(March 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:
1967-01-19
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 [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella [as Giella] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Shield; Go-Go Checks

Indexer Notes

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

The Penguin Takes a Flyer -- Into the Future! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin robot (villain); Penguin's gang [Bald Eagle; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Penguin attempts to fool the Caped Crusaders into believing that his new tricks are based on futuristic technology. When this fails and his gang is captured the Fowl villain begins using robotic umbrellas against the Dynamic Duo.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Umbrella; Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

The credits in the Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told are incorrect. Accidentally pasted on the wrong story.

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 Dave Truesdale, Guy H. Lillian III, Frank Klein and Irene Vartanoff.

["Mister, can I have the scraps of asphalt roofing?"] (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 cut-up asphalt roofing as a gravel bed on toy train layouts.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Steve Holland, Iowa City, Iowa.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from David B. Colby, Marcy Slyh and Paul Simon.

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Jerry; Jerry's father
Synopsis:
Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, which previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May of 1963.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Penguin Takes a Flyer -- Into the Future!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  4. 3. ["Mister, can I have the scraps of asphalt roofing?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave - Extra
  6. 5. Countdown on Excellence
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