([1970])

Thorpe & Porter, 1970 Series
 
Price
[None]
Pages
96
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Top Sellers Ltd.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
7.5" x 10"
Paper Stock
stiff covers
Binding
squarebound

Issue Notes

Price sold for is unknown at this time, not on the book itself.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
superhero

Batman Annual Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
typeset

The Blockbuster Invasion of Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blockbuster (intro, villain)
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Crime-Boss Who Was Always One Step Ahead of Batman! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Johnny Witts (introduction; villain)
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Batman on the Move! (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / activity / 3 pages (report information)

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superhero

Indexer Notes

Puzzles and connect-the-dots.

Secrets of Batman's Utility Belt (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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The Story of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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The Batman Whirly-Word Game (Table of Contents: 7)

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Pin-Up of Batman and Robin to Color (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman and Robin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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The Bat Signal (Table of Contents: 9)

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The Strange Costumes of Batman (Table of Contents: 10)

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Picture of Batman (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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superhero
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The Batarangs (Table of Contents: 12)

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Know Your Villains? (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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The Batman Whirly-Word Game (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Clay Pigeon for a Killer! (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Roger Kay]; Dick Grayson [Dick Grayson]; Roger Kay (actor); Victor Iago (villain, millionaire); Iago's gang (villains)
Synopsis
An actor announces on TV that he has solved a murder case and will announce who the killer is the next day. When the actor confesses to Bruce Wayne that this was an act to lure the real killer out into the open, the Caped Crusader poses as the actor to protect the man's life.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

The Strange Death of Batman! (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bouncer; Gardner Fox; Superman; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Aquaman; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (of Earth-2); Alfred Beagle (of Earth-2)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin put an end to the crime spree of the Bouncer by taking away his costume's properties of elasticity. But writer Gardner Fox wonders how the story would have turned out differently if Batman had been killed by the Bouncer and Robin had had to come up with a way to neutralize the Bouncer's abilities.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Birdmaster of Bedlam! (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Birdmaster
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

The Loan Shark's Hidden Hoard! (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; "Shark" Sharkey (villain, loan shark); Sharkey's gang [Louie; Mako; Chesty; rest un-named] (villains); Rosy (villain, grifter); Weeper (villain, grifter)
Synopsis
When Rosy and Weeper borrow money from a loan shark to bet on a race, and promptly end up losing. They fear that Sharkey will kill them so the Dynamic Duo step in before that can happen.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Back cover; same image as the front cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman Annual Contents
  3. 2. The Blockbuster Invasion of Gotham City!
    Batman
  4. 3. The Crime-Boss Who Was Always One Step Ahead of Batman!
    Batman
  5. 4. Batman on the Move!
    Batman
  6. 5. Secrets of Batman's Utility Belt
  7. 6. The Story of Batman and Robin
  8. 7. The Batman Whirly-Word Game
  9. 8. Pin-Up of Batman and Robin to Color
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. The Bat Signal
  11. 10. The Strange Costumes of Batman
  12. 11. Picture of Batman
    Batman
  13. 12. The Batarangs
  14. 13. Know Your Villains?
  15. 14. The Batman Whirly-Word Game
  16. 15. Clay Pigeon for a Killer!
    Batman and Robin
  17. 16. The Strange Death of Batman!
    Batman
  18. 17. Birdmaster of Bedlam!
    Batman
  19. 18. The Loan Shark's Hidden Hoard!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Batman
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