Batman #148
(June 1962)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July, and Oct.
On-sale date
1962-04-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Challengers of the Unknown #26 and copyright registration.


The Joker's Greatest Triumph! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Alien Force Twins! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; alien invasion force (villains); Batman and Robin energy twins (villains)
Synopsis
Alien bandits create electrical twins of Batman and Robin to fend them off when the Caped Crusaders attempt to enter a strange city that appears out of nowhere.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn from http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/. Art credits verified by Mooney.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Detective Comics; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Frank takes his friends to the public library where they are impressed with the different kinds of books that can teach them new things.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Lefty Looie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some idea the warden has...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lefty Louie

The Boy Who Was Robin (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Vandeveer Wayne (Bruce's young cousin); Jumpy Regan (villain, actor)
Synopsis
A young cousin of Bruce's wreaks havoc by pretending to be Robin, even going so far as to hiring a crook/actor to play the role of Batman!
Keywords
Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn from http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/. Inker credit verified by Paris.

Story contains two separate giant prop sequences!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown; Tales of the Unexpected / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Sonny! Rushing to your violin lesson?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Letters to the Bat-Cave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Prints a letter from Tom Fagan of Rutland, Vermont about the Rutland Halloween Parade and its Batman float.

The Joker's Greatest Triumph (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis
The Joker unmasks Batman but doesn't reveal his identity. Later, he unmasks the Caped Crusader again, only to reveal a robot beneath the cowl.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Hawk-a-a-a! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Salada; Junket / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Joker's Greatest Triumph!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. The Alien Force Twins!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Detective Comics; World's Finest Comics
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  7. 6. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Atom
  9. 8. ["Some idea the warden has..."]
    Lefty Looie
  10. 9. The Boy Who Was Robin
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. ["For the very best..."]
    Challengers of the Unknown; Tales of the Unexpected
  12. 11. ["Hello, Sonny! Rushing to your violin lesson?"]
    Casey the Cop
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  15. 14. The Joker's Greatest Triumph
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. Hawk-a-a-a!
    Blackhawk
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Salada; Junket
  18. 17. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
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