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Price
29.99 USD; 39.99 CAD
Pages
388
On-sale Date
2017-08-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-7130-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401271305 52999
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions)

Issue Notes

Collects Batman stories from Detective Comics #57-65, Batman #8-11, and World's Finest Comics #4-6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Michael Cho
Inks
Michael Cho
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

original cover art by Michael Cho

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Michael Cho
Inks
Michael Cho
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Pencils
Michael Cho
Inks
Michael Cho
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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 #57] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks from GCD index for original issue.

Twenty-Four Hours to Live! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Jasper Sneed's doctor; Lucille Sneed (Jasper's orphan niece, opera singer); Mrs. Biggs (Jasper Sneed's widowed sister); Stanley Bigg's (Mrs. Bigg's son); John Harvey (Jasper Sneed's former business partner); Hosmer Clay (Jasper Sneed's cousin, undertaker, death); Jasper Sneed (villain, death); Richard Sneed [also as Barkis, Jasper Sneed's butler] (villain, Jasper's twin brother and poisoner, death); Jasper Sneed's hired killers [Hagar the Waxman; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
Jasper Sneed has been given an oriental poison, a poison that will kill him within 24 hours and for which there is no known cure. The Batman investigates and discovers the man's twin brother has committed the foul deed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

[Detective Comics #58] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
buoys; pipe wrenches; ships

Indexer Notes

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

[One of the Most Perfect Frame-Ups] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Great Bustolli (sculptor, cameo); Count Perel; Jones (museum guard); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] [also as Mr. Boniface] (villain, introduction); The Boss (villain, death); Boss' gang (villains)
Synopsis
While visiting an art gallery, Bruce and Dick hear that three paintings have disappeared. Later, a series of other robberies lead the Batman to be accused of criminal actions by a Mr. Boniface, and Commissioner Gordon issues a warrant for his arrest.
Reprints
Keywords
belt radio; Gotham City; Great Columbia Diamond; Sun

Indexer Notes

In the Table of Contents for this collection, this story is titled "One of the Most Perfect Frame-Ups". It has been indexed elsewhere with the title "One of the Most Perfect Frame-Ups of All Time!!"

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

[Batman #8] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

Infinity cover.

Stone Walls Do Not a Prison Make (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman with Robin / 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] [also as Paul "Killer" Sikes]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Warden Higgins; Russo's lawyer; Big Mike Russo (villain, introduction); Al [as Warden Higgins] (villain); Trigger Sherman (villain)
Synopsis
From prison, Big Mike Russo is able to have his gang kidnap the warden, replace him and the guards with a look alike, then use the prison as a base of operations to commit crimes while providing alibis to those committing them! Batman figures that the only way to uncover this senario is to get put in prison himself, a move that almost costs him his life in the gas chamber!
Reprints
Keywords
belt radio; Daily Star; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

The Strange Case of Professor Radium! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; un-named Coroner; Johnston (Ross' assistant, death); Professor Radium [Professor Henry Ross] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
A scientist finds a way to use radium to bring the dead back to life, and he uses himself as a guinea pig. Although the experiments are successful, the Professor pays dearly for his discovery, for, in the end, as Batman says, it has created a Frankenstein monster when it was only meant for good.
Reprints
Keywords
Volitell

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

Batman faced Professor Radium in the Batman daily newspaper strip from September 23, 1946-November 2, 1946. It was written by Bill Finger, penciled by Bob Kane, inked by Charles Paris and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

The Superstition Murders! (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman with Robin / 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; Banks (writer); Fred Brooks (show financer, death); Miss Francine (death); Paul Mett; Johnny Glim (villain, play author, introduction)
Synopsis
The cast of a stage production decides to have a "superstition" party, intentionally carrying out every well-known superstition they can think of. But when one of them is killed, Batman and Robin enter the fray to single out the perpetrator of the deed.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Ray

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

The Cross-Country Crimes! (Table of Contents: 14)

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] [also as I. Namtab]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; G. Henry Mover (F.B.I. head); John (play writer); The Joker (villain)
Synopsis
The Caped Crusaders are invited to Washington D.C. to meet with the head of the FBI, but the Joker shows up and shoots the G-Man. Then he heads out cross country to commit crimes, challenging the Batman to catch up with him.
Reprints
Keywords
Delaware; Kansas; New Jersey; Ohio; Rhode Island; Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

[Detective Comics #59] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

Robinson sneaked in his initials on the lamp.

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover pencils to Bob Kane only.

