(2017)

DC, 2015 Series
Volume:
3
Price:
75.00 USD; 99.00 CAD
Pages:
788
On-sale date:
2017-04-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-6902-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781401269029 57500
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (editor - original series); Jack Schiff (editor - original series); Bernie Breslauer (editor - original series); Paul Santos (editor - collected edition); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7.5 " x 11"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects Batman stories from Detective Comics #75-92, Batman #16-25, World's Finest Comics #10-14.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Original cover illustration by Darwyn Cooke

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

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Burnley; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley; Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Front interior dust jacket with brief synopsis of this collection, includes illustrations from Batman #17 "The Penguin Goes A-Hunting" and Batman #19 "Batman Makes a Deadline!".

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang; Jack Burnley
Inks:
Dick Sprang; Gene McDonald; Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Title page includes illustrations from Batman #19 "Atlantis Goes to War!", Batman #23 "The Upside-Down Crimes!", Batman #19 "The Case of the Timid Lion!", and Batman #20 "The Lawmen of the Sea!".

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman and Robin / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Sprang; Jack Burnley; Bob Kane
Inks:
Dick Sprang; Norm Fallon; Jack Burnley; Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustrations from Batman #19 "Batman Makes a Deadline!", Batman #19 "Collector of Millionaires", Batman #25 Cover, Batman #20 "The Centuries of Crime!", and Batman #20 "Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson!".

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustrations from Batman #21 Cover, Detective Comics #87 "The Man of a Thousand Umbrellas", Batman #19 "Atlantis Goes to War!", and Batman #19 "The Case of the Timid Lion!".

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

table of contents / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, includes illustrations from Batman #19 "Atlantis Goes to War!" and Batman #19 "The Case of the Timid Lion!".

Foreword (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Sprang
Pencils:
Dick Sprang; Bob Kane; Ed Kressy; Jack Burnley
Inks:
Dick Sprang; Jerry Robinson; Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Foreword by Dick Sprang, dated 1998, was originally published in Batman Archives Volume 4.

Includes illustrations from Batman #19 "The Case of the Timid Lion!", Batman #18 "Robin Studies His Lessons!", Batman #20 "Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson!", Batman #20 "The Three Eccentrics!, Batman #19 "The Case of the Timid Lion!", and Batman #20 "The Lawmen of the Sea!".

[Batman #16] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits George Roussos as the inker for this cover.

The Joker Reforms! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sheriff Jeb Johnson; Sam Upson (proprietor of the General Store and post office); The Joker [also as Ed Smith] (villain); Joker's gang [Kite; Sparky; Nitro] (villains)
Synopsis:
After robbing a jewelry store, the Joker crash-lands his escape plane and loses his memory. He stumbles into a town where he becomes a hero...but not to the other members of his gang, who seek the jewels, and come looking for him, as do the Caped Crusaders.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Farr Corners; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

The Grade A Crimes! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Ruth "Bunny" Lyons Kaufman [as Bunny Lyons]
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley ?; Ira Schnapp ?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Bill; John Winthrop (villain, introduction); Winthrop's gang [Sparks; rest un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
After a series of early-bird robberies, Batman notes the appearances of a milkman and his horse-drawn wagon at the scene of every crime, and makes the connection that it is involved in the heists.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; Rajah Ruby; The Daily Bugle

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Jack Burnley. The table of contents for this collection credits Ray Burnley as the sole inker for this story.

The Adventure of the Branded Tree! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Scotty (lumberjack); Olaf Yonson (lumberjack, death); Bull Beeton (villain, introduction); Knuckles (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin track down the secret of a dagger-branded tree that led to the murder of two lumberjacks.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham City Printing Company; Perkins Paper Company

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Jack Burnley. The table of contents for this collection credits Ray Burnley as the sole inker for this story.

Here Comes Alfred! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth (introduction); Jarvis Pennyworth (Alfred's father who was a butler for Thomas Wayne, mention only); The Duke of Dorian [aka Gaston LeDuc]; Manuel Stiletti (villain, international crook, introduction); Pablo (villain); Tomas (villain)
Synopsis:
Things get very complicated when an English butler, named Alfred, suddenly shows up on the doorstep of Wayne Manor and announces that he is there is attend to their needs in order to fulfill a promise that he made to the original butler for the Wayne family. Then he discovers accidentally that his new masters are in reality Batman and Robin!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Globe

[Detective Comics #75] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Robber Baron
Reprints:
Keywords:
castles; formal wear; monocles; top hats

The Robber Baron! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; The Robber Baron (villain); Baron's gang [Bingo; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman must face the unique robberies by a man who loots places considered to be burglar-proof.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Bryte Brothers Brass Works; wireless belt radio

[Detective Comics #76] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints:
Keywords:
flowers; giant figures; scissors; sprayguns

Slay 'Em with Flowers (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
Horace L. Gold
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Jerry Robinson
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Jason Johnson; Ames (Johnson's chauffeur); Percy Fillmore; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
After taking over ownership of a flower shop, the Joker and his men use the pretty posies to perpetrate crimes against the wealthy.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; Pettle's Flower Shop

