(February 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
 
Price:
3.95 USD; 6.50 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
76194122433600111
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Original); Nick Napolitano (Associate); Adam Philips
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Although "Meet the Artist" feature is listed in the credits, it does not appear in this issue.


The Debut Issue of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
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The Legend of Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman (Origin)
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[The Joker] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Joker (1st appearance)
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[Major Bigsbe an' Botts] (Table of Contents)

Major Bigsbe and Botts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Major Bigsbe; Botts
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[Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Hugo Strange
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[The Cat] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; The Cat [Catwoman](1st appearance)
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Strictly Publicity (Table of Contents)

Terry Gallant / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Guy Monroe
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
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Two Aces (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Shute
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
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[Ginger Snap] (Table of Contents)

Ginger Snap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Raye
Pencils:
Ted Raye
Inks:
Ted Raye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger Snap
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Fantastic Facts (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Popeye (parody); Bluto (parody); Olive Oyl (parody)
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The Joker Returns (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Commissioner Gordon; Joker
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Yours for Bigger and Better Thrills (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Synopsis:
Pin-up of Batman & Robin.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Debut Issue of Batman
    Batman
  2. 1. The Legend of Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be
    Batman
  3. 2. [The Joker]
    Batman; Robin
  4. 3. [Major Bigsbe an' Botts]
    Major Bigsbe and Botts
  5. 4. [Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters]
    Batman
  6. 5. [The Cat]
    Batman; Robin
  7. 6. Strictly Publicity
    Terry Gallant
  8. 7. Two Aces
  9. 8. [Ginger Snap]
    Ginger Snap
  10. 9. Fantastic Facts
    Fantastic Facts
  11. 10. The Joker Returns
    Batman; Robin
  12. 11. Yours for Bigger and Better Thrills
    Batman; Robin
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