(May 1965)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1965-03-25
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

Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

What's Wrong With These Pictures? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
a quiz on general manners and safety information for children

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1960.

Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 15.34 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Walter Hewitt (first appearance); Karmak the Gorilla (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Walter Hewitt, a loner scientist, develops a ray that gives him the abilities of animals. Unfortunately something goes wrong and a gorilla gets his intelligence and forces him to commit crimes. Batman battles the gorilla but it uses the ray to get Batman's abilities. The gorilla makes a bomb that will go off if he is defeated but Batman figures out how to stop the bomb from exploding.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Story is divided into two chapters, the first is 5.67 pages, the second is 9.67 pages.

The Counterfeit Crime-Buster! (Table of Contents)

Elongated Man / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Elongated Man; Batman (guest star)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb!
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. What's Wrong With These Pictures?
  3. 2. Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. The Counterfeit Crime-Buster!
    Elongated Man
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