(June 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

Issue Notes

writer credits by Bob Hughes


The Eighth Wonder of Space! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]

The Ghost of the Joker (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); two un-named crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
The Joker appears to die during a prison escape, but his ghostly figure survives to commit crimes and taunt Batman from beyond the grave.

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Parents Have Rights, Too! (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 Charmed Life of Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Superman [Clark Kent; as The Alchemist] (cameo); four assassins (villains)
Synopsis:
Four professional underworld assassins try to bump off Batman, but fail after an alchemist has given the Caped Crusader a charmed life on a TV talk show through the use of a potion.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Moldoff.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Sandy Osborne, David Phemister, Hollis Smith, Lefty Donovan, Chuck Byrd, Diane Linden, and Katey Simms.

["While we're in here holding up the bank, you steal a car..."] (Table of Contents)

Lefty Looie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lefty Looie

The Eighth Wonder of Space (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Commissioner James Gordon; aliens from Xlur; Yellow Sweater Gang (villains)
Synopsis:
After being transported to an alien world, Batman and Robin are accidentally turned into aliens with weird powers, but they still can help Batwoman tackle the Yellow Sweater Gang when they return.
Keywords:
Gotham City; Xlur

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Eighth Wonder of Space!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Ghost of the Joker
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Parents Have Rights, Too!
  4. 3. The Charmed Life of Batman!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  6. 5. ["While we're in here holding up the bank, you steal a car..."]
    Lefty Looie
  7. 6. The Eighth Wonder of Space
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Matthew Peets
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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