Batman #46

Published
March 1954
Page count
28
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
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
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. Man Junior Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Junior Goes Into Long-Uns! Yes, MAN's BABY has grown up! From March issue he's just double his former size--just double! And he'll be dressed up in full colour rotogravure. One of the grandest mags ever turned out in Australia. Man Junior Two Shillings Everywhere."

Details

Printed
1954?
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Man Junior

Notes

This advertisement features a KG Murray magazine, not a comic, although it routinely included Devil Doone (which was reprinted as a standard comic) and cartoons by Australian artists. A new series of Man Junior started in 1954.

Show/hide 2. The Joker's Journal! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter [as David Vern Reed]
Art
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Charles Paris , inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #193 (March 1953)
The Joker's Journal!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #46 ([March 1954?])
The Joker's Journal
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Destination Earth) Comic story, 1 page

"There's not much opportunity up here for me! I think I'll go to Earth and find a job!"

Featuring

Feature
Destination Earth
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Hi Mankin , scripter
Art
Hi Mankin , line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #10 (July 1951)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #26 (June-July 1955)
"There's not much opportunity up here for me!"

Notes

The original of this story was just 2/3 page. It has been stretched in this printing with some poor quality additional art and white space.

Show/hide 4. MacRobertson [4 good ways to spend your pocket money!] Advertisement, 0.66 pages

Details

Printed
1954
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MacRobertson [4 good ways to spend your pocket money!]

Notes

Cherry Ripe; Vanilla Nougat; O.K. Penut Bar; Bingo Bar.

Show/hide 5. If you enjoy reading Superboy [1/3 page] Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.34 pages

"If you enjoy reading Superboy you'll thrill to the breath-taking adventures of Superman. Get your copy! On sale now at all newsagents"

Details

Printed
1954
Genre
Superhero
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If you enjoy reading Superboy [1/3 page]
Show/hide 6. The Boy Wonder Confesses! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter [as David Vern Reed]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #185 (October-November 1966)
The Boy Wonder Confesses!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #46 ([March 1954?])
The Boy Wonder Confesses
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #12 ([March 1967?])
The Boy Wonder Confesses

Notes

The final page of this story (2/3 page) has been expanded to fill the whole page.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Quick Quiz) Activity, 1 page

"How hard must the wind blow to be called a hurricane?"

Featuring

Feature
Quick Quiz
Genre
Non-Fiction

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Andy the Odd Job Man) Comic story, 1 page

"Can I help you, sir?"

Featuring

Feature
Andy the Odd Job Man
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Ted Widocks, scripter
Art
Ted Widocks, line art
Text
Ted Widocks, letterer

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 71181

Entry created

  • 26/01/2012

Cover added

  • 31/03/2018

Index completed

  • 26/01/2012

Last updated

  • 31/12/2019