(September 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

Ruler of the Bewitched Valley! (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]; Hartley

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Batman's Robot-Guardian (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]; Tal-Dar (alien); a robot guardian (death); several crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
Having received a guardian robot from an alien he once befriended, Batman discovers the creature will not allow the Caped Crusader to put his life on the line in fighting crooks.

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Right to be Different, The (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 Crimes of the Ancient Mariner (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]; Mr. Dutton (owner of Dutton Shipyards, introduction); Mr. Stubbs [aka The Ancient Mariner] (retired sea-Captain, introduction); Davy Jones (Stubbs' pet albatross); Ancient Mariner [Tom Travis] (villain, boarding house manager, introduction); Travis' henchmen (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Some clever crooks, intent with making off with a company payroll, fool the Caped Crusaders into believing that an old sea-farer is a crook.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn from http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

Inker credit verified by Moldoff.

Ruler of the Bewitched Valley (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.66 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]; Regan (detective); Hartley (villain, renegade scientist); Hartley's thugs (villains)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders follow a renegade scientist to Central America, where he has created a series of automated robots that fool the superstitious natives.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Mayans; Texcatlipoca

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ruler of the Bewitched Valley!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Batman's Robot-Guardian
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Right to be Different, The
  4. 3. The Crimes of the Ancient Mariner
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. Ruler of the Bewitched Valley
    Batman and Robin
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