Auctions: comic books March 1962
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Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 301 VG- 3.5
Cover coming loose at one staple.
Starts Mar 15
Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Condemned Batman" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batmans body is altered by a scientific accident to make him radiate heat uncontrollably and to be only able to breathe methane gas, a condition of which the criminal Brains Beldon capitalizes on; Batman is forced to work from a special flying capsule against the crooks, who also try to eliminate the Dark Knight; During the last encounter, Batman tries to stop the criminals when he is struck by a high tension cable. Strange Laws humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mystery of the Martian Marauders" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; Alvin Reeves fixes the robot brain and brings Martian Marauders to Earth; Jonzz follows him back to Mars and after this can return at any time. From Many Lands... public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Lou Cameron. Easy, now, lad, I don't want to hurt you!" humor half-page starring O'Malley of the 4th Precinct by Irwin Hasen. Warden Willis humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.