Batman #102

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1956
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13032

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Caveman at Large! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Goth [Carlin]

Credits

Script
?
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Penciler verified by Craig Delich; we previously credited Bob Kane. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 1. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Letters
?

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The House of Batman (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mayor of Gotham City; Mayne Mallock (villain); unnamed thief (villain)

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Synopsis

A wealthy man leaves money to Gotham to build a downtown HQ for Batman, but the Caped Crusader is surprised when the city builds as House of Batman for him. But he is more surprised when he discovers that a noted thief is using this building as his HQ.

Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 3. Here Are the Prizes Promo (ad from the publisher), 3 pages

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. The Big Dance Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. The Batman from Babylon (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]; Professor Carter Nichols; Horace Halley (archaeologist); King Lanak; Mero (a Babylonian slave); King Beladin (villain); Brand Bartor (villain)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Synopsis

When Brand Bartor is arrested for dressing in a Batman costume, the crook turns the tables on the Caped Crusader by implying Batman should be arrested for impersonating a Babylonian Batman!

Notes

Writer credit by Dick Sprang, penciler credit verified by Sprang, and inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Zenith Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (DeLuxe Photo Service) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
DeLuxe Photo Service

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. Scotland Yard's Search for a Stone Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Pretzels) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Nice Doggie!"

Featuring

Feature
Pretzels
Genre
Humor
Characters
Pretzels

Credits

Script
Phil Berube
Art
Phil Berube
Colours
?
Letters
Phil Berube
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Oh my gosh! It's awfully late!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor
Characters
Little Pete

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 11. The Caveman at Large (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Goth [Carlin] (villain, actor)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #29 ([May 1964?])
The Caveman at Large
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
The Caveman at Large
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
 (80 Page Giant G17)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #10 ([July 1966?])
The Caveman at Large
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #10 ([July 1966?])

Synopsis

A freak accident causes a great character actor to assume the character's persona he is dressed up to portray: a caveman!

Notes

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

Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Lots of traffic on this corner!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

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?
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?
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?
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?
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Cheerful Card Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cheerful Card Company

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Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Jowett Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Nutty Putty) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Nutty Putty

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39665

Entry created

  • 01/03/2020

Index completed

  • 01/03/2020

Last updated

  • 01/03/2020