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Batman (1940) comic books

  • Issue #151
    Batman (1940) 151
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1962 by DC.
    • 5" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 5 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached. Staple rust with migration.

    Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. "Batman's New Secret Identity!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders' secret identities are compromised, forcing them to adopt entirely new identities in order to continue their war on crime. Strange Laws humor/non-fiction page by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mystery Gadget from the Stars!", script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A weird alien device is discovered, whose rays causes objects to evolve; The Caped Crusaders must battle a criminal gang into whose hands the device has fallen. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #152
    Batman (1940) 152
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1962 by DC.
    • 4-1/2" cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497612002

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "Formula for Doom," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders and Bat-Hound track a renegade scientist to Switzerland, who is in the process of handing over a portion of an explosive formula to a European criminal. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The False Face Society," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman goes undercover as a member of the False Face Society in order to get the goods on and capture their leader. True Crime Laffs humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "Memorial to an Astronaut," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman decides to make the dream of traveling into space a reality for a dying mineralogist by devising a hoax involving a phony spaceship and a movie set. Pennies for UNICEF! public service announcement with Superman, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #153
    Batman (1940) 153
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1963 by DC.
    • Cover coming loose at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached. 2" Cumulative spine split.
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    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "Prisoners of Three Worlds," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A strange alien arrives on Earth and begins stealing silver; When our four heroes begin pursuing him, they are all transported to different dimensions. True Crime Laffs humor/non-fiction page by Henry Boltinoff. Health Myths Debunked! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Half-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #154
    Batman (1940) 154
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1963 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Chew to spine, water damage and rusty staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached at both staples.
    • 7.5" Spine split from top.
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    Cover pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. "Danger Strikes Four," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; As Dick begins reading Alfred's latest imaginary tale of Batman II and Robin II, he is called upon by the Caped Crusader to battle Big Al and his men, with all involved in circumstances strangely resembling Alfred's story. "The Amazing Odyssey of Batman and Robin," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When the remains of the Bat-Boat are found, its log is sent to Commissioner Gordon, who announces that Batman is dead, leaving a stage magician free to commit his crimes! Safety First -- All Year! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Johnny discovers the hazards of leaving things lying around the home. "The Strange Experiment of Doctor Dorn," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A large green creature is menacing Gotham City, so the Dynamic Duo are called in to assist, and they discover a way to get the creature to pass away, leaving Dr. Dorn free without any effect. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #155
    Batman (1940) 155
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #844-AA-002
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #1304398018
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1571258016
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($10.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1207544002
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    • 4.5" spine split from bottom. Staples added (not manufacturing).
    Auction opens September 30
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Cover detached. Tape on cover.
    • Label #2033324009

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Batman's Psychic Twin" starring Batman, Robin, and Kathy Kane, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A rare chemical explosion psychically links Batman with Jo-Jo Gagan, and when the underworld finds out about this, they turn on Gagan and attempt to kill him, believing that the Caped Crusader will perish as well. "The Return of the Penguin" (1st Silver Age appearance of the Penguin) starring Batman, Robin, and Vicki Vale, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Emerging from semi-retirement, due to the mocking of the underworld, the Penguin renews his battle of wits with the Caped Crusaders with a series of new bird-related crimes. Full-page ad for Metal Men # 1. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #156
    Batman (1940) 156
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1963 by DC.
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    Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! public service announcement, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Secret of the Ant-Man" starring Batman, Robin, Bat-Hound, and Ant-Man, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; After Batman announces that he is going away on a secret Government mission, a pint-sized crime fighter by the name of Ant-Man pops up to help him out, but the Boy Wonder wrongly guesses that it is Batman in disguise. True Crime Laffs humor/non-fiction page by Henry Boltinoff. "Robin Dies at Dawn," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Batman undergoes a test simulation for a situation that astronauts may one day face alone in outer space, and during that simulation he sees Robin dies; After the test is over, Batman faces the terrible side-effects of his simulation, believing that Robin will actually die, and it so complicates his fight against crime, he decides to retire! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #157
    Batman (1940) 157
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1963 by DC.
    • Water damage.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Staple rust.
    • 1" tear through comic.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration.
    • 4 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1397022002
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    Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. "The Villain of the Year," script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; After receiving a tip on a crime from reporter Hal Lake, Batman goes undercover and discovers that Lake is using an underworld alias in order to gather information, is mentally unbalanced, and a criminal called the Jackal. "The Hunt for Batman's Secret Identity," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When Mirror Man escapes from prison and reforms his gang, he once again tries to prove his belief that Batman is Bruce Wayne...and he does...and doesn't! 2/3-page True Crime Laffs by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #158
    Batman (1940) 158
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1963 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom. Pieces missing from back cover. Writing on back cover. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Ace - the Super Bat-Hound," script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Bat-Mite shows up again to have some fun and decides to give Ace some super powers, which he uses to aid the Caped Crusaders; However, when Ace chases crooks into a cave, the mine fumes cause havoc with the dog's super powers, and he turns on the Dynamic Duo. Half-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret of the Impossible Perils," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Matt Carter returns from a jungle expedition and, although racked with fever, recounts stories of giant animals that he found including a dinosaur. "Batman and Robin—Imposters," script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders must deal with some criminals who are posing as them in public, and are getting away with it because the Batman impersonator actually has one of Batman's authentic utility belts that he stole. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #159
    Batman (1940) 159
    Tags: Batman, Joker
    Published Nov 1963 by DC.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1488637018

