(March 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.)
On-sale date:
1966-01-20
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

["Sheeesh! The Riddler's back again --"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Riddler
Reprints:

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1959.

Clay Pigeon for a Killer! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Dick Grayson; Victor Iago; Roger Kay
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. Script previously credited to Gardner Fox. Inks previously credited to Joe Giella.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Voiceprint Clues (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Riddle-Less Robberies of the Riddler! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Riddler; James Gordon
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. Sid Greene previously credited as inker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Sheeesh! The Riddler's back again --"]
    Batman
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. Clay Pigeon for a Killer!
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. Voiceprint Clues
  6. 5. The Riddle-Less Robberies of the Riddler!
    Batman; Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
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