([October] 2010)

DC, 2009 Series
Volume
2
Price
39.99 USD; 47.99 CAD
Pages
344
On-sale Date
2010-08-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics
ISBN
978-1-4012-2791-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401227913 53999
Editing
Scott Nybakken (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (credited) (editor - original series)

Issue Notes

Color reconstruction by Digikore. Black and White art reconstruction on selected interior pages by Digikore.
Reprints Batman Annual (DC, 1961 Series) #4-7.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Rodney Ramos (credited)
Inks
Rodney Ramos (credited)
Colors
Allen Passalaqua (credited)

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

Indexer Notes

Cover art credit additionally cites "after Sheldon Moldoff"

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

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Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

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Michael Uslan (credited, signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So why would DC publish, in is Classics Library line, a collection of comic that were themselves originally ... collections of comics?

Indexer Notes

Contains a set of panels showing differences between the original story and the reprint in the Annual.

[Batman Annual #4: The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Curt Swan (credited); Sheldon Moldoff (credited); Win Mortimer (credited)
Inks
Stan Kaye (credited); Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
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The First Batman (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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In an honored space in the Bat-cave's famed trophy room hands a strange yet oddly familiar garb -- the costume of another Batman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Lew Moxon
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Am I Really Batman? (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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It was like a nightmare, as everything that Batman took for granted suddenly seemed a lie -- something he imagined!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Professor Achilles Milo
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The Batwoman (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Don't worry, Batman and Robin -- I'll save you!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
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The Vanished Batman (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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A great mystery bursts upon Gotham City when its most famous citizen disappears.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; James Gordon; Pack Purdy; John Vair
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The Phantom of the Bat-Cave! (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Beneath a millionaire's mansion lies a hidden, subterranean cavern...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Pardu
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Batman's College Days (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Have you ever wondered where Bruce Wayne went to prepare himself for his dangerous career as Batman?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Batman]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joe Danton
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The Marriage of Batman and Batwoman (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Ray Burnley (credited)
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Although his career as crime-fighter is sometimes a lonely one, up till now, batman has never allowed himself to think of marriage--
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
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The Second Boy Wonder! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Ed Herron (credited as France Herron)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Many a hardened criminal has sought the true identity of Batman, but it was a young, freckle-faced boy who came closer than all the schemers of the underworld to exposing Bruce Wayne in his role of the masked crime-fighter.
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
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The Man Who Ended Batman's Career (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's this?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Achilles Milo
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[Batman Annual #5: The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited); Dick Sprang (credited)
Inks
Charles Paris (credited); Stan Kaye (credited)
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Power That Doomed Batman (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Imagine having super-strength!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Merman Batman (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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When a fantastic accident transforms the mighty Batman into a human "fish," apparently doomed to live in the ominous world of water forever, the determined crime-fighter refuses to retire until he cracks his last case!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Rip Van Batman (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Overnight, everything had changed for Batman!
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superhero
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Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Zebra Batman (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Now, Batman -- I'll show you what I can really do with my power!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Zebra-Man [Jack Baker]
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The Grown-Up Boy Wonder (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
Inks
Stan Kaye (credited)
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What's this?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Owlman [Dick Grayson]
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The Bewitched Batman (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Jerry Coleman (credited)
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Curt Swan (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Batman! Stop!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent]
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The Phantom Batman (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Dick Sprang (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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The strangest of all dooms strikes Batman, and gives him a power no human being has ever possessed before!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Giant Batman (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Dick Sprang (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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The miraculous achievements of modern-day science have changed the world!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Indexer Notes

Original story title is "Batman the Giant!".

[Batman Annual #6: Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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Sheldon Moldoff (credited); Win Mortimer (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited); Win Mortimer (credited)
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Murder at Mystery Castle (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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From out of the past comes the strange home of a modern millionaire...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Gotham City Safari (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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From Mexico to Africa -- from Africa to India -- from India to Malay -- Batman and Robin went on a dangerous manhunt and made the trek in just one short hour!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Mystery of the Sky Museum! (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Strange and grotesque were the world's first airplanes, balloons, and dirigibles invented by geniuses who dreamt of flying.
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Mystery of the Four Batmen! (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Dick Sprang (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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There's only one Batman!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Creature From the Green Lagoon (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Dave Wood (credited as David Wood)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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I can't escape this fantastic creature much longer -- and if I surface, it will surely mean my doom!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Map of Mystery! (Table of Contents: 28)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Dick Sprang (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Maps have always been signposts to adventure, from the old pirate treasure charts to the big and modern maps fliers use today!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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The Danger Club (Table of Contents: 29)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Lew Sayre Schwartz (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Every day they dueled with death.
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Doom in Dinosaur Hall! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Amid bizarre creatures of the prehistoric past, Batman faces one of his greatest challenges -- and one of the greatest threats to his life.
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
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Indexer Notes

Original story title is "Death in Dinosaur Hall".

