Batman #117
(August 1958)

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
1958-06-05
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.


Manhunt in Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Jack Burnley. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

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

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

The Mystery of the Batman Bus (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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]; Bennet Carson (villain, citizen committee head); The Red Gloves Gang (villains); The Joker (villain, flashback); The Harbor Pirates (villains, flashback)
Synopsis
Batman rescues the head of the citizen's committee from the Red Gloves Gang, but later learns that he is the head of the gang, and must rescue him from them as well.
Keywords
Batman Tour Bus

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

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

Warden Willis / 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
Oh, a wise guy!
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis

Wings and Winnie Winchester Bag a Thief (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Wanted: A Pal! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

Bruce Wayne -- Batman (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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]; Alfred Pennyworth; Club Committee [Upton; Kenton; Connors; Wilson; Masters]; Eddie Luden (villain); Luden's gang [Joey; others unnamed] (villains)
Synopsis
Bruce attends a private auction on a small island with members of the Club Committee, and each are given a costume to wear. Bruce is given a Batman costume and has a terrible time trying to protect his double identity.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, officer! Chase these kids away!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Underground Partners (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Manhunt in Outer Space (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Chief Inspector Tutian (Universal Policeman); Eddie Marrow (villain, interplanetary criminal); Gar (villain, alien crook)
Synopsis
Batman joins forces with an interplanetary Policeman to run down a thief named Marrow, who has joined forces with an alien crook.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Skates

Indexer Notes

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

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Manhunt in Outer Space!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Batman Bus
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Oh, a wise guy!"]
    Warden Willis
  5. 4. Wings and Winnie Winchester Bag a Thief
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  6. 5. Wanted: A Pal!
  7. 6. Bruce Wayne -- Batman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. ["Oh, officer! Chase these kids away!"]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. Underground Partners
  11. 10. Manhunt in Outer Space
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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