(2017)

DC, 2015 Series
Volume:
4
Price:
75.00 USD; 99.00 CAD
Pages:
788
On-sale date:
2017-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-7359-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781401273590 57500
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (Editor - Original Series); Jack Schiff (Editor - Original Series); Jeb Woodard (Group Editor - Collected Editions); Paul Santos (Editor - Collected Edition)
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 #93-112, Batman #26-35, World's Finest Comics #15-22.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
J. Bone
Inks:
J. Bone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Original cover illustration by J. Bone

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

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos; Dick Sprang
Inks:
George Roussos; 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 the covers of Detective Comics #108 and #107.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Title page includes illustrations from Batman #31 "Alfred, Armchair Detective", Batman #35 "Nine Lives Has The Catwoman", Batman #30 "While The City Sleeps", and Batman #27 Cover.

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

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

Pencils:
Win Mortimer; Bob Kane; Dick Sprang; Jack Burnley
Inks:
Win Mortimer; Ray Burnley; Norman Fallon; Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustrations from Detective Comics #110 Cover, Batman #35 "Nine Lives Has The Catwoman", World's Finest Comics #17 and #19, and Detective Comics #106 Cover.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Sprang; ?
Inks:
George Roussos; Norman Fallon; Dick Sprang; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustrations from Batman #34 "The Marathon of Menance", unknown, World's Finest Comics #17, and Batman #29 "Heroes By Proxy".

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

table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Foreword (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Eury
Pencils:
Dick Sprang; Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Dick Sprang; Jerry Robinson; Norman Fallon
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

New foreword by Michael Eury written for this collection. Includes illustrations from Batman #26 "Recipe For Revenge", Batman #34 Cover, Batman #32 "Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder", Detective Comics #108, World's Finest Comics #18, and Detective Comics #97.

[Detective Comics #93] (Table of Contents: 7)

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:
bondage; pendulum blades; torture

One Night of Crime! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named sightseeing bus driver; Mary Dale (actress); Victor Clement (playwriter and producer); Johnny Reid; Eddie Barton; "Tiger" Ragland (villain); Dutch (villain); Frenchy Lavois (villain); Lefty (villain)
Synopsis:
The stories of four people are intertwined with a notorious criminal who, along with his gang, hijacks a bus he is riding on.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Rubberneck Tour

Indexer Notes

Layout pencils and letters credits verified by Dick Sprang. This story was prepared in 1941 and stored away in case Bob Kane was drafted.

[World's Finest Comics #15] (Table of Contents: 9)

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:

The Men Who Died Twice! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. McFloy (prison physician); Killer Halsey (villain, death); Machine Gun Kale (villain, death); Lynx Larsen (villain, death); Mr. Mennekin (villain); Duke Welsh (villain, also disguised as Killer Halsey); Stoney Hix (villain, also disguised as Lynx Larsen); Turtle Krall [also disguised as Machine Gun Kale] (villain)
Synopsis:
The death and sudden "re-appearance" of three executed killers in a series of crime sprees baffles the Caped Crimefighters until a tell-tale clue leads them to the criminal behind the scheme.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; The Gotham Gazette

[Batman #26] (Table of Contents: 11)

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]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints:

Twenty-Ton Robbery! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon ?
Job Number:
N-977

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Jeff (fish market owner); Mike (fish store owner); The Cavalier [Mortimer Drake] [aka Albert Foster] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Cavalier returns in disguise to acquire a new mob that he plans to use to rob the city blind, but the theft of a whale undoes his plans.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; wireless belt radio

Recipe for Revenge! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson; Pierre (master chef); Watson (villain, brother of gangster Knocky Watson, introduction)
Synopsis:
Alfred criticizes Bruce and Dick for not eating healthy meals, because of the crime-fighting activities, so he heads to the market to stock up on "good" food and runs headlong into a case he thinks that only he can solve.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

The Year 3000! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman of 3000 [Brane] (introduction, origin); Robin of 3000 [Ricky]; Loral (Brane's sweetheart); Fura (villain, a Saturnian warlord, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
In the year 3000, a man, who is the direct descendant of Bruce Wayne, and his son, run across a time capsule containing the exploits of Batman and Robin, and don those guises in order to fight and rally support against a warlord named Fura.
Reprints:
Keywords:
futuristic Batmobile; Sky-Sled

Indexer Notes

The real Batman and Robin only appear on film from the time capsule in two panels.

Crime Comes to Lost Mesa! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tolto (Indian Chief); Nachee (Indian boy); Monk Bardo (villain, introduction); Randy Roose (villain, introduction); Mordu (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Two criminals enlist the aid of an Indian medicine man as a cover to allow them to rob the tribal temple of its riches.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette; Gotham News

[Detective Comics #94] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?

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

No One Must Know! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Burling (bank President); Eddie; Silas; Jimmy Barrow; Mary Watts (Jimmy's fiancee); Judge Watts; George Barrow (Jimmy's father, ex-con); Governor Robb; Old Doc Smith (medicine show barker); Lefty Goran (villain); Slats Macer (villain); Baby Face (villain); Tug (villain); Dippy (villain)
Synopsis:
A group of con men take over operations at a county fair and begin bilking people, then they spot George Barrows, an ex-crook and escaped convict, whom they attempt to blackmail.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Meadowvale; Meadowvale National Bank

Indexer Notes

Layout pencils and letters credits credits verified by Dick Sprang.

