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Batman (1940) comic books

  • Issue #0
    Batman (1940) 0
    Published Oct 1994 by DC.

    Looking back on his life, Bruce Wayne remembers how his parents' violent deaths at the hands of a two-bit gunman drove him to become the Dark Knight of Gotham City, and hints of a never-before revealed dark episode in Batman's early career are exposed, offering new insights into the character of the World's Greatest Detective. Continued in Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) #0. Written by Doug Moench, with art by Mike Manley and Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Manley. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Batman (1940) 1
    Published Apr 1940 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • INCOMPLETE. 9th wrap only.
    • Label #1036216003

    Cover by Bob Kane. Reprints the origin of Batman from Detective Comics #33 with splash page from #34 by Bob Kane. "The Legend of the Batman - Who He Is and How He Came to Be!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Bob Kane and Sheldon Moldoff (backgrounds); Bruce Wayne's parents are murdered by a cheap crook, and young Bruce vows to avenge their deaths by warring on all criminals. First appearance of the Joker in "The Joker," script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson; Batman faces a new criminal who succeeds in killing famous men and stealing their prized possessions, leaving them all with "a smile" on their face! "The Giants of Hugo Strange," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Bob Kane (signed) and Jerry Robinson (backgrounds); The Batman faces an arch criminal who has invented a serum to create a race of giant monsters, and nearly becomes one of them himself! "Strictly Publicity" text story by Guy Monroe. Biography of Batman creator Bob Kane, with photo. First appearance of the Cat (destined to become Catwoman), the first villainess in comic books, in "The Cat," script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane; Batman and Robin take a trip aboard an exclusive yacht in order to prevent the theft of the Travers necklace at the hands of the Cat! "Two Aces" text story by George Shute, art by Raymond Perry. Ginger Snap two-page story by Bob Kane (as Ted Raye). "The Joker Returns," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson (backgrounds); The Joker escapes from prison to continue his rampage of death and to steal the famed Cleopatra necklace and Fire Ruby. Detective Comics ad. First Batman and Robin pin-up on the back cover. All stories in this issue consist of reprint material drawn from previous issues of Detective Comics. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Batman (1940) 4
    Published Jan 1941 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson. "The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Joker organizes a crime circus that performs at the homes of wealthy patrons to size up the joint, then later robs them. "Blackbeard's Crew and the Yacht Society," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); When an exclusive yacht is taken over by a band of pirates led by the immortal Blackbeard himself, the Batman and Robin come aboard to swab the decks with them. "Public Enemy No. 1," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman must contend with Jimmy McCoy, a young bully who claws his way up through the ranks until he becomes the overlord of crime, but ends up being deserted by his mob, hunted by the Police and killed in a gutter. "Code of the Glove" text story, script by Clem Gordon, art by Raymond Perry. Two-page Ginger Snap story by Bob Kane (as Lou Reed). "Touchdown for Justice," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Caped Crusader doubles as a star football player, who has been kidnapped in order that his team will lose and criminals will gain big time from the bets they have made. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Batman (1940) 5
    Published Mar 1941 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Two center wraps missing, affects Book of Enchantment and Case of the Honest Crook stories. Full length spine split to first wrap.

    Cover by Bob Kane. "The Riddle of the Missing Card!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); With the help of some new partners in crime, the Joker sets up a gambling ship for the rich and wealthy, hoping to get them drunk so that they can be pumped for information about their valuable jewels. True-isms filler page by Henry Boltinoff. "Book of Enchantment," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman and Robin are sent to Fairyland by an inventor's strange machine that allows people to actually enter into the scenario of a book they are reading in order to try to locate his daughter he had sent there a few days earlier and return her safely. "The Case of the Honest Crook!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman helps out a young convict released from prison who is having trouble getting an honest job to support his new, but sick wife; The Caped Crusaders then vow to help track down the rats who set him up to be arrested. "Crime Does Not Pay," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman finds it very odd that a bank robber he is fighting with comes to the aid of another until he realizes that they are brothers. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Batman (1940) 11
    Published Jun 1942 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Only 4 1/2 wraps present (all Batman, no complete stories). Partial back cover included.

