(February 1966)

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 Rocketeers-Racketeers!] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Rocketeers
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Raid of the Rocketeers! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Hank Nelson; The Rocketeers (villains)
Synopsis:
When two experimental missiles disappear after being launched, the Caped Crusaders follow the path of the third missile and discover that it has been intercepted by a strange beam, set in motion by jet-propelled crooks!
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.

Fingerprint Oddities! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Invisible Handicap! (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

["Can you repair this space ship?"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

The Loan Shark's Hidden Hoard! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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]; Commissioner James Gordon; "Shark" Sharkey (villain, loan shark); Sharkey's gang [Louie; Mako; Chesty; rest un-named] (villains); Rosy (villain, grifter); Weeper (villain, grifter)
Synopsis:
When Rosy and Weeper borrow money from a loan shark to bet on a race, and promptly end up losing. They fear that Sharkey will kill them so the Dynamic Duo step in before that can happen.
Reprints:

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from John Thelin, Robert O'Donnell, David McLaughlin, Ronnie Schwartz, George Davis and G. Allan Poole.

["Warden, that mattress is old and lumpy. It's killing my back!"] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Rocketeers-Racketeers!]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Raid of the Rocketeers!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Fingerprint Oddities!
  4. 3. The Invisible Handicap!
  5. 4. ["Can you repair this space ship?"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  6. 5. The Loan Shark's Hidden Hoard!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  8. 7. ["Warden, that mattress is old and lumpy. It's killing my back!"]
    Warden Willis
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