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(February 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
3.95 USD; 6.50 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Comics Millennium Edition
Barcode:
761941224336 00111
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; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

The Legend of the Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be! (Table of Contents)

The Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman (Origin)
Reprints:

[The Joker] (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Joker (1st appearance)
Reprints:

["Yippe-e! Hey-cut that out! Waho-o-o!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Gustavson

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Major Bigsbe; Botts
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit by Craig Delich, 2008.

[The Giants of Hugo Strange] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Hugo Strange
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Batplane; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Story is listed as "Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters" in this issue's credits.

[The Cat] (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; The Cat [Catwoman](1st appearance)
Reprints:

Strictly Publicity (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Guy Monroe
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Two Aces (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Shute (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Reprints:

["Gosh! And only ten cents!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Kane [as Ted Raye] (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Kane [as Ted Raye] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane [as Ted Raye] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ginger Snap
Reprints:

["In Egypt they say "How are you sweating"? instead of "How is your health"?"] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Inks:
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Popeye (parody); Bluto (parody); Olive Oyl (parody)
Reprints:

The Joker Returns (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Commissioner Gordon; Joker
Reprints:

["Yours for bigger and better thrills"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Debut Issue of Batman
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Legend of the Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be!
    The Batman
  3. 2. [The Joker]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Yippe-e! Hey-cut that out! Waho-o-o!"]
    Major Bigsbe and Botts
  5. 4. [The Giants of Hugo Strange]
    Batman
  6. 5. [The Cat]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. Strictly Publicity
    Terry Gallant
  8. 7. Two Aces
  9. 8. ["Gosh! And only ten cents!"]
    Ginger Snap
  10. 9. ["In Egypt they say "How are you sweating"? instead of "How is your health"?"]
    Fantastic Facts
  11. 10. The Joker Returns
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. ["Yours for bigger and better thrills"]
    Batman; Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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