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. Your United Nations at Work public service announcement. "The Great Clayface - Joker Feud," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; After escaping from prison, Matt Hagen finds a way to synthesize the liquid that turns him into Clayface, and once more takes up crime; The Joker, meanwhile, objects to Clayface getting all the headlines, so he starts a feud with Clayface. True Crime Laffs humor/nonfiction page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Boyhood of Bruce Wayne Jr.," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Robin II takes after his father and is able to help Batman by discovering the secret escape method employed by the Green Owl Gang. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #160
    Batman (1940) 160
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1963 by DC.
    • 3 3/4" Spine split from top.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Mystery of Madcap Island," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Dynamic Duo track Ed Kiley to Madcap Island, home to numerous wealthy eccentrics, and discovers him murdered. 2/3-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff; Casey uses a bow and arrow instead of a gun in a hospital's quiet zone. "The Alien Boss of Gotham City," script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders face a gang led by an apparent alien brandishing amazing weapons, but Batman suspects the alien is a phony...and proves it. Your Free Trip Around the World! public service announcement about libraries, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #161
    Batman (1940) 161
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1964 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover oxidation.
    15 bids
    Current bid: $43.00
    Time left: 2d 19h 11m

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The New Crimes of the Mad Hatter," script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Mad Hatter pulls a string of robberies based on the professions of the jurors that sentenced him on his last arrest. Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas in Many Lands!" public service announcement, art by Ruben Moreira. "The Bat-Mite Hero," script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman corners a wanted felon in a baseball stadium, but Bat-Mite appears and messes things up with his magical nonsense. Batman tells him to find another hero to pester, so Bat-Mite creates a series of heroes (the third a crook), but they fail miserably. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #162
    Batman (1940) 162
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1964 by DC.
    • 1 1/2" spine split. Cover detached at one staple and loose at other.
    • Centerfold detached. 2" cumulative spine split. Water damage. Staple rust.
    • Staple rust with migration.
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    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Batman Creature!", script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A mad scientist has invented a ray which turns men into animal creatures, who steal for him; When he turns the ray on Batman, turning the Caped Crusader into a creature, it's all Robin, Batwoman and Bat-Hound can do to stop him. Strange Old Laws humor/non-fiction page by Henry Boltinoff. "Robin's New Secret Identity!", script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Dick, bummed out because he can't play sports like the other boys his age, decides to disguise himself as a red-headed boy and then compete; During one of these competitions, he bumps his head, getting amnesia, and evens aid the Batman in tracking down some crooks. Give and Take public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; The children take some broken and unused toys to Mr. Craig, who helps them to repair them and they then donate them to charity uses. Letter to the editor from Silver Age comics fan Edward Simpson III. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #163
    Batman (1940) 163
    Tags: Batman, Joker
    Published May 1964 by DC.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split through cover and all wraps. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Bat-Girl--Batwoman II!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Chic Stone, inks by Charles Paris; Betty returns to Gotham City and adopts the guise of Batwoman II; With Batman and Robin II both out of town, the original Batman must go into action and gets captured in the process; When Batwoman II saves him, she learns his secret identity in the process. "The Joker Jury!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker begins a crime wave using the city's various departments as his theme; When the Caped Crusaders head out to battle the Crime Clown, they are captured and put on trial by the Joker. Names Do Hurt! public service announcement, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #164
    Batman (1940) 164
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1964 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    Auction opens October 7
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2034429006
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    Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Joe Giella. "Two-Way Gem Caper!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Batman discovers a plot to waylay a group of folk singers in order to perpetrate the theft of a pearl from a museum, and eventually nabs the villain after foiling a trap set for the criminal. "Batman's Great Face-Saving Feat!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; A private investigator seeks to join the Mystery Analysts, but is blackballed by Batman for a very specific reason. Ancient Crime-Detection Methods! fact page. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #165
    Batman (1940) 165
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1964 by DC.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #FC1EDA-001
    • Cover oxidation.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • 1" spine split from bottom. Staple rust. Rust migration. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Water damage.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • Cover and 4 wraps detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached.
    7 bids
    Current bid: $16.00
    Time left: 2d 19h 11m
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "The Man Who Quit the Human Race!", script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; When it is discovered that he is a mutant, Governor Warner agrees to step down from office and undergo an experiment that will allow him to quickly evolve. "The Dilemma of the Detective's Daughter," script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Patricia Powell graduates from the Police Academy with top honors and receives her rewards from the Batman, whom she tells that she has a great affection for Bruce Wayne. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #166
    Batman (1940) 166
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1964 by DC.
    • Staple rust.
    • 1/4" lateral spine tear.
    • 0.5" spine split from bottom. Water damage.
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    9 bids
    Current bid: $12.00
    Time left: 2d 19h 11m

