(June 1966)

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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:
1966-04-19
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

Beware of -- Poison Ivy! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Go-Go Checks

Beware of -- Poison Ivy! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.33 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]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley] (introduction); Ivy's gang (villains); Dragon Fly (villain); Silken Spider (villain); Tiger Moth (villain)
Synopsis:
While Bruce and Dick are attending an art show, a woman shows up, claiming to be the greatest criminal of those currently residing in Gotham.
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 is in 2 parts, unnumbered part 1 (5.67 pages) and Part 2 (5.67 pages).

Best Bat-Wishes Batman and Robin (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Perfect Crime -- Slightly Imperfect! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Chic Stone ?
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mystery Analysts of Gotham City [Kaye Daye; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; District Attorney Danton; Martin Tellman; Commissioner James Gordon; Hugh Rankin; Art Saddows]; Nancy Owens (actress); Fern Hunter [also as Kaye Daye] (villain); Hunter's gang [Joe; Chuck; other un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
At the latest meeting of the Anaylists, Kaye announces that she didn't write her latest book, and seems to be threatened by a voice from her brooch. Batman has a feeling that the Kaye at the meeting is an imposter, so he looks into the matter.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Robin does not appear in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Jeff Sosnaud, R. Bryn Olime, Mickey Gaither, Mike Friedrich (future comics writer) and Ken Hodl.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware of -- Poison Ivy!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Beware of -- Poison Ivy!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Best Bat-Wishes Batman and Robin
    Batman; Robin
  4. 3. The Perfect Crime -- Slightly Imperfect!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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