Batman comic books issue 171
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- Paper: Cream to off white
- Label #1304398011
1st Silver Age Riddler appearance (the question-marked criminal hadn't appeared in a Batman book since 1948). Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. What's Wrong with These Pictures! public service announcement, art by Bernard Baily. "Remarkable Ruse of the Riddler!" (the Batman TV pilot was based on this story), script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; The Riddler is released from prison and informs the Dynamic Duo that he has turned from crime, and, as proof, leads them to the hideout of the Molehill Mob; But when the former felon begins deluging them with riddles, the Caped Crusaders aren't sure he really has reformed. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.
WRITTEN BY TOM PEYER; ART BY TONY HARRIS AND WADE VON GRAWBADGER; COVER BY HARRIS. The 3-part "Irresistible" concludes with a bang! After Bruce Wayne's manipulated suicide attempt, Batman finally uncovers the secret of Frank Sharp's power. But can Batman break through Sharp's mind-controlled police escort before Sharp flees Gotham for good? FC, 32 PG. $2.50 Cover price $2.50.
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This issue reprints the first appearance of the Riddler, Batman #171. Originally came packaged with DC Direct 1st Appearances Series 3 Riddler action figure. Measures 2.75-in. x 4-in.; Full color; 28 pages cover to cover.