(October 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 Menace of the Sky Creature!; Return of the Second Batman and Robin Team! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sky Creature
Keywords:
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Inker revision by Craig Delich (November 2005). Dick Dillin credit deleted.

At least the secondary characters appear to have been pencilled by Dick Dillin, although the Batman figure may have been re-done by Moldoff (Bob Hughes, April 2006).

Crimes of the Wheel (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]; The Wheel [Frank "Wheels" Foster] (villain, introduction, origin); Foster's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Dynamic Duo break up a gambling ring headed by "Wheels" Foster, but he manages to escape and threatens to kill the Caped Crusaders with a giant roulette wheel and its giant steel ball.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

How Are Your Shopping Manners? (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

The Return of the Second Batman and Robin Team (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]; Alfred Pennyworth; Batwoman [Kathy Kane Wayne]; Batman II [Dick Grayson]; Robin II; John Crandall (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman's old foe, John Crandall, is released from jail and vows to dstroy anything that is a monument to the Caped Crusader, and begins by captured the new Batman and Robin team.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Penciler revision by Craig Delich (November 2005), previously Bob Kane.

Inker credit verified by Moldoff.

This is the second imaginary story of Batman II and Robin II. A sequel to this issue's story is found in Batman #131.

The Menace of the Sky Creature (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 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]; Sky Creature (villain); two un-named crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
Two crooks come into possession of a sorcerer's lantern that can summon a mysterious sky creature and they use that being to battle the Caped Crusaders.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

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
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Menace of the Sky Creature!; Return of the Second Batman and Robin Team!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Crimes of the Wheel
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. How Are Your Shopping Manners?
  4. 3. The Return of the Second Batman and Robin Team
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. The Menace of the Sky Creature
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Warden Willis
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Peets
  • Mike Nielsen
  • 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