(Summer 1963)

DC, 1961 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1963-05-23
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

The Strange Lives Of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Power that Doomed Batman (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]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; "Big Joe" Foster; Professor Blake
Synopsis:
Batman takes up a plane on an experimental flight, and, after crossing through the tail of a comet, finds himself glowing strangely and endowed with super powers. The Dynamic Duo must then race against the clock to find a cure before the glow dies away....along with Batman's life!
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The Merman 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; Robin; Carl Smarte (first appearance; villain); Vince Kenton
Synopsis:
While chasing down a wanted criminal, Batman is struck by lightning and falls into the harbor. When he rises out of the water, he discovers that he cannot breathe air and has literally become a human fish.
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Rip Van 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; Robin [also as Batman 2]; Robin 2 [unknown secret identity]
Synopsis:
Looking for criminal Al Hackett, Batman enters a greenhouse w/exotic flowers, however, after succumbing to the strange floral vapours, he passes out. On awakening, he finds himself in the future, but he has aged into an old man and discovers that Dick Grayson is now Batman, having taken on a new junior partner.
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The Zebra Batman (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]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; the Zebra-Man (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
An insideous criminal discovers a way to charge his body like a magnet to commit crimes, but Batman, in trying to stop him, accidently becomes charged as well, making the villain's capture difficult.
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The Grown-Up Boy Wonder (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson, also as Owlman]; The Daredevils (first appearance; villains)
Synopsis:
While examining a lead-lined box Superman had brought back from outer space, Dick accidently touches a release, emitting a gas that causes him to grow bodily into manhood, thus forcing him to give up his Robin personna and to adopt a different crime fighting ID - The Owlman.
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The Bewitched Batman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff ?; Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis:
While in England attending a convention, Batman stumbles into an ancient cave's "booby trap" set up years before by a sorcerer named Fangan. Robin appeals to Superman for help, as Batman believes that if he doesn't carry out Fangan's commands, he will perish.
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The Phantom Batman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon
Synopsis:
Batman inexplicably is affected by an explosion in an experimental electronics laboratory that reverses the atoms in his body.
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The Giant Batman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred; Doctor Greggson; Jay Vanney (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman & Robin are invited to Doctor Greggson's lab to witness two new inventions: the Maximizer and the Minimizer. Unfortunately, the Maximizer plays on the Caped Crusader, who begins to grow uncontrollably, and finds he must leave Gotham City for the people's protection, allowing crime to seemingly run rampant.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Strange Lives Of Batman and Robin
    Batman & Robin
  2. 1. The Power that Doomed Batman
    Batman & Robin
  3. 2. The Merman Batman
    Batman & Robin
  4. 3. Rip Van Batman
    Batman & Robin
  5. 4. The Zebra Batman
    Batman & Robin
  6. 5. The Grown-Up Boy Wonder
    Batman & Robin
  7. 6. The Bewitched Batman
    Superman; Batman & Robin
  8. 7. The Phantom Batman
    Batman & Robin
  9. 8. The Giant Batman
    Batman & Robin
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