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Price
29.99 USD; 39.99 CAD
Pages
388
On-sale Date
2018-02-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-7758-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401277581 52999
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Betsy Golden (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Card stock covers; glossy interiors
Binding
Trade paperback
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects Batman stories from Batman #12-15, Detective Comics #66-74, and World's Finest Comics #7-9.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Evan "Doc" Shaner
Inks
Evan "Doc" Shaner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Two-Face (image on coin)

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Title page including writer and artist credits for stories in collection plus the cover.

[Indicia and Publisher information] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia listing publisher credits

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Detective Comics #66] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (also backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; clocks; revolvers; tight rope walking

The Crimes of Two-Face! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent] (image); Gilda (Harvey Kent's fiancee, a sculptress, introduction); Dr. Ekhart; Two-Face [Harvey Kent] [aka "Apollo" Kent] (villain, introduction, origin); Boss Moroni (villain); Joe (villain, death)
Synopsis
At a criminal trial, D.A. Harvey Kent is disfigured by acid thrown into his face, and the shock drives him to become a master criminal who bases all of his crimes on the number two, and who uses a two-headed silver dollar to decide if he will keep the loot from a crime or not.
Reprints
Keywords
Vitriol

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Detective Comics #68, which is included later in this collection.

[Batman #12] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Robinson.

Brothers in Crime! (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman With Robin / comic story / 13 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

Job Number
N-868
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Rafferty Brothers [Peter (death); Steve (death); Mike (death)] (villains)
Synopsis
While visiting their trophy room, the Caped Crusaders come across a bullet-proof vest, a keepsake from a case invoving the Rafferty Brothers, who unwittingly implicated their brother Peter in a murder.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Daily News; Hall of Trophies

Indexer Notes

Penciler and inker credits verified by Robinson, background and lettering credits verified by Roussos.

The Wizard of Words! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; un-namewd banker; un-named District Attorney; un-named Mayor; the Joker (villain); Slapsy (villain)
Synopsis
Batman must once again battle the Harlequin of Hate, who, this time, decides to carry out, word for word, the slang words that people use every day in order to commit his crimes.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Batplane

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, inker credit verified by Robinson, and letterer credit verified by Roussos.

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

They Thrill to Conquer! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ben "Fearless" Ford (stunt man); Nan Ford (Ben's wife); Tommy Ford (Ben and Nan's son); Joe Kirk (villain); Duke (villain)
Synopsis
Batman must battle a gang of criminals who are trying to blackmail professional stuntmen.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane

Indexer Notes

Script, art and lettering credits confirmed by Jack Burnley.

Around the Clock with the Batman! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named Mayor of Gotham City; Mr. Hodge (art connoisseur); Frankie (little boy with infantile paralysis); Margie (villain); "Heist" Andrews (villain)
Synopsis
Gotham City celebrates "Batman Day", honoring all of the Caped Crusader's amazing accomplishments. And the events leading up to that day also helps Bruce Wayne complete the last chapter of a book he is writing.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, inker credit verified by Robinson, and letterer credit verified by Roussos.

[World's Finest Comics #7] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Burnley.

The North Pole Crimes! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Cal Daly (introduction); Curly (introduction, death); Angles Bigbee (villain, introduction); The Snow Man Bandits (villains, introduction for all); Ray (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A ruthless gang of criminals heads to the far north to commit crimes and the Dynamic Duo must solve the riddle of their leaving a snowman at the scene of every crime they commit.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batplane; Gotham City; snow costumes

Indexer Notes

First use of snow costumes.

Batman and Robin also wear insulated and heated uniforms.

[Detective Comics #67] (Table of Contents: 13)

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]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints
Keywords
ostriches; umbrellas

Indexer Notes

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

Crime's Early Bird! (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
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sing Hi Lo (stage performer); Mr. Gemly (jewel collector, death); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot; also as I. Waddle] (villain); Louie the Lip (villain); Hotfoot Harry (villain)
Synopsis
The Penguin uses birds sold in his store in a variety of ways to commit crimes, but the Batman catches on to his trick and tries to fight fire with fire.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Gotham City

[Detective Comics #68] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Jerry Robinson
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Two-Face [Harvey Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; silos

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 Man Who Led a Double Life! (Table of Contents: 16)

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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Gilda (Harvey's fiancee); Henry Logan (matchstick object collector); Henry Logan's double; Gotham City's Mayor; a mask maker; mask maker's son; Two-Face [Harvey Kent] (villain); Al (villain); "Getaway" George (villain); Two-Face's criminal combine (villains)
Synopsis
Two-Face gets away from Batman and resumes his criminal career, but, in the end, is double-crossed by one of his own men!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Daily Globe

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Detective Comics #66, which was included earlier in this collection.

