Giant Batman Album #15

Published
March 1968
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 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 Special All-Villain Issue (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"Remember? This is the moment that changed my life!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Origin of the Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 2. The Jungle Cat-Queen (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 3. The Web of the Spinner (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batwoman; The Spinner (villain, introduction)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #129 (February 1960)
The Web of the Spinner
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #16 ([November 1960])
The Web of the Spinner
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #53 ([March 1966?])
Trap of the Sinister Web-Spinner
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
The Web of the Spinner
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
 
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #8 (November-December 1976)
The Web of the Spinner
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #35 ([January 1977?])
The Web of the Spinner
 
Australia
Batman and Robin (Murray, 1978 series) #16 ([June 1980])
 
Australia
Batman and Robin (Murray, 1978 series) #16 ([June 1980])
The Web of the Spinner

Synopsis

While Batman and Robin are tracking a criminal called the Spinner, Batwoman is checking out a mystic, who she believes is running a scam operation. The crimefighters paths cross when Batwoman checks out a lead to the Spinner that the mystic drops.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Jack Burnley, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
Oswald Who?
Original
Batman Sunday (McClure Syndicate) 1946.02.10 - 1946.03.10

Notes

"Complete Sunday Newspaper Syndicated Story"

Show/hide 5. The Crimes of Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Joker; Commissioner Gordon

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #61 (November-December 1952)
The Crimes of Batman!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #38 (July 1953)
The Crimes of Batman
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
The Crimes of Batman!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Crimes of Batman
 
United States
Stacked Deck: The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (Longmeadow Press, 1990 series) (November 1990)
The Crimes of Batman!
Show/hide 6. The Menace of False Face (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"I will now take you to the most famous ruins in the far east!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #19 (November 1957)
No title recorded
Show/hide 8. The Bandit of the Bells (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Charles Paris, line art
 
Bob Kane, penciller
 
Charles Paris, penciller
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #55 (October-November 1949)
The Bandit of the Bells!
Also printed
Australia
Holiday Bumper Comic! (KGM, 1956? series) ([1956??])
The Bandit of the Bells
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
The Bandit of the Bells!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
Show/hide 9. The Sign of the Bat (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #94 (September 1955)
The Sign of the Bat!

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2058

Entry created

  • 11/12/2004

Cover added

  • 11/12/2004

Index completed

  • 12/06/2010

Last updated

  • 20/09/2019