(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 / 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 / filler / 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 / 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

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
  3. 2. ["I'll never get away, Ah-- What an Idea!"]
    Lefty Looie
  4. 3. The Tiniest Villain in the World
    Batman
  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:
  • Lou Mougin
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jerry Hillegas
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