([Summer] 1961)

DC, 1961 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
On-sale date:
1961-06-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff (Editor); Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.; Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Squarebound; Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

1,001 Secrets of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Giant Batman Annual (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

How to Be the Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton?
Pencils:
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis:
Batman loses his memory after being exposed to amnesia gas, when the antidote fails, Robin must teach the Cowled Crimefighter all that he has forgotten.
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Indexer Notes

Origin retold

The Strange Costumes of Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis:
A look at some of the specialized costumes that Batman has utilized over his career, including one garment that he had hoped never to use.
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Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon; Dave Purdy
Synopsis:
Reporter Dave Purdy saves Batman by dazzling an approaching murderer with the Bat Signal. The Masked Manhunter is happy to let Purdy have the credit, even though he had been forced to do an impromptu wiring job which enabled the intrepid reporter's plan to work.
Reprints:

Secrets of Batman's Utility Belt; Famed Batarang (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Origin of the Bat-Cave! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Nicholls; Jeremy Coe
Synopsis:
Professor Nicholls sends the Dynamic Duo back in time 300 years, there they meet Jeremy Coe, a frontiersman spy who doubles as a Red Indian. When they realize that Coe's headquarters is in the cavern that will one day become the Bat-Cave, they help him with Colonial Age versions of their crime fighting apparatus.
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Batman's Electronic Crime-File! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon; John Vanner
Synopsis:
The microfilm from Batman's crime file is stolen from the Bat-Cave. It is then a race against time to apprehend the villains, before they start to use the information to give them the edge over the Dynamic Duo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original title: The 10,000 Secrets of Batman

Thrilling Escapes of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Vicki Vale; Paul King
Synopsis:
Villainous Paul King captures Batman and Robin, he then sets about devising an inescapable trap, based on Robin's recollections about their previous ingenious escapes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original title: 1,001 Escapes of Batman and Robin

The Amazing Inventions of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis:
Batman gets word that one of his inventions is to be used against him, he and Robin must then examine their many crime fighting innovations for clues.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original title 1,001 Inventions of Batman

["See the many fantastic faces of Superman..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[At last! The giant comic book you've dreamed about is here!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Follow the adventures of Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. 1,001 Secrets of Batman and Robin
    Batman & Robin
  2. 1. Giant Batman Annual
  3. 2. How to Be the Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. The Strange Costumes of Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. Secrets of Batman's Utility Belt; Famed Batarang
    Batman
  7. 6. The Origin of the Bat-Cave!
    Batman with Robin
  8. 7. Batman's Electronic Crime-File!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  9. 8. Thrilling Escapes of Batman and Robin!
    Batman & Robin
  10. 9. The Amazing Inventions of Batman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. ["See the many fantastic faces of Superman..."]
    Superman
  12. 11. [At last! The giant comic book you've dreamed about is here!"]
    Secret Origins
  13. 12. ["Follow the adventures of Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder..."]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
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