(March 1963)

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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

The Strange Experiment of Doctor Dorn! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Danger Strikes Four (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]; Batman II [Dick Grayson] (imaginary appearance); Robin II [Bruce Wayne, Jr.] (imaginary appearance); Batwoman [Kathy Kane Wayne] (imaginary appesrance); Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Hal Durgin (villain, imaginary appearance); Durgin's men (villains, imaginary appearances for all); Magog (villain, imaginary appearance); Big Al (villain, imaginary appearance); Al's men (villains, imaginary appearances for all)
Synopsis:
As Dick begins reading Alfred's latest imaginary tale of Batman II and Robin II, he is called upon by the Caped Crusader to battle Big Al and his men, with all involved in circumstances strangely resembling Alfred's story.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Another of Alfred's imaginary tales. The imaginary characters appear between the third story of Batman #145 and the second story of Batman #159. The events in Alfred’s story are not part of the continuity.

The Amazing Odyssey of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.66 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 Great Kardo (villain, stage magician)
Synopsis:
When the remains of the Bat-Boat are found, its log is sent to Commissioner Gordon, who announces that Batman is dead, leaving a stage magician free to commit his crimes!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Boat; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Safety First -- All Year! (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:
Johnny discovers the hazards of leaving things lying around the home.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis provided by Donald Dale Milne.

Appears in many other March 1963 DC titles.

The Strange Experiment of Doctor Dorn (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.66 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]; Dr. Born (villain, research scientist, becomes a creature)
Synopsis:
A large green creature is menacing Gotham City, so the Dynamic Duo are called in to assist, and they discover a way to get the creature to pass away, leaving Dr. Dorn free without any effect.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Strange Experiment of Doctor Dorn!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Danger Strikes Four
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The Amazing Odyssey of Batman and Robin
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Safety First -- All Year!
  5. 4. The Strange Experiment of Doctor Dorn
    Batman and Robin
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