Batman #97

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1956
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12628

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Return of the Bat-Hound! (Batman; Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; Bruce Wayne (image); Dick Grayson (image)

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. The Joker Announces Danger (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Btaman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); The Joker's gang [Pete; others un-named] (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #1 ([June 1956])
The Joker Announces Danger
 
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #1 ([June 1956])
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #49 ([February 1968?])
The Joker Announces Danger

Synopsis

When Batman appears as an announcer on a TV show, the Joker decides to use announcers as part of his next crime spree.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn and inker credit confirmed by Paris.

Show/hide 2. "Fine recreation for the prisoners." (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 3. Do You Know How to be a Good Baby Sitter? (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Non-fiction
Characters
Buzzy Brown

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 4. Doom On Channel 14 (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Marty Kirk (villain, introduction); Mugsy Burns (villain, introduction); un-named gang members (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon

Synopsis

When Batman re-enacts the capture of gangster Marty Kirk, Kirk's gang members capture the Dynamic Duo in the studio, and force officials to release Kirk from prison.

Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 5. "Looks like I'm catching a cold." (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor
Characters
Shorty

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. "Officer, quick! There's a burglar trying to get into my house!" (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. New Gadget To Fight Crime 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 8. The Return of the Bat-Hound! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bat-Hound [Ace]; John Wilker (Ace's owner); Ross Millen (dog trainer); Whitey (a dog); Commissioner James Gordon; gang of crooks (villains)

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

When some crooks learn that trainer Ross Millen has trained his dog to by-pass security systems, they seize Millen and force him to use his dog to commit crimes.

Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38586

Entry created

  • 21/07/2015

Index completed

  • 21/07/2015

Last updated

  • 21/07/2015