(March 1965)

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:
1965-01-21
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

Genius of the Getaway Gimmicks! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, May 2009).

Friends Across the Seas (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

Genius of the Getaway Gimmicks! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Getaway Genius [Roy Reynolds] (villain, thief, introduction); Reynold's henchmen (villains, introduction for both); The Joker (villain, cameo, flashback)
Synopsis:
Roy Reynolds, wanting to not make the same mistakes of other criminals, decides to uses a series of getaway gimmicks on the Caped Crusdader to effect the escape of he and his men......and succeeds, until Batman baits a trap of his own.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The script credit is found in Batman #169.

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.

The Puzzle of the Perilous Prizes! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Aunt Harriet Cooper; Mrs. Tompkins (ex-nurse, introduction); Jimmy Statten (college student, introduction); Bimbo (introduction, a bear); Stilts (villain, introduction); Pete (villain, introduction); Ed (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When Batman and Robin investigate who entered a contest for an elderly lady, they end up capturing an entirely unrelated gang who think Batman and Robin are after them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Bob Hughes and Gene Reed.

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 Bob Hughes and Gene Reed agree that pencils were actually by Giella.

Pore Identification (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 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. Genius of the Getaway Gimmicks!
    Batman
  2. 1. Friends Across the Seas
  3. 2. Genius of the Getaway Gimmicks!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. The Puzzle of the Perilous Prizes!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. Pore Identification
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