Batman #13

Published
June 1951
Page count
28
Cover price
8d
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"Batman and Robin become--"Bodyguards for Cleopatra!""

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #167 (January 1951)

Notes

There was no separate UK version of this issue (UK printings began from issue 21).

Show/hide 1. Bodyguards to Cleopatra (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #167 (January 1951)

Synopsis

Prof. Nichols uses hypnosis to send Batman and Robin back to Cleopatra's Egypt to investigate their appearance in a mysterious ancient frieze

Show/hide 2. Professor Pry the Wise Guy (Professor Pry The Wise Guy) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Good morning Professor. We have a little something here for you."

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry The Wise Guy
Genre
Humor (comedy)

Credits

Script
Lloyd Piper
Art
Lloyd Piper

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This story is printed on side, two up.

Show/hide 3. Professor Pry the Wise Guy (Professor Pry the Wise Guy) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"You want a lift?! Very well! Hop in the back."

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry the Wise Guy
Genre
Humor (comedy)

Credits

Script
Lloyd Piper
Art
Lloyd Piper

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This story is printed on side, two up.

Show/hide 4. The Slow and Easy Club (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Don Cameron
Art
Ralph Mayo
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC Comics, 1938 series) #162 (March 1951)

Notes

This story is eight pages in the original and is printed her on side, "two up".

Show/hide 5. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Gee, I've got a date with Gloria tonight. She's sore at me and won't say a word!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor (comedy)

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. The Joker's Crime Costumes (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC Comics, 1940 series) #63 (February-March 1951)
Also printed
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC Comics, 1988 series) ([December] 1988)

Notes

Original story is 12 pages. This reprint is on side, "two-up".

Show/hide 7. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Jeepers, have I got a swell date this afternoon!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. Peg (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"I'll be down in ten minutes, Larry!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

This page is printed in red ink. The fourth panel has been edited in this Australian version to read "two pound".


Notes

There was no separate UK version of this issue (UK printings began from issue 21).

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Marcus

AusReprints ID

  • 106

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 21/11/2003

Index completed

  • 14/02/2010

Last updated

  • 14/02/2010