(2018)

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Price
29.99 USD; 39.99 CAD
Pages
380
On-sale date
2018-09-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-8461-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401284619 52999
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Eric Searleman (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 #16-20, Detective Comics #75-81, and World's Finest Comics #10-11.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Evan Shaner [as Evan "Doc" Shaner]
Inks
Evan Shaner [as Evan "Doc" Shaner]
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

Original cover art by Evan "Doc" Shaner.

[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

[Batman #16] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Joker Reforms! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

The Grade A Crimes! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Adventure of the Branded Tree! (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / 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]; Scotty (lumberjack); Olaf Yonson (lumberjack, death); Bull Beeton (villain, introduction); Knuckles (villain)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin track down the secret of a dagger-branded tree that led to the murder of two lumberjacks.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Gotham City Printing Company; Perkins Paper Company

Indexer Notes

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

Here Comes Alfred! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

[Detective Comics #75] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Robber Baron! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

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

[Detective Comics #76] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

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

Slay 'Em with Flowers (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Batman's Biographer! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

The Penguin Goes A-Hunting (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 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]; Warden Keyes; Miss Meecham (Throckmorton's Secretary); Mr. Throckmorton (a broker); Tyrus Wolff; Mr. Gullet; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains)
Synopsis
The Penguin attends a lecture by Gotham City's prison Warden Keyes, who talks about the city's most dangerous villains: the Scarecrow, the Joker and the Cat-Woman...but fails to list him. When asked about the Penguin, Keyes says that he hasn't the genius or inventiveness of the others. Penguin decides to correct that assumption, and Batman and Robin must stop him in that attempt.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Gotham Globe

Indexer Notes

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

Rogues' Pageant! (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 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]; Alfred Pennyworth; "Ducky" Mallard (villain, introduction); Mallard's gang ["Dazie" Dickens (death); rest un-named] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
At Alfred's urging, Bruce and Dick decide to take a short vacation after particularly strenuous battling against Gotham's underworld, they stop off in San Pablos, a city celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the courageous deeds of their forefathers...and they discover that crime even reaches its ugly hands into this festive atmosphere!
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Santo Pablo

Indexer Notes

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

Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

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

[World's Finest Comics #10] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

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

Man with the Camera Eyes (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

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

[Detective Comics #77] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Crime Clinic! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

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

[Detective Comics #78] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Bond Wagon (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

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

[Batman #18] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

The Secret of Hunter's Inn! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

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

Robin Studies His Lessons! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

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

The Good Samaritan Cops (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Crime Surgeon! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

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

[Detective Comics #79] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

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

Destiny's Auction (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 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]; Madame Calagra (seeress); Judy O'Casson (a dramatist); Tremaine Wentworth (actor); Mrs. Midge (Judy's landlady); Diamond Pete Ransome (villain); Ransome's gang [Lefty; other un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
Three people who visit a gypsy fortune teller have their fates read, and it seems to the positive. However, negative situations befall each of them with each of them leaving their belongings in a trunk. Batman and Robin follow these individuals as they buy what they believe to be their trunks back at auction, thus, in a round-about way, fulfilling the fortunes of the seer they all once visited.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

[World's Finest Comics #11] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

A Thief in Time! (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Greater Gotham City existed in 2043.

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

[Detective Comics #80] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The End of Two-Face! (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

[Batman #19] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Batman Makes a Deadline! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Atlantis Goes to War! (Table of Contents: 37)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 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]; Ben Stunsel (introduction, death); Taro (Ruler of Atlantis, introduction); Lanya (Empress of Atlantis, Taro's sister, introduction); Kano (Atlantean High Priest, introduction); other un-named Atlanteans; Admiral Von Buntz (villain, introduction); Captain Kurt Fritzl (villain, U-Boat Captain, introduction); un-named Nazis (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin decide to get involved in a case where a Nazi submarine attacks Allied shipping and then disappears without a trace. But they are in for a shock when they discover the secret Nazi sub base is located in lost Atlantis!
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane; Gotham City; New York Comet (newspaper); Tribune

The Case of the Timid Lion! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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

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

Collector of Millionaires (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

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

[Detective Comics #81] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Cavalier of Crime! (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

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

[Batman #20] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Centuries of Crime! (Table of Contents: 43)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 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]; Alfred Pennyworth; Percival Pruitt; The Joker (villain); Professor Ecla Tate (villain, fraudulent scientist); Swami Meera Kell (villain, crooked crystal gazer); Kid Glove Mixter (villain, bank robber)
Synopsis
The Joker enlists the aid of a fradulent scientist and swami, convincing them that they can successfully carry out their "fleecings" of victims: in the past and the future!
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

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

The Trial of Titus Keyes! (Table of Contents: 44)

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

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

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

The Lawmen of the Sea (Table of Contents: 45)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson! (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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

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

[Title Page at rear of book] (Table of Contents: 47)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Title Page at rear of book, features only the logo of the book.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Blank page with a gold background

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustrations with text on the contents of this issue. Illustrations taken from Batman #16 "The Joker Reforms" and the cover of Batman #20.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
  3. 2. [Indicia and Publisher information]
  4. 3. [Table of Contents]
  5. 4. [Batman #16]
    Batman; Robin
  6. 5. The Joker Reforms!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. The Grade A Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. The Adventure of the Branded Tree!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  9. 8. Here Comes Alfred!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. [Detective Comics #75]
    Batman; Robin
  11. 10. The Robber Baron!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. [Detective Comics #76]
    Batman; Robin
  13. 12. Slay 'Em with Flowers
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  14. 13. [Batman #17]
    Batman; Robin
  15. 14. The Batman's Biographer!
    Batman with Robin
  16. 15. The Penguin Goes A-Hunting
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. Rogues' Pageant!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  18. 17. Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals!
    Batman With Robin
  19. 18. [World's Finest Comics #10]
    Superman; Batman; Robin; Green Arrow; Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Boy Commandos
  20. 19. Man with the Camera Eyes
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  21. 20. [Detective Comics #77]
    Batman; Robin
  22. 21. The Crime Clinic!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  23. 22. [Detective Comics #78]
    Batman; Robin
  24. 23. The Bond Wagon
    Batman
  25. 24. [Batman #18]
    Batman; Robin
  26. 25. The Secret of Hunter's Inn!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  27. 26. Robin Studies His Lessons!
    Batman with Robin
  28. 27. The Good Samaritan Cops
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  29. 28. The Crime Surgeon!
    Batman with Robin
  30. 29. [Detective Comics #79]
    Batman; Robin
  31. 30. Destiny's Auction
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  32. 31. [World's Finest Comics #11]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  33. 32. A Thief in Time!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  34. 33. [Detective Comics #80]
    Batman; Robin
  35. 34. The End of Two-Face!
    Batman with Robin
  36. 35. [Batman #19]
    Batman; Robin
  37. 36. Batman Makes a Deadline!
    Batman with Robin
  38. 37. Atlantis Goes to War!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  39. 38. The Case of the Timid Lion!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  40. 39. Collector of Millionaires
    Batman with Robin
  41. 40. [Detective Comics #81]
    Batman; Robin
  42. 41. The Cavalier of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  43. 42. [Batman #20]
    Batman; Robin
  44. 43. The Centuries of Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  45. 44. The Trial of Titus Keyes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  46. 45. The Lawmen of the Sea
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  47. 46. Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  48. 47. [Title Page at rear of book]
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
  50. 49. [Back Cover]
    Batman and Robin
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