Batman #112
(December 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
1957-10-08
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) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Am I Really Batman? (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / 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]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Trick Is to Treat All the World's Children! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Allergy, aren't you jumping the gun on Halloween?
Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy
Keywords
informational

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Signalman of Crime (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [50's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Signalman [Phil Cobb] (villain)
Synopsis
A small time criminal moves to Gotham and initiates a series of crimes, dressed as the bizarre Signalman. But Batman solves the clues to Signalman's crimes and nabs him.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

The One and Only Superman (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This way! Let's see if you can identify the man who robbed you!
Feature Logo
Casey the Cop
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Warden Willis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those must be the three new prisoners!
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis
Reprints

Batman's Roman Holiday! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [50's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; aka Batmanus]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; King Phorbus of Rhodes; Thersus (villain, Ambassador of the tyrant King of Rhodes)
Synopsis
Professor Nichols contacts Bruce and Dick to show them his new time ray, and asks then to send him back into the days of ancient Rome so he can experience what they do on their travels. But when he doesn't automatically return, Batman and Robin head into the past to locate him.
Reprints
Keywords
Colossus of Rhodes; Gotham City; time travel

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn and both pencil and ink credits confirmed by Dick Sprang.

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

Gilbert Science Toys / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Trouble on the London Express (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inspector Mike Lansing didn't expect to run into any...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Mike Lansing; Dr. Arndt; Mr. Gibbons; Mr. Vandermeer

Am I Really Batman? (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [50's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Professor Milo (villain)
Synopsis
Batman wakes from a sound sleep to find himself in a mental ward, not realizing that a Professor Milo had given him a dose of amnesia gas that dulls the will to live.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

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

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

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

Littleton Stamps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Am I Really Batman?
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. The Trick Is to Treat All the World's Children!
    Binky
  3. 2. The Signalman of Crime
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. The One and Only Superman
    Superman
  5. 4. ["This way! Let's see if you can identify the man who robbed you!"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. ["Those must be the three new prisoners!"]
    Warden Willis
  7. 6. Batman's Roman Holiday!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Gilbert Science Toys
  9. 8. Trouble on the London Express
  10. 9. Am I Really Batman?
    Batman and Robin
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamps
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Craig Delich
  • Del Gruber
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Matthew Head
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Peets
  • Mark Q
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Van Dore