Batman #30

Published
November 1952
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-6-0 GBP]
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 Defeat of Batman (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #178 (December 1951)
The Defeat of Batman!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #30 ([November 1952])
The Defeat of Batman

Notes

Note that severak guns have been removed from the original cover.

Show/hide 1. Man's World the Magazine for Men & Boys of All Ages Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Promotes
United Kingdom
Man's World (Man's World, 1953 series) v1#1 ([November 1953?])
No title recorded

Notes

This advertisement is for a UK magazine and is in the British distributed edition only.

Show/hide 2. The Defeat of Batman! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #178 (December 1951)
The Defeat of Batman!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #30 ([November 1952])
The Defeat of Batman
Show/hide 3. The Outlaw Who had Nine Lives (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #172 (June 1951)
The Outlaw Who Had Nine Lives
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #30 ([November 1952])
The Outlaw Who Had Nine Lives!
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess…"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #177 (June 1952)
A great invnetion! Now for a nice game of chess.

Synopsis

The professor builds a new robot but dismantles it becuase it beats him at chess.

Notes

This feature is on the inside back cover and might be in the UK distributed edition only.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Private Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Report to Captain Jenks company - we're going on a twenty-mile hike!"

Featuring

Feature
Private 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]
 
Robert Kanigher, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled War Stories (DC, 1952 series) #54 (February 1957)
No title recorded

Notes

This feature is on the inside back cover and might be in the UK distributed edition only.


Notes

7 ¾”x10 ¼”, 6d, Printed by Morrison & Gibb Ltd (Edinburgh).

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 2111

Entry created

  • 31/12/2004

Cover added

  • 01/02/2009

Index completed

  • 01/02/2009

Last updated

  • 20/09/2019