Batman #95

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1955
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
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Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Ballad of Batman! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sam Strong

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mortimer, letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Guardian of 100 Cities! (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]; Roger Stanton (former actor, introduction); Shag Darnell (villain, introduction); Shag's gang (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon

Synopsis

Famed replica artifacts from various movie sets, located in a field not far from Hollywood, serve as the stage as a hideout for escaped convict Shag Darnell and his thugs.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hi, Jane"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. "Wings" Winchester Stops a Robbery (Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 5. Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?" (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 6. The Bat-Train (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; Wires Welkin (villain, introduction, death in flashback); Welkin's gang [Slann; Wilden; Bloss] (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([February 1956?])
The Bat-Train
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #68 ([February 1956])
The Bat-Train
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #68 ([February 1956])
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #68 ([February 1956?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #45 ([May 1968?])
The Bat-Train
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #45 ([May 1968?])

Synopsis

Batman takes a mobile Bat-Cave on the road by special train, but is mystified why a gang of crooks seeks to steal one particular trophy of his: a spool of recording wire.

Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"H'lo, Captain!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"My, it's a nice day!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. Suspects Wanted Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; crime

Credits

Author
Jack Miller (credited)
Art
Raymond Perry
Colours
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 11. The Ballad of Batman (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]; Sam Strong (singer, introduction); Commissioner James Gordon (voice only); John Martin (TV producer, introduction); Whitey (villain, introduction); other un-named thugs (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon

Synopsis

A balladeer comes to Gotham City to sing the praises of Batman in verse, but it backfires when his songs tip off crooks wanting to commit crimes.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, penciler credit verified by Sprang, and inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 12. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone (Frontier Fighters; The Legends of Daniel Boone; Tomahawk) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Frontier Fighters; The Legends of Daniel Boone; Tomahawk
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Artistic Card Co., Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Artistic Card Co., Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn American

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37035

Entry created

  • 13/07/2008

Index completed

  • 25/08/2019

Last updated

  • 25/08/2019