Batman Annual #6

DC Comics

United States

Published
Winter 1963-64
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases! (Batman & Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin

Credits

Art
vignettes

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #6 ([December 1964?])
8 Baffling Adventures
Show/hide 1. Murder at Mystery Castle (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; James Barham; John Gorley; Adam Barham; Robert Cray; Jay Sonders [Vince Sonderson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #246 (August 1957)
Murder at Mystery Castle
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #89 ([October 1957?])
The Terror at Mystery Castle!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #89 ([October 1957?])
Murder At Mystery Castle
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #6 ([December 1964?])
Murder at Mystery Castle
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #14 ([November 1967?])
Terror at Mystery Castle
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #2 (November-December 1979)
Murder at Mystery Castle
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
Murder at Mystery Castle
From GCD
from Detective Comics #246 (August 1957)

Synopsis

When James Barham is murdered in his medieval castle there are four suspects, in order for Batman to solve this crime, he must use every ounce of his deductive ability.

Show/hide 2. The Gotham City Safari (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Alec Judson; Brad Jones; Ed Yancey; Will Tyler; Markham

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman #111 (November 1957)

Synopsis

Batman and Robin are made honorary members of the Safari Club by millionaire Alec Judson, but when Ed Yancey is found murdered, all the clues seem to point at fellow member, Markham.

Show/hide 3. Mystery of the Sky Museum! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; William Malcolm; Jim Meecher; Frank Frawley; John Goss

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #94 (September 1955)
Mystery of the Sky Museum!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #70 ([March 1956?])
Mystery of the Sky Museum
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #70 ([March 1956])
The Mystery of the Sky Museum!
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #14 ([July 1960?])
Mystery of the Sky Museum
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #6 ([December 1964?])
Mystery of the Sky Museum
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
Mystery of the Sky Museum!
From GCD
from Batman #94 (September 1955)

Synopsis

Acting on a tip off, the Dynamic Duo visit the Sky Museum to investigate. To crack a scheme that allows wanted criminals to be smuggled away, Batman and Robin must follow a trail that involves a series of vintage flying machines.

Show/hide 4. The Mystery of the Four Batmen! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Duke Walling; Commissioner James Gordon; Lefty Lingard; Egbert Smills

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman #88 (December 1954)

Synopsis

A "Batman" is known to be smuggling stolen goods into the country. Three different "Batmen" are identified, a baseball batsman, a collector of flying bats, and a potter who uses clay bats in his work - but who is the fourth "Batman"?

Notes

story edited to correct 2 minor errors from the original printing (panel 1, page 3. panel 1 page 5)

Show/hide 5. The Creature from the Green Lagoon (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Cory Blane; Charles Devon; Tod Martin; Professor Carter

Credits

Script
David Wood
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics #252 (February 1958)

Synopsis

Film producer Cory Blaine is shooting a movie on isolated Skull Island. When the legendary monster, the Locto appears, putting the project in jeopardy, Batman and Robin must find some way to subdue the beast.

Show/hide 6. The Map of Mystery! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Guy Hawtree; Herbert Merton; Rand Blanning

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #91 (April 1955)
The Map of Mystery!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #72 ([May 1956?])
The Map of Mystery
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #6 ([December 1964?])
The Map of Mystery
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Map of Mystery!
From GCD
from Batman #91 (May 1955)

Synopsis

Archaeologist Guy Hawtree sets off for Peru to study an ancient Incan monument, as he distrusts everyone, he leaves the location hidden on one of his maps. The Dynamic Duo must find the secret before a rogue member of the Explorer's club does.

Show/hide 7. The Danger Club (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Mack Thorn; Jack Thorn; John Carew; Milding; Larson

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #76 (April-May 1953)
The Danger Club
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #45 ([February 1954])
The Danger Club
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #45 ([February 1954?])
The Danger Club
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #6 ([December 1964?])
The Danger Club
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Danger Club
From GCD
from Batman #76 (April-May 1953)

Synopsis

When Jack Thorn is killed while trying to join the Danger Club, his distraught brother, Mack, threatens the members. President of the Club, John Carew, is killed and others have attempts made on their lives, Mack Thorn is the obvious suspect, but is he the guilty party?

Show/hide 8. Doom in Dinosaur Hall! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Professor Hale; Alberto Linke; Carl Danton; Mario Nazzara; John Logan

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #255 (May 1958)
Death in Dinosaur Hall!
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
Mystery of Dinosaur Hall!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #6 ([December 1964?])
Doom in Dinosaur Hall
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
Doom in Dinosaur Hall!

Synopsis

Head of the Mechanical Museum of Natural History, Professor Hale, is found murdered, the Caped Crimefighters must follow a series of clues that lead through the exhibits of mechanical animals.

Notes

original title: Death in Dinosaur Hall


Notes

On Sale Date - November 14th 1963

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32773

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Index completed

  • 02/01/2012

Last updated

  • 02/01/2012