[Batman #17] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

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

The Batmans Biographer! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; B. Boswell Browne (introduction); The Conjurer (villain, introduction); Conjurer's gang [Creeper; rest un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Boswell Browne wants to document the exploits of Batman and Robin for future generations, but when members of the underworld hear him bragging to some children that he knows many secrets of the Dynamic Duo, a nefarious criminal decides to use Browne's knowledge against our heroes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; silken rope

The Penguin Goes A-Hunting (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed); Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Warden Keyes; Miss Meecham (Throckmorton's Secretary); Mr. Throckmorton (a broker); Tyrus Wolff; Mr. Gullet; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Penguin attends a lecture by Gotham City's prison Warden Keyes, who talks about the city's most dangerous villains: the Scarecrow, the Joker and the Cat-Woman...but fails to list him. When asked about the Penguin, Keyes says that he hasn't the genius or inventiveness of the others. Penguin decides to correct that assumption, and Batman and Robin must stop him in that attempt.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Gotham Globe

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Jack Burnley. The table of contents for this collection credits Ray Burnley as the sole inker for this story.

Rogues' Pageant! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; "Ducky" Mallard (villain, introduction); Mallard's gang ["Dazie" Dickens (death); rest un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
At Alfred's urging, Bruce and Dick decide to take a short vacation after particularly strenuous battling against Gotham's underworld, they stop off in San Pablos, a city celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the courageous deeds of their forefathers...and they discover that crime even reaches its ugly hands into this festive atmosphere!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Santo Pablo

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Jack Burnley. The table of contents for this collection credits Ray Burnley as the sole inker for this story.

Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Gibbons (villain, leader of the Raiders, introduction); The Phantom Raiders (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
While vacationing at Malibu Beach, Bruce and Dick become aware of several fishing vessels being robbed of their catches by a group of mysterious individuals who seem to disappear into thin air. In disguise, they join the crew of a ship departing to discover the truth behind the robberies, and get a startling surprise!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Jenny Jones (a ship)

[World's Finest Comics #10] (Table of Contents: 21)

Superman; Batman; Robin; Green Arrow; Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Boy Commandos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka; Cliff Young; Dick Sprang; Joe Simon; Hal Sherman
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka; Cliff Young; Norman Fallon; Joe Simon; Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover vignettes: Superman (Ed Dobrotka); Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy (Hal Sherman); Green Arrow (Cliff Young); Batman and Robin (Dick Sprang and Norman Fallon), Boy Commandos (Joe Simon).

Art credits from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits Fred Ray and does not credit Ed Dobrotka and Cliff Young on this cover.

Man with the Camera Eyes (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Henri Longvieux; Oliver Hunt (introduction); Dude Fay (villain, introduction);
Synopsis:
Oliver Hunt is tired of being tabbed "The Man With the Camera Eyes," so he joins up with a known gang in Gotham City to help them commit crimes: as long as there is no murder or mayhem committed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Batplane (rogue imitation used by the villain); Gem Theater; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

[Detective Comics #77] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Crime Doctor [Dr. Matthew Thorne]
Reprints:
Keywords:
droppers; erlenmeyer flasks; forceps; giant figures; medical relectors; microscopes; Pasteur pipettes

The Crime Clinic! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Billy (hospital patient); Mr. Brown; Hodges (banker); un-named Professor; The Crime Doctor [Dr. Matthew Thorne] (villain, surgeon, introduction); Albert (villain, Thorne's assistant); Piggy Pinto (villain); Ranson (villain)
Synopsis:
A noted brilliant surgeon, intrigued with the excitement of crime, opens the "Crime Clinic," where criminals who are worried sick over how to commit crimes can go for advice.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Crime Clinic; Novelty Rubber

[Detective Comics #78] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley; Jerry Robinson (Batman and Robin heads)
Inks:
Jack Burnley; George Roussos (background inks)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
American Revolution; drums; flutes; The Spirit of '76 (painting)

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover art to Jack Burnley only.

The Bond Wagon (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Greene
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Matt Wilkins [as Captain John Paul Jones] (ex-sea Captain); Passin' Pete Arnold [as Nathan Hale] (former football player); ? [as General George Washington]; ? [as Ethan Allen]; Baron von Luger (villain); Karpf (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain, image); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman hires some men down on their luck to dress as famous Americans from Revolutionary War days to man a Bond Wagon in order to sell more bonds to the people. However, the Nazis plan to sabotage this effort!
Reprints:
Keywords:
gas capsule; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; U-158; utility belt

[Batman #18] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Pencils:
Ed Kressy; Dick Sprang; Stan Kaye (see note)
Inks:
Dick Sprang; Stan Kaye (see note)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Adolf Hitler (villain), Hideki Tojo (villain); Benito Mussolini (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue (see notes below). The table of contents for this collection does not include Ed Kressey credits for this cover.

Batman and Robin figures lifted from page 13 of Detective Comics #84, confirmed by Sprang and Desris. Layouts of Batman and Robin by Ed Kressy with finished art by Dick Sprang.

Hitler, Tojo, and Mussolini figures by Stan Kaye (new art for this cover).

