(February 1967)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1966-12-27
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.


Case of the Abbreviated Batman (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Gunshy Barton
Reprints
Keywords
Go-Go Checks

Indexer Notes

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

The Case of the Abbreviated Batman! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; VILLAIN: Gunshy Barton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Story across 14 pages, but pages 6 and 14 are 1/2 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average # copies per issue, previous year - 404,339.

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

Billy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6491
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Look at that car go.
Genre
humor
Characters
Billy
Synopsis
Billy finds a way to discourage his friends from monopolizing his Mattel Switch 'N Go race track set.

Watch Those Sparks! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
When roasting marshmallows in the fireplace make sure to watch for sparks.

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

"Peace on Earth" in 37 different languages.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from R. L. Thomas, Dave Singer, Sal Iacopelli and Bob Butts.

London Caper of the Rockers and Mods! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Elongated Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny
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: 9)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Paul Seydor, Tom Tanner and Laurie Sutton.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Case of the Abbreviated Batman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. The Case of the Abbreviated Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["Wow! Look at that car go."]
    Billy
  6. 5. Watch Those Sparks!
  7. 6. Peace on Earth
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  9. 8. London Caper of the Rockers and Mods!
    The Elongated Man
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line -- Extra
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