(August 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:
1967-06-06
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

Issue Notes

Letters page indicates "Camp" trend is over.


The Blockbuster Goes Bat-Mad! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
Jack Adler ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Blockbuster [Mark Desmond]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Blockbuster Goes Bat-Mad! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Chic Stone ?; Sheldon Moldoff [ghosting for Bob Kane] ?
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blockbuster [Mark Desmond] (origin; history); Margot Rankin; James Gordon
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Added penciller credit (Moldoff) by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Credits for script, inks and letters 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 not by Kane. Letters previously credited to Gaspar Saladino.

[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 Peter Sanderson, Gary Collins, Dave Truesdale, Donna Crowley and Biljo White.

The Problem of the Proxy Paintings! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Mystery Analysts of Gotham City [Kaye Daye; Martin Tellman; Reginald Stonefellow; Ronald Stonefellow; Haverford Mimms; Art Saddows; John Burelson; James Gordon; District Attorney Danton; Hugh Rankin]
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. Script previously credited as "France Herron?".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Blockbuster Goes Bat-Mad!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Blockbuster Goes Bat-Mad!
    Batman; Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  4. 3. The Problem of the Proxy Paintings!
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen