Batman #17

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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Empress of the Underworld (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

""The Empress of the Underworld""

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Win Mortimer, Lew Schwartz (Catwoman)
Inks
in Mortimer, Charles Paris (Catwoman)
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC Comics, 1940 series) #65 (June-July 1951)
Show/hide 1. Super Adventure Comic: Now in One Big Super Comic [6d] (Superman; Batman; Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Superman! Batman! Superboy! Now in one big Super Comic. As famous as the Three Musketeers—Superman, Superboy, Batman! Now they are together EVERY MONTH in one big, thrilling Comic Book! Super Adventure Comic. 6d At All Newsagents"

Details

Printed
1951?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Super Adventure Comic: Now in One Big Super Comic [6d]
Show/hide 2. Catwoman--Empress of the Underworld (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Catwoman

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (figures only), Lew Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC Comics, 1940 series) #65 (June-July 1951)
Show/hide 3. The Speed Crimes (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Don Cameron?
Art
Ralph Mayo
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC Comics, 1938 series) #147 (December 1949)

Notes

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

Show/hide 4. Batman's Double (Batman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures)
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #173 (July 1951)

Notes

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

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Batman) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
?

Notes

This is a cartoon to cut out and flip, creating the impression of Batman running.

Show/hide 6. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. Professor Pry The Wise Guy (Professor Pry The Wise Guy) Comic story, 1 page

"Woof"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry The Wise Guy
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Lloyd Piper
Art
Lloyd Piper

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First published in this issue

Notes

Begins: "Woof


Notes

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

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace
  • Bruce Paterson

AusReprints ID

  • 1640

Entry created

  • 04/09/2004

Cover added

  • 04/09/2004

Index completed

  • 15/09/2009

Last updated

  • 25/09/2011