(March 1999)

DC, 1999 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD; 31.50 CAD
Pages
228
On-sale date
1999-02-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-491-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781563894916 51995; 761941217147 00111
Editing
Rick Taylor (collected editions); Jim Spivey (associate)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Interior art reconstruction by Rick Keene. Interior color reconstruction by Tom Ziuko.

Reprints stories from:
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #131, #144, #148, #155, #179, #181, #200 and #217;
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #298, #341, #349, #369, #388, #389, #390 and #391;
The Catwoman's Catnapping Caper! [Batman Kellogg's Pop-Tart Comics] (DC, 1966 series) #[nn].

Newer printings have the DC [swirl] brand on cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Murphy Anderson (re-creation)
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Murphy Anderson (re-creation)
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Lee Loughridge
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?

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Batman in the Sixties (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams
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?
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?

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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Indexer Notes

Company credits and indicia information at bottom of page.

Bob Kane (Table of Contents: 3)

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Bob Kane
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Bob Kane
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?
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Batman

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Memorial page for Bob Kane.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

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Table of Contents listing the stories and their original issues that are reprinted in the book.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 5)

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Adam West
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? (photograph)
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? (photograph)
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Batman Family (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Sheldon Moldoff
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Sheldon Moldoff
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?
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typeset

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superhero
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Batman; Bat-Mite; Alfred; Commissioner Gordon; Robin; Batwoman; Batgirl

Indexer Notes

Batman Family portrait from? Short character biographies on Batman, Bat-Mite and Alfred.

The Case of the Deadly Gems (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger
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Dick Sprang
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Charles Paris
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?
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Stan Starkman

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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Bat-Mite Meets Bat-Girl (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger
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Sheldon Moldoff
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Charles Paris
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?
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Stan Starkman

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Mite; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
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Batman Family (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / character profile / 0.34 page (report information)

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superhero

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Short character biographies on Commissioner Gordon, Batwoman [Kathy Kane], Robin [Dick Grayson], Bat-Girl [Betty Kane] and Ace, the Bat-Hound.

Batman's Rogues Gallery (Table of Contents: 10)

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superhero
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Joker; Riddler; Penguin; Catwoman
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Short character biographies with illustrations on The Joker, The Riddler, The Penguin and The Catwoman.

The Challenge of Clay-Face (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger
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Sheldon Moldoff
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Charles Paris
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?
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?

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Clay-Face
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Batman's Rogues Gallery (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / character profile / 0.34 page (report information)

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superhero
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Blockbuster; Scarecrow
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Short character biographies with illustrations on The Blockbuster and The Scarecrow.

The Joker's Greatest Triumph (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
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Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
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?
Letters
Stan Starkman

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker
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Batman's Rogues Gallery (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / character profile / 0.34 page (report information)

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superhero
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Poison Ivy; Clayface [Matt Hagen]
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Short character biographies on Poison Ivy and Clayface.

The Return of the Penguin (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger
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Sheldon Moldoff
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Charles Paris
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?
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David Huffine ?

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Penguin
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The Bat-Signal (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / illustration / 0.34 page (report information)

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?
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superhero
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Batman
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Batman's New Look (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Carmine Infantino
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Murphy Anderson
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?
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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Text article on Batman's New Look with illustration.

The Joker's Comedy Capers! (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
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Carmine Infantino
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Joe Giella
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?
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?

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker
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Indexer Notes

Two pages of sequence are 2/3rds of a page.

[House Ads] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Riddle-less Robberies of the Riddler! (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Riddler
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

How to Draw Batman (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
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Carmine Infantino
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superhero
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Batman
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The Blockbuster Breaks Loose! (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / comic story / 13.33 pages (report information)

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Gardner Fox
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Carmine Infantino
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Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

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superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blockbuster
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Indexer Notes

Two page of sequence are 2/3rds of a page.

Specialty Batarangs (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

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superhero
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The Outsider Revealed! (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman / text article / 0.34 page (report information)

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superhero
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Batman; The Outsider
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Short character biography on The Outsider with cover reproduction of Detective Comics #356.

Beware of -- Poison Ivy! (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / comic story / 11.33 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
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Sheldon Moldoff [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
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?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

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superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Poison Ivy
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Indexer Notes

Two pages of the sequence are 2/3rds of a page.

[House Ads] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Catwoman's Catnapping Caper! (Table of Contents: 28)

Batman / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
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Carmine Infantino
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Murphy Anderson
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?
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?

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Catwoman
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[House Ad] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

The Batmobile in the Sixties (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

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superhero
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Text article with 3 illustrations about the Batmobile.

