Giant Batman Album #21

Published
October 1970
Page count
68
Cover price
20 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Batman's Crime File (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"The strangest cases from Batman's crime file The Hand from Nowhere March 1960 The Body in the Batcave The League Against Batman July 1963 The Wrecker"

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #218 (January-February 1970)
 (80 Page Giant G67)

Notes

The Batman Museum

Show/hide 1. The League Against Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #197 (July 1953)
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #218 (January-February 1970)
 (80 Page Giant G67)
Show/hide 2. The Body in the Bat-Cave (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #121 (February 1959)
The Body in the Bat-Cave
This version
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #218 (January-February 1970)
 (80 Page Giant G67)
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Body in the Bat-Cave
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #218 (January-February 1970)
The Body in the Bat-Cave
Show/hide 3. The Hand from Nowhere (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [signed as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #130 (March 1960)
This version
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #218 (January-February 1970)
 (80 Page Giant G67)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #16 ([November 1960])

Synopsis

Batman investigates reports of a mysteriour giant hand and some aliens present at thefts of seemingly worthless minerals.

Notes

This is the only time Lex Luthor appears in a Batman story by himself as the lead villain.

Show/hide 4. Batman and Robin's Greatest Mystery (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #234 (August 1956)
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #83 ([May 1957?])
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #83 (May 1957)
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #218 (January-February 1970)
Show/hide 5. The Batman Museum (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #223 (September 1955)
 (The Batman Dime-Museum)
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([January 1956?])
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #68 ([January 1956?])
Show/hide 6. Batman the Magician (Batman with Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Notes

The Batman Museum

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2314

Entry created

  • 15/03/2005

Cover added

  • 15/03/2005

Index completed

  • 14/05/2010

Last updated

  • 18/01/2011