Batman #151
(November 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:
1962-08-30
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
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 Blackhawk #178 and copyright registration.


Batman's New Secret Identity! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bruce Wayne (image); Dick Grayson (image)

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)

Batman's New Secret Identity! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also Bret Wilson (cab driver)]; Robin [Dick Grayson; also as Ted Grey (student)]; Alfred Pennyworth; Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (imaginary appearance); members of the press; Wickham Boarding House students (imaginary appearance); Tim Neal (villain, imaginary appearance); Neal's gang (villains, imaginary appearance for all)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders' secret identities are compromised, forcing them to adopt entirely new identities in order to continue their war on crime.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Gotham City; Wickham Boarding House

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

2-part imaginary story written by Alfred.

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Meet Chronos the Man Who Mastered Time! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Strange Laws / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Mobile, Alabama, passed an ordinance...
Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters are printed from Richard Diekmann, Colin McEnroe, Nelson Cole, Leonard Sigal, "The Editor", Richard Eder, and Shirley Givens.

[Batman's New Secret Identity!] Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Is steam visible?
Genre:
non-fiction

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

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

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

Tiki Gods / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
These pyramids will give me lots of information...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

The Mystery Gadget from the Stars! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ed Manos (herb collector); Mr. French (store owner); Benny; the Harris Boys (villains)
Synopsis:
A weird alien device is discovered, whose rays causes objects to evolve. The Caped Crusaders must battle a criminal gang into whose hands the device has fallen.
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman's New Secret Identity!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. Batman's New Secret Identity!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Meet Chronos the Man Who Mastered Time!
    The Atom
  6. 5. ["Mobile, Alabama, passed an ordinance..."]
    Strange Laws
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  8. 7. [Batman's New Secret Identity!] Chapter 2
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  10. 9. ["Is steam visible?"]
    Quick Quiz
  11. 10. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Detective Comics; World's Finest Comics
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tiki Gods
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  14. 13. ["These pyramids will give me lots of information..."]
    Professor Eureka
  15. 14. The Mystery Gadget from the Stars!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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