    Cover pencils by Fred Ray, inks by Jerry Robinson. "The Joker's Advertising Campaign," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Joker escapes from prison and places ads each day in the newspaper to advertize to Batman and Robin his latest criminal pursuit. 1-page Clancy the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Payment In Full," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Batman discovers that the D.A. faces one of the most difficult decisions of his life: to persecute and send to the chair a criminal who once saved his life. "Bandits In Toyland!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Bruce Wayne is called to immediate jury duty and discovers that the defendant has been framed. "All the Angles" text story by Edgar Wilton. "Four Birds of a Feather!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Penguin joins in a financial enterprise with some "old friends" of his to open a night club called The Bird House in Florida.... with gambling as the real racket. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Batman (1940) 13
    Published Oct 1942 by DC.
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    • Restored: B3
    • Paper: White
    • Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, reinforced.
    • Label #3799075002
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1106888001

    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "The Batman Plays a Lone Hand!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Dick is rudely shocked when Bruce literally kicks him out of the house, not knowing that the Thumb has threatened to kill the Boy Wonder if Batman doesn't lay off. 2-page Round House Willie story by Bob Naylor. "Comedy of Tears!", script by Jack Schiff, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); The Caped Crusaders are bewildered to discover the reason behind the Joker's new campaign: to make people cry. "The Story of the Seventeen Stones!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane) and Ray Burnley (backgrounds); Once suffering from amnesia, and having served 20 years in jail on the rock pile, criminal Rocky Grimes decides to get back at former members of his mob by using stones. Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "Destination Unknown!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); A couple of criminals board a train, disguised as a doctor and his nurse, in order to get to a man accused of crime being transferred to the gas chamber, and kill him in an iron lung. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Batman (1940) 16
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1943 by DC.
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    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Conservation includes: leaf casting to cover, tear seals to interior & cover, spine split sealed to cover. Centerfold Married.
    • Label #1972756001

    1st appearance of Alfred Pennyworth - Cover by Jerry Robinson. "The Joker Reforms!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos; After robbing a jewelry store, the Joker crash-lands his escape plane and loses his memory; He stumbles into a town where he becomes a hero... but not to the other members of his gang, who seek the jewels, and come looking for him, as do the Caped Crusaders. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Grade A Crimes!", script by Ruth "Bunny" Lyons Kaufman (as Bunny Lyons), pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Jack Burnley and Ray Burnley (backgrounds); After a series of early-bird robberies, Batman notes the appearances of a milkman and his horse-drawn wagon at the scene of every crime, and makes the connection that it is involved in the heists. "The Adventure of the Branded Tree!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Jack Burnley and Ray Burnley (backgrounds); Batman and Robin track down the secret of a dagger-branded tree that led to the murder of two lumberjacks. "Motive" text story by Eric Carter. One-page Clancy the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Here Comes Alfred!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Things get very complicated when an English butler, named Alfred, suddenly shows up on the doorstep of Wayne Manor and announces that he is there is attend to their needs in order to fulfill a promise that he made to the original butler for the Wayne family. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Batman (1940) 18
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1943 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1027428004

    Cover pencils by Ed Kressey, Dick Sprang, and Stan Kaye, inks by Dick Sprang and Stan Kaye. "The Secret of Hunter's Inn!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Batman and Robin, in their everyday identities as Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson (accompanied by Alfred), are investigating Hunter's Inn, the scene of many robberies of wealthy patrons and run into the Tweed Brothers. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Robin Studies His Lessons!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; When Dick brings home a miserable report card, Bruce relegates the youngster to studying at home instead of gallivanting about as Robin, the Boy Wonder! One-page Chief Hot Foot story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Good Samaritan Cops," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane) and Ray Burnley (backgrounds); In the first story of a series, Batman and Robin meet and work with different agencies within the realm of the Police Department: in this story, it's the Police Emergency Squad. "Boarders Away!" text story by Tod Lowry. "The Crime Surgeon!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; The Crime Surgeon, after successfully operating on and saving the life of the Warden at the prison he is incarcerated in, makes good his escape and re-opens his Crime Clinic: an agency that helps crooks to better carry out their crimes! 60 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Batman (1940) 23
    Published Jul 1944 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects Damsel in Distress story. Residue on center wrap.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "The Upside Down Crimes!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Gene McDonald; Batman and Robin must stop the Joker's mad schemes, as he commits several "upside down crimes" that leave the Caped Crusaders literally standing on their heads. 1-page Life's Little Laffs story by Ray Houlihan. "Damsel in Distress!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Dick's crush on a girl leads him and the Batman into a case involving kidnapping and murder. 1-page Handy Andy story by Jack Farr. "Borrowed Butler!", art by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Bruce hires out Alfred to a neighbor who is having week-end guests, and whose butler is sick. "Accidents Will Happen" text story by Tod Lowry. "Pelt Plunderers!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Batman and Robin head up into the frozen north to assist the Royal Canadian Mounted Police stop a gang of thieves who plunder beaver pelts trapped by locals and who then sell them for big profits, which they plan to spend back in the States. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Batman (1940) 30
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1945 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2126381009
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first two wraps and multiple interior pages. Several interior wraps detached.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Back To the Big House!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); 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! "While the City Sleeps!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); 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! "The Pointed Pistol" text story by Jesse Merlan. "Alias the Baron!", art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred is mistaken for a crook who has double-crossed gang leader, Ed Rocket. "Ally Babble and the Fourteen Peeves!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); 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. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Batman (1940) 31
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1945 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1132101002

