Batman #181
(June 1966)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April & Oct.; (semi-monthly, Dec.)
On-sale date
1966-04-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Beware of -- Poison Ivy! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]
Reprints
Keywords
Go-Go Checks

Beware of -- Poison Ivy! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.34 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley] (introduction); Ivy's gang (villains); Dragon Fly (villain); Silken Spider (villain); Tiger Moth (villain)
Synopsis
While Bruce and Dick are attending an art show, a woman shows up, claiming to be the greatest criminal of those currently residing in Gotham.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Story is in 2 parts, unnumbered part 1 (5.67 pages) and Part 2 (5.67 pages).

Best Bat-Wishes Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Perfect Crime -- Slightly Imperfect! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Chic Stone ?
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mystery Analysts of Gotham City [Kaye Daye; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; District Attorney Danton; Martin Tellman; Commissioner James Gordon; Hugh Rankin; Art Saddows]; Nancy Owens (actress); Fern Hunter [also as Kaye Daye] (villain); Hunter's gang [Joe; Chuck; other un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
At the latest meeting of the Analysts, Kaye announces that she didn't write her latest book, and seems to be threatened by a voice from her brooch. Batman has a feeling that the Kaye at the meeting is an impostor, so he looks into the matter.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Robin does not appear in this story.

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

Letters to the Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Jeff Sosnaud, R. Bryn Olime, Mickey Gaither, Mike Friedrich (future comics writer) and Ken Hodl.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware of -- Poison Ivy!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Beware of -- Poison Ivy!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. Best Bat-Wishes Batman and Robin
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. The Perfect Crime -- Slightly Imperfect!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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