80 Page Giant #15

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1965
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19496

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman and Batman with Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin the Boy Wonder; The Joker; Lex Luthor

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (G. I. Joe) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
G. I. Joe

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Contest of Heroes (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #74 (January-February 1955)
The Contest of Heroes
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #58 ([April 1955])
The Contest of Heroes!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #58 ([April 1955?])
The Contest of Heroes
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
The Contest of Heroes
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #42 ([August 1967?])
The Contest of Heroes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Contest of Heroes

Synopsis

A shape changing monster causes havoc in Metropolis and Gotham City, Batman and Superman realise the truth when the space beast begins to idolise them.

Show/hide 3. A Laugh a Minute with the Cuckoo Bird! (Cocoa Puffs) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cocoa Puffs
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Easy Plans Co., Inc.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Easy Plans Co., Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Hi, Pete!" "Here I am, Pete."

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop
Show/hide 7. The Three Super-Musketeers! (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; D'Artagnan; Athos; Porthos; Aramis; Man in the Iron Mask [Count Ferney]; King Louis X1V

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #82 (May-June 1956)
The Three Super-Musketeers!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #75 ([September 1956])
The Three Super Musketeers
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #75 ([September 1956?])
The Three Super Musketeers
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
The Three Super-Musketeers
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Three Super Musketeers!

Synopsis

The Titanic Trio go back in time to seventeenth century France and stand in for the injured Three Musketeers.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios) Advertisement, 1 page

"Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"

Featuring

Feature
Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Show/hide 9. Are You a Litter-Bug? Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes! (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 12. Kat Korners the King! (AMT) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
AMT
Show/hide 13. Cape and Cowl Comments Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Jack Schiff ?
Letters
typeset

Notes

describes novelties and Superman TV stations

Show/hide 14. The Day Superman Betrayed Batman (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Commissioner Gordon; Scott Forest; Billy Forest; The Condor [John Titus]; Professor Milo

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #97 (October 1958)
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 ([March 1959?])
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Day Superman Betrayed Batman

Synopsis

When the Caped Crimefighter is framed, Superman is called in to track down his partner.

Notes

This was the third time in just over a year that Bill Finger had named a character "Professor Milo." See also Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #247 (September 1957) and Batman (DC, 1940 series) #112 (September 1957).

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll
Show/hide 16. The True History of Superman and Batman (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Ka Thar

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #81 (March-April 1956)
The True History of Superman and Batman
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #73 ([July 1956?])
The True History of Superman and Batman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #25 ([May 1963?])
The True History of Superman and Batman
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
The True History of Superman and Batman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #46 ([August 1968?])
The True History of Superman and Batman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The True History of Superman and Batman

Synopsis

Ka Thar, a historian from the far future arrives in 1956. He then blackmails Superman and Batman into changing their crime busting methods to match his own version of events.

Show/hide 17. How's Trix? Worth Shopping Around For... (Trix) Advertisement, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Trix
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Cap's Hobby Center) Comic story, 0.25 pages

"This AMT Krazy Kar Kit is wild..."

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 19. No title recorded (Peg) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"How about a soda, Peg?"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Peg

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop
Show/hide 21. The Battle of the Super-Heroes (Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #95 (July-August 1958)
The Battle of the Super-Heroes
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #100 ([October 1958?])
The Battle of the Super-Heroes
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #100 ([October 1958?])
The Battle fo the Super-Heroes!
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
The Battle of the Super-Heroes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
The Battle of the Super-Heroes

Synopsis

Mischievous aliens kidnap Superman and Batman. They then give the Cowled Crimefighter super-powers, and subject both of them to a hate ray in order to watch the resulting battle.

Show/hide 22. No title recorded (Superman; Batman and Robin) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Follow the adventures..."

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Batman and Robin

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Carmine Infantino (illustrations)
Inks
George Klein
Joe Giella (illustrations)
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 23. No title recorded Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Boys & girls... 10 issues of your favorite magazines..."

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 24. No title recorded (Wallace Brown, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wallace Brown, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 25. No title recorded (Aurora) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aurora

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31860

Entry created

  • 09/07/2007

Index completed

  • 18/09/2019

Last updated

  • 18/09/2019