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  • Item #43494557
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    Published Jul 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 86 PGX 6.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    Starts Jul 3

    War Loan cover - Cover art by Jack Burnley and Stan Kaye. The Enchanted Mountain starring Superman, script by Don Cameron, art by Ira Yarbrough. Mysterious Marauder starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by John Daly. Orient of the Occident starring The Vigilante, script by Joe Samachson, art by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). The Pyrotechnician starring Hayfoot Henry, art by Stan Kaye. Crime--Off the Record starring Zatara, art by William F. White. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44298284
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    Published May 1959 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 252 CGC 3.5

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0242893015
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Al Plastino. Origin and 1st appearance of Supergirl in "The Supergirl from Krypton!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl; She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning; Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth. Intro new Metallo "The Menace of Metallo!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Criminal John Corben, who is nearly killed in an auto accident, is given a robot body powered by uranium; When he is hit by bullets meant for Lois, she assumes he is really Superman. 2/3-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congo Bill Dies at Dawn!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42916322
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    Published Jun 1959 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 253 FN- 5.5

    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!", script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; A criminal from Kandor switches places with Jimmy Olsen and forces Superman to reveal the location of his Fortress of Solitude, so he can destroy the bottled city; But scientists in Kandor reverse the switch just in time. 2/3-page Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret of the Super-Orphan!", script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl helps Timmy get adopted by assisting with his magic show using her super powers. "The Destroyer of Congo Bill!", script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44258112
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    Published Feb 1974 by DC.

    Auction Item: Action Comics (1938 DC) 432 CBCS 9.6

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #C79D54-002
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Nick Cardy. "Target of the Toymen!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Clark Kent is shooting a commercial at the airport when a criminal similar to the Toyman shrinks and steals a 707; The new Toyman is able to escape by using exploding bubble gum animals to threaten the town below, forcing Superman to abandon the chase to protect the residents; Within a few days, a nuclear submarine and a solar-powered train are stolen as this new Toyman intends to ransom off the stolen vehicles. "The Million-Dollar Methuselah Contract" starring the Human Target, script by Len Wein, art by Dick Giordano; Christopher Chance is hired by millionarie oilman Henderson Repp, who suspects his nephew is trying to kill him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Item #44347651
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 201 CGC 7.5

    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Minor side edge cracks and top edge label strip is loose.
    • Label #0024977013
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. The Safari in Smallville starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks Ray Burnley; to save Lana, Clark risks exposing his secret identity to Professor Lang. The Stars Who Couldn't Swim starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Jerry Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Go Slow" Club starring Johnny Quick, art by Ralph Mayo. Jasper the Jinx starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 44 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43312430
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 214 GD+ 2.5

    • 2" spine split from base of comic.
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan. The Dog of Steel starring Superboy, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan; A gang of crooks tries to prove that Krypto is a super-dog, as does Lana. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Station Neptune starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. Bebe humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Elephant- New King of Beasts article. The Riddle of the Statues starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44256479
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 217 GD/VG 3.0

    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    Starts Jul 17

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's Farewell to Smallville, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superboy leaves Earth with a couple that claims to be his real parents. The Day Aquaman Couldn't See, art by Ramona Fradon. The Riddle of the Five Trophies starring Green Arrow, art by George Papp. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44347659
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 250 CGC 7.0

    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • "5/22" written on cover in pen. Top edge label strip is loose and scratching to front of case.
    • Label #0103297002
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Impostor from the Year 2958, script by Bill Finger, art by John Sikela; A criminal from the 30th Century comes to Smallville to get Cobalt to build a cobalt bomb, and disguises himself as a local resident and Superboy has to figure out which one. House ad for Showcase #15 starring Space Ranger. The Green Arrows of the World, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Jack Kirby and Roz Kirby; "Counterfeit" Carson attempts to crash a party by the Green Arrows of the world to get his revenge. The Guinea Pig of the Sea starring Aquaman, art by Ramona Fradon. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #41097275
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 251 VG- 3.5

