(March 1999)

DC, 1999 Series
 
Price:
19.99 USD; 23.99 CAD
Pages:
228
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
1-56389-491-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156389491651999
Editing:
Rick Taylor (collected editions); Jim Spivey (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Interior art reconstruction by Rick Keene. Interior color reconstruction by Tom Ziuko.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (re-creation)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (re-creation)
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
  • from ?

Batman in the Sixties (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Company credits and indicia information at bottom of page.

Bob Kane (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Memorial page for Bob Kane.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
? (border art)
Inks:
? (border art)
Colors:
? (border art)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents listing the stories and their original issues that are reprinted in the book.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Adam West
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? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Batman Family (Table of Contents)

Batman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Bat-Mite; Alfred; Commissioner Gordon; Robin; Batwoman; Batgirl

Indexer Notes

Batman Family portrait from? Short character biographies on Batman, Bat-Mite and Alfred.

The Case of the Deadly Gems (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

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

Bat-Mite Meets Bat-Girl (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Mite; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
Reprints:

Batman Family (Table of Contents)

Batman / character profile / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Short character biographies on Commissioner Gordon, Batwoman [Kathy Kane], Robin [Dick Grayson], Bat-Girl [Betty Kane] and Ace, the Bat-Hound.

Batman's Rogues Gallery (Table of Contents)

Batman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker; Riddler; Penguin; Catwoman

Indexer Notes

Short character biographies with illustrations on The Joker, The Riddler, The Penguin and The Catwoman.

The Challenge of Clay-Face (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Clay-Face
Reprints:

Batman's Rogues Gallery (Table of Contents)

Batman / character profile / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blockbuster; Scarecrow

Indexer Notes

Short character biographies with illustrations on The Blockbuster and The Scarecrow.

The Joker's Greatest Triumph (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

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

Batman's Rogues Gallery (Table of Contents)

Batman / character profile / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Poison Ivy; Clayface [Matt Hagen]

Indexer Notes

Short character biographies on Poison Ivy and Clayface.

The Return of the Penguin (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
David Huffine ?

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

The Bat-Signal (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 0.34 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
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  • from ?

Batman's New Look (Table of Contents)

Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Text article on Batman's New Look with illustration.

The Joker's Comedy Capers! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Two pages of sequence are 2/3rds of a page.

[House Ads] (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Riddler; Flash [Barry Allen]; Weather Wizard
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Two 1/3rd page house ads for Batman and Detective Comics in the previous sequence.

The Riddle-less Robberies of the Riddler! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

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

["Riddle Me This!"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Riddler
Reprints:
  • from ?

How to Draw Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Blockbuster Breaks Loose! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Two page of sequence are 2/3rds of a page.

Specialty Batarangs (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Outsider Revealed! (Table of Contents)

Batman / text article / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; The Outsider

Indexer Notes

Short character biography on The Outsider with cover reproduction of Detective Comics #356.

Beware of -- Poison Ivy! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 11.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Poison Ivy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Two pages of the sequence are 2/3rds of a page.

[House Ads] (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Two, 1/3rd page house ads.

The Catwoman's Catnapping Caper! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robing [Dick Grayson]; Catwoman
Reprints:

[House Ad] (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Detective Comics #359

The Batmobile in the Sixties (Table of Contents)

Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Text article with 3 illustrations about the Batmobile.

Batgirl Breaks Up the Dynamic Duo! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 13.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Catwoman
Reprints:

Barbara Gordon's Tranformation to Batgirl! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Man Who Radiated Fear! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Chic Stone [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

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

[House Ad] (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blockbuster
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Batman #194.

Surprise! This'll Kill You! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints:

Batman's Utility Belt (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
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  • from ?

Batgirl's Bag of Tricks (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints:

Robin's Utility Belt (Table of Contents)

Robin / filler / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from ?

Countdown to Chaos! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Batarang (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:
  • from ?

Strike! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

The Batplane (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from ?

Return to the Dark Knight (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article with Batman logo as background illustration.

One Bullet too Many! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 21.83 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

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

Indexer Notes

Two pages of sequence are 2/3rds story pages and one page is 1/5 story page.

Batman Turns Thirty! (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Text article with small reproduction of the cover to Detective Comics #387.

The Wayne Foundation Penthouse (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of the Wayne Foundation Penthouse.

Batman Goes Solo (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Text article with small reproduction of the cover to Batman #217.

Contributors (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

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?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Short biographies on the creators of the stories in this issue.

The Sixties... (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustration with text on the contents of this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman in the Sixties
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Bob Kane
    Batman
  5. 4. Table of Contents
  6. 5. Introduction
  7. 6. Batman Family
    Batman
  8. 7. The Case of the Deadly Gems
    Batman
  9. 8. Bat-Mite Meets Bat-Girl
    Batman
  10. 9. Batman Family
    Batman
  11. 10. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  12. 11. The Challenge of Clay-Face
    Batman
  13. 12. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  14. 13. The Joker's Greatest Triumph
    Batman
  15. 14. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  16. 15. The Return of the Penguin
    Batman
  17. 16. The Bat-Signal
    Batman
  18. 17. Batman's New Look
    Batman
  19. 18. The Joker's Comedy Capers!
    Batman
  20. 19. [House Ads]
    Batman
  21. 20. The Riddle-less Robberies of the Riddler!
    Batman
  22. 21. ["Riddle Me This!"]
    Batman
  23. 22. How to Draw Batman
    Batman
  24. 23. The Blockbuster Breaks Loose!
    Batman
  25. 24. Specialty Batarangs
    Batman
  26. 25. The Outsider Revealed!
    Batman
  27. 26. Beware of -- Poison Ivy!
    Batman
  28. 27. [House Ads]
    Batman
  29. 28. The Catwoman's Catnapping Caper!
    Batman
  30. 29. [House Ad]
    Batman
  31. 30. The Batmobile in the Sixties
    Batman
  32. 31. Batgirl Breaks Up the Dynamic Duo!
    Batman
  33. 32. Barbara Gordon's Tranformation to Batgirl!
    Batgirl
  34. 33. The Man Who Radiated Fear!
    Batman
  35. 34. [House Ad]
    Batman
  36. 35. Surprise! This'll Kill You!
    Batgirl
  37. 36. Batman's Utility Belt
    Batman
  38. 37. Batgirl's Bag of Tricks
    Batgirl
  39. 38. Robin's Utility Belt
    Robin
  40. 39. Countdown to Chaos!
    Robin
  41. 40. Batarang
    Batman
  42. 41. Strike!
    Robin
  43. 42. The Batplane
    Batman
  44. 43. Return to the Dark Knight
  45. 44. One Bullet too Many!
    Batman
  46. 45. Batman Turns Thirty!
    Batman
  47. 46. The Wayne Foundation Penthouse
    Batman
  48. 47. Batman Goes Solo
    Batman
  49. 48. Contributors
  50. 49. The Sixties...
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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