The Secret of Hunter's Inn! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Tweedledee [Cousin Deever] (villain); Tweedledum [Cousin Dumfree] (villain); Soup McConell (villain); Legs (villain); Sapper (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin, in their everyday identities as Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson (accompanied by Alfred), are investigating Hunter's Inn, the scene of many robberies of wealthy patrons...and run smack into the infamous Tweed Brothers!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hunter's Inn

Robin Studies His Lessons! (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dick's school Professor; Spike (villain); Harry (villain)
Synopsis:
When Dick brings home a miserable report card, Bruce relegates the youngster to studying at home instead of gallivanting about as Robin, the Boy Wonder!
Reprints:
Keywords:
belt radio; Consolidated Fisheries; Gotham City

The Good Samaritan Cops (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed); Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Sergeant Mead (head of the Emergency Squad, introduction); the Emergency Squad [Bressler; Brannigan; Flannigan; Richards] (introduction); un-named homicidal maniac (villain); Black Market Looters (villain); Two-Gun Fowley (villain)
Synopsis:
In the first story of a series, Batman and Robin meet and work with different agencies within the realm of the Police Department: in this story, it's the Police Emergency Squad.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Jack Burnley. The table of contents for this collection credits Jack Burnley as the sole inker for this story.

The Crime Surgeon! (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named prison Warden; The Crime Surgeon [Dr. Thorne] (villain, death); Flop-Ears Bailey (villain); Slick Minder (villain); Tipper (villain); Mocco (villain)
Synopsis:
The Crime Surgeon, after successfully operating on and saving the life of the Warden at the prison he is incarcerated in, makes good his escape and re-opens his Crime Clinic: an agency that helps crooks to better carry out their crimes!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

[Detective Comics #79] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
crystal balls; giant props

Destiny's Auction (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Madame Calagra (seeress); Judy O'Casson (a dramatist); Tremaine Wentworth (actor); Mrs. Midge (Judy's landlady); Diamond Pete Ransome (villain); Ransome's gang [Lefty; other un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
Three people who visit a gypsy fortune teller have their fates read, and it seems to the positive. However, negative situations befall each of them with each of them leaving their belongings in a trunk. Batman and Robin follow these individuals as they buy what they believe to be their trunks back at auction, thus, in a round-about way, fulfilling the fortunes of the seer they all once visited.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

[World's Finest Comics #11] (Table of Contents: 34)

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:
Keywords:
gardening; victory gardens

A Thief in Time! (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Father Time (cameo, splash only); Rob Callender (villain, introduction); Callender's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
An obscure laboratory worker from the future creates a space time warp and arrives in Gotham City, bent on making himself a millionaire before he is drawn back into his own era.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batman Museum; Batplane; Gotham City; Greater Gotham City; infra-red goggles; paralysis ray

Indexer Notes

Greater Gotham City existed in 2043.

Oddity: Callender invents a hand generator, which produces a light-absorbing ray that obscures an area in total blackness, much like Dr. Mid-Nite's blackout bomb.

[Detective Comics #80] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Two-Face [Harvey Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
coaches; top hats; whips

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover inks to Jerry Robinson only.

The End of Two-Face! (Table of Contents: 37)

Batman with Robin / comic story / 12 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]; Gilda (Harvey's fiancee); Two-Face [Harvey Kent] (villain); Two-Face's gang [Joe; rest un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
While awaiting trial, Two-Face breaks out of jail, resuming his evil career, but, in the process, nearly killing Gilda by accident. He turns himself in and recovers his looks through plastic surgery.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Daily Globe; Gotham City; Tarnegie Hall

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the inks to Jerry Robinson only.

[Batman #19] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Batman Makes a Deadline! (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named newspaper City Editor; Larry Spade (newspaper reporter, death); un-named toy shop proprieter; Big Ben Bolling (villain, introduction, death); Skylark Skelly (villain, death); Legs Lascomb (villain, death); Rattler (villain, death)
Synopsis:
After witnessing the fatal injuries to a top notch newspaper reporter who was kidnapped by a gang wanting to keep him silent re their activities, Batman and Robin decide to take over the story and bring the gang to justice.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham City Graphic

Atlantis Goes to War! (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ben Stunsel (introduction, death); Taro (Ruler of Atlantis, introduction); Lanya (Empress of Atlantis, Taro's sister, introduction); Kano (Atlantean High Priest, introduction); other un-named Atlanteans; Admiral Von Buntz (villain, introduction); Captain Kurt Fritzl (villain, U-Boat Captain, introduction); un-named Nazis (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin decide to get involved in a case where a Nazi submarine attacks Allied shipping and then disappears without a trace. But they are in for a shock when they discover the secret Nazi sub base is located in lost Atlantis!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; New York Comet (newspaper); Tribune

The Case of the Timid Lion! (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named zoo attendant; The Joker (villain); Mr. Lyon (villain)
Synopsis:
One Mr. Lyon decides to perpetrate "jokes" and robberies, using the Joker's calling card to implicate the Jester of Crime...something the Joker doesn't find amusing---nor do Batman and Robin!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Globe; Dividend Club; Gotham City; Gotham News; Gotham Zoo; silken lassos

