([February] 2003)

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Volume
1
Price
49.95 USD; 82.95 CAD
Pages
248
On-sale date
2003-02-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Archive Editions
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Dale Crain (senior editor - collected edition); Scott Nybakken (associate editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Reprints BATMAN #164-167 and DETECTIVE COMICS #327-333.
Series design by Alex Jay/Studio J.
Publication design by Louis Prandi.
Black-and-white reconstruction on selected interior pages by Rick Keene.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Joker

Foreword (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Mark Waid

[Cover - Detective Comics #327] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]
Reprints

The Mystery of the Menacing Mask! (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 14.66 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Linda Greene; Jimmy Packer; VILLAINS: Frank Fenton; Smiler [Roland Meacham]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First 'New Look' story.

Batman's Hot Line (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman; Robin / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz discusses the "New Look" Batman.

[Cover - Batman #164] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

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

Indexer Notes

First 'New Look' issue of Batman. Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

Two-Way Gem Caper! (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 13.66 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron [Ed Herron]
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Hootenanny Hotshots; VILLAIN: Mr. Dabblo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

Batman's Great Face-Saving Feat! (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron [Ed Herron]
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mystery Analysts of Gotham City [Prof. Ralph Hern; Art Saddows; Kaye Daye; Commissioner James Gordon]; Hugh Rankin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

[Cover - Detective Comics #328] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

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

Gotham Gang Line-Up! (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 14.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Aunt Harriet (Dick's aunt; intro); Alfred Pennyworth (apparent death); Commissioner James Gordon; VILLAINS: Tri-State Gang [Paul Pardee; Duke]
Synopsis
Alfred is apparently killed when rescuing Batman and Robin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

Batman's Hot-Line (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bob Kane (photo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Autobiography by Bob Kane.

[Cover - Detective Comics #329] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

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

Castle with Wall-to-Wall Danger! (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 14.66 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Albert Maunch; VILLAIN: Vincent Maunch [Frank Pragnel]
Synopsis
Batman and Robin travel to England to capture a criminal.
Reprints

[Cover - Batman #165] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

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

The Man Who Quit the Human Race (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; VILLAIN: Governor Andrew Warner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

The Dilemma of the Detective's Daughter (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron [Ed Herron]
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Patricia Powell (intro); Commissioner James Gordon; Lt. Detective Mike Powell [Bulldog] (intro); Prof. Ralph Smedley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

[Cover - Detective Comics #330] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

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

The Fallen Idol of Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 14.66 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Edgar Peters; Pete Dumont; Shorty Hawkins
Synopsis
Batman and Robin capture a spy ring.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

[Cover - Batman #166] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Two-Way Deathtrap! (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron [Ed Herron]
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; VILLAINS: Mitch; Beany; Stony; Big Joe
Synopsis
Batman is caught in a deadly trap.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

A Rendezvous with Robbery! (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron [Ed Herron]
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Patricia Powell; Commissioner James Gordon; Lt. Detective Mike Powell [Bulldog]
Synopsis
Patricia Powell is hoping this is the time she finally meets Bruce Wayne, but things go awry when someone robs the Wayne Estate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

[Cover - Detective Comics #331] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]
Reprints

Museum of Mixed-Up Men! (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; David Moore; Aunt Harriet; Commissioner James Gordon; Sue Dibny; Mr. Lurie; VILLAIN: Boss Baron
Synopsis
Batman and Robin team up with the Elongated Man.
Reprints

[Cover - Detective Comics #332] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne];Joker
Reprints

The Joker's Last Laugh! (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 14.66 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; VILLAIN: Joker
Synopsis
Batman and Robin get the last laugh on the Joker.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

[Cover - Batman #167] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

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

Zero Hour for Earth! (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 23.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; VILLAINS: Hydra; Karabi
Synopsis
Batman and Robin cripple HYDRA's operations.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits in the Archive have Bob Kane on pencils, as do editor Julius Schwartz's pay records. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff.

[Cover - Detective Comics #333] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella; Murphy Anderson (Batman and Robin figures)
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

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

Indexer Notes

Per Bob Bailey conversation with Murphy Anderson at Heroescon in June 2005, he confirmed he inked the Batman and Robin figures. The Archive only lists Joe Giella as the inker for the cover, which agrees with Julius Schwartz's pay records examined by the GCD editors on July 25, 2007.

Hunters of the Elephants' Graveyard! (Table of Contents: 29)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 13.66 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Gorla [Alice Foss]; Evan Bender
Reprints

Biographies (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Biographies for Murphy Anderson, John Broome, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Joe Giella, Ed "France" Herron, Carmine Infantino, Bob Kane and Julie Schwartz.

[Cover reprints on back cover] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino; Sheldon Moldoff [ghost for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella; Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprints covers from DETECTIVE COMICS (DC, 1937 series) #329 and 331 and BATMAN (DC, 1940 series) #164 & 167 on the back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Foreword
    Batman; Robin
  4. 3. [Cover - Detective Comics #327]
    Batman; Robin
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Menacing Mask!
    Batman; Robin
  6. 5. Batman's Hot Line
    Batman; Robin
  7. 6. [Cover - Batman #164]
    Batman; Robin
  8. 7. Two-Way Gem Caper!
    Batman; Robin
  9. 8. Batman's Great Face-Saving Feat!
    Batman; Robin
  10. 9. [Cover - Detective Comics #328]
    Batman; Robin
  11. 10. Gotham Gang Line-Up!
    Batman; Robin
  12. 11. Batman's Hot-Line
    Batman
  13. 12. [Cover - Detective Comics #329]
    Batman; Robin
  14. 13. Castle with Wall-to-Wall Danger!
    Batman; Robin
  15. 14. [Cover - Batman #165]
    Batman; Robin
  16. 15. The Man Who Quit the Human Race
    Batman; Robin
  17. 16. The Dilemma of the Detective's Daughter
    Batman; Robin
  18. 17. [Cover - Detective Comics #330]
    Batman; Robin
  19. 18. The Fallen Idol of Gotham City!
    Batman; Robin
  20. 19. [Cover - Batman #166]
    Batman; Robin
  21. 20. Two-Way Deathtrap!
    Batman; Robin
  22. 21. A Rendezvous with Robbery!
    Batman; Robin
  23. 22. [Cover - Detective Comics #331]
    Batman; Robin
  24. 23. Museum of Mixed-Up Men!
    Batman; Robin
  25. 24. [Cover - Detective Comics #332]
    Batman; Robin
  26. 25. The Joker's Last Laugh!
    Batman; Robin
  27. 26. [Cover - Batman #167]
    Batman; Robin
  28. 27. Zero Hour for Earth!
    Batman; Robin
  29. 28. [Cover - Detective Comics #333]
    Batman; Robin
  30. 29. Hunters of the Elephants' Graveyard!
    Batman; Robin
  31. 30. Biographies
  32. 31. [Cover reprints on back cover]
    Batman; Robin
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Per Sandell
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