Giant Batman Album #19

Published
November 1969
Page count
68
Cover price
20 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Irv Novick, original penciller
 
Mike Esposito, original inker

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Based on
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #201 (May 1968)

Notes

First 68 page issue.

Show/hide 1. The Death of Batman (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter [as David Vern Reed]
Art
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Bob Kane, penciller (figures only)
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #58 (May-June 1952)
 (The Murder of Bruce Wayne)
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #32 ([January 1953])
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #233 (July-August 1971)
 (The Murder of Bruce Wayne)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #24 ([May 1972?])
 (The Murder of Bruce Wayne)

Notes

This title seems to have been changed for the original Australian Batman reprint, and the reprint does not appear to come from a contemporary US source.

Show/hide 2. The Masterminds of Crime (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 3. The Batman Whirly-Word Game Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #136 (December 1960)
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #260 (January-February 1975)
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #127 ([December 1975?])

Notes

These sources may not be correct. Another item with the same title is included in Detective Comics 216, February 1955.

Show/hide 4. The Mightiest Team in the World (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker (pages 1-8)
 
John Fischetti, inker (pages 9-12)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #76 (May-June 1952)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #31 ([December 1952?])
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #31 ([December 1952])
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #179 (November 1968)
 
Australia
Superman and Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1968 series) #4 ([March 1969?])

Notes

Reprints the first Superman and Batman team up.

Show/hide 5. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 6. The Flying Bat-Cave (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
David Vern , scripter
Art
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #186 (August 1952)
 
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #186 (August 1952)
The Flying Bat-Cave!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #32 ([January 1953])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #17 ([March 1969?])
Show/hide 7. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Gags

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 8. The Joker's Millions (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
David Vern , scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #180 (February 1952)
 
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #180 (February 1952)
The Joker's Millions!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #27 ([August 1952?])
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #27 ([August 1952])

Notes

First 68 page issue.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Neil Pollock

AusReprints ID

  • 1685

Entry created

  • 12/09/2004

Cover added

  • 12/09/2004

Index completed

  • 02/09/2007

Last updated

  • 02/04/2010