(October 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

last 10 cent issue


Bat-Hound and the Creature! (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]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; the creature

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Twice-Told Tale of Batman and Robin (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]; an informant; a genie (imaginary figure); a story-teller (imaginary figure); children (imaginary figures); Nitro Joe (villain, jewel thief); Joe's henchmen (villains); Nidor (villain, imaginary figure); a giant (villain, imaginary figure)
Synopsis:
After the Caped Crusaders round up a gang of jewel thieves, Robin fantasizes how the adventure would be retold in the future as a mythological tale involving giants and flying creatures.

Indexer Notes

Scrip credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

["So you're new at this prison."] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / 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 Blind Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named eye doctor; Dr. Pneumo (villain, bank robber); Pneumo's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
A bump on the head renders Batman blind temporarily, so he creates a set of radar ear plugs that allows him to combat criminals.

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Moldoff.

[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

A Message from Otto the Robot! (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
Characters:
Otto the Robot

Bat-Hound and the Creature (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]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; un-named State troopers; giant alien creature (death); Lippy Yates (villain); Yate's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
While the Caped Crusaders battle Lippy Yates and his gang, Ace befriends a giant alien being, who eventually saves Batman's life.

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bat-Hound and the Creature!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Twice-Told Tale of Batman and Robin
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. ["So you're new at this prison."]
    Jail Jests
  4. 3. The Blind Batman
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  6. 5. A Message from Otto the Robot!
  7. 6. Bat-Hound and the Creature
    Batman and Robin
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