(June 1962)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date:
1962-04-17
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

The Joker's Greatest Triumph! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin Dick Grayson]; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Alien Force Twins (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin Dick Grayson]; alien invasion force (villains); Batman and Robin energy twins (villains)
Synopsis:
Alien bandits create electrical twins of Batman and Robin to fend them off when the Caped Crusaders attempt to enter a strange city that appears out of nowhere.

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Mooney.

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

Your Pass to New Worlds! (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
Synopsis:
Frank takes his friends to the public library where they are impressed with the different kinds of books that can teach them new things.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

["Some idea the warden has..."] (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 Louie

The Boy Who Was Robin (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]; Alfred Pennyworth; Vandeveer Wayne (Bruce's young cousin); Jumpy Regan (villain, actor)
Synopsis:
A young cousin of Bruce's wreaks havoc by pretending to be Robin, even going so far as to hiring a crook/actor to play the role of Batman!
Keywords:
Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Story contains two separate giant prop sequences!

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

["Hello, Sonny! Rushing to your violin lesson?"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / 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:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

[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

Prints a letter from Tom Fagan of Rutland, Vermont about the Rutland Halloween Parade and its Batman float.

The Joker's Greatest Triumph (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
The Joker unmasks Batman but doesn't reveal his identity. Later, he unmasks the Caped Crusader again, only to reveal a robot beneath the cowl.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Joker's Greatest Triumph!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Alien Force Twins
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  4. 3. ["Some idea the warden has..."]
    Lefty Looie
  5. 4. The Boy Who Was Robin
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. ["Hello, Sonny! Rushing to your violin lesson?"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  8. 7. The Joker's Greatest Triumph
    Batman and Robin
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