(February 1967)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan and April; (semi-monthly, Dec.)
On-sale date:
1966-12-06
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

Issue Notes

Average # of copies sold previous year - 898,470.


Fright of the Scarecrow! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella [as Giella] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (October 2007).

Fright of the Scarecrow! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 22.5 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]; Alfred Pennyworth; Jeremy T. Fall (philanthropist); Andy (young boy); The Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane] (villain, origin)
Synopsis:
While entertaining some children in the park, Dick happens to notice the Scarecrow retrieving buried loot from a past robbery. He calls in Bastman and together they battle their old foe until they are blinded by Scarecrow's fear gas.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham City Park

Indexer Notes

This story introduced the Scarecrow of Earth-1, his origin presented in this story is an adaptation of the story in World's Finest Comics #3, which featured the Earth-2 Scarecrow.

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.

Little Pete (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete

Letters to the Batcave (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from Mark Evanier.

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Eyes Front! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fright of the Scarecrow!
    Batman
  2. 1. Fright of the Scarecrow!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. Little Pete
    Little Pete
  4. 3. Letters to the Batcave
    Letters to the Batcave
  5. 4. Peace on Earth
  6. 5. Eyes Front!
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