(August 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.
On-sale date:
1963-07-07
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 Hunt for Batman's Identity!; The Villain of the Year! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth [as Bruce Wayne]; Vicki Vale; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mirror Man

The Villain of the Year (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Jackal [Hal Lake; aka Marty Kale] (villain, reporter); The Barker Gang [Reed; rest un-named] (villains); The Denton Gang (villains); Gaxton (villain); Snooper (villain)
Synopsis:
After receiving a tip on a crime from reporter Hal Lake, Batman goes undercover and discovers that Lake is using an underworld alias in order to gather information, is mentally unbalanced, and a criminal called the Jackal.
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters are printed from Charles Rogers Jr, Don Miller, David Faigen, Donald Schank, Carle E. Brodley, John DeVries, Tommy Gamble and Sam Rossino.

The Hunt for Batman's Secret Identity (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
David Huffine ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth [as Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Vicki Vale; un-named actor [as Batman]; Mirror Man [Floyd Ventris] (villain); Mirror Man's gang [Harry Vance; rest un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
When Mirror Man escapes from prison and reforms his gang, he once again tries to prove his belief that Batman is Bruce Wayne......and he does......and doesn't!
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

True Crime Laffs / cartoon / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Three individual True Crime Laffs cartoon panels.
A 15-year old girl was stopped by police for driving in reverse. She said she was trying to take miles off the car.
A man was sentenced for stealing a taxi. He explained he was tired of waiting for one to pick him up.
A man who stole $24 explained to the judge he needed money to pay a previous fine.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hunt for Batman's Identity!; The Villain of the Year!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Villain of the Year
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  4. 3. The Hunt for Batman's Secret Identity
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    True Crime Laffs
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