Batman Album #46

Published
April 1980
Page count
100
Cover price
0.90 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine 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 Untitled (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"This is the way it began: Thomas Wayne's murder started Batman's crime fighting career! And this is the way it ends: The killer instinct catches up with Batman!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5651

Credits

Art
José Luis García-López, line art [as Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez]
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #483 (April-May 1979)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Curse of Crime Alley (Batman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5651

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Don Newton, penciller
 
Dan Adkins, inker
Text
Todd Klein, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #483 (April-May 1979)
The Curse of Crime Alley
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #5 (May-June 1980)
The Curse of Crime Alley
Show/hide 2. The "Lights!... Camera!... Murder!" Contract (The Human Target) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Human Target
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5570

Credits

Writing
Len Wein, scripter
Art
Howard Chaykin, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #483 (April-May 1979)
The "Lights!...Camera!...Murder!" Contract!
Show/hide 3. Gotham's Great Kangaroo Race! (Batman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5653

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
Mike Stevens, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #483 (April-May 1979)
Gotham's Great Kangaroo Race!
Show/hide 4. Return to Castle Branek! (Demon) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Demon
Genre
Superhero
Code
J*5852

Credits

Writing
Len Wein, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Todd Klein, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #483 (April-May 1979)
Return to Castle Branek!

Synopsis

Baron Tyme holds the Eternity Book and forces the Demon to lead him to Merlin's tomb. He opens it and finds it empty.

Show/hide 5. The Case of the Honest Crook (Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1097

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller
 
Jerry Robinson, inker
 
George Roussos, backgrounds
Text
George Roussos, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #5 (Spring 1941)
The Case of the Honest Crook!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #26 ([May 1973?])
The Case of the Honest Crook
 
United States
Batman: The Dark Knight Archives (DC, 1992 series) #2 (July 1995)
The Case of the Honest Crook

Synopsis

Batman helps out a young convict released from prison who is having trouble getting an honest job to support his new, but sick wife. The Caped Crusaders then vow to help track down the rats who set him up to be arrested originally, but Robin is nearly beaten to death, and the Batman swears vengeance on those responsible.

Show/hide 6. The Phantom Bullfighter! (Batgirl) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 7. The Puzzle of the Pyramids (Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1931
Characters
Clark Kent

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
A. Martinez, penciller
 
, inker [as Mazzaroli]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Associate Editor
 
Bob Rozakis, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #447 (May 1975)
The Puzzle of the Pyramids
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #126 ([November 1975?])
The Puzzle of the Pyramids
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Robin The Boy Wonder (DC, 2008 series) #Vol. 1 ([January] 2008)
The Puzzle of the Pyramids
Show/hide 8. The Vengeance Vow! (Batman) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5952

Credits

Writing
Denny O'Neil, scripter
Art
Don Newton, penciller
 
Dan Adkins, 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 Vengeance Vow!
Also printed
United States
Batman: Tales of the Demon (DC, 1991 series) (1991)
The Vengeance Vow

Synopsis

Batman travels to Kathy Kane's circus only to find her attacked by the League of Assassins. Kathy Kane is killed in the attack.


Notes

This issue includes two interior pages of advertisements.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Revill

AusReprints ID

  • 1540

Entry created

  • 07/08/2004

Cover added

  • 07/08/2004

Index completed

  • 05/06/2008

Last updated

  • 19/08/2017