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 [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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 with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

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 with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

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 [as Jesse Merlan] (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

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 with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

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; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 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 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. You Don't Need a Telescope!
  4. 3. Back to the Big House!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  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 with Robin the Boy Wonder
  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 with Robin the Boy Wonder
  15. 14. ["There's trouble ahead..."]
    Volto from Mars; 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:
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