(2016)

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Price:
24.99 USD; 29.99 CAD
Pages:
420
On-sale date:
2016-08-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [peel]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-6333-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781401263331 52499
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (editor - original series); Paul Santos (editor - collected edition); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Card stock covers; glossy interiors
Binding:
Trade paperback
Publishing Format:
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects Batman's earliest adventures from Detective Comics #27-45, Batman #1-3, and New York World's Fair Comics #2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Cho
Inks:
Michael Cho
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

original cover art by Michael Cho

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Cho
Inks:
Michael Cho
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from cover.

[Creator Credits] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Includes the notation: Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger

[2nd title Page] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Cho
Inks:
Michael Cho
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from cover. Identical to previous Title page.

[Indicia and Publisher information] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia listing publisher credits

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[Detective Comics #27] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:
Keywords:
bat rope; revolvers

The Case of the Chemical Syndicate (Table of Contents: 7)

The Bat-Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane [as Rob't Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane [as Rob't Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Bat-Man [Bruce Wayne] (introduction); Commissioner James Gordon (introduction); Mr. Lambert (introduction, death); Lambert (introduction, Mr. Lambert's son); un-named Police Sergeant (introduction); Steven Crane (introduction, death); Crane's butler (introduction); Paul Rogers (introduction); Alfred Stryker (villain, introduction, death); Jennings (villain, introduction, Stryker's assistant)
Synopsis:
In his first case, the Bat-Man investigates the murder of a chemical tycoon, discovering that one of his partners murdered him to steal the secret contracts that would leave him as the sole owner of the Apex Chemical Corporation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Apex Chemical Corporation

Indexer Notes

Named "Bat-Man" in the story.

This is an exact reprint of the story as originally published, rather than the redrawn and censored version which appears in some prior reprint editions. The murder victim on page 2, panel 2 does have the knife jutting from his back.

[Detective Comics #28] (Table of Contents: 8)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
Keywords:
bank robberies; Grand National Bank; policemen; revolvers

[Frenchy Blake's Jewel Gang] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Bat-Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane [as Rob't Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane [as Rob't Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Bat-Man [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Gimpy (Police stool pigeon); Kelly (Policeman); Frenchy Blake (villain); Blake's gang [Slick; others un-named] (villains); jewel thieves (villains)
Synopsis:
Using information obtained from a Police stool pigeon, the Bat-Man sets aim on one Frenchy Blake, leader of a notorious jewel theft ring.
Reprints:
Keywords:
silken rope; The Tribune

[Detective Comics #29] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Death
Reprints:
Keywords:
knives; mad scientists; retorts; skeletons; test tubes; turbans

The Batman Meets Doctor Death (Table of Contents: 11)

The Bat-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; John P. van Smith; Doctor Death (villain, introduction); Jabah (villain, Death's assistant, introduction, death); Dr. Death's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Dr. Death plans to use his new invention of a poisonous pollen extract on any wealthy person who refuses to pay him tribute.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gas capsules; suction gloves and knee pads; Utility belt

[Detective Comics #30] (Table of Contents: 12)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
Keywords:
gas welding; knives

[The Return of Doctor Death] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Mrs. Jones; Mrs. Jone's maid; Doctor Death [as Ivan Herd] (villain); Mikhail (villain, Dr. Death's assistant, death)
Synopsis:
Thought dead in a fire in his home, Dr. Death has survived but is in need of funds to re-establish himself, so he sets his sights on diamonds owned by a Mrs. Jones.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gas capsules; utility belt

Indexer Notes

The original script for this story has survived, confirming Fox's authorship. The original title of the story was "The Batman and the Diamonds of Death".

[Detective Comics #31] (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Julie Madison; The Monk
Reprints:
Keywords:
bats; castles

[Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Julie Madison (Bruce's fiancée, introduction); Dr. Trent; the Monk (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When Batman discovers Julie in a trance, he is advised by a doctor to take her to Hungary, where he faces a living vampire, who wishes to kill the Caped Crusader and feed Julie to his werewolves.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Baterang; Batgyro; Hungary; Lunar Lines

Indexer Notes

Batman uses two new weapons in this story: the Batgyro and the Baterang.

