([November] 2006)

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Volume:
5
Price:
49.99 USD; 69.99 CAD
Pages:
220
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
1-4012-0778-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978140120778654999
Editing:
Scott Nybakken (senior editor - collected edition)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket

Issue Notes

The Golden Age of the World's Greatest Detective returns for a fifth volume! Reprinting the Dynamic Duo's adventures from BATMAN issues #17-20 (1943), this volume features the first stories illustrated by legendary Batman artist Dick Sprang as well as an introduction by comics historian Michelle Nolan. Art and color reconstruction on cover and interior pages by Dale Crain. 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:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)

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

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a vignette from "Case of the Timid Lion" from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #19.

Foreword (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Michelle Nolan
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a vignette from "Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals" from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #17.

[Cover - Batman #17] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

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

The Batman's Biographer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson); George Roussos (backgrounds; verified by Roussos)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; B. Boswell Browne (intro); VILLAINS: The Conjurer (intro); Mr. Creeper (intro)
Reprints:

The Penguin Goes A-Hunting (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley); Ray Burnley (backgrounds; confirmed by Burnley)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Betty Bentley (confirmed by Burnley)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Warden Keyes; Miss Meecham; Mr. Throckmorton; Tyrus Wolff; VILLAIN: Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints:

Rogues' Pageant (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley); Ray Burnley (backgrounds; confirmed by Burnley)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Betty Bentley (confirmed by Burnley)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Beagle; VILLAINS: Ducky Mallard (intro); Dazie Dickens
Reprints:

Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Bob Kane (confirmed by Burnley)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (confirmed by Burnley)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; VILLAINS: The Phantom Raiders (intro)
Reprints:

[Cover - Batman #18] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ed Kressy; Dick Sprang; Stan Kaye (see note)
Inks:
Dick Sprang; Stan Kaye (see note)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Adolf Hitler; Hideki Tojo; Benito Mussolini
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Batman & Robin art lifted from pg. 13 of Detective Comics #84. Confirmed by Sprang & Desris. Layouts of Batman & Robin by Ed Kressy w/ finished art by Dick Sprang. Hitler, Tojo & Mussolini figures by Stan Kaye (new art for this cover).

The Secret of Hunter's Inn (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Beagle; VILLAINS: Tweedledee; Tweedledum
Reprints:

Robin Studies His Lessons (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Bob Kane (confirmed by Burnley)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

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

The Good Samaritan Cops (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley); Ray Burnley (backgrounds; confirmed by Burnley)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Betty Bentley (confirmed by Burnley)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Sgt. Mead (intro); the Emergency Squad [Bressler; Brannigan; Flannigan; Richards] (intro)
Reprints:

The Crime Surgeon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; VILLAIN: The Crime Surgeon [Dr. Thorne] (dies)
Reprints:

[Cover - Batman #19] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

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

Batman Makes a Deadline (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Larry Spade (dies); VILLAINS: Big Ben Bolling (intro); Skylark Skelly; Legs Lascomb; Rattler
Reprints:

Atlantis Goes To War (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Taro (intro); Lanya (intro); Xano (intro); other Atlanteans; VILLAINS: Admiral Von Buntz (intro); Captain Kurt Fritzl (intro)
Reprints:

The Case of the Timid Lion (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; VILLAINS: Joker; Mr. Lyon
Reprints:

Collector of Millionaires (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Norman Fallon (verified by Sprang)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ronnie Tower; Miss Tower; Howard Prescott; Miles Rockley; Reginald Van Astor; VILLAIN: Ali (intro)
Reprints:

[Cover - Batman #20] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks:
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

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

The Centuries of Crime (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley); Ray Burnley (backgrounds; confirmed by Burnley)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Betty Bentley (confirmed by Burnley)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Beagle; Percival Pruitt; VILLAINS: Joker; Professor Ecla Tate; Swami Meera Kell
Reprints:

The Trial of Titus Keyes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mr. Paley; Nick; Titus Keyes (intro); Detective Flam; Patrolman Patrick Francis Aloysius Michael O'Brien; VILLAIN: Slick Fingers [George Collins]
Reprints:

The Lawmen of the Sea (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (verified by Burnley); Ray Burnley (backgrounds; confirmed by Burnley)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Betty Bentley (confirmed by Burnley)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Willie Binger; Spinner Powell; Sgt. Daniels; VILLAIN: Shark Hawkey (intro)
Reprints:

Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Beagle; VILLAINS: George Grayson (intro; Dick Grayson's uncle); Clara Grayson (intro; Dick Grayson's aunt); Fatso Foley (intro)
Reprints:

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Biographies for Jack Burnley, Ray Burnley, Don Cameron, Norman Fallon, Bill Finger, Joe Greene, Bob Kane, Stan Kaye, Ed Kressy, Jerry Robinson, George Roussos, Joe Samachson and Dick Sprang. Biographical material provided by Joe Desris and Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson; Ed Kressy; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; Dick Sprang; Stan Kaye
Colors:
Dale Crain (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)

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

Indexer Notes

Reprints covers from BATMAN (DC, 1940 series) #17-20. On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Foreword
    Batman; Robin
  4. 3. [Cover - Batman #17]
    Batman; Robin
  5. 4. The Batman's Biographer
    Batman; Robin
  6. 5. The Penguin Goes A-Hunting
    Batman; Robin
  7. 6. Rogues' Pageant
    Batman; Robin
  8. 7. Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals
    Batman; Robin
  9. 8. [Cover - Batman #18]
    Batman; Robin
  10. 9. The Secret of Hunter's Inn
    Batman; Robin
  11. 10. Robin Studies His Lessons
    Batman; Robin
  12. 11. The Good Samaritan Cops
    Batman; Robin
  13. 12. The Crime Surgeon
    Batman; Robin
  14. 13. [Cover - Batman #19]
    Batman; Robin
  15. 14. Batman Makes a Deadline
    Batman; Robin
  16. 15. Atlantis Goes To War
    Batman; Robin
  17. 16. The Case of the Timid Lion
    Batman; Robin
  18. 17. Collector of Millionaires
    Batman; Robin
  19. 18. [Cover - Batman #20]
    Batman; Robin
  20. 19. The Centuries of Crime
    Batman; Robin
  21. 20. The Trial of Titus Keyes
    Batman; Robin
  22. 21. The Lawmen of the Sea
    Batman; Robin
  23. 22. Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson
    Batman; Robin
  24. 23. Biographies
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
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