Batman #108

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1957
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
Branding
DC: Superman National Comics
 
DC: Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13559

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Career of Batman Jones! (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

"Batman, look! Batman Jones is answering the Bat-Signal, too!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman Jones

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris. Letterer credit from Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

"Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Given! Given! yes, we give you premiums or cash"

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.
Characters
Yogi Berra (photo)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Big Batman Quiz (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

"Great scott! Garth has thrown the switch that recreates the destruction of ancient Pompeii!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Frank Davis (gameshow contestant, death); Mr. Walsh (TV producer); Joe Harmon (villain, TV host); Garth (villain, convict)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #108 (June 1957)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #24 ([January 1963?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #24 ([January 1963?])
The Big Batman Quiz
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #14 ([November 1967?])
The Big Batman Quiz!

Synopsis

Batman appears on a TV game show to verify answers of a contestant, who dies after deducing the Caped Crusader's true identity.

Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"This package came special delivery for you!"

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humour
Characters
Warden Willis; Prisoner #6442

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Synopsis

A prisoner receives a package, and the warden later visits his cell to see what he got. His friend sends him travel posters to hang on the cell block walls.

Show/hide 4. Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed (Winchester Roller Skates) Comics-form advertising, 0.33 pages

"Mommie needs a doctor!"

Featuring

Feature
Winchester Roller Skates
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Wings; Winnie

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
 
, typeset

Notes

Ad for Winchester Super Speed roller skates.

Show/hide 5. Worldwide Adventures in Science! Public service announcement, 1 page

"What makes weather?"

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff , scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

This PSA is produced in sequential comics-art style.

Show/hide 6. You'll Want to Join Up with Sgt.Bilko (Sgt. Bilko) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Sgt. Bilko
Characters
Sgt. Bilko

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

The ad features the cover artwork from Sergeant Bilko issue #1.

Show/hide 7. Prisoners of the Bat-Cave (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 6 pages

"We can't get out... we're trapped in our own headquarters!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; unnamed Governor; Roddy (a framed prisoner); Len Paul (villain)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #228 (January-February 1971)
Prisoners of the Bat-Cave
Printed in
Lynvingen (Illustrerte Klassikere / Williams Forlag, 1969 series) #3/1972 ([mai ?] 1972)
 
Superman (Interpresse, 1969 series) #42
From GCD
in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #228 (February 1971)

Synopsis

Trapped by a malfunctioning time-lock, the Caped Crusaders actually solve a murder mystery while confined, but must find a way to get the evidence to the Governor in time to prevent an innocent man's execution!

Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Owch! Help! Police!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

Original
Mr. District Attorney (DC, 1948 series) #43 (January-February 1955)
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Palisades Amusement Park Admission) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park Admission
Characters
Superman

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 10. Wits are Their Only Weapons Text article, 2 pages

"Hello there, stranger."

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, penciller (illustration)
 
, inker (illustration)
Colours
, colourist (illustration)
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 11. The Career of Batman Jones (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

"I can stop this mechanical clown easily, Batman--by hurling your batarang at its rear control-panel!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Batman Jones (introduction); Jones' parents (introduction); gang of crooks (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #93 (February 1958)
The Career of Batman Jones
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #93 ([February 1958])
The Career of Batman Jones
Printed in
Batman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (DC, 2005 series) #2 ([April] 2007)
 
Batman (Editorial Novaro, 1954 series) #748 (14 de octubre de 1974)

Synopsis

Having saved a young couple from a serious car accident, Batman is pleased to learn the couple have named their young son after him. But his problems begin when the young boy wants to also become a crime fighter.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit verified by Paris.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"Look how he's swinging that hammer!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Superadventure Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1958 series) #1967 (1966)
Show/hide 13. Amazing Precision Miniature Secret Camera (Honor House Products) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Take secret pictures! Easily carried in the palm of your hand ---"

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 14. 16MM Double Feature Talking Films (Honor House Products) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Show Exciting New Sound Films in Your Own Home"

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Ad for 16mm films featuring Mickey Mouse Club and Donald Duck in the illustrations.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes) Advertisement, 1 page

"Do you want spending money? Sell these popular Patriotic and Religious Mottoes"

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. A New Scientific Toy! (Nutty Putty) Advertisement, 1 page

"Nutty Putty... real crazy!!! A liquid solid!"

Featuring

Feature
Nutty Putty

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 57441

Cover added

  • 27/12/2010

Index completed

  • 25/09/2022

Last updated

  • 25/09/2022