Batman #166

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1964
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/18588

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Two-Way Deathtrap! (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Show/hide 1. Two-Way Deathtrap! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 11.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Stony; Big Joe; Mitch (villain); Beany (villain)

Credits

Script
France Herron
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #102 ([December 1964?])
Two-Way Deathtrap
 
United States
Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2003)
Two-Way Deathtrap!
From GCD
from BATMAN (DC, 1940 series) #166 (September 1964)

Synopsis

Two crooks overhear Batman creating a supposedly inescapable trap and make plans to lure Batman into such a trap.

Notes

Editor Julius Schwartz's pay records have Bob Kane on pencils. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff. Story in 2 parts: unnumbered part 1 (7.67 pages) and Part 2 (3.67 pages; same title as part 1 but without exclamation point).

Show/hide 2. "It is mistakenly thought that the planet Pluto..." (Scienti-Fact) Illustration, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Scienti-Fact
Genre
Math & science

Notes

Information on the planet Pluto.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Letters to the Batcave) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters to the Batcave

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters of comment from Mike Friedrich (future comics writer), Stephen Mahinka, Mickey Gaither and Mary Royeton.

Show/hide 4. A Rendezvous with Robbery! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 11.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Patricia Powell (Policewoman); Commissioner James Gordon; Lt. Detective Mike "Bulldog" Powell; un-named caterer; Charles (caterer's assistant); gang of thieves (villains)

Credits

Script
France Herron
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
A Rendezvous With Robbery!
 
United States
Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([February] 2003)
A Rendezvous with Robbery!
From GCD
from BATMAN (DC, 1940 series) #166 (September 1964)

Synopsis

Patricia Powell is hoping this is the time she finally meets Bruce Wayne, but things go awry when someone robs the Wayne Estate.

Notes

Editor Julius Schwartz's pay records have Bob Kane on pencils. However, it is known that Bob Kane contracted the artwork out to Sheldon Moldoff. This story is continued in part from the second story of Batman #165. A caption at the end of the story indicates that a follow-up to this story was planned, but was never published.

Show/hide 5. "Although originally designed for use in specific branches of science...." (Science in Crime Detection) Illustration, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Science in Crime Detection
Genre
Non-fiction

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39381

Entry created

  • 23/07/2015

Index completed

  • 23/07/2015

Last updated

  • 23/07/2015