Collector of Millionaires (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson (probably)
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Norm Fallon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Judge Tower; Ronnie Tower (the Judge's son); Carol Tower (Ronnie's sister, the Judge's daughter); Howard Prescott (millionaire); Miles Rockley (millionaire); Reginald Van Astor (millionaire); Ali (villain, introduction); Ali's gang of impersonators (villains)
Synopsis:
After handling a particular heart-rending situation between a friend of his and his wife, Bruce Wayne decides it's time for a vacation. But when "Bruce" returns from that vacation, he literally treats Dick Grayson like dirt. But before he, in the guise of Robin, confronts the man, he gets a radio call from the real Wayne, who has been kidnapped by a lunatic, imprisoning millionaires and sending out look alikes to further his interests.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; belt radio; Gotham City

[Detective Comics #81] (Table of Contents: 43)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Cavalier [Mortimer Drake]
Reprints:
Keywords:
giant figures; swords

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover inks to Jerry Robinson only.

The Cavalier of Crime! (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; young boy; Berry Berrigan (former big league baseball pitcher); The Cavalier [Mortimer Drake] (villain, introduction); Jennings (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Cavalier hopes to become the equal of the Joker and the Penguin by stealing a child's baseball. But that baseball, signed by a famed baseball pitcher, soon leads the Caped Crusaders on a mission to prevent the theft of a sports figures collection by the Cavalier and his gang.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City

[Batman #20] (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

The Centuries of Crime! (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Percival Pruitt; The Joker (villain); Professor Ecla Tate (villain, fraudulent scientist); Swami Meera Kell (villain, crooked crystal gazer); Kid Glove Mixter (villain, bank robber)
Synopsis:
The Joker enlists the aid of a fradulent scientist and swami, convincing them that they can successfully carry out their "fleecings" of victims: in the past and the future!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Jack Burnley. The table of contents for this collection credits Ray Burnley as the sole inker for this story.

The Trial of Titus Keyes! (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; un-named District Attorney; James Stoney (night watchman); Jack Paley (laundry owner); Nick (shoe-shine boy); Titus Keyes (ex-con, introduction); Chief Detective Flam; Patrolman Patrick Francis Aloysius Michael O'Brien; Slick Fingers [as George Collins] (villain); Noodle Nolan (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin, figuring that the case in court against Titus Keyes is much too pat, investigate and discover the real culprit: the cell-mate of Keyes when he was in prison.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argus Electric Supply Company; Gotham City; Vanderhoff Necklace

The Lawmen of the Sea (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; "Whittling" Willie Binger (wheelman); Spinner Powell (former All-American quarterback); Sergeant Daniels; Shark Hawkey [aka The Shark] (villain, introduction); Hawkey's river-pirate gang (villains, introdction for all)
Synopsis:
In the 2nd story of a series involving various police divisions, Batman and Robin team-up with the Harbor Patrol to track down harbor pirates!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Harbor Patrol

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Jack Burnley. The table of contents for this collection credits Ray Burnley as the sole inker for this story.

Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson! (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; un-named Judge; George Grayson (villain, Dick Grayson's uncle, introduction); Clara Grayson (villain, Dick Grayson's aunt, introduction); Fatso Foley (villain, racketeer, introduction); The Joker (villain, image)
Synopsis:
One day a couple show up at the Wayne mansion claiming to be the Aunt and Uncle of Dick Grayson, and they successfully get custody of the boy. But Batman smells a rat when the couple call up Bruce Wayne and offer him the opportunity to "buy" Dick back!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

[Detective Comics #82] (Table of Contents: 50)

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:
Keywords:
automatic pistols; football

Quarterback of Crime! (Table of Contents: 51)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Blackie Blondeen (villain); Glassjaw Greegan (villain); Curly (villain); Skeets (villain)
Synopsis:
Several mobsters study the art of football, then begin working out "plays" that will help them commit crimes, and it's only with the aid of Alfred and his past football prowess that Batman and Robin round up the crooks.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Jiffany's Jewelers; Warwick U.

[World's Finest Comics #12] (Table of Contents: 52)

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

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

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

Alfred Gets His Man! (Table of Contents: 53)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Slick Swade (villain, introduction); Squirrel (villain, introduction); Spud (villain, introduction); Topper (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
While shopping one day, Alfred accidently overhears a mobster the Batman once put in jail attempt extortion on another criminal named Squirrel, so he gets involved in the apprehension of said villain and helps to recover a fortune in diamonds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette

[Detective Comics #83] (Table of Contents: 54)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
flashlights; machine guns; safes

Accidentally on Purpose! (Table of Contents: 55)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Henry Corliss (jewelry store owner); John Kling (stockbroker); Dr. Goodwin (villain); Biff Bannon [also called Biff Bannister] (villain, gang boss)
Synopsis:
Endeavoring to lose some weight, Alfred goes on an exercise program at an out of the way place in the country. While he is gone, the Caped Crusaders face an evil doctor, who uses a certain potion that allows him to control the actions of people and, in the end, are saved by a mysterious "thin man" who knows their secret identities.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat Cave; Batmobile; Batplane (mention only); Gotham City; Kling & Huggins Storckbrokers

