Batman #85

Published
June 1957
Page count
32
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Colour
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 The Challenge of Batwoman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"Look! Batman and Robin! And there's Batwoman! We're trapped!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #105 (February 1957)
The Challenge of Batwoman
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #85 ([June 1957?])
The Challenge of Batwoman
Show/hide 1. The Challenge of Batwoman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Bobby) Comic story, 1 page

"Thunder, son, what in the blazes are you looking me over for?"

Featuring

Feature
Bobby
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series) #17 (October-November 1952)
No title recorded
Show/hide 3. 1,000 Arrows to Doom (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
George Papp, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #86 (January-February 1957)
1,000 Arrows to Doom
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #85 ([June 1957?])
1,000 Arrows to Doom

Synopsis

A millionaire offers to donate $100 to charity for each arrow Green Arrow shoots in a day.

Show/hide 4. The Second Boy Wonder (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; V: Gorilla Hardy [I]

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #105 (February 1957)
The Second Boy Wonder
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #85 ([June 1957?])
The Second Boy Wonder
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4 (Winter 1963)
The Second Boy Wonder
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([December 1963?])
The Second Boy Wonder
 
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #10 (March-April 1977)
The Second Boy Wonder!
 
Australia
Bumper Batcomic (KG Murray, 1976 series) #7 ([January 1978?]) —Presents Batman Plastic Man Metamorpho
The Second Boy Wonder
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Second Boy Wonder!

Synopsis

After battling Gorilla Hardy and his gang, the Dynamic Duo arrive back at the Bat-Cave, but Robin has a surprise for his caped counterpart: he is NOT Dick Grayson, but Fred Loyd, who assumed the role after Dick Grayson was injured.

Show/hide 5. The Three White Feathers (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Arrow-plane

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #234 (March 1957)
The Three White Feathers
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #85 ([June 1957?])
The Three White Feathers

Synopsis

Green Arrow is accused of cowardice.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 2265

Entry created

  • 25/02/2005

Cover added

  • 25/02/2005

Index completed

  • 06/09/2009

Last updated

  • 23/09/2019