(December 1967-January 1968)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1967-10-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
George Kashdan [as George Hashdan]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The editor's name is misspelled in the indicia (information from Ted Watson via the error list, October 2007).


The Grasp of Shahn-Zi! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; The Spectre; Shahn-Zi
Reprints:

[The scene: Gotham City's Chinatown!] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Spectre / comic story / 23.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Spectre; Shahn-Zi (1st); James Gordon; Bill Loo; Danny Loo
Synopsis:
Shahn-Zi walls off Chinatown in an attempt to force Danny Loo into becoming his successor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Chinatown; Chinese New Year

Indexer Notes

Story is divide into three sections (each labelled "Batman and the Spectre"), with page 8 just 0.50 (a house ad underneath), page 16 at 0.33 (Sequence 3 underneath) and page 24 at 0.50 (Sequence 4 underneath).

A Land of Many Walls (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A description of the many defensive walls found in China other than the Great Wall.

Indexer Notes

Located between pages 8 and 9 of Sequence 1.

Dig what's Coming (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6584

Synopsis:
A rendering of reader Bill Graff's technique for making a very straight pinstripe on a racing car model.

Indexer Notes

This item is located at the bottom of the last page of Sequence 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Batman Whirly-Word Game (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Despite the title, this is a puzzle to be solved rather than a game to be played.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Grasp of Shahn-Zi!
    Batman; Spectre
  2. 1. [The scene: Gotham City's Chinatown!]
    Batman; Spectre
  3. 2. A Land of Many Walls
  4. 3. Dig what's Coming
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. The Batman Whirly-Word Game
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ted Watson
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Allen Ross
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ted Watson
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner