Giant Batman Album #26

Published
May 1973
Page count
68
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Man with Ten Eyes! (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"He's coming closer… I can hear him! But we're both blind! How can he see me? How?"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-558
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; "Ten-Eye" Reardon

Credits

Art
Neal Adams, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #226 (November 1970)
The Man with Ten Eyes!
Show/hide 1. The Man With Ten Eyes (Batman) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-558
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; "Ten-Eye" Reardon

Credits

Art
Neal Adams, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #226 (November 1970)
The Man with Ten Eyes!
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Center) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 3. The Case of the Honest Crook (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joseph Sands (introduction); Ann Sands [nee Ann Davis] (Joe's wife, introduction); un-named shopkeeper; un-named doctor; Smiley Sikes (villain, introduction); Matty Link (villain, introduction, death)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller [signed]
 
Jerry Robinson, inker
 
George Roussos, backgrounds
Text
George Roussos, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #5 (Spring 1941)
The Case of the Honest Crook!
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #241 (May 1972)
The Case of the Honest Crook
 
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #46 ([April 1980])
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 Crusader 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 4. Untitled (Scirnce Says You're Wrong If You Believe That…) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Scirnce Says You're Wrong If You Believe That…
Genre
Fact
Show/hide 5. The Masterminds of Crime (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] [aka Drexel]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mrs. Marcy; Dave Gregg (villain); Mr. Tolan (villain); Joe Webster (villain); Walls (villain)

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Joe Rosen, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #70 (April-May 1952)
The Masterminds of Crime!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #31 ([December 1952])
The Masterminds of Crime
 
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #31 ([March 1953?])
The Masterminds of Crime!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #19 ([November 1969?])
The Masterminds of Crime
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #238 (January 1972)
The Masterminds of Crime!

Synopsis

Batman disguises himself as the crook Drexel to infiltrate the Crime Academy.

Show/hide 6. Blind Rage of the Ten-Eyed Man (Batman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-679
Characters
Ten-Eyed Man ["Ten-Eyed" Reardon] (villain); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Mr. Corbin

Credits

Writing
Frank Robbins, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #231 (May 1971)
Blind Rage of the Ten-Eyed Man!

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Armin Richter

AusReprints ID

  • 1684

Entry created

  • 12/09/2004

Cover added

  • 01/01/2022

Index completed

  • 23/10/2005

Last updated

  • 01/01/2022