Batman #168
(December 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
1964-10-15
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 Fight That Jolted Gotham City! (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]; Mr. Mammoth
Reprints

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Fight That Jolted Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mr. Mammoth (circus strongman, introduction); circus manager; Miss Phillips
Synopsis
Batman helps cure a circus strong man of his wild mood swings by deducing that radio music tends to cause aggressive behavior in him.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 7.67 and 3.67 pages. Writer credit is found in Batman #169.

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

The Brave and the Bold; Metamorpho / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Showcase; G. I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Center / 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
Mr. Cap, my model car is broken...
Genre
children

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

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Crime-Writing Clues! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

How to Solve a Perfect Crime -- In Reverse! (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mystery Analysts of Gotham City [Art Saddows; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Martin Tellman; District Attorney Danton; Kaye Daye; Professor Ralph Vern [as Mr. X] (villain)]; Mr. Mergen (jeweler)
Synopsis
The Mystery Analysts split up to search for the thief who purloined a valuable diamond, and it's Batman who discovers that one member of the Analysts is the guilty party!
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Kashpur Diamond

Indexer Notes

The writer credit is found in Batman #169.

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Special Silver Anniversary Issue! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fight That Jolted Gotham City!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. The Fight That Jolted Gotham City!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold; Metamorpho
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
  6. 5. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; G. I. Joe
  8. 7. ["Mr. Cap, my model car is broken..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  12. 11. Crime-Writing Clues!
  13. 12. How to Solve a Perfect Crime -- In Reverse!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  15. 14. Special Silver Anniversary Issue!
    80 Page Giant; Batman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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