Batman #129

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15485

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff (Editor)
Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor)
George Kashdan (Associate Editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Web of the Spinner! (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Jack Schiff (Editor)
Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor)
George Kashdan (Associate Editor)

Reprint history

Printed in
in Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1971 series) #73-168329
Show/hide 1. The Web of the Spinner (Batman) Comic story, 8.667 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batwoman; The Spinner (villain, introduction)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #16 ([November 1960])
The Web of the Spinner
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #16 ([November 1960])
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #53 ([March 1966?])
Trap of the Sinister Web-Spinner
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
The Web of the Spinner
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
 (80 Page Giant G43)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
The Web of the Spinner
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
 
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #8 (November-December 1976)
The Web of the Spinner
 
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #8 (November-December 1976)
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #35 ([January 1977?])
The Web of the Spinner
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #35 ([January 1977?])
 
Australia
Batman and Robin (Murray, 1978 series) #16 ([June 1980])
 
Australia
Batman and Robin (Murray, 1978 series) #16 ([June 1980])
The Web of the Spinner
From GCD
in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
in Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #8 (November-December 1976)
Original
My Greatest Adventure 78, April 1963
From GCD
from Batman #129 (February 1960)
 
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #129 [abbreviated First appearance of the Spinner, Batwoman appearance]
Original
Batman 129, February 1960
This version
Batman Family 8, November-December 1976
Printed in
Batman 198, February 1968

Synopsis

While Batman and Robin are tracking a criminal called the Spinner, Batwoman is checking out a mystic, who she believes is running a scam operation. The crimefighters paths cross when Batwoman checks out a lead to the Spinner that the mystic drops.

Notes

Writing credit from O'Hearn. Inking credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 2. Detective Comics #275 ad Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.333 pages
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Jail Jests) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jail Jests
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Brave and the Bold #28 ad Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 5. It's Fun to Help Others! (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 6. The Man from Robin's Past (Batman) Comic story, 7.667 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

From GCD
in 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #8 (March 1965)
in More Secret Origins Replica Edition (DC, 1999 series) #1

Synopsis

When stolen goods are found in the quarters of Sando the Strongman, a friend of the Grayson family who looked after Dick after his parents were murdered, Batman and Robin have to prove his innocence.

Notes

Retelling of Robin's origin. Inking credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 7. Statement of Ownership Text article, 0.333 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Letters to the Batcave) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters to the Batcave

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 10. Merriweather Jones -- Crime Prophet (Batman) Comic story, 6.667 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Synopsis

Merriweather Jones gets strange flashes that a crime is about occur and reports it to the police. Oddly enough, he's right. The police believe Jones is in on the crimes; crooks believe he can help them hijack other crooks' stolen goods. It's up to Batman and Robin to save him from the crooks and clear him with the police.

Notes

Writing credit from O'Hearn. Pencil credit verified by Sprang.

Show/hide 11. World's Finest Comics #107 ad Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.333 pages

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32585

Entry created

  • 17/07/2007

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010

Last updated

  • 03/04/2010