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Punch and Judy!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by George Roussos; Punch and Judy are using a carnival to bilk residents of Gotham City and the Caped Crusaders see to it that the grafters working the concessions and games are removed from the grounds; However, Punch and Judy decide to strike back by having Batman and Robin join the carnival to put on a death-defying aerial stunt. "Alfred, Armchair Detective!", art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred is surprised to learn that what he read in a book about a case being solved by an "armchair detective," which he considers impossible, proves to be true on a chair he accidentally gets involved in... and he's tied to that armchair! "Vanishing Village!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by George Roussos; Batman and Robin are surprised to learn that an abandoned village in Florida, patterned after a Turkish village named Alhambra, has vanished, which is also the home of many a master criminal who has also disappeared. "Close Shave" text story by Eddie Bell. "Trade Marks of Crime!", script by Joseph Greene, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by George Roussos; Batman must solve a strange case in which someone is cleverly forging the burglary trademarks of various criminals, all of which pinpoint the jobs to the wrong criminal! 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Batman (1940) 33
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1946 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Last page missing, does not affect art or story. Mold.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Crime on the Wing!", script by Bill Finger, art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Mobsters decide to use the Penguin as a ruse for Batman and Robin to follow while they commit crimes. "The Looters!", art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Seeing both of his parents killed in an earthquake on a small Pacific island, Dorry Leaf becomes an expert on these phenomena, and is offered a post at Pacific Coast University to oversee a seismographic observatory that he is determined to make quake-proof!; However, crooks become interested when they discover that the Professor can predict in advance where quakes will occur; Batman and Robin step in. "Double Trouble" text story by Murray Boltinoff (as Blair Bolton). "The Search for Santa Claus!", art by Win Mortimer (as Bob Kane); Jim Jocelyn's thieving cousins have a high time spending the money that their uncle had amassed for charities by using it to build up their own multi-million dollar businesses; They decide that the only way they can safeguard themselves is to murder their uncle. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Batman (1940) 37
    Published Nov 1946 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1972337001
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1296188001
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    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "Calling Dr. Batman!", art by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Dr. King tries out his new radiotherapy machine on patient Jerry Marshall, and, while it is successful, its ray negatively affects a hospital worker, Lou Darrell, but not for the better. 1-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Hollywood Hoax!", art by Jerry Robinson; A group of criminals plan to steal an unreleased as yet film "Heart's Desire" from the movie set of "Crime Doesn't Pay", where Batman and Robin are in attendance to film a sequence. "Killing Doesn't Pay" text story by Al Singer. "The Joker Follows Suit!", art by Jerry Robinson; The Joker institutes a mad scheme to use the very symbols of Batman: the Bat-Signal, Batmobile and Batplane, against the Dark Knight detective that he calls "Make Crime Pay the Joker Way!" 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Batman (1940) 38
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1947 by DC.
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    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Peril In Greece," script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Jim Mooney; Batman and Robin travel to ancient Greece to see the first Olympic Games; When a group of Persians try to disrupt the games to start a civil war, Batman and the athletes step in. "The Carbon Copy Crimes," script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; A series of murders are similar to those of Batman's first big case six years previous; People depicted in portraits are murdered. "Memo To a Murderer" text story by Blair Bolton. "The Penguin On Parole!", script by Don Cameron, art by Jim Mooney; The Penguin is paroled into the custody of Batman and Robin after the Penguin saves the life of a prison warden from a fire. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Batman (1940) 39
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1947 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2070412011