[Detective Comics #95] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?

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

[The Blaze] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Ed Kressy (layouts); Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Blaze [Baron von Peltz] (villain, introduction); Big Joe (villain); Ed Rafferty (villain); Red Babbitt (villain, tri-state bank robber)
Synopsis:
After Batman helps the police round up a group of notorious crime czars, a new criminal rescues them and organizes them into a new underworld organization which is designed to efficiently loot all of America!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; belt radio; Evening Blade; Gotham City; The Star

Indexer Notes

Layout pencils credit from Craig Delich, This story was prepared in 1941 and then stockpiled in case Bob Kane was drafted.

Letters credit from Craig Delich.

In this story, Batman receives his famed diamond-studded batman badge from Commissioner Gordon.

[World's Finest Comics #16] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

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

The Mountaineers of Crime! (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Minton (plant executive); Edmund Sneeves (archaeologist); The McKees [Jeb; rest un-named]; the Chatfields [Ike (plant foreman); rest un-named]; Dave (villain); Snuffy (villain); Burly (villain); Nocky Johnson (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin become involved in a deadly rivalry between two country families, instigated by a man who hoodwinked one of the clans to help steal lens-grinding machines and hold them for ransom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The masthead reads "Batman".

[Batman #27] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

The Penguin's Apprentice! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; William Shakespeare (image); un-named young author; The Penguin [Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot] [as Q. T. Beezlum] (villain); Snipe (villain, a counterfeiter); Louis (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin are puzzled when the Penguin begins stealing objects from people off the street, such as a handkerchief and a feather, unaware that he is attempting to train a young man in the fine art of crime.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

The Pearl of Peril! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); Pistol-Packin' Pete (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When Alfred goes into a restaurant for dinner, he runs into a tramp who claims to have a pearl the size of an oyster.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from GCD index from original issue. The table of contents for this collection lists the writer as unknown.

Voyage into Villainy! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Skinner (Explorer's Club member); Pierce (Explorer's Club member); McCoy (Explorer's Club member); Challoner (Explorer Club member, death); Felix Landry (villain, Explorer's Club member, introduction); Puddler Powers (villain, introduction); Rusty (villain)
Synopsis:
The death of a wealthy, noted member of the Explorer's Club spurs on fellow member, Mr. Challoner, to track down clues in the Club's building to the deceased man's fortune.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

A Christmas Peril! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Scranton Loring (richest boy in the world, introduction); Timothy Scranton [as Santa Claus] (introduction); Joe Meeker (introduction); Eggers (villain, attorney, introduction); Gulliver (villain, Loring's butler, introduction); Happy Hoggsby (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman attempts to convince a very young "Scrooge" of the true meaning of Christmas.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

[Detective Comics #96] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
locomotives; railroad handcars; railroads

Alfred, Private Detective! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth [as Alfred Beagle]; J. C. Willis (banker); Stoney Peters [as Peter Stone] (villain); Fingers (villain); Eel (villain)
Synopsis:
Alfred asks for a month off, during which time he goes to another town and opens a detective agency. His first client: Stoney Peters, a criminal who had just shot the Batman!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham News; Middleton; Middleton Gazette

[Detective Comics #97] (Table of Contents: 29)

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 hoses

The Secret of the Switch! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Oscar the Weasel (villain, informer); Benny the Gimp (villain); Joe the Nutcracker (villain); Nick Petri (villain); The Slasher (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The Batman tracks down the unusual safe that holds the loot taken years before by the Slasher's mob. With the Slasher supposedly dead, the villain has left behind a note leading the Caped Crusaders to that safe: a safe having 7 switches, only one of which opens the safe; the rest are connected to a bomb!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham News

[World's Finest Comics #17] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

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

Crime Goes to College! (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bernie (flashback); Dean Carter (college Dean, flashback); Archibald Wormser (introduction); Dr. Dreemo [Darby Deems] (villain, introduction); Dreemo's thugs [Blinky; rest un-named] (villains, introduction for all); Mortimer Mears (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Dynamic Duo come face to face with a man who becomes a King of the make-believe world of dreams.....a man who preys on the thoughts of others and uses it to his financial advantage.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham City College

[Batman #28] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

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

Shadow City! (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bet-a-Million Bannister (millionaire); Felix Lathrop (wealthy playboy); The Joker (villain)
Synopsis:
When several wealthy playboys are taken in by a quick-rich scheme hatched by the Joker, Batman decides to visit the Crime Clown's layout that he called Shadow City.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Cafe of Ten Thousand Terrors; Dancing Cobra Cafe; Gotham City; The Golden Grotto

The Great Handcuff King! (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); Alfred Pennyworth; The Murton Gang [Slick [as Ronny Lowndes]; Mike; Slug] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Alfred decides to get a pair of handcuffs in order to practice putting them on felons, but when he decides to practice on a fellow gentlemen's gentlemen, Alfred is shocked at the result.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Script credit from GCD index from original issue. The table of contents for this collection lists the writer as unknown.

