(February 2001)

DC, 2001 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.95 USD; 6.50 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale date
2000-12-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941224336 00111
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (Original); Nick Napolitano (Associate); Adam Philips
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Although "Meet the Artist" feature is listed in the credits, it does not appear in this issue.


The Debut Issue of Batman (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Jerry Robinson (logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin
Reprints

The Legend of the Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed); Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Moldoff

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman (Origin)
Reprints

[The Joker] (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson
Inks
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Joker (1st appearance)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Major Bigsbe and Botts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippe-e! Hey-cut that out! Waho-o-o!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Major Bigsbe; Botts
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[The Giants of Hugo Strange] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Hugo Strange
Reprints
Keywords
The Batplane; utility belt

Indexer Notes

Story is listed as "Professor Hugo Strange and the Monsters" in this issue's credits.

[The Cat] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; The Cat [Catwoman](1st appearance)
Reprints

Strictly Publicity (Table of Contents: 6)

Terry Gallant / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Guy Monroe
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Two Aces (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Shute (signed)
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Reprints

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

Ginger Snap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Kane [as Ted Raye] (signed)
Pencils
Bob Kane [as Ted Raye] (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane [as Ted Raye] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Kane ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! And only ten cents!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ginger Snap
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Inks
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Egypt they say "How are you sweating"? instead of "How is your health"?
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Popeye (parody); Bluto (parody); Olive Oyl (parody)
Reprints

The Joker Returns (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Commissioner Gordon; Joker
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yours for bigger and better thrills
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin
Synopsis
Pin-up of Batman & Robin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Debut Issue of Batman
    Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Legend of the Batman--Who He Is and How He Came to Be!
    The Batman
  3. 2. [The Joker]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. ["Yippe-e! Hey-cut that out! Waho-o-o!"]
    Major Bigsbe and Botts
  5. 4. [The Giants of Hugo Strange]
    Batman
  6. 5. [The Cat]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. Strictly Publicity
    Terry Gallant
  8. 7. Two Aces
  9. 8. ["Gosh! And only ten cents!"]
    Ginger Snap
  10. 9. ["In Egypt they say "How are you sweating"? instead of "How is your health"?"]
    Fantastic Facts
  11. 10. The Joker Returns
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. ["Yours for bigger and better thrills"]
    Batman; Robin
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