Batman #178

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1966
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/19809

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Rocketeers-Racketeers! (Batman; Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Rocketeers

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Show/hide 1. Raid of the Rocketeers! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 11.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Hank Nelson; The Rocketeers (villains)

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Synopsis

When two experimental missiles disappear after being launched, the Caped Crusaders follow the path of the third missile and discover that it has been intercepted by a strange beam, set in motion by jet-propelled crooks!

Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Show/hide 2. Fingerprint Oddities! Text article, 1 page
Show/hide 3. The Invisible Handicap! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 4. "Can you repair this space ship?" (Cap's Hobby Center) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Center

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #28 (August 1967)
Cap's Hobby Centre
Show/hide 5. The Loan Shark's Hidden Hoard! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 11.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; "Shark" Sharkey (villain, loan shark); Sharkey's gang [Louie; Mako; Chesty; rest un-named] (villains); Rosy (villain, grifter); Weeper (villain, grifter)

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Sid Greene
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Synopsis

When Rosy and Weeper borrow money from a loan shark to bet on a race, and promptly end up losing. They fear that Sharkey will kill them so the Dynamic Duo step in before that can happen.

Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Letters to the Batcave) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters to the Batcave

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters of comment from John Thelin, Robert O'Donnell, David McLaughlin, Ronnie Schwartz, George Davis and G. Allan Poole.

Show/hide 7. "Warden, that mattress is old and lumpy. It's killing my back!" (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humor
Characters
Warden Willis

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35725

Entry created

  • 26/01/2008

Index completed

  • 03/11/2015

Last updated

  • 03/11/2015