(February 1965)

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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:
1964-12-03
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

Partners in Plunder! (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]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
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Keywords:
umbrellas

Don't Give Fire a Place to Start! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superboy puts out a fire at the Smallville Teen-Age Club which inspires them to start a project to educate people about fire prevention.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

Published in co-operation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Previously published in DC comics cover-dated July 1954.

Partners in Plunder! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13.66 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]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); The Penguin's gang [Herbie; Charlie; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
The Penguin uses an umbrella barrage to trick Batman into planning his next crime for him.
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Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from Mike Friedrich.

Credit for script confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. (August 2007).

A Bad Day for Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; group of reporters [Mr. Tremaine; Mr. Randall; Bill Ferris]; un-named caretaker; a jewel thief (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman tells the press about his bad day, in which he returns to the scene of a previous case to retrieve some rope, and spots a jewel thief. He pursues, but a series of bad breaks allows the felon to escape.
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Indexer Notes

Robin does not appear in this story.

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Fingerprint Facts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Partners in Plunder!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Partners in Plunder!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  5. 4. A Bad Day for Batman!
    Batman
  6. 5. Fingerprint Facts
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