This is the first appearance of Julie Madison, introduced as Bruce's fiancée. She would show up in a few additional issues until she breaks off her engagement to Bruce in Detective Comics #49.

[Detective Comics #32] (Table of Contents: 16)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
The Batman [Bruce Wayne] (inset)
Reprints:
Keywords:
policemen; Thompson submachine gun

[Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Julie Madison; the Monk (villain, death); Dala (villain, vampire, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Reaching Hungary with Julie, the Batman runs into another vampire, who wants to make a deal with him: if she shows him the Monk's hideout, will he kill him?
Reprints:
Keywords:
baterang; Batgyro; gas capsule; Hungary; utility belt; vampires; werewolves

Indexer Notes

Batman shoots and kills all the vampires in the Monk's hideout.

[Detective Comics #33] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles

Indexer Notes

Batman is wearing a gun.

The Batman Wars against the Dirigible of Doom (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (pp. 1-2); Gardner F. Fox (pp. 3-12)
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (origin); Thomas Wayne (Bruce's father, death); Martha Wayne (Bruce's mother, death); Joe Chill (villain, un-named); Professor/Dr. Carl Kruger (villain, death); The Scarlet Horde (villains, all scientists, all die); Mr. Bixley (villain, death); Napoleon Bonaparte (villain, image only)
Synopsis:
After an account of how the Batman came into being as a crime fighter, Batman becomes alarmed at the sudden appearance of deadly dirigibles whose occupants wish to rule the world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Baterang; Batplane; Death-Ray machine; gas capsule; Manhattan; silk rope; smoke capsule

Indexer Notes

Contains a 2 page origin sequence, the 'original' origin.

The Batman carries and uses a gun in this story.

[Detective Comics #34] (Table of Contents: 20)

The Crimson Avenger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Flessel] (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel [as Flessel] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]
Reprints:
Keywords:
life preservers; ocean liners

[Peril in Paris] (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Charles Maire (Karel's brother); Karel Maire; Duc D'orterre (villain, master of the Apaches, introduction, death); some Apaches (villains)
Synopsis:
After Bruce Wayne runs into a man with no face, he learns, as Batman, of a sinister man responsible for it who wants the man's money and his sister.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; silk rope

Indexer Notes

This story directly follows the story line from "Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 2".

[Detective Comics #35] (Table of Contents: 22)

The Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Duc D'orterre
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; hypodermic syringes; mad scientists

Indexer Notes

Since the Duc D'orterre appears on this cover, it is believed this cover was supposed to go with #34's story (note by Craig Delich).

[The Case of the Ruby Idol] (Table of Contents: 23)

The Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Weldon (curio collector); Joe; Mike; Wong; Sin Fang [Sheldon Lenox] (villain, explorer, introduction, death); followers of Kila (villains)
Synopsis:
The existence of a large ruby in the shape of a hideous figure leads to the death of one man and threatens the life of another, so the Batman enters the fray to battle a weird Hindu cult over it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gas pellet; Kila (God of Destruction)

Indexer Notes

Batman is shown with a gun on the splash page.

[Detective Comics #36] (Table of Contents: 24)

The Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:
Keywords:
stereotyping of Chinese; swords

[Professor Hugo Strange] (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; John Davis (G-Man, death); Henry Jenkins (electrical engineer); Clancy (Policeman); Professor Hugo Strange (villain, introduction); Strange's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
After he witnesses the death of a G-Man and has obtained a clue as to the identity of the perpetrator, the Batman has to battle a deadly fog created by Hugo Strange that he uses to commit crimes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Globe; gas pellet; Sterling Silver Company; Wolf Brothers Fur Company

Indexer Notes

Batman fires a gun in the story.