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "Two-Way Deathtrap!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Two crooks overhear Batman creating a supposedly inescapable trap and make plans to lure Batman into such a trap. Information on the planet Pluto. "A Rendezvous with Robbery!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Patricia Powell is hoping this is the time she finally meets Bruce Wayne, but things go awry when someone robs the Wayne Estate. Science in Crime Detection non-fiction half-page. Letter to the editor from comic writer Mike Friedrich. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #167
    Batman (1940) 167
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1964 by DC.
    • Staple rust.
    • Piece missing from back cover. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.
    • Cover and first four wraps detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Zero Hour for Earth!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; A dying Interpol man informs Batman that a criminal named Karabi has plans to instigate a nuclear war. Half-page filler about the component parts of the nucleus of an atom. 2/3-page Strange Laws humor/non-fiction feature by Henry Boltinoff. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #168
    Batman (1940) 168
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1964 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached. Water damage.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Staple rust with migration.
    • 0.5" spine split from bottom. Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.
    Auction opens October 7
    8 bids
    Current bid: $17.00
    Time left: 2d 19h 12m
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "The Fight that Jolted Gotham City!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Joe Giella; Batman helps cure a circus strong man of his wild mood swings by deducing that radio music tends to cause aggressive behavior in him. Cap's Hobby Center activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Crime-Writing Clues! non-fiction page. "How to Solve a Perfect Crime--In Reverse!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Joe Giella; The Mystery Analysts split up to search for the thief who purloined a valuable diamond, and it's Batman who discovers that one member of the Analysts is the guilty party! Letter to the editor from comic writer Bob Rozakis. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #169
    Batman (1940) 169
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1965 by DC.
    • Staple rust.
    7 bids
    Current bid: $32.00
    Time left: 2d 19h 12m

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. Don't Give Fire a Place to Start! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "Partners in Plunder!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; The Penguin uses an umbrella barrage to trick Batman into planning his next crime for him. "A Bad Day for Batman!", script by France Herron, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Batman tells the press about his bad day, in which he returns to the scene of a previous case to retrieve some rope, and spots a jewel thief; He pursues, but a series of bad breaks allows the felon to escape. Fingerprint Facts non-fiction page, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tom Nicolosi. Letter to the editor from comics writer Mike Friedrich. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #170
    Batman (1940) 170
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1965 by DC.
    • Staple rust.
    • Oxidation.
    • 0.75" cumulative spine split. Water damage. Staple rust.
    • Interior is complete. Extensive accumulation of defects. Coverless.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. Friends Across the Seas public service announcement, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Genius of the Getaway Gimmicks!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Roy Reynolds, wanting to not make the same mistakes of other criminals, decides to uses a series of getaway gimmicks on the Caped Crusader to effect the escape of he and his men...and succeeds, until Batman baits a trap of his own. "The Puzzle of the Perilous Prizes!", script by Bill Finger, art by Joe Giella (as Bob Kane); When Batman and Robin investigate who entered a contest for an elderly lady, they end up capturing an entirely unrelated gang who think Batman and Robin are after them. Pore Identification non-fiction half-page, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tom Nicolosi. Letter to the editor from comics writer Mike Friedrich. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #171
    Batman (1940) 171
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1965 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($12.18) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #136-AA-009
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1304398011
    Auction opens October 7
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2033324014
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    • Cover detached at one staple.

    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.

