Batman #18

Published
November 1951
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Flying Dutchman II (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"Now, Batman, we'll see whose face is behind that mask!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #170 (April 1951)
The Flying Dutchman II
Show/hide 1. The Flying Dutchman II (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Bob Kane, penciller [signed] (Batman and Robin figures)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #170 (April 1951)
The Flying Dutchman II!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #49 ([May 1969?])
The Flying Dutchman II
 
United States
Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #8 ([June] 2012)
The Flying Dutchman II!

Synopsis

Batman and Robin venture out to track down a pirate submarine that has been torpedoing and looting cargo ships. However, after locating the vessel, the Dynamic Duo are captured and forced to become crew members on the new Flying Dutchman II. To make matters worse, the crew is taking bets as to who Batman actually is under the mask.

Show/hide 2. The Park Avenue Kid (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
, 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) #174 (August 1951)
The Park Avenue Kid!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #49 ([May 1969?])
The Park Avenue Kid

Notes

Pages of this story are printed on side, two-up. The original story was 12 pages.

Show/hide 3. Untitled Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 5. The Super-Speed Swindles! (Johnny Quick and his Magic Formula) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and his Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #167 (August 1951)
The Super-Speed Swindles
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #49 ([May 1969?])
The Super-Speed Swindles
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Waaw! Pinky Jones has all my marbles!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #153 (June 1950)
Untitled
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hello! You must be the new boy around here!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #152 (May 1950)
No title recorded

Notes

There was no separate UK variant of this issue (UK printings began with issue 21).

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AusReprints ID

  • 173

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 20/08/2017

Last updated

  • 16/02/2019