[Batman #21] (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

The Streamlined Rustlers! (Table of Contents: 57)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sheriff Colt; Mr. Kraft (cattleman); Mr. Cotter (owner of the CO Ranch); Mr. Brule (villain, owner of the Double Bar S and Three Arrow Circle Ranches, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin head west to see if they can stem the tide of cattle rustling, which has been caused by war-time rationing, and is the source of black market beef.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; silken rope

Blitzkrieg Bandits! (Table of Contents: 58)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Hannibal Boneparte Brown (military science expert, introduction); Mr. Dodge (millionaire recluse); Chopper Gant (villain, introduction); Gant's mob (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders must stop a criminal mastermind who uses a genius in military science to actually plan crimes for gems and other loot, thinking the crook is writing a series of newspaper articles on him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batplane; Gotham City

His Lordship's Double! (Table of Contents: 59)

Batman with Robin / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Mr. and Mrs. C.L.J. Carruthers; Lord David Hurley Burleigh (British socialite, botanist, introduction); Stevens [also as Lord Burleigh] (villain, Burleigh's butler, introduction); Steven's gang (villains, introduction forall)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders have to outwit a criminal element which targets a Lord Burleigh, a man who has come to America to interest an American oil company in his discovery of a cheaper process for obtaining rubber from petroleum.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

The Three Eccentrics! (Table of Contents: 60)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ebenezer Flint (millionaire); Gladys Puffe (wealthy socialite); John White (operator of Hilltop Castle); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Sam Chizzell (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman must outwit the Penguin, who has invented a small motion picture camera with telescopic lenses, which is precise enough to see combinations to wall safes as they are being opened.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham City Star

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Dick Sprang. The table of contents for this collection credits Dick Sprang as the sole artist for this story.

[Detective Comics #84] (Table of Contents: 61)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

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

Artists in Villainy (Table of Contents: 62)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named Police Captain; Ivan Krafft (villain); Krafft's gang [Burchall; Scarface; Dicer; Mike (death)] (villains); Trigger Stepke (villain, mention only)
Synopsis:
The Dynamic Duo must stop Ivan Krafft, who has developed a "school", under the cover of a gentleman's sporting club, to train criminals on successful crime techniques then send them out on lucrative criminal endeavors.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham City Press; Happy Valley Gentlemen's Sporting Club

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Dick Sprang. The table of contents for this collection credits Dick Sprang as the sole artist for this story.

[Detective Comics #85] (Table of Contents: 63)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker; The Joker's Double [Mr. Hart]
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols; bondage; clubs; doppelgangers

The Joker's Double... (Table of Contents: 64)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Card Club [J. J. Thompson (factory President, death); Carl Dickens (Associated Banking Company President, death); Mr. Harris; Mr. Hart]; The Joker (villain); The Joker's Double [Mr. Hart] (villain); Muggs McKann (villain, second-story man, image only)
Synopsis:
Four members of a famed Card Club become the targets for the Prince of Guffaws, but Batman and Robin discover that the Joker didn't commit the crimes, and attempt to track down the real culprit.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Card Club; Gotham City; Harris Curios

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue based on info from Dick Sprang. The table of contents for this collection credits Dick Sprang as the sole artist for this story.

[World's Finest Comics #13] (Table of Contents: 65)

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

Art credits confirmed by Burnley.

The Curse of Isis! (Table of Contents: 66)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mike; Jack; Swami Pravhor (villain, introduction); Gouger (villain, introduction); Sam (villain, introduction); Muggsy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A mysterious swami uses the threat of a false curse to try and obtain some rabbit's foot lucky charms from some sailors that he had secretly planted a fortune in diamonds in.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Gotham News

[Batman #22] (Table of Contents: 67)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

The Duped Domestics! (Table of Contents: 68)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth [also as Batman]; Commissioner James Gordon; Bottom (Van Houten's butler); The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] [also as Belinda, a maid] (villain)
Synopsis:
Alfred is in love, and to impress the fair maid he has designs on, he poses as the Batman, unaware that his "girl" is actually the Catwoman in disguise!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City

Dick Grayson, Telegraph Boy! (Table of Contents: 69)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Professor Hendricks (astronomer); Mike Optik (villain, introduction); the Ghost Gang [Deafy; Egghead] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
A cleaver gangster and his gang use a powerful telescope to look in on various places of interest, like banks and museums, and discover which places they can carry out profitable heists.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Acorn Exchange Bank; Batmobile; Gotham City

Conversational Clue! (Table of Contents: 70)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson; Professor Dyke (villain, introduction); Butch (villain)
Synopsis:
Overhearing an accidential conversation in the library, Alfred decides to follow it up and it leads him into a life and death situation for him unless he can put the practices into play that he has learned from Batman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

1st Alfred solo story.

