Batman #125

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15142

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff
George Kashdan

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover King Batman the First! (Batman; Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Selina; Gurney

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #113 ([November 1959?])
King Batman the First!

Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 1. The Secret Life of Bat-Hound (Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Bat-Hound [Ace]; John Wilker (owner of Ace, cameo); Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Mr. Midas (villain, thief); the Midas Mob (villains)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Stan Starkman

Synopsis

After Ace is brought to permanently live at Wayne Manor by John Wilker, Bat-Hound goes into action with Batwoman to save the Caped Crusaders trapped in a cave-in.

Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Story is narrated by Bat-Hound.

Ace comes to permanently live at Wayne Manor.

Show/hide 2. Crime Punishment! Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime
Show/hide 3. Tips on Summer Fun! (Peter Porkchops) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Porkchops
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Art
Rube Grossman
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 4. The Last Days of Batman (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; Commissioner James Gordon; John Kirk (museum curator); Signor Beri (art dealer, cameo); Verillo (painter, cameo); El Bolo (villain, international jewel thief)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Stan Starkman

Synopsis

Carter Nichols sends the Dynamic Duo back to ancient Venice to gather evidence in a case, but only Batman returns, while Robin is shifted to Gotham City a few days into the future, where he discovers a new criminal will kill Batman.

Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humor
Characters
Warden Willis

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. King Batman the First (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Selina (Vol's girlfriend); Vol (alien hero); Rakk (villain, alien); Gurney (villain, wanted felon)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #113 ([November 1959?])
King Batman the First!
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #113 ([November 1959?])
King Batman The First
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #113 ([November 1959?])
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #12 (July 1965)
King Batman the First
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #12 (July 1965)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #9 ([May 1966])
King Batman The First
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #9 ([May 1966])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #38 ([August 1966?])
King Batman the First
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #38 ([August 1966?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #38 ([August 1966?])
From GCD
From Batman (DC, 1940 series) #125 (August 1959)
Original
Batman 125, August 1959

Synopsis

While chasing down a wanted criminal, the Dynamic Duo are transported to another planet where Batman becomes king, albeit temporarily, as his being an alien causes him to be imprisoned.

Notes

Penciler credit verified by Dick Sprang, inker credit verified by Sheldon Moldoff.


Notes

First issue with ""Letters to the Bat-Cave".

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35538

Entry created

  • 31/12/2007

Index completed

  • 02/10/2015

Last updated

  • 02/10/2015