[Detective Comics #37] (Table of Contents: 26)

The Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:
Keywords:
knives

[The Spies] (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joey (death); Al (villain, grocery store owner); Elias Turg [aka "The Head"] [also as Count Grutt] (villain, death); Carl (villain)
Synopsis:
When passing by an old house, the Batman hears screams and rushes in to save a man whom he soon discovers is a crook that has been double crossing his boss. The crook was being tortured by the boss's thugs whom the boss has killed to eliminate witnesses. Later, the Caped Crusader learns from the dying Joey that his boss is a big time smuggler, and he takes immediate steps to capture him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
infra-red goggles

Indexer Notes

In the table of contents for this collection, this story is titled "The Spies". It has been indexed elsewhere with the title "The Screaming House". In Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 1, the story has the same title as this collection.

The last, illustrated panel, displays a promo for Batman's next adventure against huge, terrifying, man-monsters.....a story which appeared in Batman #1 when Robin was introduced in the next issue of Detective.

[Detective Comics #38] (Table of Contents: 28)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[Introducing Robin, the Boy Wonder] (Table of Contents: 29)

The Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (introduction, origin); John Grayson (introduction, Dick's father, death); Mary Grayson (introduction, Dick's mother, death); Mr. Haly (Haly Circus owner); Boss Zucco [Anthony Zucco] (villain, introduction); Blade (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Dick Grayson watches his parents die and overhears the killers confess. He decides to tip off the police. But when the Batman intervenes to save the boy's life, Dick agrees to become the Batman's partner, Robin the Boy Wonder. Then, the duo head out to gather evidence needed to put the criminals behind bars.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Haly Circus; slingshot

Indexer Notes

In the table of contents for this collection, this story is titled "Introducing Robin, the Boy Wonder". It has been indexed elsewhere with the title "Robin the Boy Wonder". In Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 1, the story has the same title as this collection.

The splash page replicates the cover.

[Batman #1] (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Jerry Robinson (logo design)

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

Indexer Notes

The background inker credit was verified by Robinson. Logo design credit from Robinson via Todd Klein. According to Klein, Robinson was also probably responsible for the revisions to the logo over the next several issues.

The Legend of the Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be! (Table of Contents: 31)

The Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (origin); Thomas Wayne (Bruce's father, death, flashback); Martha Wayne (Bruce's mother, death, flashback); Joe Chill (villain, un-named)
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne's parents are murdered by a cheap crook, and young Bruce vows to avenge their deaths by warring on all criminals.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The background inker and letterer credits were verified by Moldoff.

[The Joker] (Table of Contents: 32)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (see notes)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Henry (radio listener); Henry Claridge (millionaire, death); Mrs. Claridge (Henry's wife); un-named Police Chief; Jay Wilde (death); Judge Drake (death); Otto Drexel (mention only); The Joker (villain, introduction); Brute Nelson (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Batman faces a new criminal who succeeds in killing famous men and stealing their prized possessions, leaving them all with "a smile" on their face!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Claridge Diamond; Cleopatra Necklace; Daily Star; infra-red lamp; Ronkers Ruby

Indexer Notes

Robinson verified with Gary Watson in July 2009 that he did some penciling (including the Joker's card on the splash page specifically), in addition to the background inks and lettering he already confirmed.

[Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters] (Table of Contents: 33)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Professor Hugo Strange (villain); un-named monsters (villains, all die)
Synopsis:
The Batman faces an arch criminal who has invented a serum to create a race of giant monsters, and nearly becomes one of them himself!
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Batplane; utility belt

Indexer Notes

In the table of contents for this collection, this story is titled "Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters". It has been indexed elsewhere with the title "The Giants of Hugo Strange". In Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 1, the story has the same title as this collection.

This story was originally prepared for Detective Comics #38, but with the introduction of Robin in that issue, the story (sans Robin) was published here.

Oddity: Machine guns are mounted on the Batplane, which are used to kill.