  • Issue #172
    Batman (1940) 172
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1965 by DC.
    • Cover oxidation, centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split.
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. Happy Hobby Time! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer; Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be lifelong enjoyment. "Attack of the Invisible Knights!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; An ancient legend involving suits of armor coming to life and destroying some opals in a museum appears to come to pass, and challenges the wits of the Caped Crusaders to discover the facts behind this legend. "Robin's Unassisted Triple Play!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Using remote cameras from the Bat-Cave, the Caped Crusaders witness a crime and are on the way to the scene when Batman gets an emergency call from the JLA and has to report; Robin now handles the case, tracking down the art gallery robbers. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #173
    Batman (1940) 173
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1965 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 5 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "Secret Identities for Sale!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Joe Giella; While the Caped Crusaders are raiding the hideout of Mr. Incognito, a photographer takes pictures of the action with a special x-ray film, revealing the criminal's identity; The man offers to provide the identity to the Police for a million dollars while also offering the secret identities of the Dynamic Duo to the underworld for a price. "Walk, Batman--To Your Doom!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Batman is asked to investigate when four air-tight cases are blown when the juries involved return "not guilty" verdicts; Batman soon discovers that one juror, Franklin Knott, has been on all four juries in disguise. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #174
    Batman (1940) 174
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1965 by DC.
    • 1/4" Spine split through cover and all wraps from top of comic.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 3 center wraps detached at one staple.
    • Only one staple (manufacturing). Centerfold detached.
    • Cover detached from top staple.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "The Human Punching Bag!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Hunter breaks the Getaway Genius out of jail in order to provide a getaway gimmick, all the while planning a trap for the Batman. The Time of Death article. "Nature's Bill of Rights," script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Two boys who are polluting a stream are given an anti-pollution lesson by a fisherman. "The Off-Again On-Again Lightbulbs!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; When Batman arrives at the Wednesday meeting of the Mystery Analysts, a cleaning man enters and announces that it is actually Friday, and he can prove it with a copy of that day's paper; Before anyone can question why, the cleaning man hypnotizes the group, not realizing the Batman is unaffected. Half-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #175
    Batman (1940) 175
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1965 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Pen markings on interior front cover.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover and centerfold detached. 3/4" spine split.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Cover detached. 3" Cumulative spine split. Some glue along spine.
    Auction opens September 23
    • CGC Qualified
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Page 16 missing, does not affect story. Incomplete.
    • Label #1246718024
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "The Decline and Fall of Batman," script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Swearing revenge on the Caped Crusaders, Eddie Repp invents a ghost imaging device and creates such images of the Dynamic Duo, who begin to fight crime in Gotham more effectively than the real heroes they resemble. The Hip Way to Learn! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Wet Chemistry fact page, script by Julius Schwartz, pencils by Morris Waldinger, inks by Tom Nicolosi. Letter to the editor from comics writer Mike Friedrich. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad.36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #176
    Batman (1940) 176
    Tags: Batman, Joker
    Published Nov 1965 by DC.

    Reprints, 80-page giant. Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, Sheldon Moldoff, and Curt Swan, inks by Charles Paris and George Klein. "The Parasols of Plunder" (from Batman # 70) starring Batman and Penguin, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Bob Kane and Lew Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Penguin is released from prison on parole, providing he gives up anything having to do with birds; So he takes up an umbrella business. Builders of the Future! public service announcement about the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Fox, The Shark, and the Vulture" (from Detective 253) starring Batman, script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A weird trio hijacks artifacts from a world tour of historical artifacts exhibit; A sharp witted Batman figures out the trio's lair and overcomes them . "The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero" (from Batman 121) starring Batman and Mr. Zero (later Mr. Freeze), script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A scientist accidentally falls victim to the effects of an experiment, making him a virtual "human icicle," a foe who puts the chill on Batman and Robin. A complete Sunday newspaper syndicated story (8 pages) from April-June, 1946, Catwoman, Princess of Plunder!, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Jack Burnley and Fred Ray, inks by Win Mortimer. Cap's Hobby Center activity page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Caveman at Large" (from Batman 102), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A freak accident causes a great character actor to assume the character's persona he is dressed up to portray: a caveman! "The Challenge of the Calendar Man (from Detective 259), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A new criminal, in trying to make a name for himself, challenges Batman to a duel of wits with all of his crimes being based on the "five" seasons. "The Joker's Utilty Belt" (from Batman 73), script by David Vern pencils by Dick Sprang, 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! 80 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #177
    Batman (1940) 177
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1965 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Residue.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 2" Spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at both staples.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Interior is complete. Extensive accumulation of defects.
    Auction opens September 23
    • Centerfold detached at one staple, cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. Builders of the Future! public service announcement about the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Two Batmen Too Many!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Batman concocts a scheme against numbers racketeer Ed Garvey to prove conclusively that the crook planned and carried out the Kimber Gem job. One-page Cap's Hobby Center activity page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Art Gallery of Rogues!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Batman deduces that a man named Lathrop has stolen some artwork from a gallery and passed it off to one of his henchmen in order to get a grant from the Alfred Foundation. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #178
    Batman (1940) 178
    Published Feb 1966 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • No staples (manufacturing error).
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 2" spine split.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Raid of the Rocketeers!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; When two experimental missiles disappear after being launched, the Caped Crusaders follow the path of the third missile and discover that it has been intercepted by a strange beam, set in motion by jet-propelled crooks! Fingerprint Oddities! article. The Invisible Handicap! public service announcement, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Cap's Hobby Center activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Loan Shark's Hidden Hoard!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; When Rosy and Weeper borrow money from a loan shark to bet on a race, and promptly end up losing; They fear that Sharkey will kill them so the Dynamic Duo step in before that can happen. One-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #179
    Batman (1940) 179
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1966 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • 1" spine split from middle. Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Cover detached at bottom staple.
    • Bottom staple missing. 1" spine split from bottom of comic.
    • 3" spine split from top of comic. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 3" spine split from base of comic. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? public service announcement, art by Bernard Baily; Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem. "Clay Pigeon for a Killer!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; An actor announces on TV that he has solved a murder case and will announce who the killer is the next day; When the actor confesses to Bruce Wayne that this was an act to lure the real killer out into the open, the Caped Crusader poses as the actor to protect the man's life. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. The 2nd Silver Age appearance of the Riddler in "The Riddle-Less Robberies of the Riddler!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; After the Riddler breaks out of prison, he vows never again to send riddles to Batman again before he strikes; The Caped Crusader smells a rat and discovers subtle clues that lead to the Riddler's downfall. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Letter to the editor from Guy H. Lillian III. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #180
    Batman (1940) 180
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1966 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Glue around staples.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • Staples Replaced. Piece of tape over staples on inside centerfold and outside cover along spine.
    • Centerfold detached at both staples.
    • 3.25" cumulative spine split.
    Auction opens September 23
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Death Knocks Three Times!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Batman stops a crook in a skeleton costume who boasts that he will escape justice; On the way from the courtroom, the man falls over and apparently dies, a fact that haunts the Batman, especially when he thinks of the man's boast; When Death-Man reappears, the Caped Crusaders get him again, only to have him die a second time, only to be resurrected again; Batman wonders: will the third time be the "lucky" charm that ends this menace? Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Health Myths Debunked! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster? Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #181
    Batman (1940) 181
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1966 by DC.
    • Heavy cover oxidation.
    • Cover loose at one staple. Staple rust.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2003052001
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1568531001
    Auction opens October 7
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2033324010
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1571256002
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1228147001
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    • Staple rust migration.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story. Cover detached at one staple and two wraps. Bottom staple has rust migration.

