(June 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:
1965-04-15
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

Attack of the Invisible Knights! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Inker credits from Nick Caputo (2006-9-28), formerly given to Murphy Anderson.

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Frank
Synopsis:
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

Published in co-operation with the National Social Welfare Assembly and previously appearing in DC comics cover-dated for May of 1952.

Attack of the Invisible Knights! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
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; Dr. Harris (archaeologist); museum curator; Thomas Jenkins (villain, museum guard); Wilbur Jenkins (villain, Thomas' brother)
Synopsis:
An ancient legend involving suits of armor coming to life and destroying some opals in a museum appears to come to pass, and challenges the wits of the Caped Crusaders to disciver the facts behind this legend.
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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.

Robin's Unassisted Triple Play! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.66 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] (cameo); Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Flower Gang [Charley; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Using remote cameras from the Bat-Cave, the Caped Crusaders witness a crime and are on the way to the scene when Batman gets an emergency call from the JLA and has to report. Robin now handles the case, tracking down the art gallery robbers.
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Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Gotham City; Wayne Manor

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.

Robin handles a case alone in this story. Batman appears only briefly after being called away for a Justice League mission during this story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Attack of the Invisible Knights!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Attack of the Invisible Knights!
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. Robin's Unassisted Triple Play!
    Batman and Robin
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