Batman #167
(November 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
1964-09-03
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 80 Page Giant Magazine #4 and copyright registration.


Zero Hour for Earth! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

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

Hasbro's G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Zero Hour for Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; CIA operative; several Interpol agents (one dies); members of Hydra (villains, international criminal organization); Karabi (villain); Karabi's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis
A dying Interpol man informs Batman that a criminal named Karabi has plans to instigate a nuclear war.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit in letters page. 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.

Story across 24 pages in three parts of 9.67, 5.67, and 7.67 pages.

[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) /

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

Worth Wishing For... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If an atom could be enlarged to the size of a football stadium...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Feature tells about the component parts of the nucleus of an atom.

On the page immediately following page 14 of the main story sequence.

Honesty IS the Best Policy! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 15 of the main story sequence.

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

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

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

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

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

80-Page Giant; The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Norma R. Doerman, Bill Elliot and Cecil Van Booven.

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

Strange Laws / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, officer, I wasn't speeding!
Genre
humor; non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Three individual cartoons are shown to demonstrate the following strange laws: 1) In Massachusetts, it is against the law to shave while driving; 2) In Moscow, Idaho, it is illegal to hypnotize anyone; 3) In Norfolk, Virginia, horses may not be fed on the street.

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

More Movie Monsters Are on the Loose! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Zero Hour for Earth!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  3. 2. Zero Hour for Earth!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  6. 5. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  7. 6. Worth Wishing For...
    How's Trix?; Trix
  8. 7. ["If an atom could be enlarged to the size of a football stadium..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  9. 8. Honesty IS the Best Policy!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    80-Page Giant; The Flash
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Bat-Cave
  16. 15. ["But, officer, I wasn't speeding!"]
    Strange Laws
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. More Movie Monsters Are on the Loose!
    Aurora
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