Batman #91
(April 1955)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., May, July, and Nov.
On-sale date
1955-02-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Map of Mystery! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops

The Living Bat-Plane! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Philip Winters; Slant Stafford (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Plane

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Penciler credit confirmed by Dick Sprang. Inker credit confirmed by Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

My Greatest Adventure; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Batman Whirly-Word Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is round when it's full!
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Batman's Publicity Agent! (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mike Whalen; Blinky Grosset (villain)

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Playpen] (Table of Contents: 7)

Playful Pop and the Kiddies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube
Pencils
Phil Berube
Inks
Phil Berube
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Playful Pop
Reprints

The Strangest Lawmen on Earth (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm lucky! There's a place to park!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

The Map of Mystery! (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Thorpe (cartographer); Herbert Merton (Hawtree's friend); Guy Hawtree (archaeologist); Rand Blanning (villain, Hawtree's friend)
Synopsis
An explorer from the famed "Explorer's Club" sets out to find an ancient lost city of the Incas, but refuses to share his secret with other members and eventually disappears. Batman is called in by the other Club members to track down their fellow member and find this lost city, not realizing one of the member wishes to loot the city.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Explorers Club; Gotham City; Gotham Map Company; Incas; Peru; World Building

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Penciler credit verified by Dick Sprang. Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Map of Mystery!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!"
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. The Living Bat-Plane!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    My Greatest Adventure; Superman
  5. 4. ["This is round when it's full!"]
    The Batman Whirly-Word Game
  6. 5. Batman's Publicity Agent!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  8. 7. [The Playpen]
    Playful Pop and the Kiddies
  9. 8. The Strangest Lawmen on Earth
  10. 9. ["I'm lucky! There's a place to park!"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. The Map of Mystery!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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