(February 1962)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.12 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 Periodical 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

Letter about price increase, avg. sales previous year is 485,000.


The Son of the Joker (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batman II [Dick Grayson]; Robin II [Bruce Wayne, Jr.]; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Hunt for Mr. 50 (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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]; Mr. 50 (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman chases a jewel smuggler to Hawaii.

Indexer Notes

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

["I'll never get away, Ah-- What an Idea!"] (Table of Contents)

Lefty Looie / cartoon / 0.5 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 Tiniest Villain in the World (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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]; Burr (villain); Professor Norenz
Synopsis:
Batman deliberately shrinks himself to miniature size to capture a villain.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn; inks credit verified by 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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jim Mulligan, Marge Spencer, Alvin Edwards, Martin Muller, Jeff Bellows, Mac MacDonald and Lee Hines

Let Science Serve You! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

The Son of the Joker (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman II [Dick Grayson]; Robin II [Bruce Wayne, Jr.]; Alfred Pennyworth; Kathy Kane Wayne; Joker (villain); Son of the Joker (villain)
Synopsis:
In this imaginary story, penned by Alfred, trusted butler of Bruce Wayne, the Second Batman & Robin team run up against the Son of the Joker!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

One of Alfred's imaginary stories. Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

485,000 average sales

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Son of the Joker
    Batman
  2. 1. Hunt for Mr. 50
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. ["I'll never get away, Ah-- What an Idea!"]
    Lefty Looie
  4. 3. The Tiniest Villain in the World
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  6. 5. Let Science Serve You!
  7. 6. The Son of the Joker
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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