Batman #14

Published
July 1951
Page count
36?
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd (1949–1975)
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd (1949–1975)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Secret Life of the Catwoman! (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"Catwoman returns! Batman's feline foe in a daring new role!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #62 (December 1950-January 1951)
The Secret Life of the Catwoman!
Show/hide 1. The Secret Life of the Catwoman (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (origin); Mister X [Mousey] (introduction, villain)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures only)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #62 (December 1950-January 1951)
The Secret Life of the Catwoman
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #208 (February 1969)
The Secret Life of the Catwoman
 
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-45 (June-July 1976)
The Secret Life of the Catwoman
Show/hide 2. The Battle of the Formulas! (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Jerry Strong (only appearance)

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #164 (May 1951)
The Battle of the Formulas

Synopsis

Johnny Quick vs. Jerry Strong, the World's Strongest Human .

Notes

This story is printed on side, two-up. The original story was eight pages.

Show/hide 3. The Experiment of Professor Zero! (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mr. Carlyle (banker); Mr. Gresham (financier); Mr. Parnell (automobile magnate); Professor Zero (villain, introduction, death); Beefy (villain, death)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, 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) #148 (June 1949)
The Experiment of Professor Zero
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #182 (August 1966)
The Experiment of Professor Zero
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #11 ([November 1966?])
The Experiment of Professor Zero
 
United States
Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #7 ([November] 2007)
The Experiment of Professor Zero

Synopsis

Batman and Robin fall victim, like others, to a mad scientist who has found a way to reduce humans to pigmy size!

Notes

This story is printed on side, two-up. The original story was 12 pages.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (The Dinks Family) Comic story, 1 page

"I've called about that hair restorer I bought last week!"

Featuring

Feature
The Dinks Family
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Ted Widocks, scripter [signed as Widocks]
Art
Ted Widocks, line art [signed as Widocks]
Text
Ted Widocks, letterer

Notes

There was no separate UK version of this issue (UK printings began from issue 21). However, there appears to be a variant of this issue that has the price in blue rather than black, which may reflect a variation distributed in the UK.

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  • 1637

Entry created

  • 04/09/2004

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  • 03/07/2022

Last updated

  • 03/07/2022