    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. "The Frightened People!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Batman and Robin employ cats to thwart a gang chief who is afraid of felines. "The Man In the Iron Mask!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; A gang boss welds an iron mask onto Iron-Hat Ferriss head; Ferris tries to get the mask removed while Batman goes after him. "Death Serenade" text story by Desmond Walters. One-page Willie the Office Boy story by Phil Berube. "A Christmas Tale," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Synopsis: Batman chases Catwoman, who has stolen three cats to use in her crimes. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Batman (1940) 47
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1948 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2122154007

    Cover pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. In this key issue, Batman's origin is explored in detail for the first time in "The Origin of Batman!" in which Batman tracks down the killers of his mother and father. In this same story, the Bat Signal also used for the first time; script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. "Fashions in Crime!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Catwoman breaks out of jail in a spectacular way and as soon as she is free again, she realizes that she could use the fashion trends as her new crime theme; Posing as the manager of an important fashion magazine, Catwoman is granted access to the houses of many wealthy people and later she steals from them; Batman and Robin intervene. "The Chain Gang Crimes!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; In pursuit of bank robbers, Batman and Robin chase them to a side street where they suddenly disappear. "The Adventures of Popsicle Pete and Bob Feller" ad. "Winged Justice" text story by Ted Rosen, art by Raymond Perry. One-page Daffy & Doodle story by Lit-Win. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Batman (1940) 52
    Published May 1949 by DC.
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    • Slight amateur restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Amateur Restoration Includes: Small amount of color touch on cover. Top edge of cover & last page trimmed, bottom edge of cover trimmed, right edge of front cover trimmed. Moderate amount of tape on cover & interior cover.
    • Label #1B3A67-002
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    • Remaindered Copy (remainder cut goes through first few pages). Front cover detached.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. The Man With the Automatic Brain!:, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Thinker, using a machine he created, pretends to discover Batmans secret identity; To prevent The Thinker from achieving his goal, Bruce stages his death with Alfred's help; Vicki Vale takes a picture of Alfred tossing a dummy of Bruce into the ocean; Alfred is taken to prison for the murder of Wayne. Batman and the Vikings!, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; When Bruce and Dick visit the Gotham City museum, they note an image of a Viking that looks like Bruce Wayne.....and who is labeled a coward, so they visit Carter Nichols to go back in time to discover the truth. Untitled two-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. Fearless Wise Man text story, art by Raymond Perry. Cartoon Flips Starring Batman activity page by Martin Naydel. The Happy Victims!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker blackmails people into setting up fake robberies; The robberies stop when he tries to blackmail Bruce Wayne. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Batman (1940) 54
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1949 by DC.
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    • RESTORATION. Piece fill, staples replaced, color touch, re-glossed. Partially TRIMMED. Tape on interior cover and under staples at centerfold.

    Cover pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Charles Paris. The Treasure Hunter!, art by Jim Mooney; A bad guy begins stealing valuable collectors items from rich people in Gotham City; Batman and Robin intervene. The Door Without a Key!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson get lost in Florida and discover an ancient castle; As Batman and Robin, they find a long lost fugitive; When they return in the Batplane, they can't find castle. Wonder Drug article, art by Raymond Perry. Untitled two-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. The Amazing Masquerade!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin battle John Foster and the Human Spider Mob. Safety First public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Wayne Boring. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Batman (1940) 55
    Published Nov 1949 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1270066001

