(May 1968)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of April and October
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

["Don't Move Batman..Our Orders Are Shoot To Kill!"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick ?; Mike Esposito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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).

Possible Esposito inks per Nick Caputo, May 2011.

Lettering credit per Kevin Nowlan (via GCD Main List 2009-05-21).

Batman's Gangland Guardians! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Chic Stone [as Bob Kane] (signed); Joe Certa [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; The Joker (villain); The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (villain); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); The Cluemaster [Arthur Brown] (villain); Getaway Genius [Roy Reynolds] (villain); Johnny Witts (villain); Mr. Esper (villain); West Coast Crime Syndicate members (villains)
Synopsis:
A west coast crime syndicate moves into Gotham City with the intent to eliminate Batman any way they can, while seven of the Caped Crusader's foes join forces to stop them, fearing that they might be next on the syndicate's list.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bob Hughes and Gene Reed.

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 Bob Hughes, Gene Reed and other scholars agree that pencils were actually by Stone and Certa.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Don't Move Batman..Our Orders Are Shoot To Kill!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman's Gangland Guardians!
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Matthew Peets
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
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  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
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