[The Cat] (Table of Contents: 34)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John Travers; Martha Travers; Dr. Wallace; un-named ship steward; un-named Captain (of "The Dolphin"); The Cat [Selina Kyle] [as Miss Peggs] (villain, introduction); Denny (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin take a trip aboard an exclusive yacht in order to prevent the theft of the Travers necklace at the hands of the Cat!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Traver's Necklace

Indexer Notes

The Cat was later renamed Cat-Woman or Catwoman in next issue.

The background inker and letterer credits were verified by Robinson.

The Joker Returns (Table of Contents: 35)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Chief of Police Chalmers (death); Edgar Martin (a political reformer, death); The Joker (villain)
Synopsis:
The Joker escapes from prison to continue his rampage of death and to steal the famed Cleopatra necklace and Fire Ruby.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cleopatra Necklace; Fire Ruby

Indexer Notes

As recounted in various sources, the Joker was supposed to die of his stab wound at the end of the story, but the editors decided this villain was too good to kill off, so the last panels were re-drawn to show him surviving.

The last panel of the story, titled "Golden Rules for Robin's Regulars", introduces readers to "Robin's Code" of conduct. The code (ROBIN): Readiness, Obedience, Brotherhood, Industriousness, Nationalism.

The background inker and letterer credits were verified by Robinson.

[Batman and Robin pin-up] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Pin-up of Batman and Robin, originally found on the back cover of Batman #1.

[Detective Comics #39] (Table of Contents: 37)

The Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols; construction crane hook and ball; pipe wrenches

The Horde of the Green Dragon! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Julie Madison (cameo); Henry Crandall (millionaire); John Cobb (millionaire); Cobb's chauffeur (death); Wong (unofficial Mayor of Chinatown, death); The Green Dragon (villains)
Synopsis:
The kidnapping of two millionaires and the murder (with a hatchet) of a chauffeur leads the Batman into Chinatown to battle the Green Dragon and their dealings in opium.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Chinatown; Heralde; slingshot

Indexer Notes

Strip titled in this issue as "The Sensation Adventures of the Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder."

The last panel (illustrated) at the end of the story touts the next villain for the Batman: Clayface!

[Detective Comics #40] (Table of Contents: 39)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Clayface [Basil Karlo]
Reprints:
Keywords:
flag poles; hatchets

[Beware of Clayface] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Julie Madison; Kenneth Todd [as "The Terror"] (movie star); Mr. Bentley (movie director); Ned Norton (former movie actor); Lorna Dane (movie star, death); Fred Walker (Lorna's old sweetheart, death); Clayface [Basil Karlo] (villain, introduction); Roxy Brenner (villain)
Synopsis:
Learning that Julie has become a movie actress, Bruce and Dick head over to the studio to meet with her. However, a series of events leads Bruce to believe something bad is going to happen, which it does, and the Batman must lend a hand to stop a killer known as Clayface.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argus Motion Picture Company

Indexer Notes

In the table of contents for this collection, this story is titled "Beware of Clayface". It has been indexed elsewhere as "The Murders of Clayface". In Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 1, the story has the same title as this collection.

[Detective Comics #41] (Table of Contents: 41)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

[A Master Murderer] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ted Spencer (student at a boy's school); Principal Blake (Principal of a boy's school, death); Mr. Greer (former school teacher); Mr. Hodges (History teacher); escaped maniac (villain); Mr. Graves [aka The Masked Man] (villain, Art teacher)
Synopsis:
The kidnapping of a youngster from a fashionable school for boys and the murder of its superintendent leads the Batman to use Dick Grayson as a "new student" to get a lead in the case.
Reprints:
Keywords:
belt radio; Blakes School For Boys; Gotham City; New York World

Indexer Notes

In the table of contents for this collection, this story is titled "A Master Murderer". It has been indexed elsewhere with the title "The Masked Menace of the Boys' School". In Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 1, the story has the same title as this collection.

[Batman #2] (Table of Contents: 43)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Robinson.

