Batman #103

Published
December 1958
Page count
28
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
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

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Show/hide Cover The Merman Batman! (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

"Batman! You mean you can breathe the oxygen in the water, but can't survive on the surface?"

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #118 (September 1958)
The Merman Batman!
Show/hide 1. The Merman Batman (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vince Kenton (villain); Smarte (villain); Marty (villain)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter [signed]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [signed]
 
Charles Paris, inker [signed]
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #118 (September 1958)
The Merman Batman
Also printed
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #5 (Summer 1963)
The Merman Batman
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #5 ([June 1964?])
The Merman Batman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #31 ([November 1964?])
The Merman Batman
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Merman Batman

Synopsis

While chasing down a wanted criminal, Batman is struck by lightning and falls into the harbor. When he rises out of the water, he discovers that he cannot breathe air and has literally become a human fish.

Show/hide 2. Green Arrow--Ace Reporter (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor
Management
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor-in-Chief

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #78 (September-October 1955)
Green Arrow- Ace Reporter
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #31 ([November 1964?])
Green Arrow - Ace Reporter
Show/hide 3. The Battle of Police Island! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; two un-named scientists; group of escaped convicts [Gavin; Gee-Gee; Dalton; Moore] (villains)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #118 (September 1958)
The Battle of Police Island!
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #31 ([November 1964?])
The Battle of Police Island

Synopsis

The Caped Crusaders have the task of saving four escaped felons from the radiation they have become contaminated with before they perish or infect others.

Show/hide 4. Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says Have Some Fun!] [J27] [Colour] (Wrigley's P.K. Chewing Gum) Advertisement, 1 page

"Safety Sam Says Have Some Fun! See if you can find what's wrong with these pictures? … PK Mum will be glad to know that chewing wholesome, refreshing P.K. gives teeth and gums needed exercise. This good, healthful chewing won't spoil your appetite. Wrigley's P.K. Chewing Gum."

Details

Printed
1958?
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Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says Have Some Fun!] [J27] [Colour]

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  • 2284

Entry created

  • 27/02/2005

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  • 01/09/2022

Last updated

  • 01/09/2022