The Cavalier Rides Again! (Table of Contents: 71)

Batman with Robin / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jan Meerbrandt; The Cavalier [Mortimer Drake](villain)
Synopsis:
The Cavalier, still smarting from his previous encounter with the Caped Crusaders, taunts his foes once more as he seeks to add the Meerbrandt model of the Magi Diamond to his "Chamber of Prizes."
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

[Detective Comics #86] (Table of Contents: 72)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols; deerstalker hats; footprints; magnifying glasses

Danger Strikes Three! (Table of Contents: 73)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Gentleman Jim Jowell (villain); Herman (villain); Tapper (villain)
Synopsis:
When Alfred hears a radio report that Robin has been captured by a gang of thieves, he decides to use his detective prowess to track the Boy Wonder down and rescue him even though Bruce Wayne has warned him never to go out on a case alone.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; miniature laboratory; miniature tool kit; utility belt

[Detective Comics #87] (Table of Contents: 74)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

The Man of a Thousand Umbrellas (Table of Contents: 75)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mrs. Van Voort (cameo); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] [also as Mr. Feather] [also as P. N. Quinn] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Bruce and Dick disguise themselves as umbrella repairmen in order to get the Penguin to surface, but when he does, he has a surprise in store for the Caped Duo. He then buys an umbrella shop and does his own repairs, placing radio devices into umbrellas in order to direct his men on jobs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; utility belt

[Batman #23] (Table of Contents: 76)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

The Upside Down Crimes! (Table of Contents: 77)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Gene McDonald
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Leegaf (Hindu Prince); Mrs. Van Sneed [also as Greta Garbo]; Nan Winslow [also as Katharine Hepburn]; Miss Latham [also as Ginger Rogers]; ? [also as Charlie Chaplin]; ? [also as Shirley Temple]; The Joker (villain); Muggsy Mulligan (villain); Snipes (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin must stop the Joker's mad schemes, as he commits several "up-side down crimes" that leave the Caped Crusaders literally standing on their heads.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batplane; belt radio; Gotham City; U.S.O.; utility belt

Damsel in Distress! (Table of Contents: 78)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Marjory Davenport (Dick's love interest, introduction); Dr. Davenport (Marjory's father, introduction); Bugs Conklin (villain, introduction); Jitters (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Dick's crush on a girl leads him and the Batman into a case involving kidnapping and murder.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Ye Olde Gem Shoppe

Borrowed Butler! (Table of Contents: 79)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson; Mrs. Van Upsitart (Bruce's neighbor); Oswald (Mrs. Van Upsitart's cousin); Mr. Piper (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Bruce hires out Alfred to a neighbor who is having week-end guests, and whose butler is sick. Alfred's blind luck allows him to solve yet another case involving an "inside job" at the Upsitart residence.
Reprints:

Pelt Plunderers! (Table of Contents: 80)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Skinner Short (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin head up into the frozen north to assist the Royal Canadian Mounted Police stop a gang of thieves who plunder beaver pelts trapped by locals and who then sell them for big profits, which they plan to spend back in the States.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batpoon; Gotham City; Northwest Territories

Indexer Notes

Script credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits Joe Samachson as the writer of this story.

This story was one of the special "Police Division" stories featured in Batman.

[Detective Comics #88] (Table of Contents: 81)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Big-Hearted John
Reprints:
Keywords:
giant figures; seesaws

The Merchants of Misery! (Table of Contents: 82)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kelly (candy store owner, death); George Simpson; Mary Simpson; Big-Hearted John (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Bruce and Dick go undercover to get the goods on a loan shark who gladly makes loans to people down and out on their luck. But the loans have huge interest rates attached to them, and if the borrower refuses to pay those rates, they are eliminated.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette; J & J Construction Company

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits Dick Sprang as the sole artist for this story.

[Detective Comics #89] (Table of Contents: 83)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Cavalier [Mortimer Drake]
Reprints:
Keywords:
horseshoe magnets; swords

Laboratory Loot! (Table of Contents: 84)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Helmar Helstrom (inventor); The Cavalier [Mortimer Drake] (villain, identity revealed); Stinger Sloane (villain); Sloane's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The theft of a secret typewriter, valueless except to the inventor, leads the Batman and Robin to discover the true identity of the Cavalier.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

The Cavalier notifies Batman at the end of the story that he is going to adopt a new identity to replace that of Mortimer Drake.

[World's Finest Comics #14] (Table of Contents: 85)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?

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

Salvage Scavengers! (Table of Contents: 86)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Chipps (introduction, fisherman); Captain Moss (introduction); Jib Buckler (villain, ex-con, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Mysterious boat sinkings and explosions, used to cover those explosions, lead the Dynamic Duo into a case involving deep sea salvaging.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City

[Batman #24] (Table of Contents: 87)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

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

It Happened In Rome (Table of Contents: 88)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Gito]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols (introduction); the Jester (a Roman clown, introduction); Gito (Roman charioteer); Calvus (Roman gladiator); Publius Malchio (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne is sent back to the time of the ancient Romans and runs afoul of a high official as Batman, so Robin must also make the journey back to help the Caped Crusader get out of the jam he is in.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Rome; slingshot; wireless radio

Indexer Notes

1st time-travel story.