    The 1st appearance of Poison Ivy. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Beware of--Poison Ivy!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; While Bruce and Dick are attending an art show, a woman shows up, claiming to be the greatest criminal of those currently residing in Gotham. Centerspread is a great two-page color poster of Batman and Robin, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Perfect Crime--Slightly Imperfect!", script by Gardner Fox, inks by Sid Greene; At the latest meeting of the Anaylists, Kaye announces that she didn't write her latest book, and seems to be threatened by a voice from her brooch; Batman has a feeling that the Kaye at the meeting is an imposter, so he looks into the matter. Letter from future comics writer Mike Friedrich. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #182
    Batman (1940) 182
    Published Jul 1966 by DC.
    • Chipping.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
    • Oxidation.
    • Oxidation. Water damage.
    • Oxidation. Tape on spine.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • 3" spine split from base of comic.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 3" spine split from he bottom.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Reprints, 80-page giant. Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff and Win Mortimer, inks by Charles Paris, Win Mortimer, Stan Kaye, and Sheldon Moldoff. "The Villain of 100 Elements" (from Detective Comics 294), script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Batman and Robin must face the danger created by a man who can control the elements. Natural Beauty--Everybody's Fight public service announcement, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Batman, Junior and Robin, Senior!" (from Detective Comics 218), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; The Dynamic Duo are affected by strange gases, making Robin much older and making Batman more youthful; Robin, now the adult member of the team, must try to control his youthful partner's rashness while tracking down the criminal responsible for the change. "Batman, Robot" (from Detective Comics 218), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman is lured into a trap and supposedly dies in an explosion. Batman appears to be replaced by a robot; Although Robin pretends to believe it, he actually knows that the Caped Crusader is laying his own trap for a wanted felon. "The Experiment of Professor Zero" (from Detective Comics 148), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin fall victim, like others, to a mad scientist who has found a way to reduce humans to pigmy size! "The Rainbow Batman" (from Detective Comics 241), script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Joker Batman" (from Batman 85), script by David Vern, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 80 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #183
    Batman (1940) 183
    Published Aug 1966 by DC.
    • Piece of tape on front cover.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration.
    • Cover detached at top staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Lateral spine tear.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0202212014
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    • Cover detached at one staple, cover oxidation.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "A Touch of Poison Ivy!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Missing the imprisoned Poison Ivy, the Caped Crusader receives a gift from her and she promises to repent; Batman visits her, but he is placed under her spell, and she uses him to make good her escape. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. The Policeman Is Your Friend! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Letter from future comics writer Mike Friedrich. "Batman's Baffling Turnabout!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; While chasing crooks into a warehouse, Batman falls through a trapdoor and is captured while one of the crooks impersonates the Caped Crusader; A tell-tale clue alerts Robin that this is an imposter and he deals appropriately with the situation to find the real crime fighter. Letters to the editor from Biljo White, Irene Vartanoff, and comics writer Mike Friedrich. Statement of ownership--average print run 694,000; average paid circulation 453,745. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #184
    Batman (1940) 184
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1966 by DC.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Oxidation.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust.
    • Water damage.
    • 1" Spine split from base of comic.
    • Cover plus first 7 wraps detached at one staple.
    • 2 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Mystery of the Missing Manhunters!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; The Caped Crusaders mysteriously disappear for two weeks, and when they return, they have no memory of where they have been. Letter from Marvel colorist and editorial assistant Irene Vartanoff. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Boy Wonder's Boo-Boo Patrol!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Robin, who is on patrol alone, thinks that someone is trying to kill Viola Lance, a stunt girl, when she experiences several motorcycle accidents. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #185
    Batman (1940) 185
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1966 by DC.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • Oxidation.
    • Oxidation. Water damage. Staple rust.
    • Oxidation.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2 " Spine split from bottom.

