Batman #260
(January-February 1975)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
36
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1974-10-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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 Comic Reader #111.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1861

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker; Riddler; Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cardy's credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Former indexer also listed Neal Adams as contributing, but Nick Caputo sees no evidence of his art on the cover.

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1198

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Figures taken from the cover of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #200.

This One'll Kill You, Batman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-1805

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker (villain); Two-Face; Alfred Pennyworth; Green Arrow; Speedy?; Superman; Robin
Reprints:
Keywords:
Arkham Asylum (mentioned)

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: 3)

The Batman Whirly-Word Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1197

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Only two people can have one!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

puzzle

The Grade A Crimes! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Ruth Kaufman
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley ?; Ira Schnapp ?
Editing:
Jack Schiff
Job Number:
N-1140

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
John Winthrop (Villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art incorrectly credited here to Dick Sprang & Jack Burnley. Script credit confirmed by Jack Schiff; art credits verified by Jack Burnley.

The Perfect Crime-- Slightly Imperfect! (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
N-1139

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mystery Analysts of Gotham City (introduction)
Reprints:

Batman Trivia Quiz (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1201

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Trivia questions featuring panels from various Batman stories.

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

Strange Old Laws / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
N-1196

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I don't have to ride in that...
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Case Without a Crime! (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1141

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A character dresses as Catwoman at a masquerade ball.

Speedy Justice (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1210

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

The Pearl of Peril! (Table of Contents: 10)

Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don C. Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos
Job Number:
N-1142

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Robinson.

The Riddler's Prison-Puzzle Problem! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14.17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Frank Springer
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1138

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Riddler (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Pages 8 is a 2/3-page and page 15 is a 1/2-page.

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

Letters to the Batman / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Guy Lillian [as GHLIII]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1869
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  3. 2. This One'll Kill You, Batman!
    Batman
  4. 3. ["Only two people can have one!"]
    The Batman Whirly-Word Game
  5. 4. The Grade A Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. The Perfect Crime-- Slightly Imperfect!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. Batman Trivia Quiz
  8. 7. ["I don't have to ride in that..."]
    Strange Old Laws
  9. 8. The Case Without a Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. Speedy Justice
  11. 10. The Pearl of Peril!
    Alfred
  12. 11. The Riddler's Prison-Puzzle Problem!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
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