(November 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

Zero Hour for Earth! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Zero Hour for Earth! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 23.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; CIA operative; several Interpol agents (one dies); members of Hydra (villains, international criminal organization); Karabi (villain); Karabi's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
A dying Interpol man informs Batman that a criminal named Karabi has plans to instigate a nuclear war.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit in letters page. 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.

[Nucleus of an atom] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Feature tells about the component parts of the nucleus of an atom.

Honesty IS the Best Policy! (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Norma R. Doerman, Bill Elliot and Cecil Van Booven.

Strange Laws (Table of Contents)

Strange Laws / cartoon / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Three individual cartoons are shown to demonstrate the following strange laws:

1) In Massachusetts, it is against the law to shave while driving.

2) In Moscow, Idaho, it is illegal to hypnotize anyone.

3) In Norfolk, Virginia, horses may not be fed on the street.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Zero Hour for Earth!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Zero Hour for Earth!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [Nucleus of an atom]
    Scienti-Fact
  4. 3. Honesty IS the Best Policy!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  6. 5. Strange Laws
    Strange Laws
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