Shirley Holmes, Policewoman! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Sergeant Shirley Holmes [also as Oyster Annie] (introduction); The Count [Michael Strait] (villain, introduction); The Count's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin have to battle a large-scale outbreak of short-confidence rackets.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Batman Goes To Washington! (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Danny the Dip (ex-con, introduction); Senator Henry K. Vandercook; John Skye (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman decides to enlist the aid of a Senator and the public in getting ex-cons the chance to get honest work.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Capitol; Gotham City; Lincoln Memorial; Washington D.C.; Washington Monument

[Detective Comics #98] (Table of Contents: 38)

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:
construction crane hoist; construction girders

The King of the Hobos! (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Boxcar Bill]; Robin [Dick Grayson] [also as Slugger Junior]; Alfred Pennyworth; Frisco Fred (hobo); Casper Thurbridge (bank President); Silvers Silke (villain); Soapy Waters (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin go undercover to locate crooks responsible for robbing the home of Casper Thurbridge and trail them to Paradise Jungle, a home for hobos, and discover Thurbridge there!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Paradise Jungle

[Detective Comics #99] (Table of Contents: 40)

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 Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints:
Keywords:
umbrellas

The Temporary Murders! (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth (cameo); Rogers (shipping company board director); Betty; Mabel; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Jim Jam (villain)
Synopsis:
The Penguin, operating out of a hideout he considers fool proof, police proof and Batman proof, concocts a scheme in which he freezes a person, then sends a box with the body to relatives for the payment of a certain sum of money to safely have them restored to life.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; utility belt

[Batman #29] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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

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

Enemy No. 1 (Table of Contents: 43)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. A. H. Evans (rare 1st edition book collector); Adam Frank (villain, introduction); Second-Story Sam (villain, introduction); Three-Fingers Tuttle (villain, introduction); Four-Eyes Fogarty (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Adam Frank has a fetish about being "the first" in everything he does, and when things don't work out to his advantage, he decides to turn to crime.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

The Butler's Apprentice! (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); Slugs (villain, introduction); Ape (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A group of criminals have targeted a rich place to rob, but it is so well guarded that they find it difficult to get in the place. Then they get an idea: one of them will be trained as a butler, who'll work as an inside man.....and Alfred is chosen as the one to train him!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Heroes By Proxy! (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
Bob McCay
Letters:
George Roussos
Job Number:
N-1075

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Hawke [also as Batman] (introduction, detective); Wrenn [also as Robin] (introduction, detective); Corky Huggins (villain, introduction); Catspaw Carlin (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Two private detectives are down in the dumps because they are flat broke, even though they have great detective abilities. When they hear that the Wayne Mansion has been robbed, they decide to change their tactics and investigate, disguised as Batman and Robin!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette; Wayne Mansion

The Mails Go Through! (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon (cameo); John Weaver (mailman); Mrs. Mulcahey; Mrs. Jones; Sidney Jones (Mrs. Jone's son); Mr. Gorham; The Scuttler [as Mr. Gorham] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When the local postman is wounded in a chase involving the Caped Crusaders, Batman takes over the job for a day and learns of the kidnapping of a man by the Scuttler, who has committed the crime in order to get a registered letter which will reveal information about an invention worth millions.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City

[Detective Comics #100] (Table of Contents: 47)

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:
canoes; lumberjacks; ropes; waterfalls

The Crow's Nest Mystery! (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Reginald Scofield (mystery writer); Mr. Digges (villain, butler); Jorum (villain); Ben (villain, death); Rader (villain, jewelry fence)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin must stop a group of crooks who operate a gem smuggling operation out of the out-of-the-way home of a mystery writer without his knowledge.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Crow's Nest; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Jewels of Death (book)

[Detective Comics #101] (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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

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

The Tyrannical Twins! (Table of Contents: 50)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Mike Ranier (a baby); Ike Ranier (a baby); un-named department store manager; Stella Ranier (twin's mother); Roger Ranier (twin's father, ex-con); Joe Bart (villain, print shop owner); Huggins (villain)
Synopsis:
Bruce is saddled with the responsibility of taking care of a woman's twins for several days but when he accidentally discovers jewels inside one of the twin's rattles, the Batman takes over to prove the innocence of a store owner and ex-con charged with the theft of those jewels.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile

[World's Finest Comics #18] (Table of Contents: 51)

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

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

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

Specialists in Crime! (Table of Contents: 52)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Norman Fallon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor L. M. Brane (villain, introduction); Brane's thugs [Thimble; rest un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin face a new twist on crime: a man who hires only specialists in crime to carry out his plans.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batpoon; Gotham City; Radium Institute

Indexer Notes

Robin uses a new weapon that he got for his birthday against crime called the Batpoon.

