(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
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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 C. 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 C. 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 C. 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 C. 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 C. 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 C. 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 C. 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 C. 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 C. 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
Keywords
Christmas

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 C. 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 C. 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 C. 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.

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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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Related Scans
Series Information
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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