[Joker Meets the Cat-Woman] (Table of Contents: 44)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; E. S. Arthur (wealthy gem collector, death); Johnny (newsboy); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain); the Crime Syndicate, Inc. [The Joker; Weasel; Mugface; Circus Charlie (poses as Batman, death); others un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Learning the Joker is hospitalized with wounds, the members of the Crime Syndicate make plans to rescue him to lead their mob again. But the Joker has planned a double-cross and the appearance of the Cat-Woman complicates matters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Plane; Gotham City; Pharoah's Gems; The Herald; Vesalius Hospital

Indexer Notes

Inker credits verified by Robinson and Roussos, letterer credit confirmed by Roussos.

[Wolf, the Crime Master] (Table of Contents: 45)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Cyrus Craig (museum owner); Adam Lamb [aka Wolf] (villain, Craig's museum custodian, introduction, death); the Wolf's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
By an unfortunate accident, Adam Lamb becomes a psychological Jekyll and Hyde at midnight each evening, only to revert to his mild-mannered self during the day.
Reprints:
Keywords:
smoke pellet; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Background inker and letterer credits verified by Robinson.

The Case of the Clubfoot Murders (Table of Contents: 46)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
? (pp. 1-2); Jerry Robinson (pp. 3-13)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Harley Storme (millionaire, death); Portia (Harley Storme's niece); Abel Storme (Harley's brother, death); Carl Storme (Harley's brother); Roger Storme (Harley's son, death); Clubfoot (introduction); Ward [as Clubfoot] (villain, the Storme family lawyer); Varrick (villain, gambler, introduction); Tommy (villain, Varrick's partner)
Synopsis:
The contents of a strange will leave each of the heirs with inscribed strange tokens. The heirs do not realize that if the tokens are all united, they will reveal the location of a gold mine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Background inker and letterer credits verified by Robinson.

The Case of the Missing Link (Table of Contents: 47)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Drake (death); Goliath (prehistoric man, death); pygmies (villains, some die); Hackett (villain, circus owner, introduction); Snead (villain, circus owner, introduction); Grimes (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Professor Drake brings back from Africa a "missing link" whom he intends to civilize for the benefit of all civilization. But he learns, as do the Caped Crusaders, that sometimes men act more like beasts than someone like Goliath!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Star; Hackett and Snead Circus

Indexer Notes

Inker credits verified by Robinson and Roussos, letterer credit verified by Roussos.

[New York World's Fair Comics #[2] 1940] (Table of Contents: 48)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First published picture of Batman, Robin and Superman together.

Credits verified by Burnley.

Batman and Robin Visit the 1940 New York World's Fair (Table of Contents: 49)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mr. Travers (President of Travers Engineers); Ann (Vreekill's niece); Dr. Hugo Vreekill (villain, introduction, death); Joey (villain); Limpy (villain)
Synopsis:
The destruction of the Great West River Bridge and the blackmail demand made to the Travers Engineering Corporation spur the Dynamic Duo to investigate the matter, and they uncover a terrifying plot masterminded by the evil Dr. Vreekill.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Daily Herald; gas capsules; New York City; Perisphere; slingshot; Trylon

[Detective Comics #42] (Table of Contents: 50)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols

The Case of the Prophetic Pictures (Table of Contents: 51)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Jim; Antal Ryder (an artist); Mikoff (an artist); Mr. Drake (socialite); Carmen Largo (opera singer, death); Mr. Vangild (death); Mr. Warren (death); Mr. Tavers; Mr. Bleek (Wiley's agent and manager); Mr. Wiley (villain, painting collector)
Synopsis:
A business man, heavily in debt, buys up pictures by an artist at cheap prices, then tries to increase their value by murdering those pictured in the portraits.
Reprints:
Keywords:
slingshot

[Detective Comics #43] (Table of Contents: 52)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
revolvers; speedboats

The Case of the City of Terror (Table of Contents: 53)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (also backgrounds); George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ryder; Carter; Mayor Harliss Greer (villain, former City Council President); "Bugs" Norton (villain); Norton's gang [Blackie; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Bruce and Dick head out on a cross-country vacation to get away from crime, but when they arrive in a small town, they discover that a new mayor has ties to organized crime and has established gambling dens and other rackets in town, all protected by police officer's on the take.
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Tiny Press

Indexer Notes

Kane fails to draw the bat symbol on Batman's chest in some panels.

