(February 1967)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1966-12-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Average # copies per issue, previous year - 404,339.


Case of the Abbreviated Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Gunshy Barton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Case of the Abbreviated Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 13.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; VILLAIN: Gunshy Barton
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.

["Wow! Look at that car go."] (Table of Contents)

Billy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6491 ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy
Synopsis:
Billy finds a way to discourage his friends from monopolizing his Mattel Switch 'N Go race track set.

Watch Those Sparks! (Table of Contents)

Billy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Characters:
Bill
Synopsis:
Billy and his friends are roasting marshmallows in the fireplace and are making sure to watch for sparks.

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

'Peace on Earth' in 37 different languages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Hot-Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from R. L. Thomas, Dave Singer, Sal Iacopelli and Bob Butts.

London Caper of the Rockers and Mods! (Table of Contents)

Elongated Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Hot-Line -- Extra / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Paul Seydor, Tom Tanner and Laurie Sutton.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Case of the Abbreviated Batman
    Batman
  2. 1. The Case of the Abbreviated Batman!
    Batman; Robin
  3. 2. ["Wow! Look at that car go."]
    Billy
  4. 3. Watch Those Sparks!
    Billy
  5. 4. Peace on Earth
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  7. 6. London Caper of the Rockers and Mods!
    Elongated Man
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line -- Extra
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