(January 1967)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1966-11-29
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

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

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Job Number
6472
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the first time you're painting a model, isn't it?
Genre
non-fiction
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

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Script previously credited to John Broome.

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
Series Information
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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