(August 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.
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

Secret Identities for Sale! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Incognito [James Carter]
Reprints:
Keywords:
mirrors

Indexer Notes

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

Secret Identities for Sale! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mayor of Gotham City; Johnny Jason (movie Star); Myra Holt (actress); Mr. Incognito [James Carter] (villain, introduction); Incognito's gang (villains, introduction for all); Elwood Pearson (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
While the Caped Crusaders are raiding the hideout of Mr. Incognito, a photographer takes pictures of the action with a special x-ray film, revealing the criminal's identity. The man offers to provide the identity to the Police for a million dollars while also offering the secret identities of the Dynamic Duo to the underworld for a price.
Reprints:
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.

Story in in two parts: unnumbered Part 1 (7.67 pages) and Part 2 (4.67 pages, title is same as for 1st part but without exclamation point).

Walk, Batman -- To Your Doom! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. John Grover; Gotham City District Attorney; Franklin Knott (villain, former lab assistant of Dr. Grover); Bunky Galliver (villain); Galliver's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman is asked to investigate when four air-tight cases are blown when the juries involved return "not guilty" verdicts. Batman soon discovers that one juror, Franklin Knott, has been on all four juries in disguise. Knott, who is running for Governor, was a former lab assistant of a Dr. Grover, who had discovered E-rays (which can influence human behavior), and which rays Knott has been using on jury members.
Reprints:
Keywords:
E-rays; 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.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret Identities for Sale!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Secret Identities for Sale!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Walk, Batman -- To Your Doom!
    Batman and Robin
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