Batman #261

DC Comics

United States

Published
March-April 1975
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/28311

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1901
Characters
Batman; Robin

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Neal Adams
Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell

Notes

Cardy's credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Batman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1265

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

From GCD
from ?

Notes

contents page

Show/hide 2. The Mystery That Never Was! (Batman) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1851
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Hal Hemingway; Tom Wilson

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano

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Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #126 ([November 1975?])
The Mystery that Never Was!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #126 ([November 1975?])
The Mystery that Never Was!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #126 ([November 1975?])
 
Australia
Bumper Batcomic (Murray, 1978 series) #19 ([January 1981?])
The Mystery that Never Was
From GCD
in Läderlappen (Williams Förlags AB, 1969 series) #2/1976

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 3. Crime's Man-Hunt (Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin

Credits

Pencils
Dick Sprang?

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics #92 (October 1944)

Notes

art credited to Sprang, but doesn't look like it to me

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Bat-Puzzle) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bat-Puzzle
Genre
Activity

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Curt Swan
Sheldon Moldoff
?

Notes

puzzle

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Strange Laws) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Strange Laws
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

Letters credit from Tom Orzechowski (previously: Henry Boltinoff).

Show/hide 6. The 1,001 Inventions of Batman (Batman) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 7. The Women in the Batman's Life (Batman) Illustration, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Bob Kane
Carmine Infantino
Gil Kane
Inks
Jack Abel
Joe Giella
?

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From GCD
from ? [reprinted panels from various Batman stories]
Show/hide 8. A Christmas Peril (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
V: Happy Hoggsby (I); I: Scranton Loring and his family; Batman; Robin

Credits

Script
Don Cameron
Art
Jerry Robinson (verified by Robinson)
Colours
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)

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From GCD
from Batman #27 (February-March 1945)
Show/hide 9. The Great Batman Contest (Batman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin

Credits

Script
Bill Finger (credit by O'Hearn)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Colours
Pat Gordon

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First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #100 (June 1956)
The Great Batman Contest
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #3 ([August 1956])
The Great Batman Contest
 
Australia
Batman (KGM, 1976 series) #129 ([January 1976])
The Great Batman Contest
From GCD
from Batman #100 (June 1956)
Show/hide 10. Bat Kite (Batman's Workshop) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman's Workshop
Genre
Activity

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From GCD
from ?
Show/hide 11. The Blockbuster Invasion of Gotham City! (Batman) Comic story, 13.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
I & V: Blockbuster; Batman; Robin

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics #345 (November 1965).

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.


Notes

Cardy's credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35994

Entry created

  • 25/02/2008

Cover added

  • 02/12/2010

Index completed

  • 02/12/2010

Last updated

  • 05/07/2008