    Reprints, 80-page giant. Cover pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, Curt Swan, and Jim Mooney, inks by Stan Kaye, Sheldon Moldoff, and Charles Paris. "Batman, Junior" (from Detective Comics 231), script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; When Batman doesn't allow Robin to come with him on a case, he's hurt, but more so when he accidently discovers a photo of the Caped Crusader with a younger version of himself taken years before there was a Robin. "Robin Falls in Love" (from Batman 107), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff inks by Charles Paris; Robin falls hard for a lovely young skater after saving her life...a romance that causes problems for Batman in their daily crime fighting chores! "Robin's New Boss" (from Batman 137), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Robin informs Batman that he is quitting the team to join up with a new crime fighter on the scene, Mr. Marvel, although Batman doesn't suspect the real reason why. "Robin, the Super Boy Wonder" (from Batman 150), script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; When the Dynamic Duo are forced down over the Yucatan Plateau during a storm, Batman, accused of stealing emeralds from a native tribe, is shocked to learn that his partner no longer remembers him and has acquired super powers! "The Boy Wonder Confesses!" (from Batman 81), script by David Vern, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; When Dick is late to school one morning, he is asked by his teacher why...and he tells them that he was out catching a crook as Robin the Boy Wonder....then goes outside and proves it! "The Secret of the Ant-Man" (from Batman 156), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; After Batman announces that he is going away on a secret Government mission, a pint-sized crime fighter by the name of Ant-Man pops up to help him out, but the Boy Wonder wrongly guesses that it is Batman in disguise. "Robin Dies at Dawn" (from Batman 156), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman undergoes a test simulation for a situation that astronauts may one day face alone in outer space, and during that simulation he sees Robin dies. Inside front cover contains a photo ad for the 1966 Batman feature film. 80 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #186
    Batman (1940) 186
    Tags: Batman, Joker
    Published Nov 1966 by DC.
    • Oxidation. Chipping.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    Cover by Murphy Anderson. "The Joker's Original Robberies!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; The Joker returns to haunt the Caped Crusaders, this time with a new member added to his gang: Gaggy, who makes the Joker laugh, which then inspires the Clown Prince of Crime with new crime ideas. Lost--A Free Education! public service announcement with Binky, art by Bob Oksner. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Letter from future comics writer Mike Friedrich. "Commissioner Gordon's Death-Threat!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Batman receives a call from Commissioner Gordon, informing him that Fred Purley (whom Gordon helped jail) has been paroled, and has made threats against the Commissioner; The Caped Crusader heads out to protect Gordon, not realizing that Gordon has been kidnapped and Purley has set a trap awaiting Batman. Letter to the editor from comics writer Mike Friedrich. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #187
    Batman (1940) 187
    Published Dec 1966 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Piece of debris trapped between inner well and outer slab.
    • Label #0917691003
    • Water damage.
    • 3/4" spine split from base of comic.
    • 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.
    • 2" spine split from base.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from base of comic.
    • 1.5" spine split from bottom. Water damage. Mold
    Auction opens October 7
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1263450001
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    Reprints, 80-page giant. Cover pencils by Win Mortimer and Curt Swan, inks by Win Mortimer and Stan Kaye. "Batman's First Case" (from Detective # 265), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The sudden appearance of a new criminal basing his crime on time jogs Batman's memory into remembering that this criminal was his very first case after his parents were killed, and if the Clock has his way, the current case against him will be the Caped Crusader's last! "Phantom Eye of Gotham City" (from Detective 192), pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; As vicious criminal creates a means to televise crimes as they happen and making the Dynamic Duo look like they are inept. "The Last Days of Batman" (from Batman 125), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Carter Nichols sends the Dynamic Duo back to ancient Venice to gather evidence in a case, but only Batman returns, while Robin is shifted to Gotham City a few days into the future, where he discovers a new criminal will kill Batman. "Peril at Playland Isle" (from Detective 264), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; When the wealthy builder of a new amusement park is killed, Batman and Robin nearly lose their lives tracking down the real killer. "The Batman of Tomorrow" (from Detective 216), script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; When Bruce Wayne injures his arm, to keep Vicki from discovering that Batman has the same problem, the Caped Crusader seeks out the Batman of the Future to step in for him...almost with disastrous results! "The Ballad of Batman!" (from Batman 95), 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. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. A complete Batman newspaper syndicated story reprint featuring the Joker (7 pages) from Oct.-Dec. 1946. 80 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #188
    Batman (1940) 188
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1967 by DC.
    • Oxidation.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 3" cumulative spine split (chew).
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "The Eraser Who Tried to Rub Out Batman!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Commissioner Gordon gets Batman to investigate a series of crimes in which all of the clues have been erased, and the Caped Crusader goes undercover to do so. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Ten Best-Dressed Corpses in Gotham City!", script by John Broome, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; A newspaper publisher calls in the Police and Batman, explaining to them that three of the men on his magazine's top-ten best dressed list have been murdered; Batman agrees to investigate and nearly dies himself as Bruce Wayne, who also was listed on the newspaper's listing. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #189
    Batman (1940) 189
    Published Feb 1967 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1262951006
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1207544003
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    • Tape along spine and at edges.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. 1st Silver Age appearance of Scarecrow in book-length story, "Fright of the Scarecrow!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; While entertaining some children in the park, Dick happens to notice the Scarecrow retrieving buried loot from a past robbery; He calls in Batman and together they battle their old foe until they are blinded by Scarecrow's fear gas. Little Pete humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Letter from comic book writer Mark Evanier. Peace on Earth public service announcement. Eyes Front! humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #190
    Batman (1940) 190
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1967 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple and re-adhered with tape.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • residue on back
    • Staple removed.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple. Oxidation. Foxing. Soiling.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
    Auction opens October 7
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • FROM THE COLLECTION OF KEVIN MICHAEL MCFADDEN.
    • Label #1968565012

