Batman #165
(August 1964)

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
1964-06-11
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, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Man Who Quit the Human Race! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
footprints; giants

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Quit the Human Race! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.34 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Governor Andrew Warner (villain)
Synopsis
When it is discovered that he is a mutant, Governor Warner agrees to step down from office and undergo an experiment that will allow him to quickly evolve. He does, and he becomes an entirely new species with contempt for the human race.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 5.67 pages each.

Script credit from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #167. Editor Julius Schwartz's pay records have Bob Kane on pencils. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Letters to the Batcave / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Ian Poupard, Rob Miller and Patricia Husick.

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

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

Worth Shopping Around For... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

How's Trix?; Trix / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Scienti-Fact / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The smoke from a steam locomotive...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Why smoke from a steam locomotive moves backwards.

The Dilemma of the Detective's Daughter (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Patricia Powell (Policewoman, introduction); Commissioner James Gordon; Lt. Detective Mike Powell [Bulldog] (Patricia's father, introduction); Professor Ralph Smedley (chemist, introduction); gang of hi-jackers (villains); two kidnappers (villains)
Synopsis
Patricia Powell graduates from the Police Academy with top honors and receives her rewards from the Batman, whom she tells that she has a great affection for Bruce Wayne.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #167. Editor Julius Schwartz's pay records have Bob Kane on pencils. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

This story continues in part in the second story of Batman #166.

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

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

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

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

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

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Quit the Human Race!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  3. 2. The Man Who Quit the Human Race!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  10. 9. ["Use coupon below..."]
  11. 10. Worth Shopping Around For...
    How's Trix?; Trix
  12. 11. ["The smoke from a steam locomotive..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  13. 12. The Dilemma of the Detective's Daughter
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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