(May 1962)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
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

Batman Becomes Bat-Baby (Table of Contents)

Batman [Bat-Baby]; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Bat-Baby]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Moldoff.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Plants of Plunder (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; an alien spaceman (an amnesia victim); gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
A gang of crooks enters Gotham and begins using strange seeds to grow alien plants in order to commit crimes.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jail Jests / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Secret of Mystery Island (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Briggs (villain, gang boss, death); Brigg's gang [Catlin; Hoke; Danny] (villains)
Synopsis:
A dying gang boss leaves a series of clues for his men to follow to an island in order for them to locate a hidden treasure.

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Batman Becomes Bat-Baby (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]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Garth (villain, renegade scientist); Nails Finney (villain, jewel thief)); Finney's gang [Swap Smith; others un-named) (villains)
Synopsis:
A criminal scientist turns Batman physically into a four-year-old with a ray of his own devising, but Batman modifies his costume and continues to fight crime as Bat-Baby.
Keywords:
Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman Becomes Bat-Baby
    Batman [Bat-Baby]; Robin
  2. 1. The Plants of Plunder
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Jail Jests
  4. 3. Time-Out for Talk!
  5. 4. The Secret of Mystery Island
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Batman Becomes Bat-Baby
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
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