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([June] 2005)

DC, 1990 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
49.99 USD; 69.99 CAD
Pages:
236
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Dale Crain (senior editor - collected edition); Jack Schiff (original editor)
Color:
Color
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket

Issue Notes

Batman is back and at his Golden Age peak in a new volume collecting DETECTIVE COMICS #120-135 (1947-48)! The Dark Knight and Robin face off against the Penguin, Catwoman, the Joker and more. Plus, an introduction by comics historian Bill Schelly. Black-and-white reconstruction by Rick Keene and Jamison. Series design by Alex Jay/Studio J. Publication design by Peter Hamboussi.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman

Foreword (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Schelly
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Digital Chameleon (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Bill Schelly

[Cover - Detective Comics #120] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Fowl Play (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot](villain)
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #121] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Commissioner Gordon Walks a Beat (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Inspector Vane; Sure Thing Smiley (villain)
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #122] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

The Black Cat Crimes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Catwoman (villain)
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #123] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

The Dawn Patrol Crimes (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Shiner [Mr. Smythe](villain)
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #124] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Lew Sayre Schwartz pencils credit removed, as he stated he was not involved with this cover.

Inker credit by Craig Delich (November, 2005). Archive erroneously credits inks to Charles Paris.

The Crime Parade (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Bob Kane; Lew Schwartz
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

[Cover - Detective Comics #125] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

The Citadel of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Betty Bentley
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer verified by Jack Burnley. Archive erroneously credits pencils and inks to Dick Sprang.

[Cover - Detective Comics #126] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Inks:
Charles Paris (verified by Burnley)
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Case of the Silent Songbirds (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot](villain)
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #127] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Paris
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Pigmies in Giantland (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Charles Paris
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Doctor Agar (villain)
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #128] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Crime in esreveR (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Cooper [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Title correction by Craig Delich.

Pencils credit by Martin O'Hearn. Formerly assigned to Bob Kane.

[Cover - Detective Comics #129] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Inks:
Charles Paris (verified by Burnley)
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

The Isle of Yesterday (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Betty Bentley
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Judge James Goodwin; Mary Goodwin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer verified by Jack Burnley.

[Cover - Detective Comics #130] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

The Box (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Briggs Carson (villain)
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #131] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credits verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Pencil credit for Lew Schwartz was deleted.

The Underworld Surgeon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credits verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Pencil credit for Lew Schwartz was deleted.

[Cover - Detective Comics #132] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

The Human Key (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Human Key [Paul Bodin]
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #133] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credits verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Pencil credit for Lew Schwartz was deleted.

The Man Who Could See the Future (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Revised pencil credits verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Pencil credit for Lew Schwartz was deleted.

[Cover - Detective Comics #134] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

The Umbrellas of Crime (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot](villain)
Reprints:

[Cover - Detective Comics #135] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Win Mortimer (Batman & Robin figures only); Bob Kane
Inks:
Win Mortimer (Batman & Robin figures only); Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Cover penciller [Kane] verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

The True Story of Frankenstein (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Frankenstein
Synopsis:
Professor Nichols sends Batman and Robin back in time to find out the truth behind the Frankenstein monster.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Archive erroneously credits pencil credit to Lew Schwartz.

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Biographies for Jack Burnley, Ray Burnley, Don Cameron, Bill Finger, Edmond Hamilton, Bob Kane, Jim Mooney, Win Mortimer, Charles Paris, George Roussos, Lew Sayre Schwartz & Dick Sprang.

[Backcover] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Win Mortimer; Jack Burnley; Dick Sprang; Bob Kane
Inks:
Win Mortimer; Charles Paris; Dick Sprang
Colors:
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

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

Indexer Notes

Reprints covers from DETECTIVE COMICS (DC, 1937 series) #120, 126, 128 & 131. On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Foreword
    Batman
  4. 3. [Cover - Detective Comics #120]
    Batman; Robin
  5. 4. Fowl Play
    Batman; Robin
  6. 5. [Cover - Detective Comics #121]
    Batman; Robin
  7. 6. Commissioner Gordon Walks a Beat
    Batman; Robin
  8. 7. [Cover - Detective Comics #122]
    Batman; Robin
  9. 8. The Black Cat Crimes
    Batman; Robin
  10. 9. [Cover - Detective Comics #123]
    Batman; Robin
  11. 10. The Dawn Patrol Crimes
    Batman; Robin
  12. 11. [Cover - Detective Comics #124]
    Batman; Robin
  13. 12. The Crime Parade
    Batman; Robin
  14. 13. [Cover - Detective Comics #125]
    Batman; Robin
  15. 14. The Citadel of Crime
    Batman; Robin
  16. 15. [Cover - Detective Comics #126]
    Batman; Robin
  17. 16. Case of the Silent Songbirds
    Batman; Robin
  18. 17. [Cover - Detective Comics #127]
    Batman; Robin
  19. 18. Pigmies in Giantland
    Batman; Robin
  20. 19. [Cover - Detective Comics #128]
    Batman; Robin
  21. 20. Crime in esreveR
    Batman; Robin
  22. 21. [Cover - Detective Comics #129]
    Batman; Robin
  23. 22. The Isle of Yesterday
    Batman; Robin
  24. 23. [Cover - Detective Comics #130]
    Batman; Robin
  25. 24. The Box
    Batman; Robin
  26. 25. [Cover - Detective Comics #131]
    Batman; Robin
  27. 26. The Underworld Surgeon
    Batman; Robin
  28. 27. [Cover - Detective Comics #132]
    Batman; Robin
  29. 28. The Human Key
    Batman; Robin
  30. 29. [Cover - Detective Comics #133]
    Batman; Robin
  31. 30. The Man Who Could See the Future
    Batman; Robin
  32. 31. [Cover - Detective Comics #134]
    Batman; Robin
  33. 32. The Umbrellas of Crime
    Batman; Robin
  34. 33. [Cover - Detective Comics #135]
    Batman; Robin
  35. 34. The True Story of Frankenstein
    Batman; Robin
  36. 35. Biographies
  37. 36. [Backcover]
    Batman; Robin
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