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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Series Information
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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