Batman #31

Published
December 1952
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 The Mightiest Team of Earth (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"Double feature! Batman, the world's greatest detective, joins forces with the Man of Steel to become "The Mightiest Team of Earth!" "Lois in danger! This is a job for Superman!" "No, this is a job for Batman!""

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #76 (May-June 1952)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #31 ([March 1953?])
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #179 (October-November 1968)
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Quick Quiz) Comic story, 1 page

"Is the old motto... "Keep your powder dry" accurate?"

Featuring

Feature
Quick Quiz
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Art
Horace Elmo, line art [as H. T. Elmo]

Synopsis

Quiz on gun powder, larget shark, silk, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Amazon Valley and anie Thibet.

Notes

This feature is in the Australian distributed issue only. The UK edition has an advertisement on the inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Mightiest Team in the World (Superman and Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Ed Hamilton, scripter [as Edmond Hamilton]
Art
Curt Swan , penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #76 (May-June 1952)
The Mightiest Team in the World!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #31 ([March 1953?])
 
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #31 ([March 1953?])
The Mightiest Team In the World!
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #179 (October-November 1968)
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #179 (October-November 1968)
The Mightiest Team in the World!
 
Australia
Superman and Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1968 series) #4 ([March 1969?])
 
Australia
Superman and Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1968 series) #4 ([March 1969?])
The Mightiest Team in the World
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #19 ([November 1969?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #19 ([November 1969?])
The Mightiest Team in the World
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
The Mightiest Team in the World
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Superman Vol. 1, #76 (DC, 2000 series) #[nn] (May 2000)
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Superman Vol. 1, #76 (DC, 2000 series) #[nn] (May 2000)
The Mightiest Team in the World
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([October] 2007)
The Mightiest Team in the World!

Notes

This is the first Superman-Batman team, during which they learn each other's secret identities. The Batman logo has been added to the splash page of this reprint.

Show/hide 3. The Masterminds of Crime (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Professor Pry The Wise Guy) Comic story, 1 page

"That heavy wind last night blew most of the autumn leaves from the trees... What a mess!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Pry The Wise Guy
Genre
Humour
Code
LV

Credits

Writing
Lloyd Piper, scripter
Art
Lloyd Piper, line art
Text
Lloyd Piper , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #31 ([March 1953?])
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"I signed up for a dancing course. Fox-trot, Rhumba, and Samba!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #76 (May-June 1952)
Untitled

Notes

This feature is on the back cover and is included in the Australian edition only. The UK edition has an advertisement instead.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38055

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