(January 1965)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-11-25
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Trail of the Talking Mask! (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

Salute to Courage (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Memorial for President John F. Kennedy.

Trail of the Talking Mask! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Hugh Rankin; The Make-Up Man (first appearance, 1/2 page origin, villain)
Synopsis
Hugh Rankin almost gets himself killed trying to stop the Make-Up Man on his own.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Story in two parts: unnumbered part 1 (7.67 pp.) & Part 2 (6.67 pp.).

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Trik-Trak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Watch for the First 80 Pg. Giant Superman Annual (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

New from Marx! Motor Sounds! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Marx / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

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

Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Leonard J. Tirado, Rick Bierman, Andy McCurdy and Guy Lillian III.

Break Up the Bottle-Neck Gang! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Elongated Man / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash (costumed kid); Batman (costumed kid); Green Lantern (costumed kid); Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; The Elephant Man; Sue Dibny; the Bottleneck Gang; Billy Warner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Batman; The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Amaze Your Friends with Magic (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Buddy Learns the Secret! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Aurora Model Motoring / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trail of the Talking Mask!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Salute to Courage
  3. 2. Trail of the Talking Mask!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Trik-Trak
  6. 5. Watch for the First 80 Pg. Giant Superman Annual
    80 Page Giant; Superman
  7. 6. ["Make it a happy holiday..."]
  8. 7. New from Marx! Motor Sounds!
    Marx
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; G. I. Joe
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Matchbox
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  12. 11. Break Up the Bottle-Neck Gang!
    The Elongated Man
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Batman; The Flash
  14. 13. Amaze Your Friends with Magic
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  16. 15. Buddy Learns the Secret!
    Aurora Model Motoring
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