80 Page Giant #5

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1964
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/18782

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Catwoman; Vicki Vale

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
25 Years of Batman and Robin
Show/hide 1. Giant Batman Table of contents, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Crimes of the Catwoman! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Horace Braham

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
 
United Kingdom
Superadventure Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1959 series) #1971 (December 1970)

Synopsis

A reformed Selina Kyle is provoked into returning to crime as the Catwoman.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms) Advertisement, 1 page

"'Tis luck to catch a leprechaun!"

Featuring

Feature
L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"It's cloudy out - Maybe it'll snow..."

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Silly Putty) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Silly Putty
Show/hide 6. Batman's Greatest Thrills! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; Commissioner Gordon; Vicki Vale; The Joker

Credits

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #87 (October 1954)
Batman's Greatest Thrills!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #57 ([February 1955])
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #57 ([February 1955?])
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #57 ([February 1955?])
Batman's Greatest Thrills!
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #57 ([February 1955])
Batman's Greatest Thrills
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
Batman's Greatest Thrills

Synopsis

Even while appearing on the television program "Your Life Story," the Dynamic Duo are still able to apprehend The Joker.

Notes

Pencils credit from Craig Delich; we formerly credited Sheldon Moldoff. Not in Woolfolk's pay records.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Bebe) Cartoon, 0.5 pages

"Oh, Bebe! I got this ring. May I give it to you?"

Featuring

Feature
Bebe
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Monogram) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Monogram

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. The Invisible Batman! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon; Big Jack Baker; Verne Lever

Credits

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures)
Lew Sayre Schwartz [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Ray Burnley
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #199 (September 1953)
The Invisible Batman
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #50 ([August 1954])
The Invisible Batman
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
The Invisible Batman

Synopsis

When Batman is rendered invisible by radioactive dye, he must smash a gold bullion caper, prove his identity in court, and finally find an antidote for his condition.

Notes

Pencil credits verified by Craig Delich with Lew Schwartz.

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Batman; Detective Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Detective Comics
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Willy and Dilly) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Willy, I hear you have a new model motoring set..."

Featuring

Feature
Willy and Dilly
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Featherfoot; One-Wing

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
Untitled
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
From GCD
from Batman and Robin Sunday (McClure Newspaper Syndicate) 1945.03.25 - 1945.04.29 [#73-78]

Synopsis

Batman motivates a tribe of Pueblo Indians to track down evil One-Wing's band of cattle rustlers.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios) Advertisement, 1 page

"Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"

Featuring

Feature
Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
Show/hide 14. Bride of Batman! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon; Vicki Vale; The Shah of Nairomi; Eloise Leach

Credits

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #79 (October-November 1953)
Bride of Batman!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #43 ([December 1953?])
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #43 ([December 1953])
Bride of Batman!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #43 ([December 1953?])
Bride of Batman
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
Bride of Batman

Synopsis

To deflect unwanted romantic attention from the Shah of Nairomi, Vicki Vale announces to the world that she is engaged to Batman. To avoid an awkward international incident, The Caped Crusader plays along with the scheme.

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Electric Engine) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Electric Engine
Show/hide 16. The City of Ancient Heroes (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]; The Gimmick Gang

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])

Synopsis

Once a year, the residents of Legend City dress as mythological characters. When the Gimmick Gang hit the city to steal "King Midas's" gold, Batman and Robin must follow them and crack their disguises.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Be first in your neighborhood..."

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Giant Batman) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Batman

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 19. The Man Who Shadowed Batman! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon; Alfred; The Inventor

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #209 (July 1954)
The Man Who Shadowed Batman!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #56 ([February 1955?])
The Man Who Shadowed Batman
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #56 ([February 1955])
The Man Who Shadowed Batman
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])
The Man who Shadowed Batman

Synopsis

Batman places a strangely shaped key in his utility belt for analysis. It is, however, a tracking device with which The Inventor can follow every move that he makes.

Show/hide 20. Sequence from Daily Newspaper Syndicated Strip (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; The Joker

Credits

Pencils
Bob Kane

Synopsis

Batman and Robin capture The Joker on a clock tower.

Notes

14 panel excerpt depicting the final 4 strips of an ongoing adventure.

Show/hide 21. No title recorded (American Body Building Club) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Body Building Club

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 22. No title recorded (100 Little Dolls) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Little Dolls

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 23. Record Riot Advertisement, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from an ad in 80 Page Giant Magazine #7 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38582

Cover added

  • 25/01/2010

Index completed

  • 26/08/2019

Last updated

  • 26/08/2019