Bumper Batcomic #20

Published
April 1981
Page count
100
Cover price
0.90 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Arrow of Eternity (Batman; Green Arrow) Cover, 1 page

"Presents Batman and Green Arrow The Arrow of Etermity!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-824

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo, line art
Colours
, colourist (Australia)
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor
 
Vince Colletta, Art Director

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #144 (November 1978)
The Arrow of Eternity!

Notes

This cover has been extensively recoloured compared with the original printing.

Show/hide 1. The Arrow of Eternity (Batman; Green Arrow) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5359

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Jim Aparo, line art
Colours
Jerry Serpe, colourist
Text
Jim Aparo, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor
 
Vince Colletta, Art Director

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #144 (November 1978)
The Arrow of Eternity

Synopsis

Batman and Green Arrow travel back in time to the Battle of Agincourt to find a magic arrow that can penetrate any substance.

Show/hide 2. Part 2 - Devil On Horseback! [The Arrow of Eternity] (Batman; Green Arrow) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5359

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Jim Aparo, line art
Text
Jim Aparo, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor
 
Vince Colletta, Art Director

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #144 (November 1978)
The Arrow of Eternity

Synopsis

Batman and Green Arrow travel back in time to the Battle of Agincourt to find a magic arrow that can penetrate any substance.

Show/hide 3. Part 3: Gargoyle, My Master! [The Arrow of Eternity] (Batman; Green Arrow) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #144 (November 1978)
The Arrow of Eternity
Show/hide 4. The Case of the Untouchable Crook! (Batgirl) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batgirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5997

Credits

Writing
Jack C. Harris, scripter
Art
Don Heck, penciller
 
John Celardo, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #485 (August-September 1979)
The Case Of The Untouchable Crook!

Synopsis

Batgirl investigates payoffs to a U.S. Congressman by a foreign country.

Show/hide 5. Terminus! (Robin the Teen Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin the Teen Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5677

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, penciller
 
Dave Hunt, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #483 (April-May 1979)
Terminus!
Show/hide 6. The Mystery of the Wandering Dog (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1793

Credits

Writing
Elliot Maggin, scripter [as Elliot S! Maggin]
Art
Mike Grell, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #441 (November 1974)
The Mystery of the Wandering Dog
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure (KG Murray, 1975 series) #74 ([July 1976?])
Mystery of the Wandering Dog

Synopsis

Green Arrow and Black Canary stop a smuggling ring with the help of Krypto.

Show/hide 7. The Scarecrow's Trail of Fear! (Batman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1873

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Ernie Chan, penciller [as Ernie Chua]
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Text
Ben Oda , letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #262 (April 1975)
The Scarecrow's Trail of Fear!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (KGM, 1976 series) #128 ([December 1975?])
The Scarecrow's Trail of Fear
Show/hide 8. Explosion of the Soul! (Black Lightning) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Black Lightning
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6718

Credits

Writing
J. M. DeMatteis, scripter
Art
Gérald Forton, line art [as Gerald Forton]
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #494 (September 1980)
Explosion of the Soul!
Show/hide 9. Case of the Kidnaped Crusader! (Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1421

Credits

Writing
Elliot Maggin, scripter [as Elliot S! Maggin]
Art
Bob Brown, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #249 (June 1973)
Case of the Kidnaped Crusader!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #107 ([April 1974?])
Case of the Kidnaped Crusader
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Robin The Boy Wonder (DC, 2008 series) #Vol. 1 ([January] 2008)
Case of the Kidnaped Crusader!

Synopsis

Tom Carson, a consumer advocate, goes missing during the test drive of a new experimental car.

Show/hide 10. Fragrance of Death (Tales of Gotham City) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of Gotham City
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6546
Characters
Jason Bard

Credits

Writing
Mike W. Barr, scripter [as Mike Barr]
Art
Dan Spiegle, line art
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #491 (July [June] 1980)
Fragrance of Death!

Synopsis

Jason tells an old caretaker of how he found his mother's killer... who just happened to be his father.

Notes

A spin-off character from Batgirl's strip, Jason Bard, is the featured character in this Tales of Gotham City.

Show/hide 11. We Are Experiencing a Slight Delay (Man-Bat) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Man-Bat
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6644

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
Romeo Tanghal, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #492 (July 1980)
We Are Experiencing A Slight Delay...

Synopsis

Man-Bat saves a subway train stuck in a tunnel and menaced by a giant rat.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1079

Entry created

  • 29/12/2003

Cover added

  • 11/08/2015

Last updated

  • 21/12/2016