Giant Batman Album #10

Published
July 1966
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD; 2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Another Star Collection of Sinister Arch-Villains! (Batgirl) Cover, 1 page

"By popular demand... Batman and Robin's most fantastic foes!"

Featuring

Feature
Batgirl
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
, line art (various)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
Untitled

Notes

The original images on this cover are from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #73 (October-November 1952); Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #253 (March 1958); Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #259 (September 1958); and Batman (DC, 1940 series) #121 (February 1959). 80 Page Giant G-17, cover is collage of covers for Batman #73, Detective #253, Batman #121, Detective #254.

Show/hide 1. The Parasols of Plunder (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Mr. Rink (night watchman); unnamed prison warden; The Penguin [Otis Cobblepot] (villain); Lefty (villain); Duke (villain)

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman and Robin figures only)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Joe Letterese , letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #70 (April-May 1952)
The Parasols of Plunder
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
The Parasols of Plunder
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #51 ([November 1969])
The Parasols of Plunder

Synopsis

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...with the same criminal results!

Show/hide 2. The Fox, The Shark and The Vulture (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Terrible Trio [The Fox; The Shark; The Vulture] (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #253 (March 1958)
The Fox, the Shark, and the Vulture
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #96 ([June 1958?])
The Fox, The Shark and the Vulture
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
The Fox, The Shark, and the Vulture

Synopsis

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.

Show/hide 3. The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; I & V: Mr. Zero, later called Mr. Freeze

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #121 (February 1959)
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #109 ([July 1959?])
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero

Synopsis

A scientist accidently falls victim to the effects of an experiment, making him a virtual "human icicle", a foe who puts the chill on Batman and Robin.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (The Magic Genie) Comic story, 1 page

"This is my magic lamp, with my genie in side."

Featuring

Feature
The Magic Genie
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #49 (April-May 1966)
No title recorded
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
V: Catwoman appearance

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Jack Burnley, penciller
 
Fred Ray, penciller
 
Win Mortimer, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
Catwoman's Grasshopper Chase - April 28/June 16, 1946

Notes

Complete Sunday Newspaper Syndicated Story Sunday strip reprint

Show/hide 6. The Caveman at Large (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Goth [Carlin] (villain, actor)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [signed as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #102 (September 1956)
The Caveman at Large
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #29 ([May 1964?])
The Caveman at Large
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
The Caveman at Large

Synopsis

A freak accident causes a great character actor to assume the character's persona he is dressed up to portray: a caveman!

Show/hide 7. The Challenge of the Calendar Man (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Calendar Man [Julian Day] (intro, villain)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #259 (September 1958)
The Challenge of the Calendar Man
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #102 ([November 1958?])
The Challenge of the Calendar Man
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
The Challenge of the Calendar Man

Synopsis

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.

Show/hide 8. The Joker’s Utility Belt (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commisioner James Gordon; V: The Joker

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #73 (October-November 1952)
The Joker's Utility Belt!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #35 ([April 1953])
The Joker's Utility Belt!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #35 ([April 1953?])
The Joker's Utility Belt
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #53 ([May 1970?])
The Joker's Utility Belt
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Joker's Utility Belt
 
United States
Stacked Deck: The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (Longmeadow Press, 1990 series) (November 1990)
The Joker's Utility Belt!

Synopsis

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!

Show/hide 9. The Secret of Batman's Butler (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Cannon

AusReprints ID

  • 157

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 18/07/2014

Index completed

  • 26/04/2009

Last updated

  • 01/03/2020