(July-August 1966)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April & Oct.; (semi-monthly, Dec.)
On-sale date:
1966-05-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G24 and as G-24 on indicia page.


The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Win Mortimer
Inks:
Charles Paris; Win Mortimer; Stan Kaye; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with details from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #85 [story], Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #218 [cover], #241 [story], and #281 [cover].

The Villain of 100 Elements (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Elemental Man [John Dolan] (villain); Professor Higgins
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin must face the danger created by a man who can control the elements.
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Natural Beauty -- Everybody's Fight (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Batman, Junior and Robin, Senior! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. Richard Marsten (scientist); John Conklin (automobile Magnate); Vincent Verne [also called Victor Verne in story] (veteran movie star); Wilton Winders [aka Professor Ephraim Vair] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Dynamic Duo are affected by strange gases, making Robin much older and making Batman more youthful. Robin, now the adult member of the team, must try to control his youthful partner's rashness while tracking down the criminal responsible for the change.
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Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile

Batman, Robot (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Night Owl Gang [Number One [Eddie Chill]; Number Two [Wedge Dixon]; Petey] (villain); The Gorman Gang (villain); Batman robot
Synopsis:
Batman is lured into a trap and supposedly dies in an explosion. Batman appears to be replaced by a robot. Although Robin pretends to believe it, he actually knows that the Caped Crusader is laying his own trap for a wanted felon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit verified by Paris.

The Experiment of Professor Zero (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mr. Carlyle (banker); Mr. Gresham (financier); Mr. Parnell (automobile magnate); Professor Zero (villain, death); Beefy (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin fall victim, like others, to a mad scientist who has found a way to reduce humans to pigmy size!
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Indexer Notes

Pencils credit verified by Sprang; inks credit verified by Paris.

The Rainbow Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (cameo); Alfred Pennyworth (cameo); Marion Marley (movie starlet); un-named thieves (villains)
Synopsis:
A freak accident to Dick Grayson forces Batman into the uncomfortable position of having to wear different colors of Batman uniforms to keep people from noticing the injury also affects Robin the Boy Wonder!
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The Joker Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. Tom Rayburn (scientist); The Joker (villain)
Synopsis:
During a tussle with the Joker, the pair step under and are bathed in "epsilon rays," which have the effect of transferring the personality of one person to that of the other.
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Indexer Notes

Script credit from O'Hearn. Original title: "Batman--Clown of Crime!"

[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. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Villain of 100 Elements
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Natural Beauty -- Everybody's Fight
  4. 3. Batman, Junior and Robin, Senior!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. Batman, Robot
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. The Experiment of Professor Zero
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. The Rainbow Batman
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. The Joker Batman
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
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