[Batman #13] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Robinson.

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

The Batman Plays a Lone Hand! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
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 Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain, cameo); The Joker (villain, cameo); The Thumb (villain, introduction); Thumb's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis
Dick is rudely shocked when Bruce literally kicks him out of the house, not knowing that the Thumb has threatened to kill the Boy Wonder if Batman doesn't lay off.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; belt radio; Gotham City; Uncle Pat Pawn

Indexer Notes

Inker credits confirmed by Robinson and Roussos.

Letterer credit confirmed by Roussos.

Script credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the script to Bill Finger.

Comedy of Tears! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
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; Johnny Blake (student); Joe Brady; Mr. van Gild; Joe DiMaggio (cameo); Jerry Siegel (cameo); Artemus Bigby (author); The Joker (villain); Bruiser (villain); Pretty Boy Dugan (villain)
Synopsis
The Caped Crusaders are bewildered to discover the reason behind the Joker's new campaign: to make people cry.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credits confirmed by Robinson and Roussos.

Letterer credit confirmed by Roussos.

The Story of the Seventeen Stones! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mason (reformed villain, architect, introduction); Brenner (reformed villain, diamond cutter); Parks (reformed villain); Rocky Grimes (villain, introduction, death); Lefty Slade (villain, introduction, death); "Fin" Gonzy (villain, loan shark, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Once suffering from amnesia, and having served 20 years in jail on the rock pile, criminal Rocky Grimes decides to get back at former members of his mob by using stones.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; House of Jewels; Onkers Diamond

Indexer Notes

Art and letterer credits confirmed by Jack Burnley.

Destination Unknown! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Detective Guffey; Commissioner James Gordon; Clyde Clayborn (collector of oddities); Miss Hibbs (Clayborn's Secretary); Mr. Fortesque (man in an iron lung, actually a wax dummy); John Keyes (innocent prisoner); Ken Thorne (President of the railroad); Trigger Turk (villain, introduction); Biff Bolton (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A couple of criminals board a train, disguised as a doctor and his nurse, in order to get to a man accused of crime being transferred to the gas chamber, and kill him in an iron lung.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batplane; belt radio wireless; Gotham City; Grand Central Station

Indexer Notes

Inker credits confirmed by Robinson and Roussos.

Letterer credit confirmed by Roussos.

[Detective Comics #69] (Table of Contents: 22)

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]; The Joker
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; magic lamps

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 Harlequin's Hoax! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Joe Greene
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; Linda Page; Charles Saunders; Mr. Fordney; Richard Morse; Jim Brown; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis
The Joker returns with a madcap scheme: handing out less than perfect, but generous, gifts to people, all with a sinister purpose in mind.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Gotham City; Shutter Camera Company

[Detective Comics #70] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
bathysphere; cutting torch; fish; treasure chests

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 Man Who Could Read Minds! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Carlo (villain, death)
Synopsis
An accident turns a sideshow swami into a real mind-reader, a man who can guess every opponent's plan, anticipate his every move and strike as fast as they can think! And when he guesses the true identities of the Dynamic Duo, this may well be their last case!
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham City Theatre

[Batman #14] (Table of Contents: 26)

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]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Robinson.

The Case Batman Failed to Solve!!! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dana Drye (detective, death); Sheriff Ezra Plunkett; Dr. Tsu; Grace Seers (detective, writer); Sir John Bart (of Scotland Yard); Graves Gang (villains, flashback); Red Rip (villain, gangland monarch)
Synopsis
Batman is among a handful of famed detectives that are invited to a conference, during which famed detective, Dana Drye, is shot and killed before their eyes.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Robinson.

Letterer credit confirmed by Roussos.

Prescription for Happiness! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Doctor A. B. Chalmers (Pharmacist); Lucy; Patton (Policeman); Alphonse Gibbs; "One Round" Rickey (boxer); Dr. Roy Ainslee; Mary Miller; Pills Mattson (villain, introduction); Varney (villain)
Synopsis
Old Doc Chalmers, after spending a lifetime helping other people, loses just about everything in his place of business when a group of crooks use his shop as a base, and it is destroyed in a melee.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credits confirmed by Robinson and Roussos.

Letterer credit confirmed by Roussos.

Swastika over the White House! (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. McCoy (newsreel Editor); Matt Carson (cameraman); Tom Starr (cameraman); J. Peerless Morton (millionaire); Morton's butler; Count Felix [aka the Leader] (villain, introduction); Fritz Hoffner [Fred Hopper] (villain, amateur movie photographer); Heinrich (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain, image only)
Synopsis
The Nazis succeed in getting one of their undercover men hired as a photographer in order to infiltrate defense plants and take secret photos that will be used to sabotage America's war efforts.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham City Newsreel Company; Nazis

Indexer Notes

Art and letters credits confirmed by Jack Burnley.