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. "The Penguin Takes a Flyer--Into the Future!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Penguin attempts to fool the Caped Crusaders into believing that his new tricks are based on futuristic technology. When this fails and his gang is captured the Fowl villain begins using robotic umbrellas against the Dynamic Duo. Letters from letter hack Guy H. Lillian III and Marvel colorist and assistant editor Irene Vartanoff. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Countdown on Excellence public service, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #191
    Batman (1940) 191
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1967 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3 center wraps detached at one staple.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). 3" spine split from base of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story. Extra staples (not manufacturing).
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Day Batman Sold Out!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; When Ira Radon absorbs so much radiation that he is forced to give up his life of crime, he decides to get revenge by dousing Batman's equipment with deadly radiation, forcing the Caped Crimefighter to give up his career. "Alfred's Mystery Menu!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Alfred is kidnapped by a group of millionaire crooks, who demand that he fix a dinner fit for a millionaire. This he does, deliberately providing a code for the Dynamic Duo to decipher as to his whereabouts. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. BEM Shows Up! public service announcement; BEM stands for Brains, Emotions and Muscles. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #192
    Batman (1940) 192
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1967 by DC.
    • Half page ad removed, staples reinforced with tape.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing, does not interrupt art or story.
    Auction opens September 30
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Crystal Ball That Betrayed Batman!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; The Caped Crusaders accidently come across a crime committed by the Fearsome Foursome and succeed in capturing a member of that gang; Batman then disguises himself as that crook in order to infiltrate the gang and nab the leader...or so he thinks. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. "Dick Grayson's Secret Guardian!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Dick Grayson meets the two new kids being bussed into his school, and invites them to be a part of Gotham High's basketball team; Toughy Loomis, one of those kids, wants to beat up Dick because he's a rich kid. Mystery of the Million-Dollar Briefcase! public service announcement, art by Sheldon Moldoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #193
    Batman (1940) 193
    Published Jul 1967 by DC.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2" spine split from base.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1493632016

    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, Win Mortimer, Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris, Win Mortimer, and Sheldon Moldoff. "Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride!", script by David Vern, pencils by Dick Sprang, 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 Armored Batman," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; All of Gotham City is puzzled by Batman and Robin's odd behavior and strange costuming when they hear of a man named Blair Graeme threatening the Caped Crusaders. "His Majesty, King Batman," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, 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. Make Your Summer Count! public service announcement, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "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. "Mayor Bruce Wayne!", script by David Vern, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Racketeer Deuce Chalmers has figured out that Bruce Wayne is Batman...the trouble is, how does he prove it?; And Bruce has troubles as well with his secret identity since he has been appointed temporary Mayor. "The Flying Batman", script by David Vern, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; Batman and Robin are rendered unconscious by a sting from a strange winged man, only to awake in a weird city inhabited by winged men, who want to operate on Batman to give him wings in order to track down desperate felons.. A complete Sunday newspaper syndicated story reprinted, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. 80 pgs. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #194
    Batman (1940) 194
    Published Aug 1967 by DC.
    • creasing and residue on back
    • Tape on spine. Water damage.
    • Water damage.
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    • Heavy marker writing in interior margins of first page.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Blockbuster Goes Bat-Mad!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Chic Stone (?) and Sheldon Moldoff (?) (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; By chance, a reformed Mark Desmond sees a Batman display at a local department store and reverts back to his Blockbuster persona, which goes out to destroy anything related to the Caped Crusader. Letters to the editor from comics historian Peter Sanderson Jr. and "Batmania" publisher Biljo White. "The Problem of the Proxy Paintings!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Martin Tellman calls the Analysts together to help him solve the dilemma he faces: his collection of worthless copies of valuable paintings have suddenly become the real thing! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #195
    Batman (1940) 195
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1967 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Water damage. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Spark-Spangled See-Through Man!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella and Jack Abel; Creegan steals some jewels from the laboratory of a scientist, who has treated the gems with radiation; During a battle with the Caped Crusaders, Creegan is transformed into a skeletal figure possessing a deadly electrical touch. Letter to the editor from comics writer Tony Isabella. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #196
    Batman (1940) 196
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1967 by DC.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • Half length spine split from base.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Psychic Super-Sleuth!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; The Dynamic Duo team up with a person they believe to be a psychic detective, but soon learn that he is an imposter, and his men are holding the real Dubrov prisoner. Letter to the editor from letterhack Guy Lillian. "The Purloined Parchment Puzzle," script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; A large theft at a local bank, occuring in a locked room with only the guard present, seems to present itself as an open-and-shut case, but the Caped Crusader thinks otherwise...and proves it. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #197
    Batman (1940) 197
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1967 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Oxidation.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 5 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story. 1 1/2" Spine split from top.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Mike Esposito. 4th Silver Age appearance of Catwoman in book-length story, "Catwoman Sets Her Claws for Batman!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Frank Springer (as Bob Kane), inks by Sid Greene; Catwoman decides to reform and become a crime fighter like Batman in order to get him to somehow propose to her; When he doesn't, she gives him an ultimatum: to marry her or she returns to crime! Letters to the editor from comics historian Peter Sanderson Jr. and Bob Pinaha (New England Comics). Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #198
    Batman (1940) 198
    Published Jan 1968 by DC.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • 1" spine split from the bottom.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.45) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1445063008

