(November 1966)

DC, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan. and April; (semi-monthly, Dec.)
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

The Joker's Original Robberies! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Joker; Gagsworth A. Gagsworthy [aka Gaggy]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Go-Go Checks

Indexer Notes

Inker credit updated based on the consensus of members of the GCD discussion list (March 23-24, 2007), originally given to Joe Giella.

Penciler credit updated based on Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, originally credited to Carmine Infantino. Inker credits confirmed from these same records.

The Joker's Original Robberies! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Philip Perry (inventor); The Joker (villain); Joker's gang [Gagsworth A. Gagsworthy [aka Gaggy] (dwarf); other un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
The Joker returns to haunt the Caped Crusaders, this time with a new member added to his gang: Gaggy, who makes the Joker laugh, which then inspires the Clown Prince of Crime with new crime ideas.
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.

Lost -- A Free Education! (Table of Contents)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Biggs

[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
Job Number:
6434

Genre:
children
Synopsis:
Cementing tinfoil to model cars.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Roger Smith, Houston, Texas.

[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 Bob Butts, J. Burnett, Mike Friedrich, Peter Rost and William Lee Wesselhoff.

Commissioner Gordon's Death-Threat! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9.66 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]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Fred Purley (villain); Purley's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman receives a call from Commissioner Gordon, informing him that Fred Purley (whom Gordon helped jail) has been paroled, and has made threats against the Commissioner. The Caped Crusader heads out to protect Gordon, not realizing that Gordon has been kidnapped and Purley has set a trap awaiting Batman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; makeshift Bat-Signal

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.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Joker's Original Robberies!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Joker's Original Robberies!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Lost -- A Free Education!
    Binky
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  6. 5. Commissioner Gordon's Death-Threat!
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen