(November-December 1974)

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Volume:
35
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Two Batman Too Many; The Strange Costumes of Batman; The Great Batman Swindle; Heroes by Proxy; The Failure of Bruce Wayne (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1820

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Shadow [Lamont Cranston]

Indexer Notes

Cardy's credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (August 2007).
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

[100 Page Batman] (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1184

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Contents page, modified from the cover of Detective Comics #366, and listing Cardy as cover artist.

The Night of the Shadow! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil (signed)
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Job Number:
S-1778

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Shadow [Lamont Cranston]; Commisioner James Gordon; Martha Wayne; Thomas Wayne; Mildred Miller (nurse); Thorton Swofford (jewelry store owner, death); Willy Hank Stamper [aka The Boy Genius of Crime] (villain); Tooker (villain); Chaz (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman goes on the trail of a convicted felon from the past, believing that he has stolen a valuable tiara. But he's wrong and discovers that only "The Shadow Knows" who actually is responsible.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Gotham City; Starlight Tiara

Indexer Notes

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

The Great Batman Swindle! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Correct credits supplied by Craig Delich 2/05. Story reprinted from Detective Comics #222 (August, 1955).

The Strange Costumes of Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; V: Dr. Robert Darcy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Correct credits supplied by Craig Delich 2/05. Story reprinted from Detective Comics #165 (November, 1950).

A New Look for Robin (Table of Contents)

Robin / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carol A. Strickland; Brian Madigan; Anthony Kowalik; Steven Diaz; Carl Peppers; David Talarico; Jim Ricklef
Inks:
Carol A. Strickland; Brian Madigan; Anthony Kowalik; Steven Diaz; Carl Peppers; David Talarico; Jim Ricklef
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin

Indexer Notes

New costumes for Robin drawn by readers of the strip.

Heroes by Proxy! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (see notes)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (see notes)
Colors:
Bob McCay (see notes)
Letters:
George Roussos (see notes)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Hawke (introduction); Wrenn (introduction); Corky Huggins (villain, introduction); Catspaw Carlin (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dick Sprang's pencils and inks verified by Dick Sprang. Also according to Sprang, Winsor McCay's son Bob McCay was a colorist at DC during the time of Batman #29 (though it is possible that this story was re-colored for this reprint). George Roussos' lettering credit verified by Roussos.

[none] (Table of Contents)

Comedy Cover Capers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Carmine Infantino; Irv Novick
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff; Mike Esposito; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Catwoman; Bat-Girl

Indexer Notes

Re-dialoged covers reprinted from Batman #130, 175, 197 and 209.

Two Batmen Too Many! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (ghosting for Bob Kane)
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; GS: Elongated Man [Ralph Dinby]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; V: Ed "Numbers" Garvey.
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 Moldoff. Story reprinted from Batman #177 (December, 1965).

[none] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Failure of Bruce Wayne (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (credit by O'Hearn)
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Uncle Silas Wayne.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story reprinted from Batman #120 (December, 1958).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Two Batman Too Many; The Strange Costumes of Batman; The Great Batman Swindle; Heroes by Proxy; The Failure of Bruce Wayne
    Batman
  2. 1. [100 Page Batman]
    Batman
  3. 2. The Night of the Shadow!
    Batman
  4. 3. The Great Batman Swindle!
    Batman
  5. 4. The Strange Costumes of Batman!
    Batman
  6. 5. A New Look for Robin
    Robin
  7. 6. Heroes by Proxy!
    Batman
  8. 7. [none]
    Comedy Cover Capers
  9. 8. Two Batmen Too Many!
    Batman
  10. 9. [none]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. The Failure of Bruce Wayne
    Batman
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