(June 1992)

DC, 1992 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
39.95 USD; 47.95 CAD
Pages:
232
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
?
Editing:
Michael Charles Hill (Collected Editions); Bob Kahan (Collected Editions)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints Batman #1-#4 (1940).
Black and white reconstruction on interior covers and selected stories by Rick Keene.
Color reconstruction by Bob Le Rose.
Special thanks to Joe Desris, Martin O'Hearne and Richard Morrissey.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane; Rick Arthur (art reconstruction)
Inks:
Bob Kane; Rick Arthur (art reconstruction)
Colors:
Bob LeRose

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Foreword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Patrick Leahy (United States Senator)
Letters:
Typeset

Batman #1 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

The Legend of the Batman - Who He Is and How He Came to Be! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Thomas Wayne; Martha Wayne
Synopsis:
Origin of Batman
Reprints:

[The Joker] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Jerry Robinson
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin versus the Joker
Reprints:

[Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Jerry Robinson
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Professor Hugo Strange
Synopsis:
Batman battles Professor Hugo Strange and his monster men.
Reprints:

[The Cat] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Jerry Robinson
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Cat [Selina Kyle; renamed Catwoman in Batman #2]
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin versus Catwoman
Reprints:

The Joker Returns (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Jerry Robinson
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin once again take on the Clown Prince of Crime.
Reprints:

Batman #2 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

[Joker Meets Catwoman] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Synopsis:
Joker and Catwoman both attempt to steal the Pharaoh's gems.
Reprints:

[Wolf, the Crime Master] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Jerry Robinson
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Adam Lamb [The Crimemaster]; Cyrus Craig
Synopsis:
A new master of evil rises to pluck the fruits of crime, only to be stopped by Batman and Robin.
Reprints:

The Case of the Clubfoot Murderers (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Jerry Robinson (except pages 1 and 2)
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

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

The Case of the Missing Link (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

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

Batman #3 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

The Strange Case of the Diabolical Puppet Master (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Puppet Master [Dmitri]; Dr. Craig
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin versus the Puppet Master.
Reprints:

The Ugliest Man in the World (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Carlson; Detective McGonigle; Larry Larrimore
Reprints:

The Crime School For Boys (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Big Boy Daniels; Pockets
Reprints:

The Batman Vs. the Cat-Woman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective McGonigle
Reprints:

The Batman Says: (Table of Contents)

Batman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a one-page illustrated text feature in which Batman and Robin give the readers a law-and-order message.

Batman #4 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

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

The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker; The Crime Circus
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin take on the Joker and his Crime Circus.
Reprints:

Blackbeard's Crew and the Yacht Society (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blackbeard [Thatch]
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin go against pirates.
Reprints:

[Public Enemy No. 1] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jimmy "Red" McCoy; "Big" Costello
Reprints:

[Victory for the Dynamic Duo] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Stockton
Reprints:

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Desris
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Creator biographies. Biographical material researched and written by Joe Desris.

[Cover reprints] (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four cover reproductions on the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Foreword
  4. 3. Batman #1
    Batman
  5. 4. The Legend of the Batman - Who He Is and How He Came to Be!
    Batman
  6. 5. [The Joker]
    Batman
  7. 6. [Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters]
    Batman
  8. 7. [The Cat]
    Batman
  9. 8. The Joker Returns
    Batman
  10. 9. Batman #2
    Batman
  11. 10. [Joker Meets Catwoman]
    Batman
  12. 11. [Wolf, the Crime Master]
    Batman
  13. 12. The Case of the Clubfoot Murderers
    Batman
  14. 13. The Case of the Missing Link
    Batman
  15. 14. Batman #3
    Batman
  16. 15. The Strange Case of the Diabolical Puppet Master
    Batman
  17. 16. The Ugliest Man in the World
    Batman
  18. 17. The Crime School For Boys
    Batman
  19. 18. The Batman Vs. the Cat-Woman
    Batman
  20. 19. The Batman Says:
    Batman
  21. 20. Batman #4
    Batman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  23. 22. The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus
    Batman
  24. 23. Blackbeard's Crew and the Yacht Society
    Batman
  25. 24. [Public Enemy No. 1]
    Batman
  26. 25. [Victory for the Dynamic Duo]
    Batman
  27. 26. Biographies
  28. 27. [Cover reprints]
    Batman
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  • Gregory Fischer
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