(September 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:
1966-07-21
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Go-Go Checks

Mystery of the Missing Manhunters! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 13.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aunt Harriet; James Gordon; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Slippery Sam Lorenzo; Lefty Wright; Greg the Gyp; Tommy the Tout; Cueball Carson; Robbery Incorporated
Reprints:

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

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 [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Viola Lance; Bill Porter; Bruce Wayne [Batman]
Synopsis:
Robin, who is on patrol alone, thinks that someone is trying to kill Viola Lance, a stunt girl.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credit by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Credit 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
  2. 1. Mystery of the Missing Manhunters!
    Batman; 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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  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
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