    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. The Case of the 48 Jokers!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye; The Joker starts his own criminal school; He prepares thugs from 48 States to become part of a large network of criminals; Batman and Robin learn of the cross-country crimes and confront the Joker in his base of operations. Bruce Wayne, Rookie Policeman!, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne agrees to carry on the honorable work of a dying policeman; He becomes a member of the Gotham City Police Department, but his duties create conflict with his work as Batman. One-page Fluffy story by Phil Berube. Stay in School -- Give Yourself a Chance public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. It's Your Future text story, art by Raymond Perry. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. The Bandit of the Bells!, pencils by Bob Kane and Charles Paris, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin must prevent the crimes of Gong, controls every kind of bell; When he steals a particularly valuable bell, Batman investigates. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Batman (1940) 56
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1950 by DC.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Staples replaced. Pieces of tape on spine and around staples. 1" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride!, script by David Vern Reed, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; The sickly Presidente of a Latin American nation implores the Caped Crusaders to come to his nation and train a Batman to keep law and order in his country. The Riddle of the Seven Birds!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; To receive money from gangster "Squeeze" Miller, the Penguin must complete seven robberies using seven different birds; Batman captures the Penguin and sends him back to jail. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Whoosh and You're There! text article, art by Raymond Perry. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. A Greater Detective Than Batman!, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; An amateur detective named Jack Starr begins solving cases faster than the Dynamic Duo; He becomes the number one detective in the Gotham City Police Department; Vicki Vale tries to help Batman and Robin. The Red Feather Kid public service announcement starring Green Arrow, script by Jack Schiff, art by George Papp. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Batman (1940) 57
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1950 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.57) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Heavy tape on interior and exterior cover, 4" cumulative spine split (taped), first wrap and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. The Trial of Bruce Wayne!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne stands trial for the custody of Dick Grayson; Batman intervenes and helps uncover the conspiracy orchestrated by a man that is trying to discredit Bruce Wayne's good name. The Walking Mummy!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; A Gotham Museum archeologist finds the mummy of an ancient criminal in Egypt and takes back to Gotham; Thanks to a curse, the mummy walks among the living and begins a crime spree. 1950 Batman and Robin Calendar, art by Win Mortimer. One-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. The Bet That Made History text article, art by Raymond Perry. Casey the Cop -page story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Daffy & Doodle story. The Funny Man Crimes!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; In prison, the Joker is upset at the current and most famous comedians as he thinks they don't deserve their reputation. The Joker breaks out of jail and performs a series of criminal stunts to convince people that he is the best comedian around; Batman and Robin intervene. Stand Up for Sportsmanship public service announcement with Batman and Robin, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Batman (1940) 67
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1951 by DC.
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    • 6" cumulative spine tear, pieces of tape on interior cover.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. Lost--A Free Education public service announcement featuring Leave It to Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. "The Mystery Rope!", script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; A criminal who is superstitious about the number seven escapes from prison; The Gotham Historical Society asks Batman to donate one of his Batropes. -page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Man Who Wrote the Joker's Jokes!", script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker decides hires gag writers to invient crime ideas that would make fools of Batman and Robin; Joker kidnaps Robin and forces Batman to write a plan for him. The Kings of Sport article by Barbara Fairbanks (as F. Banks), art by Raymond Perry. "The Lost Legion of Space," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Inspired by archival footage of the original Dynamic Duo, Brane Taylor and his nephew adopt their identities in the year 3051; The new Robin soon breaks his leg while fighting the henchmen of the evil Yerka. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Batman (1940) 69
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1952 by DC.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Staple rust.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1135353004
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. Be Yourself -- Your Best Self! public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Batman Expose!", script by Walter B. Gibson, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne gets involved with a company that is producing a Batman film; When he realizes that the movie is the target of criminal gang, Bruce infiltrates the film studio as the actor who would play Batman. -page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Buttons of Doom!", script by Walter B. Gibson, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; A criminal called the "Blaze" hits the streets of Gotham City; His methods baffle authorities; He attacks his victims to steal buttons from their clothes before he burns them to death using a flamethrower; Batman and Robin intervene. Captain Tootsie stars in a one-page Tootsie Roll ad, "The Radar Rescue." 2-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Time Detective article by Raymond Perry. 3/4-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The King of the Cats!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The King of the Cats begins operating in Gotham City using the same methods as Catwoman; Batman and Robin realize he is trying to convince Selina Kyle into going back to her life of crime. -page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Batman (1940) 71
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1952 by DC.
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    Cover by Win Mortimer. Hop On the Welfare Wagon! public service announcement with Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Jail For Heroes!", script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Stan Kaye; Gang lord Scar Brink has built a huge prison where he places every law enforcer that he captures; Keeping them locked in the prison is hard, but the inmates behave after Brink captures Batman and Robin and threatens to unmask the heroes if there are any more escape attempts. Half-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Commissioner Gordon's Greatest Case!", script by David Vern, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Commissioner Gordon starts an investigation campaign to discover Batman's real identity; Batman and Robin investigate the recent crimes of The Masked Mystic. -page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 2-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. The Fantastic Story of the Paris Gun article, art by Raymond Perry. Half-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mask of Mister Cipher!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Gotham City Police Department and Batman learn that an underground criminal operation allows criminals to change their facial structure; The criminal behind it all is Mister Cipher, a masked man who runs a large criminal operation in Gotham. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Batman (1940) 72
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1952 by DC.
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    • Interior is complete. Remaindered copy, spine fully split, front and back cover detached.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. It's Smart to Check -- And Double Check! public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Winslow Mortimer. "The Jungle Batman!", script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; After capturing the feared Sinister Eight, Commissioner Gordon asks the Dynamic Duo to deliver the crooks by radio-controlled ship to their prison at Satan's Island; The ship is torpedoed and sunk during a storm at sea. Two-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Legion of Faceless Men!", pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin get invited to a party at The Maskers Club, which is formed by people who wear masks at their jobs; After the party, crime ensues. Half-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. Changing Styles In Magic article by David Kahn (as Donald King), art by Raymond Perry. Half-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Death-Cheaters of Gotham City!", script by David Vern, art by Jim Mooney (as Bob Kane); Batman becomes a member of the strange "Death Cheaters Club," but a wanted criminal, who fits the qualifications for membership, is denied the same--and vows vengeance against all the members! Casey the Cop one-page story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Batman (1940) 73
    Published Nov 1952 by DC.
    • INCOMPLETE. Majority of centerfold missing, interrupts art or story. Back cover missing and front cover detached.
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    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. What Do You Know about Other People? public service announcement with Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "Guns For Hire!", pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Gotham City criminals have developed a new method of commiting crimes with rented firearms; Batman and Robin start investigating the case without success until Bruce disguises himself as a criminal. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Vicki Vale's Secret!", script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Vicki Vale goes to Wayne Manor, desperately looking for help; She explains that she has brought doom upon herself, but passes out before saying anything else; Bruce and Dick leave her with Alfred while they investigate at Vicki's house as Batman and Robin. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. Finger Print Forgeries article by Jack Miller. "The Joker's Utility Belt!", script by David Vern, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; When the Joker's seemingly easy capture of the Caped Crusaders goes terribly wrong when Batman springs a surprise on him using his utility belt, the Crime Clown decides to outdo the Batman with his own utility belt! One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Batman (1940) 76
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1953 by DC.
    • INCOMPLETE: Multiple pages missing , interrupts art and story. Coverless.