The King of the Jungle! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Lefty Larry (villain, murderer); Mike the Tramp (villain, arsonist); Bignose Murphy (villain)
Synopsis
After escaping from prison and hopping a train, the Penguin discovers a few other criminals aboard the train. Then and there he decides on a nationwide scheme to turn crooks in for the reward on their heads then spring them from jail and split the take with them.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane

[World's Finest Comics #4] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Ghost Gang Goes West! (Table of Contents: 18)

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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Laff Brunt (villain); The Ghost Gang (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
Bruce and Dick are headed out West to visit a dude ranch and end up battling a "Ghost Gang"....something that nearly gets the Caped Crusader hung!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks from GCD index for original issue.

[Detective Comics #60] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray; Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; safes; Thompson submachine gun

Indexer Notes

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

Case of the Costume-Clad Killers (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); Joker's gang [as Sergeant Dix; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin set out to clash with a clever gang that secures uniforms and equipment of police and firemen in order to commit crimes. But Batman has already figured out the person behind this as a person who would relish the "humor" of the situation: the Joker!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; belt wireless; Gotham City; Pete's Tap Room; The Brody Diamond

[Batman #9] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray
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 the cover art to Jack Burnley.

The Four Fates! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John (radio listener); Jaffeer (death); Commissioner James Gordon; Villains: Fritz (villain); John "Mousey" Meggs (villain, death); Albert "Slick" Dandy (villain, death); Pete "Nails" Logan (villain, death); Mortimer "Brains" Brinig (villain, death)
Synopsis
When four fugitives steal a large ruby from the turban of Jaffeer, he casts a terrible curse of four fates upon each of the crooks. The Caped Crusaders attempt to capture each of the four, but the curse works on each in most unusual ways.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Jaffeer

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the pencils to Bob Kane only. George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

The White Whale! (Table of Contents: 23)

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]; Villains: Captain Burly (villain, death); Mr. Radbey (villain, insurance company Secretary, death)
Synopsis
As a stockholder in the Seven Seas Insurance Company, a firm that has had to pay out huge payoffs for ships sunk by a large white whale, Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson decide to investigate the activities of one Captain Burly, who agrees to hunt down and destroy the whale. But Batman discovers that the whale is actually a submarine and the secretary of the insurance company the culprit.
Reprints
Keywords
Seven Seas Insurance Company

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

The Case of the Lucky Law-Breakers! (Table of Contents: 24)

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]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); Trigger Tom (villain); Nick Bacy (villain)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin find it that it isn't mere coincidence that the winners of several assorted money contests just happen to be ex-cons, and that the Joker is somehow involved.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Flash; Midtown Bank

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

Christmas (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman with Robin / 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; Linda Page; Timmy Cratchit; Bob Cratchit; Hal Fink (villain); Fink's gang (villains)
Synopsis
While delivering presents to an orphanage at Christmas, Bruce learns that one of its resident's father is in jail, insisting that he had been framed. Batman and Robin decide to investigate to check out his claim.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

[Detective Comics #61] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Plane; tanks

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks from GCD index for original issue.

The Three Racketeers! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Job Number
N-981
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Charters; "Crafty" Cal Clate (villain); Professor Post (villain); un-named racketeer (villain)
Synopsis
Three former racketeers sit about a table playing cards in prison discussing how the Batman and Robin brought their dreams of easy wealth to a disastrous end.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Batplane; Station S.W.A.G.; wireless boot radio

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks from GCD index for original issue.

The splash panel has a sign on a building that reads "Jack Miller", one of the writers for DC on Batman and other features.

The splash page nearly replicates the cover.

[World's Finest Comics #5] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue, which were verified by Fred Ray. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover art to Jerry Robinson.

Crime Takes a Holiday (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne, also as The Gold Coast Kid]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; "Big John" Waller (villain, gambling house owner, introduction); Brains Kelley (villain, introduction); Slinky [aka Carrot-Top McGraw] (villain, introduction); Dude Davis (villain, introduction); Scar Ryan (villain, introduction); The Domino Killers (villains, introduction); The Hooded Gunmen (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
A "crime holiday" is declared by the mobs in Gotham City, but Batman and Robin soon discover the reason why: the mobs plan to disguise themselves as members of other mobs, commit crimes, and have the blame placed on them!
Reprints
Keywords
belt wireless radio; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the pencils to Bob Kane.

[Detective Comics #62] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray (layouts); Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover pencils to Bob Kane.

Laugh, Town, Laugh! (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Happy Hanson (comedian, death); Hanson's lawyer; Freddie Banter (comedian, death); Denny Jackson (comedian); Jackson's butler; Claude S. Tilley (comedian, death); Buster Parks (comedian); Ted Allenby (comedian, death); The Joker (villain)
Synopsis
Comedian Happy Hanson passes away, but leaves behind a strange will. A clause states that 5 top-notch comedians have the chance to tell the funniest joke in a contest, thereby winning clues Hanson has left leading to a fabulous fortune. Then...the Joker enters the contest and all bets are off!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; Joe's Sandwich Shop; Sweet-Tone Music Shop

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks from GCD index for original issue.