Bargains in Banditry! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as "Bad News" Brewster]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named National Bank President; Jerry (Policeman); The Penguin [Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot] (villain); Torchy Blaize (villain, death); Hairless Harry Hix (villain, death); Slippery Elmer (villain); Glitter Gleason (villain, jewel their)
Synopsis
The Penguin decides to go into business for himself by offering to the underworld pre-planned crimes at cut rate prices! Unknown to them, he takes 100% of their profits...and their lives! To counter this, Batman poses as "Bad News" Brewster and offers the underworld pre-planned crimes of his own...at cheaper rates.
Reprints
Keywords
Aladdin Ruby; Batplane; Gotham City; National Bank

Indexer Notes

Art and letterer credits confirmed by Jack Burnley.

[Detective Comics #71] (Table of Contents: 31)

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]; The Joker
Reprints
Keywords
calenders; giant figures

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 Crime a Day! (Table of Contents: 32)

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]; Mrs. Smythe; Editor of the Gotham Gazette; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis
During a series of lectures, the Batman calls the Joker a fool for leaving clues behind that lead to his capture. The Clown Prince of Crime turns the tables on the Caped Crusader by leaving more clues and making the Batman and Robin look like fools.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Daily Star; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Rappel Art Galleries

[World's Finest Comics #8] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Burnley.

Brothers in Law! (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; John O'Brien (introduction, a G-Man, death); Tim O'Brien (introduction); Nick O'Brien (introduction); The Little Corporal [Little Nap Boyd] (villain, introduction); Slim (villain)
Synopsis
The untimely death of their father leads the O'Brien brothers to attempt to get even with his killer, while working at odds against one another.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Plane; Batmobile; Gotham City; O'Brien Detective Agency

Indexer Notes

Art and letterer credits verified by Burnley.

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

[Detective Comics #72] (Table of Contents: 35)

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]; Larry the Judge
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; giant figures

License for Larceny (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
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; J. Spencer Larson [Larry the Judge] (villain, investment broker); Second Story Sam (villain); Iron Jaw (villain); Gas-Pipe Grogan (villain); Bigfoot (villain); Muggsy (villain); Lefty (villain); Shorty (villain); Tommy the Twitch (villain)
Synopsis
A dignified financier is in reality the notorious underworld czar, Larry the Judge, and Batman & Robin must somehow halt his plan to issue licences for only high class larcenies before a crook cashes in on the licence to kill the Caped Crusaders!
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Daily Mail; Gotham City; San Francisco Chronicle

[Batman #15] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Jack Burnley.

Your Face Is Your Fortune! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Miss Lord (salon customer); Mrs. Gild (salon customer); The Catwoman [Selina Kyle; a.k.a. Elva Barr] [also as Mrs. Arnold] [also as Mrs. Leroy] (villain); Deadshot Mike [aka Jim Jones] (villain)
Synopsis
Selina Kyle wins a beauty contest under an assumed name and falls in love with Bruce Wayne, who was one of the judges. Although she is planning capers involving her job in a beauty salon, Selina confesses to Batman that she'd give up her criminal behavior if she knew for certain that she'd have a chance with Wayne.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Herald; Joe's Bowling Alley

Indexer Notes

Inker credits confirmed by Robinson and Roussos.

Letterer credit confirmed by Roussos.

The Boy Who Wanted to Be Robin! (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Bobby Deen (homeless bootblack); Knuckles Conger (villain, introduction); Spike (villain)
Synopsis
After watching the Caped Crusader's in action for a period of time, and especially Robin, a criminal boss decides that he will use Batman's methods against him and adopts a youngster to aid him.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City; Palace Theatre

Indexer Notes

Art and letterer credits confirmed by Jack Burnley.

The Two Futures (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Rainier (historian); Professor Proe; Professor Con; Bobby Logan; The Nazis (villains); The Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
The Caped Crusaders visit the world's greatest historian, whose fellow professors give them an idea what will happen to America's democratic way of life when the war ends.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham University

Indexer Notes

Script, art, and letterer credits confirmed by Jack Burnley.

Script credit from GCD index for original issue. The table of contents for this collection credits the script to Don Cameron.

The Loneliest Men in the World (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
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; Santa Claus; Ben Botts (doorman); Mr. Rockmaker; Mr. Zang (owner of the Crane Club); Link Chesney (radio humorist); Tom Wick (lighthouse keeper); Dirk Dagner (villain, introduction); Spike (villain)
Synopsis
For this Christmas, Batman and Robin decide to play Santa to "the loneliest men in the world": those who have no friends at that festive time of the year. But criminal Dirk Dagner decides to use this plan for his own financial advantage!
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Christmas; Crane Club; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credits confirmed by Jerry Robinson and George Rousssos.