[Batman #30] (Table of Contents: 53)

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

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

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

Back to the Big House! (Table of Contents: 54)

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

Script:
Don C. 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 Gotham City Mayor; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Hammer (villain); Tongs (villain)
Synopsis:
No matter what jobs the Penguin plans and tries to carry out, Batman and Robin are always there to stop him, but, in the end, it's one of the Penguin's own umbrellas that sends him back to the big house.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette; Gotham Gazette

While the City Sleeps! (Table of Contents: 55)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 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]; Joe Jones (ex-Bodin gang member, introduction); Dan Shawn (radio DJ, introduction); Hush-Hush Bodin (villain, introduction); un-named girl [as Ann, Joe's girl) (villain, introduction); Bodin's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Batman decides to take Robin out on the town late at night to illustrate to him all of the people who are up and at work. Unfortunately, a group of criminals are hard at work also and the Dynamic Duo have to go to work.......on them!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Alias the Baron! (Table of Contents: 56)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); Mooch (villain, introduction, death); the Baron (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Alfred is mistaken for a crook who has double-crossed gang leader, Ed Rocket.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Ally Babble and the Fourteen Peeves! (Table of Contents: 57)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ally Babble (introduction); Jasper Quinch (rich man, introduction); Thomas Traff (introduction); Hoiman (villain, introduction); Shoiman (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Ally Babble is hired by a wealthy man to take care of 14 of his pet peeves, and if he successfully does so, he will be given $5000, which creates a mountain of headaches for Batman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City

[Detective Comics #102] (Table of Contents: 58)

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:

The House That Was Held for Ransom! (Table of Contents: 59)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; J. Bullion Stickney; Dodder (Stickney's servant); The Joker [as Reginald P. Parker] (villain); Snoozer (villain)
Synopsis:
The Joker turns the tables on logic, holding a home for ransom instead of people. And to top it off, it all is one giant trap for the Batman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City; Kiddiwah River

[Detective Comics #103] (Table of Contents: 60)

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:

Indexer Notes

Sprang swiped the staging of this cover from panel 2, page 6 of this issue's story by Burnley and Paris, confirmed by Burnley.

Trouble, Incorporated! (Table of Contents: 61)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Gray (Dean of Gotham University); Avery; Avery's wife; Delcourt (movie studio worker); Mazie (Danny's fiancee); Cole (movie studio owner); Sam Slick (villain); Shiv (villain); Danny (villain)
Synopsis:
The former dean of Gotham University opens "Trouble, Inc.," a business designed to give its clients a helping hand when they really need it. Unfortunately, Sam Slick learns of this and decides to blackmail the clients which Batman and Robin must stop ASAP!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham University

Indexer Notes

The cover was swiped by Dick Sprang from panel 2, page 6 of this story, confirmed by Jack Burnley.

[Batman #31] (Table of Contents: 62)

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:

Indexer Notes

The cover features an infinity bat emblem masthead.

Punch and Judy! (Table of Contents: 63)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Punch [Peter Punch] (villain, introduction); Judy [Judy Punch] (villain, introduction); Grift (villain)
Synopsis:
Punch and Judy are using a carnival to bilk residents of Gotham City and the Caped Crusaders see to it that the grafters working the concessions and games are removed from the grounds. However, Punch and Judy decide to strike back by having Batman and Robin join the carnival to put on a death-defying aerial stunt......and then proceed to kill them "by accident".
Reprints:
Keywords:
glider costume; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Batman appears in and uses his glider costume in this story.

Alfred, Armchair Detective! (Table of Contents: 64)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); Stubby Stubbs (villain, introduction); Willie (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Alfred is surprised to learn that what he read in a book about a case being solved by an "armchair detective", which he considers impossible, proves to be true on a chair he accidentally gets involved in...and he's tied to that armchair!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Script credit from GCD index from original issue. The table of contents for this collection lists the writer as unknown.

Vanishing Village! (Table of Contents: 65)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Knuckles Donegan]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Knuckles Donegan (villain, introduction); Weasel (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin are surprised to learn that an abandoned village in Florida, patterned after a Turkish village named Alhambra, has vanished, which is also the home of many a master criminal who has also disappeared.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Florida; Gotham City

Trade Marks of Crime! (Table of Contents: 66)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Police Officer Ryan; John Staddon [also as Silver John Staddon] (villain, introduction); Big Tim Stevens (villain, introduction); Nipper Swarvo (villain, introduction); Joe Swandi (villain, introduction); Mamie Dalling (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman must solve a strange case in which someone is cleverly forging the burglary trademarks of various criminals, all of which pinpoint the jobs to the wrong criminal!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

[Detective Comics #104] (Table of Contents: 67)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
billboards; Skyline Advertising Company

The Battle of the Billboards! (Table of Contents: 68)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Casey (Policeman); Seaver (Editor of Gotham Gazette); Edward Faraday (former Wayne business associate); Toby the Inchworm [aka Inchy] (villain); Fat Frank (villain); Keel (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman turns the tables on some crooks who are using giant billboards to blackmail people.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Skyline Advertising Company

Indexer Notes

The splash page very loosely replicates the cover.

