(March 1964)

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:
1964-01-23
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

On sale date from Blackhawk #194.


The Batman Creature!; Robin's New Secret Identity! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Batman Creature (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 15.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Eric Barroc (villain, scientist, trained-beast creator); Barroc's henchmen (villains); the animal-men (villains)
Synopsis:
A mad scientist has invented a ray which turns men into animal creatures, who steal for him. When he turns the ray on Batman, turning the Caped Crusader into a creature, it's all Robin, Batwoman and Bat-Hound can do to stop him.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Strange Old Laws / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; non-fiction

Robin's New Secret Identity (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; group of school boys; un-named criminals (villains)
Synopsis:
Dick, bummed out because he can't play sports like the other boys his age, decides to disguise himself as a red-headed boy and then compete. During one of these competitions, he bumps his head, getting amnesia, and evens aid the Batman in tracking down some crooks.

Indexer Notes

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

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Give and Take (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Mr. Craig; Fred; Fred's sister; Mrs. Craig; two other children
Synopsis:
The children take some broken and unused toys to Mr. Craig, who helps them to repair them and they then donate them to charity uses.

Indexer Notes

The final panel lists some ways one can share with senior citizens.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Batman Creature!; Robin's New Secret Identity!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Batman Creature
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Strange Old Laws
  4. 3. Robin's New Secret Identity
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. Give and Take
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