Batman #99

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1956
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12740

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Phantom of the Bat-Cave! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin (image)

Credits

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Penciler credit confirmed by Win Mortimer. Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 1. Draw Me! (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Golden Eggs! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon

Synopsis

Batman must stop the Fowl Felon's latest crime spree, which is based on the type of birds hatched from eggs.

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Follow that car! Two men just robbed the bank!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #33 ([January 1968])
Untitled
Show/hide 5. Batman -- Frontier Marshal (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Jack Farr (newspaper reporter); Seward Small (stagecoach company owner); Bat Masterson; Pecos Pete (villain); Harris Harper (villain); Gila Bill (villain)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([September 1956?])
Batman-- Frontier Marshal

Synopsis

Attempting to refute a newspaper article from the frontier days that claims he once used a gun, Batman travels back in time to investigate the article in more depth.

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Show/hide 6. Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!" (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky
Genre
Advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky Biggs

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"My lecture today will be on the culture and philosophy of the Aztec Indians..."

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. Legal Lawbreakers Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Jack Miller [as John Mallory] (credited)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. The Phantom of the Bat-Cave! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Pardu; The Society of Magicians; The Joker (villain, image only); The Penguin (villain, image only); Pardu (villain, masked magician); Pardu's partners (villains)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Batman is puzzled when a trophy from a case he just completed disappears and is replaced by another item...right in the confines of the Bat-Cave. When this happens again and again, Batman fears the worst: a crook has discovered the location of the Bat-Cave!

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit verified by Charles Paris. Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Stuart Greetings, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stuart Greetings, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Aircraft Carrier) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aircraft Carrier

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 23000

Entry created

  • 17/09/2019

Cover added

  • 17/09/2019

Index completed

  • 17/09/2019