    Reprints, 80-page giant. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino and Bob Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson and Charles Paris. The Joker, Catwoman, and the Penguin appear in this all-villain special. "The Origin of the Batman" (from Batman 47 in 1948), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; Batman tracks down the killers of his mother and father. "The Jungle Cat-Queen" (from Detective 211 in 1954), script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Catwoman steals a diamond shipment and is tracked by Batman and Robin to a tropical jungle island; Once there, they find that she is working with diamond miners. "The Web of the Spinner" (from Batman 129 in 1960), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; While Batman and Robin are tracking a criminal called the Spinner, Batwoman is checking out a mystic, whom she believes is running a scam operation. "The Man of 1,000 Umbrellas" (a complete 5-page Sunday newspaper syndicated strip from 1946), script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Charles Paris. "The Crimes of Batman" (from World's Finest 61 in 1952), script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin vs. the Joker. "The Menace of False Face" (from Batman 113 in 1958), pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Batman discovers that False Face has impersonated a wealthy uranium tycoon named P.S. Smithington, and, as Smithington, he has robbed a local Gotham City jewelry store, framing the true Smithington for the crime. "The Bandit of the Bells" (from Batman 55 in 1949), pencils by Bob Kane and Charles Paris, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin vs. The Gong. Bill and His Family humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Cap's Hobby Hints activity half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 80 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #199
    Batman (1940) 199
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1968 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 0.5" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • Staple rust migration. Water damage. Mold.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Peril of the Poison Rings!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; After escaping from the clutches of the Dynamic Duo, Rembrandt Dickens decides to pursue the life of a comic book artist, detailing the crimes he has committed; But when his gang is released from prison, Dickens gives each of them poison rings, one of which scratches the Batman, and he will die...unless he finds the latest copy of Batman Comics, which contains a clue to Dickens' whereabouts and antidote for the poison. "Seven Steps to Save Face!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; Crooks capture Robin and replace him with a midget criminal, who is saved by Batman and taken to the Bat-Cave before the Caped Crusader realizes his mistake. "Operation Escape!", art by Jim Mooney; Robin gives a lecture at Gotham Police College on resourcefulness and initiative, using sports equipment as visual aids, then shows a film about a case he was on without Batman; Robin recognized one of the crooks, and allowed them to get away, hoping they would lead him to their boss. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #200
    Batman (1940) 200
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Slight color touch.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge cracks, scuffing to inner well and scratching to front of slab.
    • Label #0700350019
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1571256018
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.20) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    Auction opens September 30
    • Cover oxidation, cover detached at one staple.
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover art by Neal Adams (first work on this title) and various (background). "The Man Who Radiated Fear!" starring Batman and Robin (with Joker and Penguin cameos), script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Chic Stone (ghosting for Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella.; When the Scarecrow perfects a fear-radiated pill and uses it on the Caped Crusaders, the duo are unable to continue their war on crime until Alfred enters the picture; Then the Caped Crusaders head out and capture several of their foes, each one having a clue on their persons which lead them to the Scarecrow. "The Bat-Man," script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane; reprint of first page of first Batman story. The Batman says: public service announcement, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Jack Burnley. One-page dialogue between comic writer Mike Friedrich and fan Biljo White. Statement of ownership--average print run 1,198,000; average paid circulation 805,700. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.