[Detective Comics #105] (Table of Contents: 69)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Batman Goes Broke! (Table of Contents: 70)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Simon Gurlin (villain); Gurlin's gang [Chuck; Pete; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis:
When Wayne Motor Company goes broke because the company's treasurer absconds with the company money, Bruce finds himself broke. That predictament creates many headaches for the Dynamic Duo!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Beaver County Fair; belt radio; Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette; Gotham Gazette; Lansboro News; Lansboro RR Depot; utility belt; Wayne Motor Company

Indexer Notes

Mortimer signed his true name (J. W. Mortimer) on page 10 in panel 3.

[World's Finest Comics #19] (Table of Contents: 71)

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

Pencils:
Dick Sprang; Jack Burnley (Superman figure only)
Inks:
Dick Sprang; Jack Burnley (Superman figure only)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

The League for Larceny! (Table of Contents: 72)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; The Joker (villain); The Velvet Kid (villain); Biff (villain); Pinky (villain)
Synopsis:
The Joker, after escaping from prison, decides on a new plan for gaining riches: to use a "reformed" criminal to pave the way to loot the homes of the rich and gain control of a crime reform committee and its funds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette; Gotham Daily; The Standard

[Batman #32] (Table of Contents: 73)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Rackety-Rax Racket! (Table of Contents: 74)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); Aces (villain)
Synopsis:
A series of college fraternity initiation rites are used by the Crime Clown to further enhance his own wealth, using Robin himself to carry them out.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eta Beta Pi Fraternity; Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette

Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder! (Table of Contents: 75)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (origin re-told); Dick's mother; Dick's father; Haly (circus owner); Commissioner James Gordon; Harry (cabdriver); Myrtle (Harry's wife, unseen); Boss Zucco (villain); Stick-Up Sidney (villain, introduction)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Story takes place just after Detective Comics #38.

In the Soup! (Table of Contents: 76)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson; Alfred Pennyworth; Chumley (a dog); un-named criminal gang (villains)
Synopsis:
At the request of one of Bruce Wayne's friends, Alfred is loaned out......to walk the lady's dog of all things. However, while doing this menial chore, the brave butler stumbles upon a case that will test his detective abilities.....a case involving giant turtles.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Sambell's Special Soups

Indexer Notes

Script credit from GCD index from original issue. The table of contents for this collection lists the writer as unknown.

All For One, One For All! (Table of Contents: 77)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Sprang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne[ [also as D'Artagnan]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; D'Artagnan; the Three Musketeers [Athos; Portos; Aramis]; Lady Constance; Duke of Buckingham; Milady (villain Richelieu's agent, introduction); Cardinal Richelieu (villain, no real appearance)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Paris

Indexer Notes

Time-travel story, based on Dumas's characters in "The Three Musketeers".

[Detective Comics #106] (Table of Contents: 78)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Todd Torrey
Reprints:
Keywords:
portraits

The Phantom of the Library! (Table of Contents: 79)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Police Inspector Laurence; Judge Logan; Todd Torrey (villain, librarian, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
While visiting the local library, Bruce and Dick witness an attempt to kill a police inspector who, years before, had brought a criminal to justice that escaped and swore revenge on him.
Reprints:

[Detective Comics #107] (Table of Contents: 80)

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; wanted posters

The Mountain of the Moon! (Table of Contents: 81)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; George Byham (banker); Roger Gaston (investment broker); Scorpio [Bugs Scarpis] (villain, alchemist); Scorpio's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The Dynamic Duo must put a stop to the clever schemes of Scorpio, a man who plays on the greed of superstitious rich men.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Luna Castle

[World's Finest Comics #20] (Table of Contents: 82)

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

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

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

King of Coins! (Table of Contents: 83)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Granger; The Coin King [Lew Cronin, aka Mark Medalion] (villain, introduction); Lucky Smith (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin soon see through a scheme by a wheel-chair bound coin dealer to provide "sure-fire" treasure maps to people in return for half the loot!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Gotham City

[Batman #33] (Table of Contents: 84)

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:
Christmas; Christmas tree

Crime on the Wing! (Table of Contents: 85)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Pete Pike (musician); Fire Chief Brody; Mr. Lee (importer); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Ralph the Rook (villain); Rook's Mob [Melancholy Mike; Willie the Wag] (villains); Sidecar (villain, tavern barkeep)
Synopsis:
Mobsters decide to use the Penguin as a ruse for Batman and Robin to follow while they commit crimes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Acme Silver Company; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Lucky Bird Tapestry; Wayne Mansion

The Looters! (Table of Contents: 86)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Dense "Solid" Jackson]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Professor Dorry Leaf [aka Dormeus Leaf] (orphan, world's authority on earthquakes, introduction); Leaf's mother and father (both die, flashback); The Jackal (villain, introduction); the Looters (villains, The Jackal's mob, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Seeing both of his parents killed in an earthquake on a small Pacific island, Dorry Leaf becomes an expert on these phenomnia, and is offered a post at Pacific Coast University to oversee a seismographic observatory that he is determined to make quake-proof! However, crooks become interested when they discover that the Professor can predict in advance where quakes will occur, and the Looters, as they are known, hope to cash in on that knowledge.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batplane; Coast City; Gotham City; Pacific Coast University

Indexer Notes

Letterer Schnapp signed his name on a Bar-Grill sign in panel 4 on page 13.