[Detective Comics #44] (Table of Contents: 54)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols

Indexer Notes

Inker credits verified by Robinson and Roussos.

The Land behind the Light! (Table of Contents: 55)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Marko (inventor); Gorl (villain, official hunter to the King); un-named King (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin follow Dr. Marco into his invention, a machine that hurls them into the 4th Dimension. There they find a world inhabited by a race of giants and a race of midgets. They discover, upon their capture, that the king of the giants intends to invade Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
4th Dimension; Batarang; Land of the Small Ones

[Batman #3] (Table of Contents: 56)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Robinson.

The Strange Case of the Diabolical Puppet Master (Table of Contents: 57)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Craig (scientist); The Puppet Master [Dmitri] (villain, introduction); Dmitri's assistants (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders must stop the Puppet Master, who has set his sights on stealing the Voss Rifle, the Army's newly developed secret gun. But to do it Batman must overcome the effects of the hypnotic influence of his foe.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Voss Rifle

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Robinson, background inker credit verified by Roussos.

The Ugliest Man in the World (Table of Contents: 58)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective McGonigle; Harvey Dodge (Wayne's friend, victim of ugly condition); Carter (victim of ugly condition); Dr. Ekhart; John Tyler; Mrs. Tyler; Carlson [as Larry Larrimore] (villain, leader of the Ugly Horde, introduction, death); the Ugly Horde (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Batman confronts the ugliest man in the world -- a man shunned by the "normal" people he meets everyday. But now the man decides to inflict upon those people some of the ugliness he has had to endure.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Herald; Daily World; Globe; Trotter

Indexer Notes

Jerry Robinson's last name is on the window pane shown on page 5, panel 5.

The cover scene for this issue is found, for the most part, on page 7, panel 6 of this story.

Inker credit verified by Robinson, background inker credit verified by Roussos.

The Crime School for Boys!! (Table of Contents: 59)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tommy (reformed villain); Eddie (reformed villain); Big Boy Daniels (villain, introduction); Daniel's mob (villains, introduction for all); "Pockets" (villain, crime school instructor, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Batman has to deal with the threat of a crime school that is designed to teach boys the ways of crime.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Robinson, background inker credit verified by Roussos.

The Batman Vs. the Cat-Woman! (Table of Contents: 60)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective McGonigle; Jerry; The Diamond Syndicate [D. Calvert (Syndicate Secretary, death); Mr. Darr; Mr. Blake; Mr. Hoffer; Mr. Darrel]; The Cat-Woman [aka The Cat] [Selina Kyle] (villain); Hoffer (villain); Blake (villain); Mr. Darrel (villain)
Synopsis:
The Cat returns to plague members of the Diamond Syndicate in order to achieve a beautiful "diamond prize!"
Reprints:
Keywords:
Authenticated News; Daily Star; Edith's Cafe; Morning Sun; Zita's Cafe

Indexer Notes

The name Catwoman is consistently hypenated as "The Cat-Woman" in this story. She is also referred to in this story as the Cat.

Inker credit verified by Robinson, background inker credit verified by Roussos.

The Batman Says (Table of Contents: 61)

Batman; Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis:
Public service announcement in which Batman and Robin try to convince readers that they hate all crime and criminals, and that they hope their adventures will help convince them to follow the straight and honest path in their own lives.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script, art and letterer credits by Jack Burnley.

Art taken from the cover of New York World's Fair Comics 1940.

[Detective Comics #45] (Table of Contents: 62)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage

Indexer Notes

Early Golden Age bondage cover for this particular series.

The Case of the Laughing Death! (Table of Contents: 63)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (also backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; museum caretaker; District Attorney Carter (death); The Joker [also as A. Rekoj] (villain); Joker's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Joker returns to polish off his enemies, starting with the D.A., then sets his sights on a $500,000 green jade Buddha.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane

Indexer Notes

Added background inker credit verified by George Roussos.

