Batman (1940) Annual comic books 1962
- 7" Cumulative spine split.
All reprints, with the topic being "Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!" "The Mad Hatter of Gotham City," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Mad Hatter has a superb collection of stolen hats, but with Batman's cowl missing it is incomplete. "The Human Firefly," script by Ed (France) Herron, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; When theatrical lighting director Garfield Lynns is prevented from staging his first robbery, he makes his escape thanks to the light given off by a firefly; Inspired, he assumes the identity of the costumed criminal, Firefly. "The Mental Giant of Gotham City," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; A freak accident gives police janitor Barney Barrow a super advanced brain, he then blackmails the Dynamic Duo into aiding him with his ever more dangerous methods of crime fighting. "The Joker's Aces," script by David Vern, pencils by Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Clown Prince of Crime recruits some new members for his gang, all of whom are perfectly suited for specific felonies. "The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City," script by David Vern, pencils by Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Executed criminal George 'Boss' Dyke's brain is transplanted into a gorilla's head. "The New Crimes of Two-Face," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Actor Paul Sloane is disfigured in an accident, this unhinges his mind and causes him to turn to crime as the second Two-Face. "The Mysterious Mirror Man," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Ventris, a convict, escapes jail with the help of a broken mirror; He adopts the identity of the Mirror Man and sets out to uncover Batman's secret identity by using his X-Ray Mirror. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.