(June 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

Gateway to Death! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, May 2009).

Gateway to Death! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit updated 8/04- formerly was Frank Springer. 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Alice Herman, Dave Truesdale and Donald D. Markstein.

Menace of the Motorcycle Marauders! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bruce Wayne [Batman]; Alfred Pennyworth; The Hornets [Tommy the Tramp; Jimbo; Magoo] (motorcycle gang)
Synopsis:
Robin stops a motorcycle gang, but in the process loses the chance to be elected class president at school.
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.
Bruce Wayne does not appear in the Batman costume.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Batcave - Extra / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Chip Langlais, Sheila Horne and James D. Faix.

["I see you're going to paint a model car. What's the talcum powder for?"] (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

Synopsis:
Using talcum powder with paint to change the look of models.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Alan Hilton, Charlotte, N. Carolina.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gateway to Death!
    Batman
  2. 1. Gateway to Death!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  4. 3. Menace of the Motorcycle Marauders!
    Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave - Extra
  6. 5. ["I see you're going to paint a model car. What's the talcum powder for?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen