Batman #121

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14858

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Mr. Zero (later renamed Mr. Freeze)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Printed in
in Batman Special Reprint [Batman 121] (DC, 1997 series) #nn
Show/hide 1. The Magic Card! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Informational

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #22 (February-March 1959)
Show/hide 2. The Body in the Bat-Cave (Batman) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alec Wyre; Jigger Mulane; Dan Dolson; Hank Purdy.

Credits

Script
Bill Finger (credit by O'Hearn)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Letters
Stan Starkman

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Body in the Bat-Cave
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #218 (January-February 1970)
The Body in the Bat-Cave
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #21 ([October 1970])
The Body in the Bat-Cave

Synopsis

As Bruce and Dick head for the Bat-Cave to change to their other identities as the caped crimefighters, they discover a dead body.....the body of a mna known for selling secrets to the underworld. Batman & Robin therefore must discover IF this man "sold" the secret location of the Bat-Cave to underworld thugs.

Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-15-07.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. Crime Rides the Rails (Batman) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; V: Duds Decker

Credits

Script
Bill Finger (credit by O'Hearn)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Letters
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)
Show/hide 5. Homicide in Hollywood Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero (Batman) Comic story, 8.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; I & V: Mr. Zero, later called Mr. Freeze

Credits

Script
Dave Wood (credit by O'Hearn)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #109 ([July 1959?])
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #35 ([November 1965?])
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #10 ([July 1966?])
The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #10 ([July 1966?])
Original
Batman 121, February 1959

Synopsis

A scientist accidently falls victim to the effects of an experiment, making him a virtual "human icicle", a foe who puts the chill on Batman and Robin.

Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-4-07.

Show/hide 8. Mystery of the Golden Bean Bag! Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39663

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