Batman Album #37

Published
August 1977
Page count
100
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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

""Here in the bottle city of Kandor, Superman has no powers! Do as ordered, Batman--execute King Superman!" "What Lurks Below Buoy 13?""

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ernie Chan, penciller [as Ernie Chua] (main image)
 
Ernie Chan, penciller [as Ernie Chua]
 
Jim Aparo, penciller
 
Ernie Chan, inker [as Ernie Chua] (main image)
 
John Calnan, inker
 
Jim Aparo, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #270 (December 1975)
 
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #126 (April 1976)
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #240 (September 1976)
Show/hide 1. The Menace of the Fiery Heads (Batman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter [as David V. Reed]
Art
Ernie Chan, line art [as Ernie Chua]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #270 (December 1975)
Show/hide 2. Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller
 
Jerry Robinson, inker
Text
George Roussos, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor-in-Chief

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #20 (December 1943-January 1944)
This version
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #10 (March-April 1977)
Also printed
United States
Batman: The Dark Knight Archives (DC, 1992 series) #5 ([November] 2006)

Synopsis

One day a couple show up at the Wayne mansion claiming to be the Aunt & Uncle of Dick Grayson, and they successfully get custody of the boy. But Batman smells a rat when the couple call up Bruce Wayne and offer him the opportunity to "buy" Dick back!

Show/hide 3. Recipe For Revenge (Alfred Pennyworth (Batman' butler)) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Alfred Pennyworth (Batman' butler)
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Jerry Robinson, line art
Text
George Roussos, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #26 (December 1944-January 1945)
This version
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #9 (January-February 1977)
Show/hide 4. What Lurks Below Buoy 13? Part 1: Hot Potato, Cold War Part 2: Fear Is the Enemy (Batman and Aquaman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Jim Aparo, penciller
 
John Calnan, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
Jack C. Harris, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #126 (April 1976)
What Lurks Below Buoy 13?
Also printed
Australia
Aquaman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #3 ([June 1979?])
What Lurks Below Buoy 13 Part 1: Hot Potato, Cold War Part 2: Fear Is the Enemy
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Blackhawk) Comic story, 14 pages

"In the world's howling jungles lurk strange, sinister creatures"

Featuring

Feature
Blackhawk
Genre
War; Adventure
Show/hide 6. How Do You Kill a Superman? Part 1: Dr. Superman, Mr. Hyde Part 2: Small World, Big Problem Part 3: The King Is Dead, Long Live the King (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
John Calnan, inker
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #240 (September 1976)
Show/hide 7. Batman Trivia Quiz (Batman Trivia Quiz) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman Trivia Quiz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #260 (January-February 1975)
Show/hide 8. Robin the Boy Wonder (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil Pollock
  • Dave Newton
  • Mark Muller

AusReprints ID

  • 2098

Entry created

  • 27/12/2004

Cover added

  • 28/08/2017

Index completed

  • 26/01/2009

Last updated

  • 28/08/2017