Batman #131

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15576

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff (editor)
Murray Boltinoff (associate editor)
George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Second Batman and Robin Team! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Batman [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Bruce Wayne, Jr.]

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Murray Boltinoff

Notes

Penciler credit by Craig Delich; we formerly credited Bob Kane. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 1. Draw Lincoln (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Dog that Betrayed Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Wilkins (a hermit); Danny (blind man); Mary (Danny's girlfriend); unnamed crooks (villains)

Credits

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

Synopsis

Wounded and suffering from amnesia, Bat-Hound befriends a hermit and blind man, but hates the sight of anyone in a mask...including Batman himself!

Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/. Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (World's Finest Comics; Detective Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"This famous symbol..."

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Feature
World's Finest Comics; Detective Comics
Show/hide 4. Police Woman! Comic story, 0.5 pages

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Genre
Non-fiction
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Pyro Plastics Corporation) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pyro Plastics Corporation

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. Aloha... Hawaii! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction
Characters
Senator Hiram L. Fong; Senator Oren E. Long; Rep. Daniel K. Inouye

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

A celebration of Brotherhood Week and Hawaii as our 50th state.

Show/hide 7. The Man Who Conquered Time! (Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master
Show/hide 8. The Case of the Deadly Gems (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Claber (jeweler, death); John Wilcox (villain, jeweler); Henry Stubbs (villain, jeweler); Ed Carder (villain, jeweler)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #12 ([July 1960])

Synopsis

Jeweler Claber, of Gotham Gem Company, is murdered and his death blamed on criminal Ted Greaves by the man's three partners. However, Batman discovers the partners are actually involved in a smuggling racket and seek to throw suspicion off themselves by blaming Greaves.

Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn. Penciler credit verified by Dick Sprang. Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Help! I've been swindled!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Letters to the Bat-Cave) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters to the Bat-Cave

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. The Second Batman and Robin Team (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson; Batman]; Alfred Pennyworth; Batwoman [Kathy Kane Wayne]; Robin [Bruce Wayne, Jr.]; Ted Tate (villain); Babyface Jordan (villain); Jordan's mob (villains)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #12 ([July 1960])
The Second Batman and Robin Team
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #12 ([July 1960])
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #7 (Summer 1964)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #7 ([July 1965?])
The Second Batman and Robin Team
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #7 ([July 1965?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #22 ([February 1967?])
The Second Batman and Robin Team
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
The Second Batman and Robin Team
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Second Batman and Robin Team
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 Series) #131

Synopsis

Alfred tests out his new typewriter by writing an imaginary tale of Robin growing to manhood and becoming the new Batman, adopting a new partner as Robin, and taking on a gang of crooks.

Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn. Penciler credit by Craig Delich; we previously credited Bob Kane. This is the first in a series of imaginary tales written by Alfred. A sequel to this story appears in Batman #135.

Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35545

Entry created

  • 31/12/2007

Cover added

  • 09/11/2010

Index completed

  • 04/09/2019

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019