(May 1965)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-03-25
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 ad in Justice League of America #35 and copyright registration.


Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb! (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]; Karmak the Gorilla
Reprints

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
a quiz on general manners and safety information for children

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1960.

Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 15.34 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Walter Hewitt (first appearance); Karmak the Gorilla (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Walter Hewitt, a loner scientist, develops a ray that gives him the abilities of animals. Unfortunately something goes wrong and a gorilla gets his intelligence and forces him to commit crimes. Batman battles the gorilla but it uses the ray to get Batman's abilities. The gorilla makes a bomb that will go off if he is defeated but Batman figures out how to stop the bomb from exploding.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story is divided into two chapters, the first is 5.67 pages, the second is 9.67 pages.

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Super Fun (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Bob Breaks the Barrier! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Counterfeit Crime-Buster! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Batman (guest star)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hawk Model Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

10 Issues of Detective for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. Super Fun
    Monogram
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Superman
  7. 6. Bob Breaks the Barrier!
    AMT
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern; Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
  11. 10. The Counterfeit Crime-Buster!
    The Elongated Man
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Superboy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Hawk Model Company
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; The Atom
  16. 15. 10 Issues of Detective for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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