Batman #75

DC Comics

United States

Published
February-March 1953
Page count
44
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/10346

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Gorilla Boss [George "Boss" Dyke].

Credits

Pencils
Winslow Mortimer (Batman & Robin figures)
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Winslow Mortimer (Batman & Robin figures)
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #39 (August 1953)
The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City!

Notes

Cover is based on splash page for third story in this issue. Inker revision [Paris] confirmed by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Inker previously given as Stan Kaye. Batman and Robin figure pencils and inks confirmed by Mortimer. Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

Show/hide 1. The Holiday Spirit! (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 2. Outlaw Town, U.S.A.! (Batman) Comic story, 9.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Jenko Brothers (intro, villain); residents of Outlaw Town (intro)

Credits

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

From GCD
in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #228 (February 1971)

Notes

Script credit by O'Hearn. Pencils credit verified by Sprang. Inks credit verified by Paris. Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. Mr. Roulette's Greatest Gamble (Batman) Comic story, 9.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mr. Roulette [Rigger Sims] (Intro, Villain); Vicki Vale; Mel Hughes; Commissioner Gordon; "Soup" Drews; Charley Denver

Credits

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

From GCD
in DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #DC-8
in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #238 (January 1972)
in Läderlappen (Williams Förlags AB, 1969 series) #5/1976

Synopsis

Mr. Roulette has been gambling with his life but Batman and Robin try to stop him.

Notes

Script credit by O'Hearn. Pencils credit verified by Sprang. Inks credit verified by Paris. Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Stone Walls and Iron Bars Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City! (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Gorilla Boss [George "Boss" Dyke] (villain, intro, dies)

Credits

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures only)
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #39 (August 1953)
The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #39 ([August 1953?])
The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #39 ([August 1953?])
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #3 (Summer 1962)
The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #3 (Summer 1962)
 
United States
Super-Heroes Battle Super Gorillas (DC, 1976 series) #1 (Winter 1976)
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #36 ([April 1977?])
The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #36 ([April 1977?])
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
The Gorilla Boss of Gotham City!
From GCD
in Super-Heroes Battle Super-Gorillas (DC, 1976 series) #1 (Winter 1976)
in Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #3 (Summer 1962)
 
from Batman (DC, 1940 Series) #75
Original
Batman 75, February-March 1953
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #75 (February-March 1953)

Notes

Schwartz retained the splash to this story. Inker revision verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Credit previously given to Stan Kaye. Script credit by O'Hearn. Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36002

Entry created

  • 25/02/2008

Index completed

  • 02/01/2012