Batgirl Breaks Up the Dynamic Duo! (Table of Contents: 31)

Batman / comic story / 13.5 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
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Carmine Infantino
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Sid Greene
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?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Catwoman
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Barbara Gordon's Tranformation to Batgirl! (Table of Contents: 32)

Batgirl / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

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Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
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The Man Who Radiated Fear! (Table of Contents: 33)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Chic Stone [ghosting for Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

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superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Scarecrow
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[House Ad] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Surprise! This'll Kill You! (Table of Contents: 35)

Batgirl / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Gil Kane
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Murphy Anderson
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?
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?

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superhero
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Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
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Batman's Utility Belt (Table of Contents: 36)

Batman / illustration / 0.34 page (report information)

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Batgirl's Bag of Tricks (Table of Contents: 37)

Batgirl / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
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Gil Kane
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Murphy Anderson
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?
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?

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superhero
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Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
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Robin's Utility Belt (Table of Contents: 38)

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Countdown to Chaos! (Table of Contents: 39)

Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
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Gil Kane
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Murphy Anderson
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?
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?

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superhero
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Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Batarang (Table of Contents: 40)

Batman / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

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Batman
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Strike! (Table of Contents: 41)

Robin / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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Mike Friedrich
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Gil Kane
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Murphy Anderson
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?
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?

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superhero
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Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Batplane (Table of Contents: 42)

Batman / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

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superhero
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Return to the Dark Knight (Table of Contents: 43)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Text article with Batman logo as background illustration.

One Bullet too Many! (Table of Contents: 44)

Batman / comic story / 21.83 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano
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?
Letters
Ben Oda

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superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Two pages of sequence are 2/3rds story pages and one page is 1/5 story page.

Batman Turns Thirty! (Table of Contents: 45)

Batman / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

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superhero
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker
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Text article with small reproduction of the cover to Detective Comics #387.

The Wayne Foundation Penthouse (Table of Contents: 46)

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superhero
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Illustration of the Wayne Foundation Penthouse.

Batman Goes Solo (Table of Contents: 47)

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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Text article with small reproduction of the cover to Batman #217.

Contributors (Table of Contents: 48)

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Short biographies on the creators of the stories in this issue.

The Sixties... (Table of Contents: 49)

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Carmine Infantino
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Murphy Anderson
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Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Back cover illustration with text on the contents of this issue.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman in the Sixties
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Bob Kane
    Batman
  5. 4. Table of Contents
  6. 5. Introduction
  7. 6. Batman Family
    Batman
  8. 7. The Case of the Deadly Gems
    Batman
  9. 8. Bat-Mite Meets Bat-Girl
    Batman
  10. 9. Batman Family
    Batman
  11. 10. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  12. 11. The Challenge of Clay-Face
    Batman
  13. 12. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  14. 13. The Joker's Greatest Triumph
    Batman
  15. 14. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  16. 15. The Return of the Penguin
    Batman
  17. 16. The Bat-Signal
    Batman
  18. 17. Batman's New Look
    Batman
  19. 18. The Joker's Comedy Capers!
    Batman
  20. 19. [House Ads]
    Batman
  21. 20. The Riddle-less Robberies of the Riddler!
    Batman
  22. 21. ["Riddle Me This!"]
    Batman
  23. 22. How to Draw Batman
    Batman
  24. 23. The Blockbuster Breaks Loose!
    Batman
  25. 24. Specialty Batarangs
    Batman
  26. 25. The Outsider Revealed!
    Batman
  27. 26. Beware of -- Poison Ivy!
    Batman
  28. 27. [House Ads]
    Batman
  29. 28. The Catwoman's Catnapping Caper!
    Batman
  30. 29. [House Ad]
    Batman
  31. 30. The Batmobile in the Sixties
    Batman
  32. 31. Batgirl Breaks Up the Dynamic Duo!
    Batman
  33. 32. Barbara Gordon's Tranformation to Batgirl!
    Batgirl
  34. 33. The Man Who Radiated Fear!
    Batman
  35. 34. [House Ad]
    Batman
  36. 35. Surprise! This'll Kill You!
    Batgirl
  37. 36. Batman's Utility Belt
    Batman
  38. 37. Batgirl's Bag of Tricks
    Batgirl
  39. 38. Robin's Utility Belt
    Robin
  40. 39. Countdown to Chaos!
    Robin
  41. 40. Batarang
    Batman
  42. 41. Strike!
    Robin
  43. 42. The Batplane
    Batman
  44. 43. Return to the Dark Knight
  45. 44. One Bullet too Many!
    Batman
  46. 45. Batman Turns Thirty!
    Batman
  47. 46. The Wayne Foundation Penthouse
    Batman
  48. 47. Batman Goes Solo
    Batman
  49. 48. Contributors
  50. 49. The Sixties...
    Batman
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