Batman #34

Published
March 1953
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) Cover, 1 page

"Another thrilling adventure of Batman and Robin"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, original penciller
 
, penciller (Australian)
 
Stan Kaye, original inker
 
, inker (Australian)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #124 (September 1948)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Super Adventure Comic [Now in one big super comic! No price] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Superman! Batman! Superboy! Now in one big Super Comic. As famous as the Three Musketeers—Superman, Superboy, Batman! Now they are together EVERY MONTH in one big, thrilling Comic Book! Super Adventure Comic. All Newsagents"

Details

Printed
1952?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Super Adventure Comic [Now in one big super comic! No price]

Notes

An earlier version of this advertisement included a 6d price.

Show/hide 2. The Academy for Gangsters (Batman) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #51 (April-May 1951)
The Academy for Gangsters
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #34 ([June 1953])
The Academy for Gangsters
Show/hide 3. Longest Chewing Bar of All! ["Old Gold" Vanilla Nougat (Macrobertson) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Macrobertson
Show/hide 4. The State-Bird Crimes (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Mrs. Marin (bird society matron); Mark Jason (art dealer); Jon Harmon (mimic-impersonator); James Lane (blimp owner); unnamed henchmen; unnamed guards; Morley Kells (remote control manufacturer); William Whiting (organ manufacturer)

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter (probably)
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #58 (April-May 1950)
The State-Bird Crimes!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #34 ([June 1953])
The State-Bird Crimes

Synopsis

The Penguin launches a series of crimes based the official state bird of the victims' native state.

Notes

Story later adapted as part of BATMAN VS. 3 VILLAINS OF DOOM, a 1966 prose novel.

Penciler credit verified by Sprang, inker credit verified by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 5. Brekka at the Boarding School (Brekka at the Boarding School) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Brekka at the Boarding School
Genre
Humour
Code
CF52-11

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ron Vivian, line art [signed as Vivian]
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
"Brekka" at the Boarding School (1953)
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"The sea is pretty rough today!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
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
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #171 (August 1952)
Untitled
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Chief best guide in country - he take you where plenty of bear to hunt!"

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
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
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #171 (August 1952)
Untitled

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37725

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