On the splash page, the book carries the name of Joe Miller, writer and artist at DC Comics in 1937.

[Batman #10] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos (verified by Roussos)

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 the cover pencils to Bob Kane.

The Isle That Time Forgot! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dolores; Professor Moloff; Dan; "Big Guy" Markham (film director)
Synopsis
For his birthday, Dick received his own version of the Batplane, and while aloft, he and Batman run into a storm, which forces them to make an emergency landing on an island inhabited by prehistoric men and creatures.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the pencils to Bob Kane only. George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

Report Card Blues! (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tommy Trent; Tommy's mother; Tommy's father; L. Milo (villain, a florist); Muggsy (villain)
Synopsis
Fearing that he will get a bad report at school, little Tommy runs away from home and smack dab into trouble, until the Batman rescues him and Tommy sees the light and decides to go home.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

The Princess of Plunder! (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Fred Ray (layouts); Jerry Robinson (finished pencils) [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed); George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Mrs. Fitsbuilt's butler]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Vanderwell; Vanderwell's butler; Mrs. Fitsbuilt; The Cat-Woman [Selina Kyle] [aka Marguerite Tone] (villain); Cat-Woman's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Guests to a high society function don't know that their host is actually the Cat-Woman, who sends her guests out on a scavenger hunt at the same time that she sends her gang members out on one. Batman intervenes to stop that hunt before it's too late.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the pencils and inks to Jerry Robinson only. George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

The Sheriff of Ghost Town! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Simmons (cameo); Simmon's wife (cameo); Cactus Tom (Mayor, death); Turpin (a barber); Danvers; Joe Jeffers; "Five-Aces" Frogel (villain, gambler); Blackie (villain); Bullet (villain)
Synopsis
The prospect of hidden gold brings a gang of criminals to the newly ressurected ghost town now called Sunshine City, but the pleas of a young boy brings Batman and Robin to town to clean house.....as the newly elected Sheriff!
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Planet; Sun; Sunshine City

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the pencils to Bob Kane only. George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

[Detective Comics #63] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray; Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
Thompson submachine guns

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover pencils to Bob Kane.

A Gentleman in Gotham (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Mrs. Davies; Mr. Baffle [Michael Baffle] [also as Charles Courtly, society reporter] (villain, introduction); Fish-Eyes (villain); Egg-Head (villain)
Synopsis
Charged with stealing jewels in a foreign dictator's land, Michael Baffle is supposedly shot and killed. But he cheats death and makes his way to America: the land of the free, and Baffle wonders just how free this land's wealth really is.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks from GCD index for original issue.

[Detective Comics #64] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
air planes; fire; machine guns

Indexer Notes

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover Pencils to Bob Kane.

The Joker Walks the Last Mile! (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen [Charley; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
Depressed because he can not freely move about and spend the stolen wealth he has in his possession, the Joker turns himself in, is sentenced to die and is executed; all so that he can live again and have the freedom he desires!
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Batplane; Daily Globe; Gotham City; Hotel Bockley

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks from GCD index for original issue.

[Batman #11] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

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

[The Joker's Advertising Campaign] (Table of Contents: 42)

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]; un-named Editor of the Gotham Gazette; Presto (a magician, cameo); Miss Henley (switchboard operator); The Joker [also as Presto, the Magician] (villain)
Synopsis
The Joker escapes from prison and places ads each day in the newspaper to advertize to Batman and Robin his latest criminal pursuit.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

Payment in Full (Table of Contents: 43)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; District Attorney Lee Benson (also in flashback); Joe Dolan (villain, also in flashback, death); Dolan's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Batman discovers that the D.A. faces one of the most difficult decisions of his life: to presecute and send to the chair a criminal who once saved his life.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; United Bank

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

Bandits in Toyland! (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tom Willard; Grandma Drew; Van Courtley's butler; Hendrick's son; Henry Burton (villain); "Muscles Malone" (villain); Malone's Gang [Patsy Day; Johnny Teal] (villains)
Synopsis
Bruce Wayne is called to immediate jury duty and discovers that the defendant has been framed. Unable to convince other panel member's of the man's innocence, Batman must now gain the evidence to prove it.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

Four Birds of a Feather! (Table of Contents: 45)

Batman with Robin / 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]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Buzzard Benny (villain); Joe Crow (villain); The Canary (villain, reforms)
Synopsis
The Penguin joins in a financial enterprise with some "old friends" of his to open a night club called The Bird House in Florida....with gambling as the real racket.
Reprints
Keywords
Florida; Gotham City; The Bird House

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks and letters from GCD index for original issue, confirmed by Roussos.

