(March-April 1975)

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Volume:
36
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 [circle]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Mystery That Never Was! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1901

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Cardy's credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]. Previous indexer also listed Neal Adams as contributor, but Nick Caputo sees no evdience of his art.
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1265

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

contents page

The Mystery That Never Was! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1851

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Hal Hemingway; Tom Wilson
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Crime's Man-Hunt (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
P-16

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

puzzle

["Mobile, Alabama passed an ordinance..."] (Table of Contents)

Strange Laws / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
N-1264

Genre:
humor

The 1,001 Inventions of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits from index to the original publication.

The Women in the Batman's Life (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Bob Kane; Carmine Infantino; Gil Kane
Inks:
Jack Abel; Joe Giella; ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from ? [reprinted panels from various Batman stories]

A Christmas Peril! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Happy Hoggsby (intro, villain); Scranton Loring and his family (intro); Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and colors credits from the index to the original publication.

The Great Batman Contest (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and inks credits from the index to the original publication.

Bat Kite (Table of Contents)

Batman's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1253

Reprints:
  • from ?

The Blockbuster Invasion of Gotham City! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1194

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blockbuster (intro, villain); Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mystery That Never Was!
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  3. 2. The Mystery That Never Was!
    Batman
  4. 3. Crime's Man-Hunt
    Batman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Puzzle
  6. 5. ["Mobile, Alabama passed an ordinance..."]
    Strange Laws
  7. 6. The 1,001 Inventions of Batman
    Batman
  8. 7. The Women in the Batman's Life
    Batman
  9. 8. A Christmas Peril!
    Batman
  10. 9. The Great Batman Contest
    Batman
  11. 10. Bat Kite
    Batman's Workshop
  12. 11. The Blockbuster Invasion of Gotham City!
    Batman
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