(February 1961)

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 (associate); George Kashdan (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Average # of copies for previous year - 502,000


Robin's New Boss! (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]; Mr. Marvel

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Robin's New Boss (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 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]; Mr. Marvel (villain, an alien); several crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
Robin informs Batman that he is quitting the team to join up with a new crime fighter on the scene, Mr. Marvel, although Batman doesn't suspect the real reason why.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit verified by Paris.

Our American Heritage (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 Bandit with 1,000 Brands (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 Brand (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman faces a clever new foe that leaves cattle brands behind as clues.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Moldoff.

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

["It's hot, working on these roads!"] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Teacher from the Stars (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]; Blish (an alien teacher); three Sigan students (aliens); two bandits (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman agrees to give an alien teacher and his students a tour of Gotham City, but when they begin to mis-behave, it causes more than just a headache for the Caped Crusader.
Keywords:
Gotham City; Sigan

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn, inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

average sales 502,000

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Robin's New Boss!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Robin's New Boss
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Our American Heritage
  4. 3. The Bandit with 1,000 Brands
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. ["It's hot, working on these roads!"]
    Jail Jests
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  7. 6. Teacher from the Stars
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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