Batman #87

Published
August 1957
Page count
32
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 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 Grown-Up Boy Wonder! (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"It's Batman! And that fellow who's taken Robin's place--Owlman!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #107 (April 1957)
The Grown-Up Boy Wonder!
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"...And this date is out of this world--"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour; teen

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
A Date With Judy (DC, 1947 series) #16 (April-May 1950)
"...And this date is out of this world--"
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #87 (August 1957)
Peg
Show/hide 2. The Grown-Up Boy Wonder (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #107 (April 1957)
The Grown-Up Boy Wonder
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #87 (August 1957)
The Grown-Up Boy Wonder
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #5 (Summer 1963)
The Grown-Up Boy Wonder
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #5 ([June 1964?])
The Grown-Up Boy Wonder
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Grown-Up Boy Wonder

Synopsis

While examining a lead-lined box Superman had brought back from outer space, Dick accidently touches a release, emitting a gas that causes him to grow bodily into manhood, thus forcing him to give up his Robin personna and adopting a different crime fighting identity.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

"I'd like to open a bank account!"

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humor

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #237 (June 1957)
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #87 (August 1957)
Ollie
Show/hide 4. The Case of the Taunting Targets! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 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 editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #55 (December 1951-January 1952)
The Case of the Taunting Targets!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #87 (August 1957)
The Case of the Taunting Targets

Synopsis

Beetle Brogran hides stolen radium in GA's arrows and then tries to get GA to shoot at him so he can get the arrows back.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"Amazing! Oh, there's no pain involved it's all a state of mind!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #14 (June 1957)
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #87 (August 1957)
Moolah the Mystic
Show/hide 6. The Mysterious Bat-Missile (Batman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
GS: Batman of the Future

Credits

Writing
Arnold Drake , scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Pat Gordon, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #105 (February 1957)
The Mysterious Bat-Missile
Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #87 (August 1957)
The Mysterious Bat-Missile
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"How do you do sir? I'm selling subscriptions to this magazine!"

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #14 (June 1957)
Untitled
Show/hide 8. Wrigley's [Dopey Dan and Safety Sam Brought to You by P.K. Gum] Advertisement, 1 page

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 48702

Entry created

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