(July-August 1967)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan and April; (semi-monthly, Dec.)
On-sale date:
1967-05-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G37 and as G-37 on indicia page.


Batman and Robin's Bizarre Action Roles! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang; Win Mortimer; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris; Win Mortimer; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with details from the covers from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #179, Batman (DC, 1940 series) #82 and #111, and the story from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #56.

Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; James Gordon; President Jose Camaran; Colonel Morenos; VILLAINS: El Papagayo (intro); Bat-hombre [Luis Peraldo] (intro; dies)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn; pencils credit verified by Sprang; inks credit verified by Paris.

The Armored Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale; Blair Graeme; John Marrow; James Gordon
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Make Your Summer Count! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

His Majesty, King Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; James Gordon; King Eric of Morania (intro); Chancellor Zarits; Count Viras; VILLAIN: Mayne Malan (intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn; inks credit verified by Paris.

[Holy Smoke - Jan. 7/Feb. 17, 1945] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Neil Gage; Charley Bruff; Roger Kale; Mary Bruff
Reprints:
  • from Batman Sunday (McClure Syndicate) 1945.01.07 - 1945.02.18

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit verified by Burnley; inks credit verified by Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Billy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Batman and the Vikings! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?; Edmond Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Prof. Carter Nichols; Olaf Erickson and other Vikings (intro)
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Craig Delich; inks credit verified by Paris.

Mayor Bruce Wayne! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Deuce Chalmers; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Joe P. Abernathy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit verified by Sprang; inks credit verified by Paris.

The Flying Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 9.75 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The bird-men (intro); Sandago Gravio (intro)VILLAINS: Baron Gravio (intro); Count Gravio (intro); Rico Gravio (intro); the Gravio Clan (intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn; inks credit from Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman and Robin's Bizarre Action Roles!
    Batman
  2. 1. Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride!
    Batman
  3. 2. The Armored Batman
    Batman
  4. 3. Make Your Summer Count!
  5. 4. His Majesty, King Batman
    Batman
  6. 5. [Holy Smoke - Jan. 7/Feb. 17, 1945]
    Batman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Billy
  8. 7. Batman and the Vikings!
    Batman
  9. 8. Mayor Bruce Wayne!
    Batman
  10. 9. The Flying Batman
    Batman
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