[World's Finest Comics #6] (Table of Contents: 46)

Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
United States Army; United States Navy

The Secret of Bruce Wayne! (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Joe Greene
Pencils
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed); George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mark Loring (introduction, actor, death); Mr. Rand (program director); Mr. Brent (script writer); Mr. Wicks; Scoop Scanlon; The Joker (villain, cameo); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain, cameo); The Cat-Woman [Selina Kyle] (villain, cameo); Ape (villain); Mr. Graves (villain, radio announcer, introduction)
Synopsis
The editor of View Magazine offers a raise in salary to his top reporter IF he or she can discover just WHO is behind the mask of the Batman!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batmobile (mentioned but not seen); Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; View Magazine

Indexer Notes

George Roussos credit for background inks from GCD index for original issue.

[Detective Comics #65] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (Boy Commandos); Jerry Robinson (Batman and Robin)
Inks
Joe Simon (Boy Commandos); Jerry Robinson (Batman and Robin)
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Boy Commandos [Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfy Twidgett; Pierre Chavard; Jan Haasan]
Reprints
Keywords
machine guns

Indexer Notes

Per Jerry Robinson, he penciled and inked the Batman and Robin figures while Kirby and Simon drew the rest of the cover. Info per Harry Mendryk via the Jack Kirby Museum:

http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/1465

Art credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the cover pencils to Jack Kirby only and inks to Joe Simon only.

The Cop Who Hated the Batman! (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Script
Joe Greene
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
George Roussos; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Tom Bolton [Tom Nolan] (Mike Nolan's son); Mike Nolan (villain, flashback, death); Nick Rocco (villain); "Soapy" Joe (villain, death)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin join Commissioner Gordon to head for a northern state to watch the state troopers in action. While there, Batman meets a cop who holds a grudge with him because he believes Batman shot his father in the back years ago.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

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

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustrations with text on the contents of this issue. Illustrations taken from the covers of Batman #9 and #11.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Batman and Robin
  3. 2. [Creator Credits]
  4. 3. [2nd title Page]
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [Indicia and Publisher information]
  6. 5. [Table of Contents]
  7. 6. [Detective Comics #57]
    Batman; Robin
  8. 7. Twenty-Four Hours to Live!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  9. 8. [Detective Comics #58]
    Batman; Robin
  10. 9. [One of the Most Perfect Frame-Ups]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. [Batman #8]
    Batman; Robin
  12. 11. Stone Walls Do Not a Prison Make
    Batman with Robin
  13. 12. The Strange Case of Professor Radium!
    Batman with Robin
  14. 13. The Superstition Murders!
    Batman with Robin
  15. 14. The Cross-Country Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. [Detective Comics #59]
    Batman; Robin
  17. 16. The King of the Jungle!
    Batman with Robin
  18. 17. [World's Finest Comics #4]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  19. 18. The Ghost Gang Goes West!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. [Detective Comics #60]
    Batman; Robin
  21. 20. Case of the Costume-Clad Killers
    Batman with Robin
  22. 21. [Batman #9]
    Batman; Robin
  23. 22. The Four Fates!
    Batman with Robin
  24. 23. The White Whale!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  25. 24. The Case of the Lucky Law-Breakers!
    Batman with Robin
  26. 25. Christmas
    Batman with Robin
  27. 26. [Detective Comics #61]
    Batman; Robin
  28. 27. The Three Racketeers!
    Batman with Robin
  29. 28. [World's Finest Comics #5]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  30. 29. Crime Takes a Holiday
    Batman with Robin
  31. 30. [Detective Comics #62]
    Batman; Robin
  32. 31. Laugh, Town, Laugh!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  33. 32. [Batman #10]
    Batman; Robin
  34. 33. The Isle That Time Forgot!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  35. 34. Report Card Blues!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  36. 35. The Princess of Plunder!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  37. 36. The Sheriff of Ghost Town!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  38. 37. [Detective Comics #63]
    Batman; Robin
  39. 38. A Gentleman in Gotham
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  40. 39. [Detective Comics #64]
    Batman; Robin
  41. 40. The Joker Walks the Last Mile!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  42. 41. [Batman #11]
    Batman; Robin
  43. 42. [The Joker's Advertising Campaign]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  44. 43. Payment in Full
    Batman with Robin Boy Wonder
  45. 44. Bandits in Toyland!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  46. 45. Four Birds of a Feather!
    Batman with Robin
  47. 46. [World's Finest Comics #6]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  48. 47. The Secret of Bruce Wayne!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  49. 48. [Detective Comics #65]
    Batman; Robin
  50. 49. The Cop Who Hated the Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  51. 50. [Back Cover]
    Batman and Robin
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