Win Mortimer put his name "Mort Winslow" on a band banner in panel 5 on page 5.

The Search for Santa Claus! (Table of Contents: 87)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed,see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mrs. Mulligan (boardinghouse landlord); Mr. Arden; James Jocelyn (reformed villain, introduction); Anthony Jocelyn (villain, wild spendthrift, introduction); Raymond Jocelyn (villain, introduction); Frank Jocelyn (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Jim Jocelyn's thieving cousins have a high time spending the money that their uncle had ammassed for charities by using it to build up their own multi-million dollar businesses. They decide that the only way they can safeguard themselves is to murder their uncle!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; Christmas trees; Gotham City; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Artist Mortimer also signed his first name Winslow on a sign found in panel 4 on page 2.

[Detective Comics #108] (Table of Contents: 88)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batplane

The Goat of Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 89)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Sergeant Ed Gregory (Police detective); Kitty Corliss (Ed's wife); Moriarty (watchman, death); Torch Cleary (villain, death); Bugs Brown (villain); Flip Gurkin (villain)
Synopsis:
After a Gotham City policeman catches a criminal and sees him executed for his crimes, he is thunderstruck to learn that the man MAY have been innocent!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham News

Detective Comics #109 (Table of Contents: 90)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints:
Keywords:
bricklaying; masons' trowels

The House That Jokes Built! (Table of Contents: 91)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Herbert Swail (investment broker); Titus Drumm (richest man in Gotham City); The Joker [as Courtney, news porter] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Joker uses common, ordinary pranks to bilk rich people out of their money, but when he kidnaps Robin, Batman pulls a prank of his own on the Killer Clown.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Crocus Club; Daily Star; Gotham City; Gotham Examiner; Luster Laundry

[World's Finest Comics #21] (Table of Contents: 92)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Crime's Cameraman! (Table of Contents: 93)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Mortimer] (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Mortimer] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Siddon (a dentist, introduction); The Camera Scoops Club (introduction); Sam Garth (villain, introduction); Garth's thugs (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Dick Grayson, trying to become a member of the prestigeous "Camera Scoops Club", is told that he can become a member IF he can get a picture of Batman and Robin in action against crooks.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Acme Dental Laboratory; Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Mortimer signed his last name on street sign on Page 10, Panel 3.

[Batman #34] (Table of Contents: 94)

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

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

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

The Marathon of Menace! (Table of Contents: 95)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Marty Steele [aka John Doe] (race car driver); Roy Damon (blind scientist); Glenda West (Kale's niece); George Kale [aka Kayle] (villain, President of Lightning Motors, introduction)
Synopsis:
Racer Marty Steele is banned from racing when doctors discover he has a bad heart. But he has plans to compete anyway under another name, whilst his erstwhile opponent is a blind scientist. The prize for the winner is $250,000, a sum that Roy Damon hopes to take home in order to allow others who are blind to build new and better lives for themselves.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batman's laboratory; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham City Star; Grand Canyon; Lightning Motors Inc.; Mount Rushmore; Planet; San Francisco; the Batboat; The Pathfinder

Ally Babble and the Four Tea Leaves! (Table of Contents: 96)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ally Babble; Madame Patio (fortune teller, introduction); Chissum (President of a bond company, introduction); Doctor Peters (introduction); Newsie Newts (villain)
Synopsis:
Ally visits Madame Patio for a free tea leaf reading and explains to him the meaning of the four tea leaves of fate: money, a girl, a ship's deck, and happy faces. By a quirk of fate, these all come true, but not the way Ally imagined.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Madam Patio's Gypsy Tea Room

Tired Tracks (Table of Contents: 97)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); Alfred Pennyworth; un-named Police Chief; Shifty (villain, introduction); Slinky (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Alfred makes a study of tires and the tracks they make. Too bad for him the car he is examining belongs to crooks!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City

The Master Vs. the Pupil! (Table of Contents: 98)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [also as Mr. DuBois]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon (cameo); Alfred Pennyworth (cameo); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain, cameo); The Joker (villain, cameo)
Synopsis:
Robin's bragging about his prowess in crook hunting leads Batman to disguise himself as a jewel thief and have Robin attempt to track him down.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Andros Brothers Antique Dealers; Batman's Trophy Hall; Gotham City

[Detective Comics #110] (Table of Contents: 99)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints:
Keywords:
bobbies; deerstalker hats; Palace of Westminster

Batman and Robin in Scotland Yard! (Table of Contents: 100)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Chief Inspector Carver; Inspector Gow (C.I.D. operative); Professor Moriarty (villain, introduction); Bertie (villain); Lodi (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin travel to London to put on a demonstration of their crime fighting techniques for Scotland Yard and end up helping catch the namesake of Professor Moriarty.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; H.M.S. Batboat; London; London Daily Express; London Star; Scotland Yard; Scotland Yard Museum

Indexer Notes

Mortimer signed his name on storefront on page 7 (panels 1 and 2) and on a truck in panel 2 of page 9.

