(March 1968)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of April and October
On-sale date:
1968-01-18
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

Average # of copies sold previous year - 805,700.


200th Smash Issue (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; various (background)
Inks:
Neal Adams; various (background)
Colors:
Jack Adler
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, May 2009). Adler colors per 20th Century Danny Boy Blog.

The Man Who Radiated Fear! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Chic Stone [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Scarecrow; Joker (Cameo); Penguin (cameo); Killer Moth (cameo); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
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 Stone.

The Bat-Man (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
James Gordon
Reprints:

The Batman says: (Table of Contents)

Batman / public service announcement / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth (verified by Burnley)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. 200th Smash Issue
    Batman
  2. 1. The Man Who Radiated Fear!
    Batman; Robin
  3. 2. The Bat-Man
    Batman
  4. 3. The Batman says:
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Peets
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jochen G.
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