Batman #208

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1969
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/22499

Credits

Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Poison Ivy; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Batwoman; Catwoman; Vicki Vale

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Notes

80 Page Giant G-55

Show/hide 1. The Women in Batman's Life! (Batman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
intro and only appearance Mrs. Chilton, Joe Chill's mother; Batman; Robin; Julie Madison; Basil Karlo; Ned Norton; Fred Walker; Lorna Dane; Roxy Brenner; Clayface; John Travers; Catwoman

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Jack Abel

Notes

framing sequence for reprinted stories

Show/hide 2. The Secret Life of the Catwoman (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Catwoman; Batman; Robin; Mister X; James Gordon

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (figures only)
Lew Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Colours
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #62

Notes

not a complete reprint

Show/hide 3. The Crimes of the Catwoman! (Batman) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
V: Catwoman; Batman; Robin

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #203

Notes

two page excerpt; corrected 5/05 by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 4. Vicki Vale's Secret! (Batman) Comic story, 9.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; "Keys" Bennett; Alfred Pennyworth

Credits

Script
David Vern Reed (credit by O'Hearn)
Pencils
Bob Kane (figures only)
Lew Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Colours
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #73 (October-November 1952)
Vicki Vale's Secret!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #33 ([February 1953?])
Vicki Vale's Secret
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #33 ([February 1953])
Vicki Vale's Secret
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #18 ([May 1969?])
Vicki Vale's Secret
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #73
Show/hide 5. The Batwoman (Batman) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
GS: Batwoman

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #233

Notes

one page excerpt

Show/hide 6. The Menace of the Firefly (Batman) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 7. The Problem of the Proxy Paintings! (Batman) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
I: Mystery Analysts of Gotham City; Kaye Daye; James Gordon; Haverford Mimms; Batman

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (ghosting for Bob Kane)
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #194

Notes

one page excerpt. 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 8. Gotham Gang Line-Up! (Batman) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aunt Harriet; Dick Grayson; Bruce Wayne

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #61 ([September 1964])
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #328

Notes

one-page excerpt

Show/hide 9. The Dilemma of the Detective's Daughter (Batman) Comic story, 12.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
I: Patricia Powell; Batman; James Gordon; Mike "Bulldog" Powell; Ralph Smedley

Credits

Script
France Herron
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #165
Show/hide 10. Batman Versus Eclipso (Batman) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Eclipso [Bruce Gordon]; Queen Bee [Marcia Monroe]; James Gordon; Nicky Jarvas; Frankie Malone; Gorilla Grimes; Cyclops (international crime syndicate); Mona Bennet; Professor Bennet (Mona Bennet's father); Police Officer O'Brien

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Win Mortimer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #18 ([May 1969?])
Untitled
From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #64

Synopsis

Queen Bee and Eclipso start a crime wave in Gotham City, and frame Batman for the theft of a jewel from the city museum.

Show/hide 11. Beware of -- Poison Ivy! (Batman) Comic story, 3.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
V: Poison Ivy; Batman; Robin; Dragon Fly; Silken Spider; Tiger Moth

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (ghosting for Bob Kane)
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #181

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 12. The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl (Batman) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
new Batgirl (Barbara Gordon); V: Killer Moth; Batman

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #359

Notes

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


Notes

80 Page Giant G-55

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38583

Cover added

  • 14/02/2010

Index completed

  • 14/02/2010