Convict Cargo! (Table of Contents: 89)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Sam Caldwin (villain, banker); Caldwin's thugs (villains)
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne allows himself to come under investigation by the District Attorney for juggling the books in order to ferret out a clever gang that, for a price, makes wealthy suspicious men like Wayne to "disappear" from prosecution.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City

Police Line-Up! (Table of Contents: 90)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson; Alfred Pennyworth; un-named Police Detective; Cincinnati Red (villain); Toots Rollston (villain, larcenist); Ronnie the Rat (villain); Pokerface (villain, gambler); Lop-Ear (villain, burgular)
Synopsis:
Alfred attends a Police line-up in order to sharpen his visual recognition skills, something that nearly backfires on him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits Don Cameron as the writer of this story.

The Mayors of Yonville! (Table of Contents: 91)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tweedledum [Deever Tweed] (villain); Tweedledee [Dumfree Tweed] (villain); Louie (villain); Spike (villain)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders must save the people of Yonville from a gold swindle, but they have to break out of jail to accomplish it!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Globe; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Yonville

[Detective Comics #90] (Table of Contents: 92)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?

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

Crime Between the Acts! (Table of Contents: 93)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Captain Ben (villain); Ben's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders see a connection between the arrival of a showboat and its performers and a series of crimes that occur in that town while the ship is docked.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; The Mississippi Mermaid

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits Dick Sprang as the sole artist for this story.

Story prepared earlier (circa 1941) and held in inventory in case Bob Kane was drafted.

[Detective Comics #91] (Table of Contents: 94)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints:
Keywords:
banana peels; fire hydrants; practical jokes; ropes

The Case of the Practical Joker (Table of Contents: 95)

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

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as a prison guard]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain)
Synopsis:
While in prison, the Joker becomes the butt of practical jokes played against him, so he threatens to escape and steal an entire city in retaliation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Daily

[Batman #25] (Table of Contents: 96)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Knights of Knavery (Table of Contents: 97)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mrs. Van Landorpf; The Joker (villain); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains); Joker's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman's attempt to set a trap to catch the Penguin and the Joker backfires and the two criminals form a partnership to commit crimes and outwit the Caped Crusaders.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Gotham News

Indexer Notes

This was the first team up of the Joker and Penguin.

The Sheik of Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 98)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Ali Ka-Bada (wise man, introduction); Sheik Sidi Ben Hassen (tribal Sheik, cab driver, introduction); Omar El Kobra (villain, Sheik, introduction); El Kobra's henchmen, introduction)
Synopsis:
An evil, former Sheik in Bagdad (sic) learns that the true Sheik, once thought dead, is alive and well, living in exile in Gotham City as a cab driver, so he travels to Gotham to find this man and kill him. But when the real Sheik is injured and taken to a hospital, Batman takes over driving the man's cab in disguise and is taken prisoner by the evil Omar El Kobra, who believes Bruce Wayne to be the man they are after.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Evening News; Gotham City

The Mesmerized Manhunter! (Table of Contents: 99)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; The Amazing Mazzo (introduction); Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson; Sleepy Slim Larson (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Alfred decides to go to the theatre one night to use his detective skills to expose the tricks of a stage magician, and ends up capturing a thief who stole the box office receipts while being hypnotized!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

The Kilowatt Cowboys! (Table of Contents: 100)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mr. Crane (representative of the Rocky Dam and Light Power Company); Jack (power company employee); Alex (power company employee); Matty Coyle [also as Alec] (villain, lineman, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The Caped Crusaders are sent to investigate the thefts of valuable copper wire from the Rocky Dam Light and Power Company, which is erecting a power cable into a new territory.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City

[Detective Comics #92] (Table of Contents: 101)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?

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

Crime's Manhunt (Table of Contents: 102)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Carter Van Alt; Wally Henchell (gossip broadcaster); Brainy Bulow (villain); Bobo Nelson (villain); "Twisty" Herman (villain); Sam Azarra (villain); Slug (villain); Heiny Dipp (villain); Nick Rossi (villain); Slim (villain)
Synopsis:
A group of crooks, led by Brainy Bulow, are down on their luck and worried that they can't make an honest dollar. Then they notice a "Wanted" poster, and decide to go into an honest business for once: rounding up wanted felons and cashing in on their rewards!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; The News

[Biographies] (Table of Contents: 103)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Biographies of the writers and artists who contributed to the stories in this collection.

Complete Your Collection with These Other Golden Age Omnibuses (Table of Contents: 104)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]

Indexer Notes

Inside rear dust jacket listing of other Golden Age Omnibuses. Includes Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 1, Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 2, Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 3, and Wonder Woman: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 1

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 105)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustrations from the covers of Batman #23 and #22.

