(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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Joker

Indexer Notes

lettering credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris

The Alien Force Twins (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Synopsis:
Alien bandits create electrical twins of Batman and Robin to fend them off.

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 / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Boy Who Was Robin (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Alfred; Vandeveer Wayne; Jumpy Regan
Synopsis:
A young cousin of Bruce's wreaks havoc by pretending to be Robin.

Indexer Notes

contains two separate giant prop sequences!
Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn from http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

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

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
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

Contains letter from Tom Fagan of Rutland Vermont about the Rutland Hallowe'en Parade and its Batman float.

The Joker's Greatest Triumph (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Joker (villain); Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis:
The Joker unmasks Batman but then mysteriously doesn't reveal his identity.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Joker's Greatest Triumph
    Batman
  2. 1. The Alien Force Twins
    Batman
  3. 2. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  4. 3. ["Some idea the warden has..."]
    Lefty Looie
  5. 4. The Boy Who Was Robin
    Batman
  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
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