Bumper Batcomic #7 Presents Batman Plastic Man Metamorpho

Published
September 1977
Page count
100
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"Featuring Batman, Plastic Man, Metamorpho"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Job code
B-2662
Characters
Plastic Man, Metamorpho

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #123 (December 1975)
Untitled (Cover)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents The Brave and the Bold Batman Team-Ups (DC, 2007 series) #3 (2008)
Brave and the Bold #123
Show/hide 1. How to Make a Super-Hero (Batman and Plastic Man, Metamorpho) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Plastic Man, Metamorpho
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Jim Aparo
Letters
Jim Aparo
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #123 (December 1975)
How to Make a Super-Hero
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents The Brave and the Bold Batman Team-Ups (DC, 2007 series) #3 (2008)
How to Make a Super-Hero

Notes

This story is composed of three parts: Part 1: The Impossible Impostor; Part 2: Return of a Tigress; Part 3: Heroes Are Re-Made, Not Born.

Show/hide 2. The Second Boy Wonder (Robin) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin
Genre
Superhero
Job code
N-1657

Credits

Script
France Herron
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #105 (February 1957)
The Second Boy Wonder
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #85 ([June 1957?])
The Second Boy Wonder
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #85 ([June 1957?])
The Second Boy Wonder
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4 (Winter 1963)
The Second Boy Wonder
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([December 1963?])
The Second Boy Wonder
 
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #10 (March-April 1977)
The Second Boy Wonder!
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Second Boy Wonder!

Synopsis

After battling Gorilla Hardy and his gang, the Dynamic Duo arrive back at the Bat-Cave, but Robin has a surprise for his caped counterpart: he is NOT Dick Grayson, but Fred Loyd, who assumed the role after Dick Grayson was injured.

Show/hide 3. Intruder from a Dead World (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
John Calnan
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #237 (April 1976)
Intruder From A Dead World

Notes

This story is composed of three parts: Part 1: Monsters Can't Cry; Part 2: Descent of the Red Plague; Part 3: Sacrifice of a Hero.

Show/hide 4. Skis of Death (Teen Titans) Comic story, 22 pages
Show/hide 5. A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler (A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

Drawing puzzle

Show/hide 6. The Blockbuster Breaks Loose (Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #349 (March 1966)
The Blockbuster Breaks Loose!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #85 ([September 1966])
The Blockbuster Breaks Loose
 
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #9 (January-February 1977)
The Blockbuster Breaks Loose!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Batman (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2007)
The Blockbuster Breaks Loose!

Notes

Reprint ends with a text box on "Who was the outsider? And what's this about an Alfred Memorial Foundation?"

Show/hide 7. Small War of the Super Rifles (Batman and Sgt. Rock) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Sgt. Rock
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Jim Aparo
Letters
Jim Aparo
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #124 (January 1976)
Small War of the Super Rifles
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents The Brave and the Bold Batman Team-Ups (DC, 2007 series) #3 (2008)
Small War of the Super Rifles

Notes

This story is composed of three parts: Part 1: Bloodhound in Khaki; Part 2: The Long Night; Part 3: The Tide Brings Death


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Kevin Patrick
  • Neil Pollock

AusReprints ID

  • 10

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 21/11/2003

Index completed

  • 26/01/2008

Last updated

  • 05/01/2015