(May 1967)

DC, 1940 Series
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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:
1967-03-07
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 Day Batman Sold Out! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Dick Grayson
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batarang; Go-Go Checks; Hot Line; silken rope; utility belt

Indexer Notes

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

The Day Batman Sold Out! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 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; Alfred Pennyworth; The Joker (villain); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Ira Radon (villain, radiation expert, death); two jewel thieves (villains)
Synopsis:
When Ira Radon absorbs so much radiation that he is forced to give up his life of crime, he decides to get revenge by dousing Batman's equipment with deadly radiation, forcing the Caped Crimefighter to give up his career.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Wayne Foundation

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.

[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 Stephen Harell, Sheila Horne and Lorelei Reinhardt.

Alfred's Mystery Menu! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 9.67 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; Aunt Harriet Cooper; Duke Kelsey (villain); Millionaire Mobster Club (villains); Monk (villain)
Synopsis:
Alfred is kidnapped by a group of millionaire crooks, who demand that he fix a dinner fit for a millionaire. This he does, deliberately providing a code for the Dynamic Duo to decipher as to his whereabouts.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

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.

[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 Bruce Burke, Elizabeth Kane, Stephen Weisenbach and Tom Fagan.

["Another broken racing car!"] (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 wood frame screens to keep racing cars from going off the side of a table.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Phil Andrews, Cincinnati, Ohio.

BEM Shows Up! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

BEM stands for Brains, Emotions and Muscles.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Day Batman Sold Out!
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Day Batman Sold Out!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  4. 3. Alfred's Mystery Menu!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave - Extra
  6. 5. ["Another broken racing car!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. BEM Shows Up!
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