(2020)

DC, 2020 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.99 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
2020-01-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Barcode
761941364995 00111
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interiors
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot reprint

Issue Notes

Facsimile reproduction of Detective Comics #359 January 1967 issue (first appearance of Batgirl), including the cover, story, letter pages and advertisements from the original issue. The interior paper stock is a lightweight newsprint similar to the original issue.


The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet the new Batgirl!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
Go-Go Checks

5 Things You Need Before You Start Racing at Home (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Revell / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the super-star studded firmament of Gotham City, where Batman and Robin shine supreme as masked manhunters-- burst a brand new luminary-- Batgirl!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (introduction, origin); Killer Moth (villain); Pupa; Larva; Alfred Pennyworth; Burton Talbot
Synopsis
While Barbara is on her way to a costume party dressed as Batgirl, she runs across Killer Moth attacking Bruce Wayne and joins the battle.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batcycle; Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham City Police Headquarters; Gotham City Public Library; Mothmobile; Wayne Manor

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 7.5 pages each.

Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Captain Action; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What Is He? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
6472
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the first time you're painting a model, isn't it?
Synopsis
Heating paint to have it give a smoother finish.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Tony Boyless from Fayetteville, N.C.

Appears between pages 8 and 9 of the Batman story.

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

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

Across the Jungle Rings the Cry -- B'wana Beast! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

B'wana Beast! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Captain Billy & the Kid! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Renwal Model Planes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Presenting the Mag from SUPER! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Out of the Dim and Misty Days of the Past... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Tyco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Riddle of the Sleepytime Taxi! (Table of Contents: 12)

The Elongated Man / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pretty tricky setup these cabbies have-- but I'll bet a can of lubricating grease they're pretty tired of the whole affair right about now!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny; Beejay and the Sleepytime Taxi Crew (villain)
Synopsis
Ralph runs across a taxi service that knocks out its important clients and sells the national security secrets they carry to foreign countries.
Reprints

Champs Against Odds! (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Mickey Mantle; Wilma Rudolph; Ben Hogan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the Elongated Man story.

At Long Last! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Paul Seydor, Frank Klein, Mark Evanier, and Rick Wood.

Electric S.O.S. Telegraph Set (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

20 Fathoms Under the Sea (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Adventures in the G. I. Joe Club with Andy & George / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

How to Get a Model Motoring Racing Set for Christmas. (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. 5 Things You Need Before You Start Racing at Home
    Revell
  3. 2. The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero
    Captain Action; Ideal Toys
  5. 4. What Is He?
    Plastic Man
  6. 5. ["This is the first time you're painting a model, isn't it?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. Across the Jungle Rings the Cry -- B'wana Beast!
    B'wana Beast!
  9. 8. Captain Billy & the Kid!
    Renwal Model Planes
  10. 9. Presenting the Mag from SUPER!
    Superman
  11. 10. Out of the Dim and Misty Days of the Past...
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tyco
  13. 12. Riddle of the Sleepytime Taxi!
    The Elongated Man
  14. 13. Champs Against Odds!
  15. 14. At Long Last!
    The Atom
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
  17. 16. Electric S.O.S. Telegraph Set
  18. 17. 20 Fathoms Under the Sea
    Adventures in the G. I. Joe Club with Andy & George
  19. 18. How to Get a Model Motoring Racing Set for Christmas.
    Aurora Model Motoring
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