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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

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

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

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

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

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

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.34 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed as Bob Kane)
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.
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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 and Robin / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Perfect Crime -- Slightly Imperfect! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman and Robin / 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.
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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
Julius Schwartz ?
Letters
typeset

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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)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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