[Spine of Book] (Table of Contents: 106)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Title of book with illustration from Batman #20 cover and DC Circle and Serifs logo.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Title Page]
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. [Title and Credits]
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [Table of Contents]
  7. 6. Foreword
  8. 7. [Batman #16]
    Batman; Robin
  9. 8. The Joker Reforms!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. The Grade A Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. The Adventure of the Branded Tree!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. Here Comes Alfred!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  13. 12. [Detective Comics #75]
    Batman; Robin
  14. 13. The Robber Baron!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  15. 14. [Detective Comics #76]
    Batman; Robin
  16. 15. Slay 'Em with Flowers
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. [Batman #17]
    Batman; Robin
  18. 17. The Batmans Biographer!
    Batman with Robin
  19. 18. The Penguin Goes A-Hunting
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. Rogues' Pageant!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  21. 20. Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals!
    Batman With Robin
  22. 21. [World's Finest Comics #10]
    Superman; Batman; Robin; Green Arrow; Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Boy Commandos
  23. 22. Man with the Camera Eyes
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  24. 23. [Detective Comics #77]
    Batman; Robin
  25. 24. The Crime Clinic!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  26. 25. [Detective Comics #78]
    Batman; Robin
  27. 26. The Bond Wagon
    Batman
  28. 27. [Batman #18]
    Batman; Robin
  29. 28. The Secret of Hunter's Inn!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  30. 29. Robin Studies His Lessons!
    Batman with Robin
  31. 30. The Good Samaritan Cops
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  32. 31. The Crime Surgeon!
    Batman with Robin
  33. 32. [Detective Comics #79]
    Batman; Robin
  34. 33. Destiny's Auction
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  35. 34. [World's Finest Comics #11]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  36. 35. A Thief in Time!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  37. 36. [Detective Comics #80]
    Batman; Robin
  38. 37. The End of Two-Face!
    Batman with Robin
  39. 38. [Batman #19]
    Batman; Robin
  40. 39. Batman Makes a Deadline!
    Batman with Robin
  41. 40. Atlantis Goes to War!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  42. 41. The Case of the Timid Lion!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  43. 42. Collector of Millionaires
    Batman with Robin
  44. 43. [Detective Comics #81]
    Batman; Robin
  45. 44. The Cavalier of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  46. 45. [Batman #20]
    Batman; Robin
  47. 46. The Centuries of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  48. 47. The Trial of Titus Keyes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  49. 48. The Lawmen of the Sea
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  50. 49. Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  51. 50. [Detective Comics #82]
    Batman; Robin
  52. 51. Quarterback of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  53. 52. [World's Finest Comics #12]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  54. 53. Alfred Gets His Man!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  55. 54. [Detective Comics #83]
    Batman; Robin
  56. 55. Accidentally on Purpose!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  57. 56. [Batman #21]
    Batman; Robin
  58. 57. The Streamlined Rustlers!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  59. 58. Blitzkrieg Bandits!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  60. 59. His Lordship's Double!
    Batman with Robin
  61. 60. The Three Eccentrics!
    Batman with Robin
  62. 61. [Detective Comics #84]
    Batman; Robin
  63. 62. Artists in Villainy
    Batman with Robin
  64. 63. [Detective Comics #85]
    Batman; Robin
  65. 64. The Joker's Double...
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  66. 65. [World's Finest Comics #13]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  67. 66. The Curse of Isis!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  68. 67. [Batman #22]
    Batman; Robin
  69. 68. The Duped Domestics!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  70. 69. Dick Grayson, Telegraph Boy!
    Batman with Robin
  71. 70. Conversational Clue!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  72. 71. The Cavalier Rides Again!
    Batman with Robin
  73. 72. [Detective Comics #86]
    Batman; Robin
  74. 73. Danger Strikes Three!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  75. 74. [Detective Comics #87]
    Batman; Robin
  76. 75. The Man of a Thousand Umbrellas
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  77. 76. [Batman #23]
    Batman; Robin
  78. 77. The Upside Down Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  79. 78. Damsel in Distress!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  80. 79. Borrowed Butler!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  81. 80. Pelt Plunderers!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  82. 81. [Detective Comics #88]
    Batman; Robin
  83. 82. The Merchants of Misery!
    Batman with Robin
  84. 83. [Detective Comics #89]
    Batman; Robin
  85. 84. Laboratory Loot!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  86. 85. [World's Finest Comics #14]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  87. 86. Salvage Scavengers!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  88. 87. [Batman #24]
    Batman; Robin
  89. 88. It Happened In Rome
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  90. 89. Convict Cargo!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  91. 90. Police Line-Up!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  92. 91. The Mayors of Yonville!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  93. 92. [Detective Comics #90]
    Batman; Robin
  94. 93. Crime Between the Acts!
    Batman with Robin
  95. 94. [Detective Comics #91]
    Batman; Robin
  96. 95. The Case of the Practical Joker
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  97. 96. [Batman #25]
    Batman; Robin
  98. 97. Knights of Knavery
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  99. 98. The Sheik of Gotham City!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  100. 99. The Mesmerized Manhunter!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  101. 100. The Kilowatt Cowboys!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  102. 101. [Detective Comics #92]
    Batman; Robin
  103. 102. Crime's Manhunt
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  104. 103. [Biographies]
  105. 104. Complete Your Collection with These Other Golden Age Omnibuses
  106. 105. [Back Cover]
  107. 106. [Spine of Book]
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