(September 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:
1966-07-21
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (head view); Robin [Dick Grayson] (head view)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Go-Go Checks; Hot-Line

Mystery of the Missing Manhunters! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13.66 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; aka Greg the Gyp; aka Tommy the Tout; aka Cueball Carson]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Aunt Harriet Cooper; Commissioner James Gordon; Slippery Sam Lorenzo (villain, death); Lefty Wright (villain); Robbery Incorporated (villains)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders mysteriously disappear for two weeks, and when they return, they have no memory of where they have been.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Wayne Manor

Indexer Notes

"Slippery Sam Lorenzo" is a play on Batman TV-writer Lorenzo Sample, Jr..

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)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Paul Seydor, Irene Vartanoff, Ruth Keady and Stephen Harrell.

["What are you doing?" "I'm building a bookshelf."] (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

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Using a pocket comb to hold a nail.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Duane Jepson, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

The Boy Wonder's Boo-Boo Patrol! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bruce Wayne; Viola Lance (stunt girl); Bill Porter (a director); jewel thieves (villains)
Synopsis:
Robin, who is on patrol alone, thinks that someone is trying to kill Viola Lance, a stunt girl, when she experiences several motorcycle accidents.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credit by Craig Delich (November 2005), previously given as Chic Stone ?.

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 Craig Delich and other scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Mystery of the Missing Manhunters!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  4. 3. ["What are you doing?" "I'm building a bookshelf."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. The Boy Wonder's Boo-Boo Patrol!
    Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
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  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
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