(August-September 1975)

DC, 1972 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
4
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1975-05-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color
Color
Dimensions
Tabloid
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #118.


Special All-Villain Issue! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Sol Harrison
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Joker; The Penguin; Catwoman; Two-Face

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Nick Cardy (illustration)
Inks
Nick Cardy (illustration)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1290
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Cross Country Crimes! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Job Number
N-1244
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; G. Henry Mover (F.B.I. head); The Joker (villain)
Synopsis
The Caped Crusaders are invited to Washington D.C. to meet with the head of the FBI, but the Joker shows up and shoots the G-Man. Then he heads out cross country to commit crimes, challenging the Batman to catch up with him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from original presentation in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #8. Ink credits confirmed by Jerry Robinson, background inks & letterer credits verified by George Roussos.

The Blackbird of Banditry! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Job Number
N-1245
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit verified by the artist. Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

[The State vs. Lucky Sheldon] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Jack Schiff ? (original editor)

Job Number
N-1245
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Two-Face
Reprints
  • from Batman and Robin Sunday (McClure Newspaper Syndicate) 1946.06.23 - 1946.08.18 [strips #138-146]

Secrets of the Batcave (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Springer (signed)
Inks
Frank Springer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Scarecrow! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (on secondary figures only)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Job Number
N-1243
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Martin; Frank Kendrick (introduction); Paul Herold (introduction, death); Richard Dodge (introduction); Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane] (villain, introduction, origin)
Synopsis
A new master criminal begins his career by using psychology upon his victims: the psychology of fear!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from original presentation in World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #3.

Wanted - Batman's Most Dangerous Foes (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
P-54
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

The Lady Rogues! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Charles Paris
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Job Number
N-1246
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain); Neil Weston (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit by O'Hearn. Art credits verified by Paris. Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

Batman's Television Villains (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Allan Asherman
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman (Julie Newmar); the Penguin (Burgess Meredith); the Riddler (Frank Gorshin); the Joker (Caesar Romero); Catwoman (Lee Meriwether); Mr. Freeze (George Sanders); the Mad Hatter (David Wayne)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Photos from the 1960s Batman television series and feature film.

Batman (Table of Contents: 10)

Table-Top Diorama; Batman / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Joker; The Penguin; Catwoman; Two-Face

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Special All-Villain Issue!
    Batman
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Batman
  3. 2. The Cross Country Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. The Blackbird of Banditry!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [The State vs. Lucky Sheldon]
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Secrets of the Batcave
  7. 6. The Scarecrow!
    Batman with Robin
  8. 7. Wanted - Batman's Most Dangerous Foes
  9. 8. The Lady Rogues!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. Batman's Television Villains
    Batman
  11. 10. Batman
    Table-Top Diorama; Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • skila atara
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Max Capp
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Josh Blair
  • Allen Ross