(February 1963)

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
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

average # of copies sold previous year - 410,000


Prisoners of Three Worlds! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]

Indexer Notes

Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

Prisoners of Three Worlds (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 24.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks verified by Paris.
Story told in 3 separate sequences, but has consecutive page numbering.
Chapter 1 - Prisoners of Three Worlds.
Chapter 2 - Death from Beyond.
Chapter 3 - Dimension of Doom.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

True Crime Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Four separate Crime Laffs cartoon panels.

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Characters:
Shorty

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Bat-Cave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Robert O'Neill, Phil Foster, Jerry Johnson, Tommy Daniel, Lou Daniel, Ron Legro and John Labraney.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Quick Quiz (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Information on paper currency, fjords, Leaning Tower of Pisa and surviving longer on just water than just wine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoners of Three Worlds!
    Batman
  2. 1. Prisoners of Three Worlds
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    True Crime Laffs
  4. 3. Health Myths Debunked!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Quick Quiz
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Peets
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen