Batman #93

Published
February 1958
Page count
28
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (190mm x 265mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy 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 Am I Really Batman? (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"What's happening to me? If I'm not Batman---who am I?"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #112 (December 1957)
Am I Really Batman?
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #93 (February 1958)
Am I Really Batman?
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"How would you girls like a winter vacation with me?"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #63 (March-April 1953)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #10 (September-October 1957)
Untitled
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #93 (February 1958)
Untitled

Synopsis

Dad takes the family on a winter vaction. It's not Florida or Havana as Peg hopes.

Show/hide 2. Am I Really Batman? (Batman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred; Robin [Dick Grayson]; V: Professor Milo; Commissioner James Gordon

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [signed as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #112 (December 1957)
Am I Really Batman?
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #93 (February 1958)
Am I Really Batman?
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([December 1963?])
Am I Really Batman?
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4 (Winter 1963)
Am I Really Batman?
 
United States
Batman: The Black Casebook (DC, 2009 series) ([June] 2009)
Am I Really Batman?
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
Am I Really Batman?

Synopsis

Batman wakes from a sound sleep to find himself in a mental ward, not realizing that a Professor Milo had given him a dose of amnesia gas that dulls the will to live.

Show/hide 3. The Million-Pound Arrows (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #243 (December 1957)
The Million-Dollar Arrows
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #93 (February 1958)
The Million-Pound Arrows  (retitled)

Synopsis

The Maharajah gives Green Arrow three valuable jewel arrows which, by legend, will save is life. When the legedent seems to come true, Green Arrow suspects a trick.

Notes

This story has been edited to remove US English and some censorship. 'Dollar' has been changed to 'pound', 'jail' to 'gaol', 'jeweled' to 'jewelled'. However, 'recognized' has been retained. On page 2, 'trying to kill him' has been changed to 'attacking him'.

Show/hide 4. The Career of Batman Jones (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 10 pages

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
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #108 (June 1957)
The Career of Batman Jones
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #93 (February 1958)
The Career of Batman Jones

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

The term 'charity receipts' has been replaced with 'charity money', and 'jail' with 'gaol'.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

"Hmm… the prisoners hang around the yard during their recreation…"

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humour
Characters
Warden Willis

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #110 (September 1957)
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #93 (February 1958)
Untitled
Show/hide 6. Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says Have Some Fun!] [23] Advertisement, 1 page

"Safety Sam says Have Some Fun! See if you can answer this safety quiz! What's wrong with these pictures? Pick out the mistakes and see how many stars you rate in the safety quiz. You rate 1 star for each mistake you find. See if you can be a "twelve-star safety expert" …Wrigley's P.K. Chewing Gum."

Details

Printed
1958?
More...
Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says Have Some Fun!] [23]

Notes

The code number for the advertisment is unclear and might be incorrect.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 75467

Entry created

  • 28/09/2012

Cover added

  • 25/09/2022

Index completed

  • 13/04/2013

Last updated

  • 25/09/2022