Batman Annual #2

DC Comics

United States

Published
[Winter] 1961
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16029

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Batman and Robin In Their Most Thrilling Action Roles! (Batman & Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Sheldon Moldoff
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Undersea Batman (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon; "Slant" Stacy

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman #86 (September 1954)

Synopsis

Batman risks death from the "bends" if he does not regulate his decrompression rate after an underwater mission. "Slant" Stacy takes advantage of the situation, and the Masked Manhunter must find methods to combat the wily crook without emerging from the water.

Notes

original title: Voyage of the First Batmarine

Show/hide 2. The Lord of Batmanor! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Angus McLaughlie; Sam Smathers; Commissioner James Gordon

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #198 (August 1953)
The Lord of Batmanor!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #51 ([September 1954])
The Lord of Batmanor!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #51 ([September 1954])
The Lord of Batmanor
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
The Lord of Batmanor
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
The Lord of Batmanor
From GCD
from Detective Comics #198 (August 1953)

Synopsis

Scottish Laird of Batmanor, Angus McLaughlie, bequeaths his castle to Batman in the hope that the famed detective will solve a 400 years old mystery involving the King's gold.

Show/hide 3. Batman -- Indian Chief! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Chief-Man-Of-The-Bats [Great Eagle]; Little Raven [Little Eagle]; Black Elk

Credits

Script
Ed (France) Herron
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #86 (September 1954)
Batman--Indian Chief!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #55 ([December 1954])
Batman -- Indian Chief!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #55 ([December 1954?])
Batman--Indian Chief!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
Batman--Indian Chief
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
Batman -- Indian Chief
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
Batman -- Indian Chief!
 
United States
Batman: The Black Casebook (DC, 2009 series) ([June] 2009)
Batman -- Indian Chief!
From GCD
from Batman #86 (September 1954)

Synopsis

Out over the mountains, the Dynamic Duo spot a smoke signal in the shape of a bat. Upon further investigation they meet Sioux Indians, Great Eagle and his son Little Eagle. An injury to Great Eagle means that Batman must substitute for him as Great-Man-Of-The-Bats, a prairie version of himself!

Show/hide 4. The Jungle Batman! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Commissioner James Gordon; The Sinister 8 (Frenchy Le Doix, Singh Dan, Baron Hengler, Ling Chee, Luigi Verona, Aldo Toledano, Liverpool Kid, Sumatra Joe)

Credits

Script
David Vern (verified by Martin O'Hearn)
Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #72 (August-September 1952)
The Jungle Batman!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #33 ([February 1953?])
The Jungle Batman
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #33 ([February 1953])
The Jungle Batman
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
The Jungle Batman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #49 ([May 1969?])
The Jungle Batman
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
The Jungle Batman!
From GCD
from Batman #72 (August-September 1952)

Synopsis

Batman and Robin are assigned to escort a group of criminals, the Sinister 8, to Satan Island prison. Scuppered and marooned on a South Sea Island, the Dynamic Duo must pit their wits against all 8 deadly adversaries.

Show/hide 5. 1962 Batman and Robin Calendar Activity, 2 pages
Show/hide 6. When Batman Was Robin (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Harvey Harris; Arthur Mellen

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #226 (December 1955)
When Batman Was Robin
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #80 ([January 1957])
When Batman Was Robin!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #80 ([January 1957])
When Batman Was Robin
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
When Batman was Robin
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
When Batman Was Robin
From GCD
from Detective Comics #226 (December 1955)

Synopsis

When Bruce Wayne receives a package from Master Detective Harvey Harris, he realises that mistakes made in his past could reveal his secret identity in the present.

Show/hide 7. Batman the Magician! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 8. Batman -- the Superman of Planet X! (Batman & Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman & Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dick Grayson; Batman of Zur-En-Arrh [Tlano]

Credits

Script
Ed (France) Herron
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #113 (February 1958)
Batman -- The Superman of Planet X!
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #25 ([June 1958?])
Batman--The Superman of Planet X
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
Batman--The Superman of Planet X
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
Batman -- The Superman of Planet X!
 
United States
Batman: The Black Casebook (DC, 2009 series) ([June] 2009)
Batman -- the Superman of Planet X
From GCD
from Batman #113 (February 1958)

Synopsis

When the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh, a distant planet, teleports Batman to his world, the Caped Crimefighter finds he has super-powers comparable to Superman's. He then uses his newly acquired abilities to help drive invaders from Zur-En-Arrh.

Show/hide 9. Greetings from the Batman Family (Batman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Batwoman; Bat-Girl; Bat-Mite; Ace, The Bathound; Commissioner Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth

Reprint history

From GCD
in Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #2
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #51

Synopsis

Pin Up of the Batman Family

Notes

On Back Cover


Notes

On Sale Date - November 16th 1961

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 43822

Entry created

  • 14/02/2010

Cover added

  • 14/02/2010

Index completed

  • 02/09/2011