(December 1964)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1964-10-29
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 US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from house ad in Hawkman #5


The Man Who Stole From Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article relates how sub-standard conditions affect children in the world and quotes the "UN Declaration Of The Rights Of A Child."

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover. Credits from a list by Lionel English. Synopsis and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 10 August 2004.

The Man Who Stole from Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Truxton; Mrs. Truxton; The Grasshopper (villain); The Outsider [Alfred Pennyworth] (villain, voice at the end of the story)
Synopsis:
A new and unusual villain makes him presence known by stealing from the Batman: his Batmobile, Bat-a-Rang, and Bat-Boat, yet Batman can not figure out WHY he would do such a thing.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-a-Rang; Bat-Boat; Bat-Cave; Batmobile

Indexer Notes

In the closing panels, we hear from the Outsider for the 1st time via telephone, but we don't see him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Hot-Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Frank E. Bartlett, Richard M. Reich, Marion Scott and Joe Adams.

Glass-Clues (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Forensic evidence on broken glass.

Battle of the Elongated Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Elongated Man / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Elongated Man [Ralph Dinby]
Reprints:

["STOP! You're under arrest!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Synopsis:
Casey is chasing Dan the Dip and he disappears when he turns a corner.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Stole From Batman!
    Batman
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. The Man Who Stole from Batman!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  5. 4. Glass-Clues
  6. 5. Battle of the Elongated Weapons!
    Elongated Man
  7. 6. ["STOP! You're under arrest!"]
    Casey the Cop
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