(June-July 1943)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Whitney Ellsworth (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Robinson.

Letterer credit verified by Roussos.

The Batmans Biographer! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; B. Boswell Browne (introduction); The Conjurer (villain, introduction); Conjurer's gang [Creeper; rest un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Boswell Browne wants to document the exploits of Batman and Robin for future generations, but when members of the underworld hear him bragging to some children that he knows many secrets of the Dynamic Duo, a nefarious criminal decides to use Browne's knowledge against our heroes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; silken rope

Indexer Notes

Inker credits verified by Robinson and Roussos.

Letterer credit verified by Roussos.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Professor Pipp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Farr (signed)
Inks:
Jack Farr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Pipp

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 1-6-09.

The Penguin Goes A-Hunting (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed); Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Warden Keyes; Miss Meecham (Throckmorton's Secretary); Mr. Throckmorton (a broker); Tyrus Wolff; Mr. Gullet; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Penguin attends a lecture by Gotham City's prison Warden Keyes, who talks about the city's most dangerous villains: the Scarecrow, the Joker and the Cat-Woman...but fails to list him. When asked about the Penguin, Keyes says that he hasn't the genius or inventiveness of the others. Penguin decides to correct that assumption, and Batman and Robin must stop him in that attempt.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Gotham Globe

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Art and letterer credits confirmed by Burnley.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Rogues' Pageant! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; "Ducky" Mallard (villain, introduction); Mallard's gang ["Dazie" Dickens (death); rest un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
At Alfred's urging, Bruce and Dick decide to take a short vacation after particularly strenuous battling against Gotham's underworld, they stop off in San Pablos, a city celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the courageous deeds of their forefathers...and they discover that crime even reaches its ugly hands into this festive atmosphere!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Santo Pablo

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Art and letterer credits verified by Burnley.

Scrap Haul (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Allan Gerz (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Gibbons (villain, leader of the Raiders, introduction); The Phantom Raiders (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
While vacationing at Malibu Beach, Bruce and Dick become aware of several fishing vessels being robbed of their catches by a group of mysterious individuals who seem to disappear into thin air. In disguise, they join the crew of a ship departing to discover the truth behind the robberies, and get a startling surprise!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Jenny Jones (a ship)

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Art credits verified by Burnley.

Letterer credit verified by Roussos.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Batmans Biographer!
    Batman With Robin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Professor Pipp
  4. 3. The Penguin Goes A-Hunting
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  6. 5. Rogues' Pageant!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. Scrap Haul
  8. 7. Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals!
    Batman With Robin
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