    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. "The Danger Club," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; When members of the Danger Club are threatened, then violently are elminated one by one, Batman decides to join the club himself to try to track down the killer. Half-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Half-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Penguin's Fabulous Fowls!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Penguin is released from prison claims hes "going straight"; Batman and Robin go down to Gotham Harbor to confront the Penguin. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. 160,000,000 Policemen article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. People Are People! public service announcement with Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Man of 100 Murders," art by Jim Mooney (as Bob Kane); The Caped Crusaders go up against a ruthless, cold-blooded killer who shows no mercy to anyone. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Batman (1940) 78
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1953 by DC.
    • Moderate professional restoration
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Restoration includes: color touch, pieces added, tear seals, reinforced.
    • Label #0101645001
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 1.5" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Manhunter From Mars!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Batman learns that the new criminal called The Stranger is really a Martian, and, with the help of a lawman from Mars, tracks him down. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Sinister Stamps!", pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; A philatelist has collection of stamps that depict past tragedies and accidents; When members of a Stamp Collectors Club begin dying in a similar way to the accidents from the stamps, investigates. I Confess! article by Jack Miller (as John Marston), art by Raymond Perry. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. How to Spend a Summer Week! public service announcement with Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "Batman of the Mounties!", script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Stan Kaye; Batman and Robin are the guests for National Law Enforcement Week in Canada, but soon become involved in a manhunt with a Royal Canadian Mountie. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Batman (1940) 84
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1954 by DC.
    • 4 " Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • 2" spine split from bottom, tape along spine.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. Act Your Age! public service announcement with Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Valley of the Giant Bees!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; The Dynamic Duo trail a gang of sugar thieves into a secluded jungle; A freak accident gives Batman an hallucination that the thieves are actually drones working for a race of giant bees! One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Sleeping Beauties of Gotham City!", script by David Vern, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; Selina enters a beauty contest and succeeds in preventing Batman from arresting her without proof of being the Catwoman. "The Mechanized Mounties" article by Jack Miller (as Jack Mabely), art by Raymond Perry. Two-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Ten Nights of Fear!", script by David Vern, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusader begins having horrible nightmares after getting his utility belt radio back from Scotland Yard, whom he had lent it to for inspection. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Batman (1940) 85
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1954 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.65) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 4" spine split through all wraps. Photocopy reproduction front cover included (unattached).

    Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye. Tips on Summer Fun! public service announcement with Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. "Batman--Clown of Crime!", script by David Vern, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; During a tussle with the Joker, the pair step under and are bathed in "epsilon rays," which have the effect of transferring the personality on one person to that of the other. "The Guardian of the Bat-Signal!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; A long-time veteran of the Gotham City Police Department is about to be retired, when Batman suggests that he be put in charge of the Bat-Signal. Batman Whirly-word Game activity page by Martin Naydel. Two-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Wanted For Murder: Insect X article by Jack Miller. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Costume of Doom!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; When Vicki arranges a photo shoot of all Batman impersonators, one of them is shot and attempts are made on many others, including Bruce Wayne. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Batman (1940) 88
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1954 by DC.
    • Spine break.
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    • 3.5" cumulative spine split. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Win Mortimer and Sheldon Moldoff (figure of boy), inks by Win Mortimer and Charles Paris (figure of boy). "The Mystery of the Four Batmen!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; The Batman and Robin board a cruise ship at sea, the Vardonic, in order to track down an accomplish of a gang operating in Gotham City. One-page Movie Mirth story by Harry Lampert. "Three Letters To Batman!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When loot from a crime mysteriously disappears, a series of letters arrive to the Caped Crusaders, and Robin succeeds in tracking down the letter writer: Batman himself! Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Case of the Harmless Crackpots" text story by Jack Miller (as Joe Maloney), art by Raymond Perry. "The Son of Batman!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; While impersonating Batman to impress his son, ex-con Ed Wilson is shot and gravely wounded; To protect Tommy, his son, and his father's image, Batman impersonates Wilson and eventually saves the boy from the Garver gang. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Batman (1940) 89
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1955 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The River Rogues," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders are sent back in time by Carter Nichols to clear the name of Commissioner Gordon, who has been disgraced by reports that his great-grandfather led a group of bandits. 2/3-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. "Jitterbug The Seven Wonders of the Underworld!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Gang chief Varden has gathered together a group of seven inventions, all designed with criminal intentions, and one of which, a gas, he believes will end Batman's career! One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Calling Police Car Number 5!" text story. "Bruce Wayne's Aunt Agatha!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Stan Kaye; The arrival of Bruce Wayne's aunt to Wayne Manor poses a real problem for the Dynamic Duo, especially after she unmasks the Batman! Special Christmas Quiz public service announcement with Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Ruben Moreira. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Batman (1940) 91
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1955 by DC.
    • 6" Cumulative spine split, heavy cover oxidation.
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    • 3" cumulative spine split, cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up! public service announcement with Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. "The Living Bat-Plane!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; With help from Dr. Philip Winters, Batman and Robin test the new remote controls on the Batplane and Batmobile; Unfortunately, bad guys take the controls of the Bat-vehicles and turn them against the Dynamic Duo. Batman Whirly-word Game activity page by Martin Naydel. "Batman's Publicity Agent!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A publicity agent named Mike Whalen starts a city wide publicity stunt in honor of Batman; The Caped Crusader finds it flattering, but the constant exposure of Batman-themed stunts interfere with his crime-fighting career. One-page Playful Pop and the Kiddies story. "The Strangest Lawmen on Earth" text story. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Map of Mystery!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; An explorer from the famed "Explorer's Club" sets out to find an ancient lost city of the Incas, but refuses to share his secret with other members and eventually disappears; Batman is called in by the other Club members to track down their fellow member and find this lost city, not realizing one of the member wishes to loot the city. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Batman (1940) 93
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1955 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Front cover missing, back cover present, but detached. Photocopy reproduction front cover included (unattached).

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "Journey To the Top of the World!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin are informed of the loss of valuable microfilm atop Mount K-4, which reveals the names of many members of an international crime cartel. Trixy the Puzzle Monkey activity page. "Batman, Baby-Sitter!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Unexpectedly, Bruces' cousin Jane drops off her child for him to care for, and Bruce is forced to not only care for the child, but to fight crime as well! One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "They Spot the Phony Gems" text story by Jack Miller. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Caveman Batman," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; An amazing find by a noted scientist, showing dinosaur and man together, threatens that scientist's reputation until the Dynamic Duo go back in time to prove it true. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Batman (1940) 94
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1955 by DC.
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 2" cumulative spine split.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story. Full length spine split (taped in two places).