Biographies (Table of Contents: 64)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Biographies of Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Sheldon Moldoff, Jerry Robinson, and George Roussos.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 65)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustrations with text on the contents of this issue. Illustrations taken from the covers of Detective Comics #27 and Batman #1.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Batman
  3. 2. [Creator Credits]
  4. 3. [2nd title Page]
    Batman
  5. 4. [Indicia and Publisher information]
  6. 5. [Table of Contents]
  7. 6. [Detective Comics #27]
    The Batman
  8. 7. The Case of the Chemical Syndicate
    The Bat-Man
  9. 8. [Detective Comics #28]
  10. 9. [Frenchy Blake's Jewel Gang]
    The Bat-Man
  11. 10. [Detective Comics #29]
    The Batman
  12. 11. The Batman Meets Doctor Death
    The Bat-Man
  13. 12. [Detective Comics #30]
  14. 13. [The Return of Doctor Death]
    The Batman
  15. 14. [Detective Comics #31]
    Batman
  16. 15. [Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 1]
    Batman
  17. 16. [Detective Comics #32]
  18. 17. [Batman vs. the Vampire, Part 2]
    Batman
  19. 18. [Detective Comics #33]
    The Batman
  20. 19. The Batman Wars against the Dirigible of Doom
    Batman
  21. 20. [Detective Comics #34]
    The Crimson Avenger
  22. 21. [Peril in Paris]
    Batman
  23. 22. [Detective Comics #35]
    The Batman
  24. 23. [The Case of the Ruby Idol]
    The Batman
  25. 24. [Detective Comics #36]
    The Batman
  26. 25. [Professor Hugo Strange]
    Batman
  27. 26. [Detective Comics #37]
    The Batman
  28. 27. [The Spies]
    Batman
  29. 28. [Detective Comics #38]
    Batman
  30. 29. [Introducing Robin, the Boy Wonder]
    The Batman
  31. 30. [Batman #1]
    Batman; Robin
  32. 31. The Legend of the Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be!
    The Batman
  33. 32. [The Joker]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  34. 33. [Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters]
    Batman
  35. 34. [The Cat]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  36. 35. The Joker Returns
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  37. 36. [Batman and Robin pin-up]
    Batman and Robin
  38. 37. [Detective Comics #39]
    The Batman
  39. 38. The Horde of the Green Dragon!
    The Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  40. 39. [Detective Comics #40]
    Batman; Robin
  41. 40. [Beware of Clayface]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  42. 41. [Detective Comics #41]
    Batman; Robin
  43. 42. [A Master Murderer]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  44. 43. [Batman #2]
    Batman; Robin
  45. 44. [Joker Meets the Cat-Woman]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  46. 45. [Wolf, the Crime Master]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  47. 46. The Case of the Clubfoot Murders
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  48. 47. The Case of the Missing Link
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  49. 48. [New York World's Fair Comics #[2] 1940]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  50. 49. Batman and Robin Visit the 1940 New York World's Fair
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  51. 50. [Detective Comics #42]
    Batman; Robin
  52. 51. The Case of the Prophetic Pictures
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  53. 52. [Detective Comics #43]
    Batman
  54. 53. The Case of the City of Terror
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  55. 54. [Detective Comics #44]
    Batman; Robin
  56. 55. The Land behind the Light!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  57. 56. [Batman #3]
    Batman; Robin
  58. 57. The Strange Case of the Diabolical Puppet Master
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  59. 58. The Ugliest Man in the World
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  60. 59. The Crime School for Boys!!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  61. 60. The Batman Vs. the Cat-Woman!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  62. 61. The Batman Says
    Batman; Robin
  63. 62. [Detective Comics #45]
    Batman; Robin
  64. 63. The Case of the Laughing Death!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  65. 64. Biographies
  66. 65. [Back Cover]
    Batman and Robin
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