(March 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
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

Secret of the Sea Beast! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Schnapp credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

Batman's Master (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Dorian (villain); Batman robot; Tiger Gang; The Tiger (villain); Kadar (villain)
Synopsis:
The mysterious Kadar knows Batman's every thought and plan.

Indexer Notes

Moldoff's inking credit confirmed by Moldoff himself.
Writer's credits this issue from Martin O'Hearn.

Don't Sell Nature Short! (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

["State Prison"] (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

The Simple Crimes of Simple Simon (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Simple Simon

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by O'Hearn. Paris inking credit confirmed by Paris himself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["What are you doing with that fishing pole here?"] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Secret of the Sea Beast (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Commisioner Gordon; Chips Hassel (villain)

Indexer Notes

Inking credit confirmed by Charles Paris himself.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of the Sea Beast!
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman's Master
    Batman
  3. 2. Don't Sell Nature Short!
  4. 3. ["State Prison"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The Simple Crimes of Simple Simon
    Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  7. 6. ["What are you doing with that fishing pole here?"]
    Jail Jests
  8. 7. The Secret of the Sea Beast
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
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  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen