(May-June 1974)

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Volume:
35
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
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

The Beast of Dinosaur Island; The Perilous Giant Penny; The Mysterious Mummy Case (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1712

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

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007] Art previously credited to Nick Cardy and Neal Adams.
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Batman Issue No. 256 (Table of Contents)

Batman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Pat Broderick [as Broderick] (signed)
Inks:
Pat Broderick [as Broderick] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-898

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Keywords:
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Contents page with Batman illustration. Nick Cardy is credited here with doing the cover.

Catwoman's Circus Caper! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil (signed)
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1634

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; un-named owner of the Tip-Top Circus; Bobo and His Clowns; Catwoman [Selina Kyle; aka Nelias] (villain); Bernie Byrd (villain)
Synopsis:
When Bruce discovers that Dick has left Hudson University to investigate some mystery at the Tip-Top Circus, Batman decides to join the Teen Wonder to investigate a murder at the circus.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Martin Pasko [as MP]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1719

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Scott Paton, Bob Rodi, Allan Ferguson and Gary Young

Dinosaur Island! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Job Number:
N-866

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Murray Wilson; Stephen Chase (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story explains why Batman has the big dinosaur in the Batcave. Inks credit by Jack Burnley. Letters credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

If Bruce Wayne Had Not Become the Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Pat Broderick
Inks:
Pat Broderick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-919

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Wayne [Batman; The Scorpion; The Stingray; The Owl; The Shooting Star; The Iron Knight]
Reprints:

The Penny Plunderers! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-867

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joe Coyne (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Correct credits supplied by Craig Delich 2/05.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bat-Puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
P-8

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

puzzle

Brothers in Crime! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos
Job Number:
N-868

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Rafferty Brothers (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil, inks and lettering credits by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (the artists).

The Thousand and One Trophies of Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. Doom (villain)
Reprints:

The Secret of Batman Island! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon
Job Number:
N-869

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; A. K. Barnaby; Joker (photo on wall); Catwoman (photo on wall); Penguin (photo on wall); Fat Man (photo on wall)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn. Inks credit by Charles Paris (himself).

[Here's the Solution to This Issue's Bat-Puzzle] (Table of Contents)

Bat-Puzzle / activity / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Answer to Batman puzzle in sequence 7.

The Catwoman! (Table of Contents)

Catwoman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (various)
Inks:
? (various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Made up of reprinted panels from various stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Batman Extra! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko [as MP]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1719-A

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Scott Weingarten, Clint Thomas, James T. McCoy and Kathleen McCoy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Beast of Dinosaur Island; The Perilous Giant Penny; The Mysterious Mummy Case
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman Issue No. 256
    Batman
  3. 2. Catwoman's Circus Caper!
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
  5. 4. Dinosaur Island!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. If Bruce Wayne Had Not Become the Batman
    Batman
  7. 6. The Penny Plunderers!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Puzzle
  9. 8. Brothers in Crime!
    Batman with Robin
  10. 9. The Thousand and One Trophies of Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. The Secret of Batman Island!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. [Here's the Solution to This Issue's Bat-Puzzle]
    Bat-Puzzle
  13. 12. The Catwoman!
    Catwoman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman Extra!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • J.D. Sebastian
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
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