(August 1967)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Shocking Story of Batman's Last Hour! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis:
Batman is writing a last will and testament.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

66 Piece Electric Slot Race Set (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for toy.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Haunted House Mystery Bank (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for mechanical savings bank.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Round-Robin Death Threats (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Doc Hastings; John Kobler; Fred Tinney; Commissioner Jim Gordon
Synopsis:
Someone has sent hypnotic letters to several people, including Bruce Wayne, and booby trapped some of their possessions so they will end up killing each other.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Detective Comics #367. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Hi Yo, Kids! (Table of Contents)

Aurora Plastics Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver; Tonto; Taka
Synopsis:
Ad for plastic models.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 4-5 of Batman story.

100 Individual Magnets (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for toy from unnamed company in Rockville Centre, NY.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 10-11 of Batman story.

Fight Global Air Battles With Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for toy from unnamed company in Rockville Centre, NY.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 10-11 of Batman story.

Down Down Down (Table of Contents)

The Brave And The Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Aquaman; Atom
Synopsis:
House ad for next issue of The Brave And The Bold.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters from Frank Klein, Peter Sanderson, Neil Telafor, and Randy Cleveland, with responses.

Robber Round-Up in Kiddy City! (Table of Contents)

Elongated Man / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny; Mr. Booth; thieves
Synopsis:
Sue gets suspicious of Mr. Booth and has Ralph follow him to a crime scene. Mr. Booth turns out to be a bystander but Ralph captures some thieves anyway.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Famous Name Prizes Or Cash (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for sales club.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 3-4 of Elongated Man story.

Crashing Out Of Legend! (Table of Contents)

Bomba / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bomba
Synopsis:
House ad for next issue of Bomba.

["This Wolf Boy Is Jimmy Olsen!"] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman
Synopsis:
House ad for 80 Page Giant Jimmy Olsen #104.

Be My Guest (Table of Contents)

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Ad for amusement park in New Jersey featuring a Batman slide.

["Mr. Cap, at the hobby store, showed me a great to do with a roll of adhesive tape!"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed); Tom Hatcher (idea)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Characters:
Cap
Synopsis:
Tip on how to keep from losing small model pieces on your workbench.

Indexer Notes

Readers whose suggestions are published will receive $5 and the original art.
Thanks to Tom Hatcher from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
House ad for upcoming DC comics, with covers of Action Comics #353 and Tomahawk #112 shown.

Tank Trap (Table of Contents)

Helen of Toy, Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for plastic army toy.

Let Me Show You Too, How To Make Yourself Astronaut Tough (Table of Contents)

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Ben Rebhuhn; John Sill; Felipe Mendazo
Synopsis:
Ad for body building books.

If You Need Extra Money & You Know Just 10 People... (Table of Contents)

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Christmas card sales.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

If You Think This Gun Looks Great, Wait'll You Hear It! (Table of Contents)

Mattel M-16 Marauder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for toy gun with realistic sound.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Shocking Story of Batman's Last Hour!
    Batman
  2. 1. 66 Piece Electric Slot Race Set
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Haunted House Mystery Bank
    Honor House Products Corp.
  4. 3. The Round-Robin Death Threats
    Batman; Robin
  5. 4. Hi Yo, Kids!
    Aurora Plastics Corp.
  6. 5. 100 Individual Magnets
  7. 6. Fight Global Air Battles With Planes of All Nations
  8. 7. Down Down Down
    The Brave And The Bold
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  10. 9. Robber Round-Up in Kiddy City!
    Elongated Man
  11. 10. Famous Name Prizes Or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  12. 11. Crashing Out Of Legend!
    Bomba
  13. 12. ["This Wolf Boy Is Jimmy Olsen!"]
    Jimmy Olsen
  14. 13. Be My Guest
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. ["Mr. Cap, at the hobby store, showed me a great to do with a roll of adhesive tape!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  16. 15. Direct Currents
    Direct Currents
  17. 16. Tank Trap
    Helen of Toy, Co.
  18. 17. Let Me Show You Too, How To Make Yourself Astronaut Tough
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. If You Need Extra Money & You Know Just 10 People...
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  20. 19. If You Think This Gun Looks Great, Wait'll You Hear It!
    Mattel M-16 Marauder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
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