Bumper Batcomic #17

Published
July 1980
Page count
100
Cover price
0.90 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman and Wonder Woman) Cover, 1 page

"presents Batman and Wonder Woman. 200 prizes to win! Details inside Super easy-to-win contest 200 great prizes"

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-632

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo, line art
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor
 
Vince Colletta, Art Director

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #140 (March-April 1978)
Death Aboard the Hellship!
Show/hide 1. Dastardly Events Aboard the Hellship! (Batman and wonder Woman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5010

Credits

Writing
Bob Haney, scripter
Art
Jim Aparo, line art
Text
Jim Aparo, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor
 
Vince Colletta, Art Director

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #140 (March-April 1978)
Dastardly Events Aboard the Hellship!
Show/hide 2. The Lazarus Conspiracy (Kobra) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kobra
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Marty Pasko, scripter [as Martin Pasko]
Art
Michael Netzer, penciller [as Mike Nasser]
 
Joe Rubinstein, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Paul Levitz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Kobra (DC, 1976 series) #7 (March-April 1977)
The Lazarus Conspiracy

Notes

Reprints the story from the last issue of the series. The story advertised for the next issue (The Dead on Arrival Conspiracy) appeared as a Batman story in DC Special Series 1, which had already been previously printed in Bumper Batcomic 9.

Show/hide 3. The Broken Batman Trophies (Batman Presents A Batman Family Special) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman Presents A Batman Family Special
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1603

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #103 (October 1956)
The Broken Batman Trophies
Also printed
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #7 (September-October 1976)
The Broken Batman Trophies
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #35 ([January 1977?])
The Broken Batman Trophies

Notes

This version is probably sourced from Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #7 (September-October 1976). It includes the introductory text "Batman presents a Batman Family special".

Show/hide 4. The Princess and the Vagabond! (Batgirl and Robin) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batgirl and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2231

Credits

Writing
Elliot Maggin, scripter [as Elliot S! Maggin]
 
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor
 
Bob Rozakis, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #5 (May-June 1976)
The Princess and the Vagabond
Show/hide 5. Target: The Shotgun Sniper (Man-Bat) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Man-Bat
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2752

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
Michael Golden, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #15 (December-January 1978)
Target: The Shotgun Sniper!
Show/hide 6. Return of the Flying Grayson! (Robin) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 7. When Titans Clash! (The Teen Titans) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Teen Titans
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-4850

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
Don Heck, penciller
 
Bob Smith, inker
Colours
Jerry Serpe, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer [as Milton Snapinn]
 
Clem Robins, letterer (pages 2-8)
Editing
Jack C. Harris, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen Titans (DC, 1976 series) #52 (December 1977)
When Titans Clash

Synopsis

The Titan groups join forces to defeat Captain Calamity The Titan groups join forces to defeat Captain Calamity

Show/hide 8. The Zodiac Master (Batman's Bureau of Missing Villains) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman's Bureau of Missing Villains
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2125
Characters
The Zodiac Master; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #14 (October 1977)
The Zodiac Master

Notes

This is a one page summary using various panels from the original story in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #323.


Notes

This and all subsequent issues of this title were classified as unrestricted in Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney), Friday 19 September 1980 (#136).

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Revill

AusReprints ID

  • 2191

Entry created

  • 23/01/2005

Cover added

  • 26/03/2017

Index completed

  • 30/08/2007

Last updated

  • 01/09/2017