(April 1961)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., May, July and Nov.
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

Bat-Girl! (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]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane]; King Cobra
Reprints:
Keywords:
Electronic Ring

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Sheldon Moldoff.

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Blue Bowman (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; Blue Bowman [Phil Cobb] [formerly the Signalman] (villain); Blue Bowman's henchm,en (villains); Bulls-Eye (villain)
Synopsis:
The Signalman tries to get the drop on Batman by becoming a Green Arrow clone, thanks to training provided to him by Green Arrow's foe, Bulls-Eye..
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Bull's Eye is the Green Arrow villain.

["Read this chart!"] (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

The Island of 1,000 Traps (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9 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]; Professor George Milo (villain); Milo's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
Professor Milo builds an entire island covered with traps to kill Batman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

[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

["Now for my morning exercises!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / 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:
Casey the Cop

A Salute to Our American Indians! (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

Bat-Girl! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane] (introduction, Kathy's niece); Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; The Cobra (villain); The Cobra's mob (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman, Robin and Batwoman are battling the Cobra gang when they are paralyzed by an Electronic-Ring, when, suddenly, a costumed Bat-Girl swings in to save the crime battlers. Leter, it is discovered that the girl is actually Kathy Kane's niece, who dreams of battling crime with her as Batwoman, just like Batman and Robin team up to battle crime.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Electronic Ring; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bat-Girl!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Blue Bowman
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["Read this chart!"]
    Warden Willis
  4. 3. The Island of 1,000 Traps
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  6. 5. ["Now for my morning exercises!"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  8. 7. Bat-Girl!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
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