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(November 1965)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April & Oct.; (semi-monthly, Dec.)
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

The Decline and Fall of Batman! (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]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Cover inks previously credited to Murphy Anderson.

The Decline and Fall of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 23.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Aunt Harriet Cooper; Commissioner James Gordon; Eddie Repp (villain, criminal inventor, ex-con); a ghost Batman (villain); a ghost Robin (villain); a ghost gang (villains); several criminal gangs (villains)
Synopsis:
Swearing revenge on the Caped Crusaders, Eddie Repp invents a ghost imaging device and creates such images of the Dynamic Duo, who begin to fight crime in Gotham more effectively than the real heroes they resemble.
Reprints:
Keywords:
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.

The Hip Way to Learn! (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; teen

Wet Chemistry ... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

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. The Decline and Fall of Batman!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Decline and Fall of Batman
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. The Hip Way to Learn!
  4. 3. Wet Chemistry ...
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Alan Smith
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen