Batman #40

Published
September 1953
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP
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 Untitled (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

"Crime Lab."

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist

Reprint history

First print
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #40 ([September 1953])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Manhunter From Mars (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; V: Quork (I); I: Rob Kar (a Martian).

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures only)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #78 (August-September 1953)
The Manhunter From Mars!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #40 ([September 1953])
The Manhunter from Mars
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The Manhunter from Mars!
Show/hide 2. The Joker's Aces (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman & Robin figures)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #59 (July-August 1952)
The Joker's Aces
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #40 ([September 1953])
The Joker's Aces
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #3 (Summer 1962)
The Joker's Aces
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #3 ([June 1963?])
The Joker's Aces
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
The Joker's Aces!

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AusReprints ID

  • 2119

Entry created

  • 31/12/2004

Cover added

  • 31/12/2004

Last updated

  • 20/09/2019