(July 2003)

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Volume:
4
Price:
49.95 USD; 82.95 CAD
Pages:
232
On-sale date:
2003-07-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Dale Crain (collected editions)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Collecting BATMAN #13-16 from 1942-1943, featuring the very first appearance of Bruce Wayne's faithful butler Alfred! The Batman and his trusty sidekick Robin once again face off against the Joker, Catwoman, and the Penguin! [per solicitation]; Black and white reconstruction by Rick Keene and GV Graphics; Color reconstruction by Jamison; Art credits assembled by Joe Desris; Writing credits assembled by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris. Reprints Batman #13-16 (1940)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Jamison

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Batman

Foreword (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Schelly
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Batman #13 (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Jamison
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

The Batman Plays a Lone Hand (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Villain: The Thumb
Reprints:

Comedy of Tears (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joe Dimaggio (cameo); Artemus Bigby; Villain: The Joker
Reprints:

The Story of the Seventeen Stones (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Betty Bentley
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Villain: Rocky Grimes and his mob
Reprints:

Destination Unknown (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Villains: Trigger Turk; Biff Bolton
Reprints:

Batman #14 (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Jamison
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Penguin
Reprints:

The Case Batman Failed To Solve (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dana Drye; Ezra Plunkett; Dr. Tsu; Grace Seers; Sir John Bart
Reprints:

Prescription For Happiness (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Doc Chalmers; Villain: Pills Mattson
Reprints:

Swastika Over the White House (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Betty Bentley
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. McCoy; Villains: Count Felix (first appearance); Fred Hopper [Fritz Hoffner]
Reprints:

Bargains In Banditry (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Betty Bentley
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; Bad News Brewster]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Villains: Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Hairless Harry Hix; Torchy Blaize; Glitter Gleason
Reprints:

Batman #15 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Your Face Is Your Fortune (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Page; Villain: Catwoman [Selina Kyle; uses Elva Barr alias]
Reprints:

The Boy Who Wanted To Be Robin (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Betty Bentley
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bobby Deen; Villain: Knuckles Conger
Reprints:

The Two Futures (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Betty Bentley
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Rainier; Professor Proe; Professor Con
Reprints:

The Loneliest Men In the World (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Tom Wick; Link Chesney; Santa Claus; Villain: Dirk Dagner
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Christmas story

Batman #16 (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

The Joker Reforms (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jeb Johnson; Villains: The Joker; Kite; Nitro; Sparky
Reprints:

The Grade A Crimes! (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Villain: John Winthrop
Reprints:

The Adventure of the Branded Tree (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Betty Bentley
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

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

Here Comes Alfred (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Beagle (last name revealed in DETECTIVE COMICS #96; first appearance); Villain: Manuel Stiletti (first appearance)
Reprints:

Biographies (Table of Contents: 23)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Desris
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Creator biographies for Jack Burnley, Don Cameron, Bill Finger, Bob Kane, Ruth Kaufman, Jerry Robinson, George Roussos and Jack Schiff. Biographical material researched and written by Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson (#13, 14, 16); Jack Burnley (#15)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (#13, 14, 16); Jack Burnley (#15)
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Penguin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprints covers for Batman #13-16 (1940). On back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Foreword
  4. 3. Batman #13
    Batman
  5. 4. The Batman Plays a Lone Hand
    Batman
  6. 5. Comedy of Tears
    Batman
  7. 6. The Story of the Seventeen Stones
    Batman
  8. 7. Destination Unknown
    Batman
  9. 8. Batman #14
    Batman
  10. 9. The Case Batman Failed To Solve
    Batman
  11. 10. Prescription For Happiness
    Batman
  12. 11. Swastika Over the White House
    Batman
  13. 12. Bargains In Banditry
    Batman
  14. 13. Batman #15
    Batman
  15. 14. Your Face Is Your Fortune
    Batman
  16. 15. The Boy Who Wanted To Be Robin
    Batman
  17. 16. The Two Futures
    Batman
  18. 17. The Loneliest Men In the World
    Batman
  19. 18. Batman #16
    Batman
  20. 19. The Joker Reforms
    Batman
  21. 20. The Grade A Crimes!
    Batman
  22. 21. The Adventure of the Branded Tree
    Batman
  23. 22. Here Comes Alfred
    Batman
  24. 23. Biographies
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Batman
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