[Detective Comics #111] (Table of Contents: 101)

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

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
mine cars; mining

Coaltown, U.S.A. (Table of Contents: 102)

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

Script:
Don C. Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Emma Dodd (school teacher); Sally McGraw; Jack McGraw (mine worker, Sally's father); Todd Reed (Julius' son); Julius Reed (villain, mine owner); Kale (villain)
Synopsis:
A greedy mine owner gets on the wrong side of the people in his community by firing the local school teacher and by refusing to institute safe mine conditions for the workers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gladeville

[World's Finest Comics #22] (Table of Contents: 103)

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

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

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

A Tree Grows in Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 104)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane] (signed, see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Francis van Orsdell; Jenkins (Orsdell's butler); Doomsday (a dog); Dr. Martin (villain, introduction); Nails Finney (villain, introduction); Finney's mob (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
To Francis von Orsdell, the trees on his property are just like friends: he talks with them and they talk to him. But one of those trees holds a great object of value unknown to the owner.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

In addition to the Bob Kane credit on the splash page, Mortimer signed his first name on Page 8, panel 6, on the bar and grill sign, then signed his last name on an awning in panel 1 on page 9.

[Batman #35] (Table of Contents: 105)

Batman / 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]; Dick Grayson [Robin]
Reprints:

Nine Lives has the Catwoman! (Table of Contents: 106)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; un-named prison matron; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain); Catwoman's gang [Mousey; Mager; Mike; Pete] (villains); Carl Gibbs (villain, millionaire)
Synopsis:
Catwoman arrives at the state women's prison and uses her catseye on her guard to make her escape. However, when shje returns to her digs and attempts to put her gang back together, most want no part of her since Batman always defeats her. So the Catwoman decides on a daring plan: to prove to her boys she has the nine lives of a cat and cannot be killed!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cat-acombs; Catseye; Gotham City; infra-red filter lenses; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Catwoman adopts the classic purple and green costume with mask instead of Cat's head.

Dinosaur Island! (Table of Contents: 107)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Paul Cooper
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Job Number:
N-666

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Murray Wilson Hart (master showman); Mr. Breach (big-game hunter); Stephen Chase (villain, big-game hunter)
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin are challenged to a game of "Touch Hunt" on famed Dinosaur Island in return for a gift to charity in the amount of $5000.....if they win the game. But they soon discover that they are the prey being hunted....by a very human adversary!
Reprints:
Keywords:
belt radio; Gotham City; utility belt

Indexer Notes

The mechanical dinosaur later ends up in the Bat-Cave's trophy room.

Penciller credit per GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection lists the penciller as Bob Kane.

Dick Grayson, Author! (Table of Contents: 108)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang ? (layouts); Paul Cooper
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Jim Hale (Editor of Crescent Comics, introduction); Duke Ryall (villain, big-time mobster, introduction); Smokey (villain); Sammy the Zip (villain); Dagger Creese (villain); Mr. Matchell (villain); Big Ed Conroy (reformed villain); Joe Dart (villain)
Synopsis:
Dick, interested in comic magazines, accompanies Bruce to the offices of the editor of Crescent Comics, and is invited to write a script. However, ideas do not come easy and is superceded by a case involving ex-con Big Ed Conroy. The Dick discovers that he can use real facts for his story, which is soon published and titled "Crooks' Come-Back".
Reprints:
Keywords:
Crescent Comics; Gotham City; Security Messenger Service; State Prison; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit per GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection lists the only penciller as Dick Sprang.

[Detective Comics #112] (Table of Contents: 109)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Papa Brugel
Reprints:
Keywords:
cash registers

The Case without a Crime (Table of Contents: 110)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane]
Inks:
Win Mortimer [as Bob Kane]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Papa Brugel (costume shop owner); Eddie (costume shop fitter); August (costume shop bookkeeper); Cat-Woman [Corinne] (costume shop seamstress, not the real Catwoman]; Bobo the Bruiser (carnival wrestler)
Synopsis:
Ninety-nine dollars missing from a shop owner's cash register leads Batman and Robin on the trail of the would-be thief.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Batmobile; Brugel's Costume Shoppe; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Mortimer signed his own name to a shop sign on panel 3 of page 6.

Biographies (Table of Contents: 111)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; Dick Sprang
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Biographies of the writers and artists who contributed to the stories in this collection. Includes illustrations from Batman #32 "In The Soup", and Detective Comics #104.

Complete Your Collection with These Other Golden Age Omnibuses (Table of Contents: 112)

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: 113)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; D'Artagnan

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustrations from the covers of Detective Comics #99 and Batman #32.

