Batman #99
(April 1956)

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:
1956-02-26
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 Phantom of the Bat-Cave! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin (image)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave

Indexer Notes

Penciler credit confirmed by Win Mortimer. Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Golden Eggs! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman must stop the Fowl Felon's latest crime spree, which is based on the type of birds hatched from eggs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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:
Follow that car! Two men just robbed the bank!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

Batman -- Frontier Marshal (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Jack Farr (newspaper reporter); Seward Small (stagecoach company owner); Bat Masterson; Pecos Pete (villain); Harris Harper (villain); Gila Bill (villain)
Synopsis:
Attempting to refute a newspaper article from the frontier days that claims he once used a gun, Batman travels back in time to investigate the article in more depth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Plains City; time-travel story

Indexer Notes

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

Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!" (Table of Contents: 6)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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:
My lecture today will be on the culture and philosophy of the Aztec Indians...
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug

Legal Lawbreakers (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John Mallory] (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Phantom of the Bat-Cave! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Pardu; The Society of Magicians; The Joker (villain, image only); The Penguin (villain, image only); Pardu (villain, masked magician); Pardu's partners (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman is puzzled when a trophy from a case he just completed disappears and is replaced by another item...right in the confines of the Bat-Cave. When this happens again and again, Batman fears the worst: a crook has discovered the location of the Bat-Cave!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Statue of Liberty; The Society of Magicians

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit verified by Charles Paris. Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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) /

Aircraft Carrier / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Phantom of the Bat-Cave!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Golden Eggs!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  5. 4. ["Follow that car! Two men just robbed the bank!"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. Batman -- Frontier Marshal
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!"
    Binky
  8. 7. ["My lecture today will be on the culture and philosophy of the Aztec Indians..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  9. 8. Legal Lawbreakers
  10. 9. The Phantom of the Bat-Cave!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Aircraft Carrier
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