Batman #105
(February 1957)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly, with the exception of January, May, July and November
On-sale date
1956-12-04
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 (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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 Challenge of Batwoman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Challenge of Batwoman (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Curt Briggs (villain); Brigg's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Batwoman believes that an amnesiac man she finds is really Batman and that she should re-train him in crime-fighting methods. Since Batman is injured and must stay out of action, he and Robin go along with her mistake, but the man is really the leader of a gang of crooks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Second appearance of Batwoman.

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: 3)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 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
Sarge, I've got Spike Eel under arrest.
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop; Spike Eel (villain)

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Winter Sports Champions of the World (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy; sports

Indexer Notes

Published in co-operation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Highlights of the 1956 Winter Olympic Games.

The Second Boy Wonder! (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson; also as Fred Loyd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Gorilla Hardy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
After battling Gorilla Hardy and his gang, the Dynamic Duo arrive back at the Bat-Cave, but Robin has a surprise for his caped counterpart: he is NOT Dick Grayson, but Fred Loyd, who assumed the role after Dick Grayson was injured.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Gotham City

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: 7) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Winchester Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Gems in a Jam (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

The Mysterious Bat-Missile (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Arnold Drake ?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Batman of the Future; Gunner Tharp (villain); Tharp's gang (villains)
Synopsis
A strange vehicle materializes in the Bat-Cave which helps Batman and Robin in their crime-fighting duties, but they are wary of its unknown origin.
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Bat-Missile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 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
Baw! I'm lost!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Challenge of Batwoman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. The Challenge of Batwoman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Sarge, I've got Spike Eel under arrest."]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. Winter Sports Champions of the World
  7. 6. The Second Boy Wonder!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Winchester Roller Skates
  11. 10. Gems in a Jam
  12. 11. The Mysterious Bat-Missile
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  13. 12. ["Baw! I'm lost!"]
    Casey the Cop
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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