Batman #30
(August-September 1945)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1945-06-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Dick Sprang
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a new gun from the folks back home, soldier!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Dick Sprang. Letterer credit verified by George Roussos.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

You Don't Need a Telescope! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Back to the Big House! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; unnamed Gotham City Mayor; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Hammer (villain); Tongs (villain)
Synopsis
No matter what jobs the Penguin plans and tries to carry out, Batman and Robin are always there to stop him, but, in the end, it's one of the Penguin's own umbrellas that sends him back to the big house!
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Art credits verified by Dick Sprang. Letterer credit verified by George Roussos.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Meet a Bit-o-Honey / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

While the City Sleeps! (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joe Jones (ex-Bodin gang member, introduction); Dan Shawn (radio DJ, introduction); Hush-Hush Bodin (villain, introduction); unnamed girl [as Ann, Joe's girl) (villain, introduction); Bodin's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Batman decides to take Robin out on the town late at night to illustrate to him all of the people who are up and at work. Unfortunately, a group of criminals are hard at work also and the Dynamic Duo have to go to work...on them!
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Penciler credit verified by Dick Sprang. Inker credit verified by Craig Delich; previously given to Charles Paris. Letterer credit verified by George Roussos.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Pointed Pistol (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller (credited as Jesse Merlan)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure I always carry a gun.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Slip Dolan; McNeil

Indexer Notes

This text story does NOT appear in the Archive.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do y'want me to get really mad?!?

Alias the Baron! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne (cameo); Dick Grayson (cameo); Mooch (villain, introduction, death); the Baron (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Alfred is mistaken for a crook who has double-crossed gang leader, Ed Rocket.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Robinson. Letterer credit verified by George Roussos.

What Makes a Champion? (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ally Babble and the Fourteen Peeves! (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Inks
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Feature Logo
Batman with Robin - The Boy Wonder [40's face]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ally Babble (introduction); Jasper Quinch (rich man, introduction); Thomas Traff (introduction); Hoiman (villain, introduction); Shoiman (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Ally Babble is hired by a wealthy man to take care of 14 of his pet peeves, and if he successfully does so, he will be given $5000, which creates a mountain of headaches for Batman.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Dick Sprang.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Volto from Mars; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

How Would You Like to Read Batman and Robin Every Day? (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Flaming Rescue! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Here's a new gun from the folks back home, soldier!"]
    Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. You Don't Need a Telescope!
  4. 3. Back to the Big House!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  6. 5. ["Golly! He's going to swing all five!"]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. While the City Sleeps!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  10. 9. The Pointed Pistol
  11. 10. ["Do y'want me to get really mad?!?"]
  12. 11. Alias the Baron!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  13. 12. What Makes a Champion?
    Wheaties
  14. 13. Ally Babble and the Fourteen Peeves!
    Batman and Robin
  15. 14. ["There's trouble ahead..."]
    Volto from Mars; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes
  16. 15. How Would You Like to Read Batman and Robin Every Day?
    Batman and Robin
  17. 16. Flaming Rescue!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
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  • Per Sandell
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