(May 1964)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-03-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First "New Look " issue, first letters page.

On-sale date from ad in Mystery in Space #91 and copyright registration.


Mystery of the Menacing Mask! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp (and logo?)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mystery of the Menacing Mask! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Greene; Jimmy Packer; VILLAINS: Frank Fenton; Smiler [Roland Meacham]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 8 and 6.67 pages.

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

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Names Do Hurt! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Jim learns a lesson when he calls other people names.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

Fantastic Fingerprints (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

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

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

Batman's Hot-Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

First letters section has editor Schwartz explaining the changes to Detective Comics, including the "new look" and a new back-up strip, Elongated Man. A letter from fan Tom Fagan is also included.

Ten Miles to Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Elongated Man / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny; Flash [Barry Allen]; Kid Flash [Wally West]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Spin-off from The Flash (DC, 1959 series) title.

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

The Atom; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

American Bodybuilding Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the Menacing Mask!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Menacing Mask!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  6. 5. Names Do Hurt!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batman; World's Finest Comics
  8. 7. Fantastic Fingerprints
  9. 8. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  11. 10. Ten Miles to Nowhere!
    The Elongated Man
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Atom; Green Lantern
  13. 12. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt...
    Capt. Storm
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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