(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; Robin / 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]; James Chow (paper maker); Hawaiian Police Detective; Mr. 50 [Narkin] (villain, jewel smuggler); Mr. 50's thugs [Brody; Edwards; two others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
The Dynamic Duo trace a smuggling ring to Hawaii and travel there to confront them in order to locate the ring leader.
Keywords:
Batplane; Hawaii

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

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

Lefty Looie / 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
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]; Professor Norenz (inventor); Joe Burr (villain); Burr's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
When the Caped Crusader learns that Joe Burr has kidnapped a noted inventor of a shrinking machine, Batman deliberately shrinks himself to miniature size to capture the villain.

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker 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 are printed 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]; Alfred Pennyworth; Batman II [Dick Grayson] (imaginary appearance); Robin II [Bruce Wayne, Jr.] (imaginary appearance); Batwoman [Kathy Kane Wayne] (imaginary appearance); The Joker (villain, imaginary appearance); Son of the Joker (villain, imaginary appearance)
Synopsis:
In this imaginary story, penned by Alfred, trusted butler of Bruce Wayne, the Second Batman and Robin team run up against the Son of the Joker, who is using the tricks of the trade once used by his father!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Script 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; Robin
  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]
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