(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
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Rick Taylor (credited) (editor - collected edition); Jim Spivey (credited) (associate editor - collected edition); Martin Pasko (credited) (group editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

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.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson (credited) (re-creation)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited) (re-creation)
Colors
Lee Loughridge (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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  • from ?

Batman in the Sixties (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
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?
Letters
?

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Company credits and indicia information at bottom of page.

Bob Kane (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Memorial page for Bob Kane.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

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? (border art)
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? (border art)
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? (border art)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

Introduction (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Adam West (credited)
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? (photograph)
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? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

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Batman Family (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
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 and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Dick Sprang (credited)
Inks
Charles Paris (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [50's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Bat-Mite Meets Bat-Girl (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
Inks
Charles Paris (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [50's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
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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?
Letters
?

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superhero

Indexer Notes

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)

Batman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?
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typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker; Riddler; Penguin; Catwoman
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Indexer Notes

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 and Robin / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
Inks
Charles Paris (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [50's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
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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?
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?
Inks
?
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?
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typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blockbuster; Scarecrow
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Indexer Notes

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

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

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
Inks
Charles Paris (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [50's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
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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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
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typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Poison Ivy; Clayface [Matt Hagen]
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Indexer Notes

Short character biographies on Poison Ivy and Clayface.

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

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

Script
Bill Finger (credited)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
Inks
Charles Paris (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
David Huffine ?

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
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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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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superhero
Characters
Batman
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  • from ?

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

Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited) (illustration)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited) (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Text article on Batman's New Look with illustration.

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

Batman and Robin / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Joe Giella (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [face left]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker
Reprints

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 and Robin / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [face left]
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
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The Blockbuster Breaks Loose! (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / comic story / 13.33 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Joe Giella (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blockbuster
Reprints

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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?
Pencils
?
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?
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?
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typeset

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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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?
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?
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?
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?
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typeset

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superhero
Characters
Batman; The Outsider
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Indexer Notes

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

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

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.33 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (credited)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
Inks
Joe Giella (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [face left]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Poison Ivy
Reprints

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 (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Batman [late 1960s]
Genre
superhero
Characters
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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?
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?
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?
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?
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typeset

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Text article with 3 illustrations about the Batmobile.

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

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13.5 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Sid Greene (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [face left]
Genre
superhero
Characters
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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?
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?
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?
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?
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?

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

Batman and Robin / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich (credited)
Pencils
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks
Joe Giella (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [face left]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Scarecrow
Reprints

[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 (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Batman / illustration / 0.34 page (report information)

Pencils
?
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?
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?
Letters
?

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

Batgirl / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Robin / illustration / 0.34 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?
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?

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superhero
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Countdown to Chaos! (Table of Contents: 39)

Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Batman / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils
?
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?
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?
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?

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superhero
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Batman
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Strike! (Table of Contents: 41)

Robin / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Batman / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?

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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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?
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?
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?
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Indexer Notes

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 (credited)
Pencils
Irv Novick (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A desperately lonely day in the life of Bruce Wayne, guardian and friend to young Dick Grayson...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Dr. Susan Fielding; Dr. Jonah Fielding; "Hop" Miller; "Stub" Sartel; Chance Collins; Marla Manning (mention only)
Synopsis
Breakup of Batman & Robin team. Dick Grayson goes to college. Bruce and Alfred move from Wayne Manor to the Wayne Foundation.
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Keywords
Batcave; Batcomputer; Batmobile; Gotham City Police Department HQ; Utility Belt; Wayne Foundation; Wayne Manor; Wayne Penthouse

Indexer Notes

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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?
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?
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?
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?
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typeset

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

Text article with small reproduction of the cover to Detective Comics #387.

The Wayne Foundation Penthouse (Table of Contents: 46)

Batman / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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superhero
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Illustration of the Wayne Foundation Penthouse.

Batman Goes Solo (Table of Contents: 47)

Batman / text article / 0.34 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?
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typeset

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superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Indexer Notes

Text article with small reproduction of the cover to Batman #217.

Contributors (Table of Contents: 48)

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?
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biography
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Indexer Notes

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

The Batcave (Table of Contents: 49)

Batman / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Frank Springer (credited)
Inks
Frank Springer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

This is a bound-in fold-out insert (or small poster). It was included in the first printing, but not in some later printings. The illustration appears on the two pages inside the fold; the front-facing page contains text including the sequence title and art credit typeset on a yellow background. The rear-facing page has the same color with no text.

The Sixties... (Table of Contents: 50)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
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Murphy Anderson (credited)
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?
Letters
typeset

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

Back cover illustration with text on the contents of this issue. The first printing includes a fold-out flap featuring Batman and Robin paper doll designs that could be cut out along dotted lines. No art credits are given for the paper doll flap.

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Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman in the Sixties
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Bob Kane
  5. 4. Table of Contents
  6. 5. Introduction
  7. 6. Batman Family
    Batman
  8. 7. The Case of the Deadly Gems
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. Bat-Mite Meets Bat-Girl
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. Batman Family
    Batman
  11. 10. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  12. 11. The Challenge of Clay-Face
    Batman and Robin
  13. 12. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  14. 13. The Joker's Greatest Triumph
    Batman and Robin
  15. 14. Batman's Rogues Gallery
    Batman
  16. 15. The Return of the Penguin
    Batman and Robin
  17. 16. The Bat-Signal
    Batman
  18. 17. Batman's New Look
    Batman
  19. 18. The Joker's Comedy Capers!
    Batman and Robin
  20. 19. [House Ads]
    Batman
  21. 20. The Riddle-less Robberies of the Riddler!
    Batman and Robin
  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 and Robin
  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 and Robin
  33. 32. Barbara Gordon's Tranformation to Batgirl!
    Batgirl
  34. 33. The Man Who Radiated Fear!
    Batman and Robin
  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 Batcave
    Batman
  51. 50. The Sixties...
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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