(September 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.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Two-Way Deathtrap! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:

Two-Way Deathtrap! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Stony; Big Joe; Mitch (villain); Beany (villain)
Synopsis:
Two crooks overhear Batman creating a supposedly inescapable trap and make plans to lure Batman into such a trap.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Gangsters Club; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Editor Julius Schwartz's pay records have Bob Kane on pencils. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff. Story in 2 parts: unnumbered part 1 (7.67 pages) and Part 2 (3.67 pages; same title as part 1 but without exclamation point).

["It is mistakenly thought that the planet Pluto..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science

Indexer Notes

Information on the planet Pluto.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mike Friedrich (future comics writer), Stephen Mahinka, Mickey Gaither and Mary Royeton.

A Rendezvous with Robbery! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Patricia Powell (Policewoman); Commissioner James Gordon; Lt. Detective Mike "Bulldog" Powell; un-named caterer; Charles (caterer's assistant); gang of thieves (villains)
Synopsis:
Patricia Powell is hoping this is the time she finally meets Bruce Wayne, but things go awry when someone robs the Wayne Estate.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Wayne Manor

Indexer Notes

Editor Julius Schwartz's pay records have Bob Kane on pencils. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

This story is continued in part from the second story of Batman #165.

A caption at the end of the story indicates that a follow-up to this story was planned, but was never published.

["Although originally designed for use in specific branches of science...."] (Table of Contents)

Science in Crime Detection / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Two-Way Deathtrap!
    Batman
  2. 1. Two-Way Deathtrap!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. ["It is mistakenly thought that the planet Pluto..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  5. 4. A Rendezvous with Robbery!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. ["Although originally designed for use in specific branches of science...."]
    Science in Crime Detection
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