(January-February 1975)

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Volume:
36
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
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. [August 2007]. 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)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

contents page

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

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

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

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)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from ? [not Batman #136]

Indexer Notes

puzzle

The Grade A Crimes! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Lyons Kaufman [as Bunny Lyons] (confirmed by Jack Schiff)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Jack Burnley)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (verified by Jack Burnley); Ray Burnley (backgrounds, confirmed by Jack Burnley); Dick Sprang (miscredited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley ?; Ira Schnapp ?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Art incorrectly credited here to Jack Burnley & Dick Sprang in the reprint. Bill Jourdain's article in Alter Ego #27, August 2003 claims art credits go to Pencils: Dick Sprang and Inks: Charles Paris. Writer credit previously given to Bill Finger. Story was heavily edited by editor Jack Schiff.

The Perfect Crime .. Slightly Imperfect! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
I: Mystery Analysts of Gotham City
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman Trivia Quiz / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru, ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Trivia questions featuring panels from various Batman stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Case Without a Crime! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A character dresses as Catwoman at a masquerade ball.

Speedy Justice (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

The Pearl of Peril! (Table of Contents)

Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

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

Batman / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Frank Springer
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
V: Riddler
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

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. [no title indexed]
    The Batman Whirly-Word Game
  5. 4. The Grade A Crimes!
    Batman
  6. 5. The Perfect Crime .. Slightly Imperfect!
    Batman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batman Trivia Quiz
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Strange Old Laws
  9. 8. The Case Without a Crime!
    Batman
  10. 9. Speedy Justice
  11. 10. The Pearl of Peril!
    Alfred
  12. 11. The Riddler's Prison-Puzzle Problem!
    Batman
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