Batman #96

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1955
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12481

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]

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Show/hide Cover Third Alarm for Batman! (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #96 (December 1955)
Third Alarm for Batman!
Adapted
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #42 ([August 1967])
Untitled [Third Alarm for Batman!]
Printed in
Batman (K. G. Murray, 1950 series) #74 (1956)

Notes

Penciler and inker credits confirmed by Win Mortimer. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 1. Draw Me! (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. His Majesty, King Batman (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; King Eric of Morania (introduction); Chancellor Zartis; Count Viras; Mayne Malan (villain, introduction); Malan's gang (villains, introduction for all)

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #193 (July-August 1967)
His Majesty, King Batman
Printed in
Lynvingen (Serieforlaget / Se-Bladene / Stabenfeldt, 1966 series) #1/1969 ([januar] 1969)

Synopsis

A visiting royal dignitary visiting Gotham City gets an unexpected role he never expected: to play the role of Batman while the real Caped Crusader looks for a wanted felon. Unfortunately for Batman, the King doesn't want to give up that role once he gets it!

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Baby Ruth) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Baby Ruth

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"C'mon, Toodles, eat your food!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour
Characters
Little Pete

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #155 (August 1950)
Untitled
Show/hide 5. "Wings" Winchester Saves the Movie Theater (Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 6. Batman's College Days (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne](origin details in flashback); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bruce Wayne's college chums [Pete; rest unnamed]; Joe Danton (villain, introduction)

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4 (Winter 1963)
Batman's College Days
Printed in
Superman (Egmont Ehapa, 1966 series) #22/1967 (4. November 1967)
 
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([October] 2010)
 
Batman (Editorial Novaro, 1954 series) #1160 (3 de diciembre de 1982)
 
Superman et Batman (Interpresse
Sagédition, 1967 series) #3 (novembre 1967)

Synopsis

Bruce Wayne has been invited on a 3-day reunion cruise with some of his old college athletic team chums. But joy turns to fear when their host not only discovers Batman's true identity, but threatens to kill each and every one of them with planted mines.

Notes

Inker credit verified by Charles Paris.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Oh--oh-- I'd better call the sarge!"

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
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Comics-form advertising, 0.33 pages

"Chuckle!!"

Featuring

Feature
Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Genre
Satire-parody
Characters
Fosdick; Eilrahc

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Al Capp]
Art
, line art [as Al Capp]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 10. He Tracks Disappearing Acts Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, author [credited]
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 11. The Third Alarm for Batman! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Fire Chief Waller (introduction); Mr. Dall (villain, smuggler, introduction)

Credits

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

Reprint history

Printed in
Batman (K. G. Murray, 1950 series) #74 (1956)

Synopsis

During Fire Prevention Week, Batman and Robin are asked to join the Fire Department, and, in doing so, uncovers a smuggling ring, and asks the Fire Department to assist them in stopping it.

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

"This is the second time this month we've been robbed, officer!"

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
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Kings' Knights) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kings' Knights

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 14. How a Nation Is Born, Your United Nations at Work Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company
Characters
Red Ryder

Credits

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

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

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AusReprints ID

  • 38859

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