[Spine of Book] (Table of Contents: 114)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Title of book with illustration from Batman #26 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. [Detective Comics #93]
    Batman; Robin
  9. 8. One Night of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. [World's Finest Comics #15]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  11. 10. The Men Who Died Twice!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. [Batman #26]
    Batman; Robin
  13. 12. Twenty-Ton Robbery!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  14. 13. Recipe for Revenge!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  15. 14. The Year 3000!
    Batman with Robin
  16. 15. Crime Comes to Lost Mesa!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. [Detective Comics #94]
    Batman; Robin
  18. 17. No One Must Know!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  19. 18. [Detective Comics #95]
    Batman; Robin
  20. 19. [The Blaze]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  21. 20. [World's Finest Comics #16]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  22. 21. The Mountaineers of Crime!
    Batman
  23. 22. [Batman #27]
    Batman; Robin
  24. 23. The Penguin's Apprentice!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  25. 24. The Pearl of Peril!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  26. 25. Voyage into Villainy!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  27. 26. A Christmas Peril!
    Batman and Robin
  28. 27. [Detective Comics #96]
    Batman; Robin
  29. 28. Alfred, Private Detective!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  30. 29. [Detective Comics #97]
    Batman; Robin
  31. 30. The Secret of the Switch!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  32. 31. [World's Finest Comics #17]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  33. 32. Crime Goes to College!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  34. 33. [Batman #28]
    Batman; Robin
  35. 34. Shadow City!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  36. 35. The Great Handcuff King!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  37. 36. Shirley Holmes, Policewoman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  38. 37. Batman Goes To Washington!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  39. 38. [Detective Comics #98]
    Batman; Robin
  40. 39. The King of the Hobos!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  41. 40. [Detective Comics #99]
    Batman; Robin
  42. 41. The Temporary Murders!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  43. 42. [Batman #29]
    Batman; Robin
  44. 43. Enemy No. 1
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  45. 44. The Butler's Apprentice!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  46. 45. Heroes By Proxy!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  47. 46. The Mails Go Through!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  48. 47. [Detective Comics #100]
    Batman; Robin
  49. 48. The Crow's Nest Mystery!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  50. 49. [Detective Comics #101]
    Batman; Robin
  51. 50. The Tyrannical Twins!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  52. 51. [World's Finest Comics #18]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  53. 52. Specialists in Crime!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  54. 53. [Batman #30]
    Batman; Robin
  55. 54. Back to the Big House!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  56. 55. While the City Sleeps!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  57. 56. Alias the Baron!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  58. 57. Ally Babble and the Fourteen Peeves!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  59. 58. [Detective Comics #102]
    Batman; Robin
  60. 59. The House That Was Held for Ransom!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  61. 60. [Detective Comics #103]
    Batman; Robin
  62. 61. Trouble, Incorporated!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  63. 62. [Batman #31]
    Batman; Robin
  64. 63. Punch and Judy!
    Batman with Robin
  65. 64. Alfred, Armchair Detective!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  66. 65. Vanishing Village!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  67. 66. Trade Marks of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  68. 67. [Detective Comics #104]
    Batman; Robin
  69. 68. The Battle of the Billboards!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  70. 69. [Detective Comics #105]
    Batman; Robin
  71. 70. The Batman Goes Broke!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  72. 71. [World's Finest Comics #19]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  73. 72. The League for Larceny!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  74. 73. [Batman #32]
    Batman; Robin
  75. 74. Rackety-Rax Racket!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  76. 75. Dick Grayson, Boy Wonder!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  77. 76. In the Soup!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  78. 77. All For One, One For All!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  79. 78. [Detective Comics #106]
    Batman; Robin
  80. 79. The Phantom of the Library!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  81. 80. [Detective Comics #107]
    Batman; Robin
  82. 81. The Mountain of the Moon!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  83. 82. [World's Finest Comics #20]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  84. 83. King of Coins!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  85. 84. [Batman #33]
    Batman; Robin
  86. 85. Crime on the Wing!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  87. 86. The Looters!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  88. 87. The Search for Santa Claus!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  89. 88. [Detective Comics #108]
    Batman; Robin
  90. 89. The Goat of Gotham City!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  91. 90. Detective Comics #109
    Batman; Robin
  92. 91. The House That Jokes Built!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  93. 92. [World's Finest Comics #21]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  94. 93. Crime's Cameraman!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  95. 94. [Batman #34]
    Batman; Robin
  96. 95. The Marathon of Menace!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  97. 96. Ally Babble and the Four Tea Leaves!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  98. 97. Tired Tracks
    The Adventures of Alfred
  99. 98. The Master Vs. the Pupil!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  100. 99. [Detective Comics #110]
    Batman; Robin
  101. 100. Batman and Robin in Scotland Yard!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  102. 101. [Detective Comics #111]
    Batman; Robin
  103. 102. Coaltown, U.S.A.
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  104. 103. [World's Finest Comics #22]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  105. 104. A Tree Grows in Gotham City!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  106. 105. [Batman #35]
    Batman
  107. 106. Nine Lives has the Catwoman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  108. 107. Dinosaur Island!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  109. 108. Dick Grayson, Author!
    Batman with Robin
  110. 109. [Detective Comics #112]
    Batman; Robin
  111. 110. The Case without a Crime
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  112. 111. Biographies
  113. 112. Complete Your Collection with These Other Golden Age Omnibuses
  114. 113. [Back Cover]
  115. 114. [Spine of Book]
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