Batman #57

Published
February 1955
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Batman's Greatest Thrills (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"A Batman and Robin Adventure you'll never forget "Batman's Greatest Thrills""

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Winslow Mortimer
Inks
George Roussos

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #164 (October 1950)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #57 ([February 1955?])
Show/hide 1. Batman's Greatest Thrills! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #87 (October 1954)
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #87 (October 1954)
Batman's Greatest Thrills!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #57 ([February 1955])
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #5 (December 1964)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #8 ([November 1965?])

Synopsis

Batman is surprised and honored that a TV station is presenting his life story and recounting some of his greatest feats....until the Joker decides to break out of prison and do his own "honoring" of the Caped Crusader!

Show/hide 2. Varsity Vic (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Wow! Look at that classy foreign sports car"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 3. Little Pete (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"I'll have a glass of lemonade!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Origin of the Bat-Cave! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #205 (March 1954)
 
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #205 (March 1954)
The Origin of the Batcave
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #57 ([February 1955])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #1 ([June 1962?])
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)

Synopsis

When the Caped Crusaders discover an ancient piece of pottery in the Bat-Cave, they have Professor Nichols send them back in time to see if they can discover the origin of this artifact.

Show/hide 5. The Batman Word Hunt (Batman) Activity, 1 page

"Keywords AGILE BATMAN. Using only the letters in the keywords, can you spell 15 four-letter words in 15 minutes?"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #261 (November 1958)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
Show/hide 6. Professor Pry (Professor Pry) Comic story, 1 page

"One moment, Slugger, I'd like a word with you"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Lloyd Piper
Art
Lloyd Piper

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 57345

Entry created

  • 26/12/2010

Cover added

  • 26/12/2010

Index completed

  • 26/12/2010

Last updated

  • 25/05/2013