rebel leader); Diaz' men (villains); the Rainbow creature (villain)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders, in South America to provide assistance to a leader, encounter a strange rainbow-colored creature that has emerged from a volcano.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit confirmed by Moldoff.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Batman's Secret Enemy (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Tod Allen (Bruce's friend, death); Miss Hughes (Secretary to Tod Allen); Freddy (party goer); Don Eagle (party goer); Perry Wren (party goer); Jim Jansen (villain); "Catfoot" Regan (villain); "Beetles" Branagan (villain)
Synopsis:
Bruce receives a very disturbing letter from someone, indicating that they know Batman's secret identity. The Caped Crusaders cature three crooks, believing any one of them may have written the letter.....but they are wrong in that assumption!
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Kent Jones, Craig Delich, Iris Welch, Louis Espin, Irving Fine, Eric Hill, Frank Simson, and Wesley Hammond.

The Deadly Dummy (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Danny the Dummy (villain, midget); Danny's gang [Marty Finbetter; rest un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Hurt deeply by people making fun of him because of his size, Danny decides to turn to crime, and runs smack dab into the Caped Crusaders.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rainbow Creature!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Rainbow Creature
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Jail Jests
  4. 3. Bike Safety = Bike Fun!
  5. 4. Batman's Secret Enemy
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  8. 7. The Deadly Dummy
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Matthew Peets
  • 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