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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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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