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Sign of the Bat!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Unable to get the evidence he needs to convict hoodlum Marstin, Batman devises a plan to make sure that Marstin and his gang see the famed but dreaded bat symbol each time they try to commit a crime…a plan which eventually allows the Caped Crusaders to nab the felon. Is Pike's Peak (14,110 ft. elevation) Quick Quiz by H. T. Elmo. "The New Batman!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; While cleaning up the Bat-Cave one day, Alfred is accidently struck on the head; He awakens, believing that he is the Batman, and he dresses for the role. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. 2/3-page Hollywood Ha-lights story by Harry Lampert. "Booby-Traps for Burglars" text story by Jack Miller. "Mystery of the Sky Museum!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; The Dynamic Duo fly out to the famed Sky Museum to talk with the curator about a problem he has been having and they find the man struggling to keep an old air relic in the sky; The mystery deepens when a series of attempts on Batman and Robin's lives occur using vintage aircraft against them! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    Batman (1940) 95
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1955 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1" Spine split from bottom. Cover detached. Water damage.
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Tear seals cover-to-cover.
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    • Extra staples (manufacturing), pen on front cover.
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    • Photocopy reproduction front cover included (unattached).

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Guardian of 100 Cities!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Famed replica artifacts from various movie sets, located in a field not far from Hollywood, serve as the stage as a hideout for escaped convict Shag Darnell and his thugs. Half-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. What Are You Getting Out of School? public service announcement with Buzzy by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Bat-Train," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman takes a mobile Bat-Cave on the road by special train, but is mystified why a gang of crooks seeks to steal one particular trophy of his: a spool of recording wire. 2/3-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Suspects Wanted article by Jack Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "The Ballad of Batman," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; A balladeer comes to Gotham City to sing the praises of Batman in verse, but it backfires when his songs tip off crooks wanting to commit crimes. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    Batman (1940) 96
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1955 by DC.
    • Staple rust. Water damage.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "His Majesty, King Batman," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; A visiting royal dignitary visiting Gotham City gets an unexpected role he never expected: to play the role of Batman while the real Caped Crusader looks for a wanted felon; Unfortunately for Batman, the King doesn't want to give up that role once he gets it! Half-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batman's College Days," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne has been invited on a 3-day reunion cruise with some of his old college athletic team chums; But joy turns to fear when their host not only discovers Batman's true identity, but threatens to kill each and every one of them with planted mines. 2/3-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "He Tracks Disappearing Acts" text story by Jack Miller. "The Third Alarm For Batman!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; During Fire Prevention Week, Batman and Robin are asked to join the Fire Department, and, in doing so, uncovers a smuggling ring, and asks the Fire Department to assist them in stopping it. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. How a Nation is Born, Your United Nations at Work public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Batman (1940) 99
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1956 by DC.
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    Cover pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Stan Kaye. The Penguin's first Earth-1 appearance in "The Golden Eggs!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman must stop the Fowl Felon's latest crime spree, which is based on the type of birds hatched from eggs. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batman--Frontier Marshall," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Attempting to refute a newspaper article from the frontier days that claims he once used a gun, Batman travels back in time to investigate the article in more depth. It's Fun to Belong! public service announcement with Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. Legal Lawbreakers article by John Mallory. "The Phantom of the Bat-Cave!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Batman is puzzled when a trophy from a case he just completed disappears and is replaced by another item...right in the confines of the Bat-Cave; When this happens again and again, Batman fears the worst: a crook has discovered the location of the Bat-Cave! 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Batman (1940) 100
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1956 by DC.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple, 1 3/4" cumulative spine split, 4" tear in back cover.
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    • 3" cumulative spine split, lateral spine tears.

    This is the hard-to-find and much sought after 100th issue. The three Batman and Robin stories in this issue are all new and not reprints. Cover pencils by Bob Kane, Dick Sprang, and Win Mortimer, inks by Bob Kane, Dick Sprang, Win Mortimer, Jerry Robinson, and Charles Paris. "Batmantown, U.S.A.", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When the city of Plainville decides to change its name to Batmantown in order to attract residents, Batman figures that it will draw the criminal element instead. Pioneers of 1976! public service announcement with Binky. "The Hunters of Gotham City," pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; An accident at the docks in Gotham City allows several animals to escape into the city, but Batman discovers that they were released on purpose: for jewel smuggling! 2/3-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Detectives with Electric Eyes article by Jack Miller. "The Great Batman Contest," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman initiates a contest wherein boys submit their inventons in order to win a scholarship, while Batman hopes to find an invention that will serve him well in his crime fighting. 2/3-page O'Malley of the 4th Precinct story. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.