Letterer credit confirmed by George Roussos.

[Detective Comics #73] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]
Reprints
Keywords
coins; giant figures; jewelry; treasure

The Scarecrow Returns (Table of Contents: 43)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Crusher Conger (villain, wrestler); Samson Saxe (villain, wrestler); The Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane] (villain); Muggsy (villain)
Synopsis
As a former teacher, Professor Jonathan Crane decides to use the simpliest of words to indicate crimes he intends to commit, and Batman and Robin spend plenty of time "after school" to figure them out and stop the Man of Straw.
Reprints
Keywords
Chinese Scarecrow (made of jade); Vortex Cleaners & Dyers

[Detective Comics #74] (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tweedledum [Deever Tweed]; Tweedledee [Dunfree Tweed]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit confirmed by George Roussos.

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

Tweedledum and Tweedledee! (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos; Charles Paris (page 7 only)
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Montmorency; Tweedledum [Deever Tweed] (villain, introduction); Tweedledee [Dumfree Tweed] (villain, introduction); Slug (villain); Tony (villain); Sparks (villain)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin are faced with the dual problem of two rather rotund adversaries who set traps for their victims and wait for them to walk into them.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Batplane; utility belt

Indexer Notes

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

[World's Finest Comics #9] (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Adolf Hitler; Benito Mussolini; Hideki Tojo
Reprints

Crime of the Month (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bramwell B. Bramwell (villain, introduction); Bright Guy Warner (villain, introduction); Slim Ryan (villain, introduction); Chopper Gant (villain, introduction); Muscles Hardy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The four top crime bosses of Gotham City are invited to Mystery Castle by the owner, Bramwell B. Bramwell, so that he can challenge them to a contest: to decide once and for all just WHO can commit the best crimes: he or them!
Reprints
Keywords
Ajax Exterminating Company; Batplane; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; utility belt

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustrations with text on the contents of this issue. Illustrations taken from the cover of Detective Comics #67 and from Batman #13 "Comedy of Tears!"

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
  3. 2. [Indicia and Publisher information]
  4. 3. [Table of Contents]
  5. 4. [Detective Comics #66]
    Batman; Robin
  6. 5. The Crimes of Two-Face!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. [Batman #12]
    Batman; Robin
  8. 7. Brothers in Crime!
    Batman With Robin
  9. 8. The Wizard of Words!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. They Thrill to Conquer!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. Around the Clock with the Batman!
    Batman With Robin
  12. 11. [World's Finest Comics #7]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  13. 12. The North Pole Crimes!
    Batman With Robin
  14. 13. [Detective Comics #67]
    Batman; Robin
  15. 14. Crime's Early Bird!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. [Detective Comics #68]
    Batman; Robin
  17. 16. The Man Who Led a Double Life!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  18. 17. [Batman #13]
    Batman; Robin
  19. 18. The Batman Plays a Lone Hand!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. Comedy of Tears!
    Batman With Robin
  21. 20. The Story of the Seventeen Stones!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  22. 21. Destination Unknown!
    Batman With Robin
  23. 22. [Detective Comics #69]
    Batman; Robin
  24. 23. The Harlequin's Hoax!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  25. 24. [Detective Comics #70]
    Batman; Robin
  26. 25. The Man Who Could Read Minds!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  27. 26. [Batman #14]
    Batman; Robin
  28. 27. The Case Batman Failed to Solve!!!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  29. 28. Prescription for Happiness!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  30. 29. Swastika over the White House!
    Batman With Robin
  31. 30. Bargains in Banditry!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  32. 31. [Detective Comics #71]
    Batman; Robin
  33. 32. A Crime a Day!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  34. 33. [World's Finest Comics #8]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  35. 34. Brothers in Law!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  36. 35. [Detective Comics #72]
    Batman; Robin
  37. 36. License for Larceny
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  38. 37. [Batman #15]
    Batman; Robin
  39. 38. Your Face Is Your Fortune!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  40. 39. The Boy Who Wanted to Be Robin!
    Batman With Robin
  41. 40. The Two Futures
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  42. 41. The Loneliest Men in the World
    Batman With Robin
  43. 42. [Detective Comics #73]
    Batman; Robin
  44. 43. The Scarecrow Returns
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  45. 44. [Detective Comics #74]
    Batman; Robin
  46. 45. Tweedledum and Tweedledee!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  47. 46. [World's Finest Comics #9]
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  48. 47. Crime of the Month
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  49. 48. [Back Cover]
    Batman and Robin
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