[Batman Annual #7: Thrilling Adventures of the Whole Batman Family!] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited); Curt Swan (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited); Stan Kaye (credited)
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Bat-Mite; Batman II [Dick Grayson]; Robin II [Bruce Wayne, Jr.]
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Batman Meets Bat-Mite (Table of Contents: 32)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Is he an elf?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Mite
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The Secret Life of Bat-Hound (Table of Contents: 33)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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This is probably the strangest story you've ever read!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Mr. Midas
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Bat-Girl! (Table of Contents: 34)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Criminals beware!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane]
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The Dynamic Trio (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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Edmond Hamilton (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Most famous of all partners are Batman and Robin, the dynamic duo whose flashing skills make them the world's greatest lawmen!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mysteryman [James Gordon]; Vicki Vale
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The Secret of Batman's Butler (Table of Contents: 36)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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One man alone knows the answer to the greatest mystery of modern times -- the identities of Batman and Robin!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
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Superman and Robin! (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Curt Swan (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Batman and Robin... two names that are always paired!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent]
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Batwoman's Publicity Agent (Table of Contents: 38)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Beware!
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superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Bat-Mite
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The Second Batman and Robin Team (Table of Contents: 39)

Batman II and Robin II / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Bill Finger (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Charles Paris (credited)
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Some day, Batman will be old -- some day, Batman will have to retire!
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superhero
Characters
Batman II [Dick Grayson]; Robin II [Bruce Wayne, Jr.]; Alfred Pennyworth; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kathy Wayne]
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Greetings From the Batman Family (Table of Contents: 40)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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Sheldon Moldoff (credited)
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superhero
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Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Girl [Betty Kane]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Bat-Mite; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Bat-Hound [Ace]
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Biographies (Table of Contents: 41)

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Indexer Notes

Biographies for Ray Burnley; Jerry Coleman; Bill Finger, Edmond Hamilton, France E. "Eddie" Herron, Stan Kaye, Sheldon Moldoff, James Winslow "Win" Mortimer, Charles Paris, Lew Sayre Schwartz, Dick Sprang, Curt Swan, and David Wood,

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. [Batman Annual #4: The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin]
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. The First Batman
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Am I Really Batman?
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. The Batwoman
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. The Vanished Batman
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. The Phantom of the Bat-Cave!
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. Batman's College Days
    Batman and Robin
  11. 10. The Marriage of Batman and Batwoman
    Batman and Robin
  12. 11. The Second Boy Wonder!
    Batman and Robin
  13. 12. The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
    Batman and Robin
  14. 13. [Batman Annual #5: The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin]
    Batman and Robin
  15. 14. The Power That Doomed Batman
    Batman and Robin
  16. 15. The Merman Batman
    Batman and Robin
  17. 16. Rip Van Batman
    Batman; Robin
  18. 17. The Zebra Batman
    Batman and Robin
  19. 18. The Grown-Up Boy Wonder
    Batman and Robin
  20. 19. The Bewitched Batman
    Batman and Robin; Superman
  21. 20. The Phantom Batman
    Batman and Robin
  22. 21. The Giant Batman
    Batman and Robin
  23. 22. [Batman Annual #6: Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!]
    Batman and Robin
  24. 23. Murder at Mystery Castle
    Batman and Robin
  25. 24. The Gotham City Safari
    Batman and Robin
  26. 25. Mystery of the Sky Museum!
    Batman and Robin
  27. 26. The Mystery of the Four Batmen!
    Batman and Robin
  28. 27. The Creature From the Green Lagoon
    Batman and Robin
  29. 28. The Map of Mystery!
    Batman and Robin
  30. 29. The Danger Club
    Batman and Robin
  31. 30. Doom in Dinosaur Hall!
    Batman and Robin
  32. 31. [Batman Annual #7: Thrilling Adventures of the Whole Batman Family!]
    Batman and Robin
  33. 32. Batman Meets Bat-Mite
    Batman and Robin
  34. 33. The Secret Life of Bat-Hound
    Batman and Robin
  35. 34. Bat-Girl!
    Batman and Robin
  36. 35. The Dynamic Trio
    Batman and Robin
  37. 36. The Secret of Batman's Butler
    Batman and Robin
  38. 37. Superman and Robin!
    Batman and Robin; Superman
  39. 38. Batwoman's Publicity Agent
    Batman and Robin
  40. 39. The Second Batman and Robin Team
    Batman II and Robin II
  41. 40. Greetings From the Batman Family
    Batman
  42. 41. Biographies
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