Batman #202
(June 1968)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly with the exception of Apr. and Oct.
On-sale date
1968-04-18
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, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Direct Currents in Leave It to Binky #61 and copyright registration.


Gateway to Death! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
grave

Indexer Notes

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

Gateway to Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Chic Stone [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Police Officer Jackson; The Great Norman (villain); Norman's men (villains)
Synopsis
A rash of psychic robberies, in which objects appear to move with the power of mind over matter, puzzle the Caped Crusaders, but not Alfred.
Reprints
Keywords
Eternal Gate Cemetery; Gotham City; Wayne Manor

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 Stone. We previously credited the pencils to Frank Springer.

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

Letters to the Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Alice Herman, Dave Truesdale and Donald D. Markstein.

Menace of the Motorcycle Marauders! (Table of Contents: 3)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Chic Stone [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bruce Wayne; Alfred Pennyworth; The Hornets [Tommy the Tramp; Jimbo; Magoo] (villains, motorcycle gang)
Synopsis
Robin, on his way to school to make a speech for the Presidency of the Junior Class, stops a motorcycle gang, whicjh is led by an expelled student. He successfully captures the gang, but, in the process, loses the chance to become class president at school.
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 Stone.

Bruce Wayne does not appear in the Batman costume.

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

Letters to the Batcave -- Extra / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Chip Langlais, Sheila Horne and James D. Faix.

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

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

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

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

Job Number
6607
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see you're going to paint a model car. What's the talcum powder for?
Genre
children
Synopsis
Using talcum powder with paint to change the look of models.

Indexer Notes

Thanks to Alan Hilton, Charlotte, N. Carolina.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Gateway to Death!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Gateway to Death!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  4. 3. Menace of the Motorcycle Marauders!
    Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave -- Extra
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. ["I see you're going to paint a model car. What's the talcum powder for?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
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