(Winter 1962-1963)

DC, 1961 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1962-11-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This is the only issue of this series to exclusively feature the work of a single artist on interior stories, (Sheldon Moldoff).


The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Win Mortimer; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman; The First Batman [Dr. Thomas Wayne]
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The First Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lew Moxon (first appearance; villain; death); Joey Chill (villain)
Synopsis:
The discovery of an old Batman-type costume in Bruce Wayne's attic re-opens the Wayne murder case, and helps him realize that Joey Chill had only been HIRED to kill his parents....and the real man responsible was still alive and free.
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Am I Really Batman? (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Professor Milo (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman wakes from a sound sleep to find himself in a mental ward, not realizing that a Professor Milo had given him a dose of amnesia gas that dulls the will to live.
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Indexer Notes

This is a different Professor Milo from the one depicted in story 9 of this issue, "The Man Who Ended Batman's Career".

Both were created by Bill Finger (and possibly Sheldon Moldoff), both stories mention Napoleon and both appeared in the same month's comics (September 1957)!

The Batwoman (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (intro)
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne is pleased that a newcomer, Kathy Kane, has taken such a liking to the Batman. However, when a mysterious new crimefighter appears on the scene, usurping much of Batman's glory, the Dynamic Duo steps in to halt her career before she gets seriously hurt.
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Indexer Notes

origin & 1st appear of Batwoman

The Vanished Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Pack Purdy (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Gotham City is shocked to see Robin drive up to Police HQ one day in a Robinmobile, and refuses to comment on the disappearance of his long-time partner in crime-fighting.
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The Phantom of the Batcave (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Pardu (first appearance; villain); The Society of Magicians (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Batman is puzzled when a trophy of a case he just completed disappears and is replaced by another item....right in the confines of the Bat-Cave.
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Batman's College Days (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (origin details); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joe Danton (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne has been invited on a 3-day reunion cruise with some of his old college athletic team chums. But joy turns to fear when their host not only discovers Batman's true identity, but threatens to kill each and every one of them with planted mines.
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The Marriage of Batman and Batwoman (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Ray Burnley (verified by Jack Burnley)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
Synopsis:
Dick Grayson goes to sleep while Bruce is out on a date with Kathy, and dreams of the loss of their secret identities caused by Bruce and Kathy's marriage.
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The Second Boy Wonder (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Gorilla Hardy (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
After battling Gorilla Hardy and his gang, the Dynamic Duo arrive back at the Bat-Cave, but Robin has a surprise for his caped counterpart: he is NOT Dick Grayson, but Fred Loyd, who assumed the role after Dick Grayson was injured.
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The Man Who Ended Batman's Career (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne, also as Starman]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Milo (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Professor Milo decides to end the career of the Caped Crusader by giving him a phobia: the fear of bats!
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Indexer Notes

This is a different Professor Milo from the one depicted in story 2 of this issue, "Am I Really Batman?".

Both were created by Bill Finger (and possibly Sheldon Moldoff), both stories mention Napoleon and both appeared in the same month's comics (September 1957)!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff; Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
Synopsis:
Circular panels depicting scenes from interior stories.
Reprints:
  • Partial splash pages from interior stories:
    The Vanished Batman
    Am I Really Batman?
    Batman's College Days
    The Second Boy Wonder.
    Partial Cover from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #233 (July 1956)
    The Batwoman
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin
    Batman & Robin
  2. 1. The First Batman
    Batman & Robin
  3. 2. Am I Really Batman?
    Batman & Robin
  4. 3. The Batwoman
    Batman & Robin
  5. 4. The Vanished Batman
    Batman & Robin
  6. 5. The Phantom of the Batcave
    Batman & Robin
  7. 6. Batman's College Days
    Batman & Robin
  8. 7. The Marriage of Batman and Batwoman
    Batman & Robin
  9. 8. The Second Boy Wonder
    Batman & Robin
  10. 9. The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
    Batman & Robin
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Walker
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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