(August 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.
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

Invaders From the Past! (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]; Robin Dick Grayson]
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Maestro of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Ambrose Weems (music expert); Maestro of Crime [Payne Cardine] (villain, introduction); Maestro's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
Angered because of poor reviews of his music concerts, Payne Cardine turns to crime. Batman then uses a music expert to decipher the clues left behind by Cardine as the Mastero of Crime.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verifed by Paris.

The Invaders from the Past (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin Dick Grayson]; Dr. Alpheus Roberts (scientist); Ben Ryder (villain); Slick Ronson (villain)
Synopsis:
The appearance of strange men through portals and the kidnapping of the Caped Crusaders by two Vikings all lead to the eventual capture of two crooks perpetuating a hoax.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Homer / 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:
Homer

Batman Tunes in on Murder (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin Dick Grayson]; Mayor of Gotham City; Jaharian Rajah; Plethi (villain, Jaharian Ambassador); two crooks (villains)
Synopsis:
The light reflected off the ring of a visiting Rajah allows Batman to tune in the thoughts of a person planning murder with abomb.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Invaders From the Past!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Maestro of Crime
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The Invaders from the Past
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Homer
  5. 4. Batman Tunes in on Murder
    Batman and Robin
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