    • Tape over 1/2" spine split at top of comic.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's Last Day, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp; flashback story in which Superboy meets kryptonite for the first time; Superboy's five robots are introduced. The Case of the Super-Arrows, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Jack Kirby and Roz Kirby (backgrounds); Green Arrow receives arrows from fans from the future but they are stolen by "Cougar Cain" and his men. A World without Water starring Aquaman, script by Joe Millard, art by Ramona Fradon. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44256480
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 281 FN 6.0

    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy's New Parents, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Superboy gets rid of crooked foster parents. The Lost Magic Ring, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congorilla loses ring while possessing Congo Bill's mind. Moolah the Mystic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 438,000. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44306199
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    Auction Item: Adventure Comics (1938 1st Series) 345 CBCS 9.4

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #058-AA-012
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Execution of Matter-Eater Lad!--Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The girls mount a jailbreak, but Matter-Eater Lad is caught and about to be executed when Superboy, Mon-El, and Ultra Boy save the day. Pa Kent's Dilemma starring Superboy, art by John Sikela. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 32 pages. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43483469
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    Auction Item: All Star Comics (1940-1978) 20 GD/VG 3.0

    • Staple rust/migration.
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    Spring 1944. The Justice Society of America star in "The Movie That Changed a Man's Life." Plot by Gardner Fox and Sheldon Mayer, script by Fox. Art by Joe Gallagher plus individual chapters featuring Hawkman (art by Sheldon Moldoff), the Spectre (art by Bernard Baily), the Atom (art by Joe Gallagher), Dr. Mid-nite (art by Aschmeier), Starman (art by Aschmeier), and Johnny Thunder (art by Gallagher). Wonder Woman cameo. Two-page Hop Harrigan text story, "Ghost Plane." Tootsie Roll back cover ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Secret Weapon" by Rod Reed and C.C. Beck. Gallagher cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44365854
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    Auction Item: All Star Comics (1940-1978) 58 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Jul 3

    1st appearance of Power Girl. Cover art by Mike Grell. The Super Squad! starring the All Star Super Squad, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Ric Estrada, inks by Wally Wood; Power Girl describes the Super Squad as a strike force composed of the JSA and the three younger heroes--Robin, Power Girl, and Star-Spangled Kid. Letters from Roy Thomas and Jerry Bails. The Captive Commissioner Hostess ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #44307688
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    Atom (1962) #3 VG- 3.5
    Published Nov 1962 by DC.

    Auction Item: Atom (1962) 3 VG- 3.5

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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. 1st appearance of Chronos in "The Time Trap!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; David Clinton is a former con who has become obsessed with clocks and has opened up a clock shop following his release from prison; Deciding to become a costumed criminal, Clinton adopts the guise of Chronos, and uses clock related weapons to steal exotic clocks; When he learns that Ivy University has an atomic clock when Ray Palmer visits his clock shop, he decides to steal it that night as Chronos; When he does so, he rouses Ray Palmer who tries to stop Chronos, however Chronos' weapons prove to be too much of a match for plain ordinary Ray Palmer. "The Secret of "Al Atom's Lamp!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson; Ray Palmer is invited to his colleague Alpheus Hyatt's home to see his latest invention; This invention turns out to be a "Time Pool", a small portal which Alpheus sends a magnet into to try and collect artifacts from different eras. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #43360736
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1943 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 17 CGC 4.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465452009
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane). "The Batman's Biographer!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); Boswell Browne wants to document the exploits of Batman and Robin for future generations, but when members of the underworld hear him bragging to some children that he knows many secrets of the Dynamic Duo, a nefarious criminal decides to use Browne's knowledge against our heroes. 2-page Professor Pipp story by Jack Farr. "The Penguin Goes A-Hunting," script by Don Cameron, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane) and Ray Burnley (backgrounds); The Penguin attends a lecture by Gotham City's prison Warden Keyes, who talks about the city's most dangerous villains: the Scarecrow, the Joker and the Cat-Woman, but not Penguin. "Rogues' Pageant!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by Jack Burnley and Ray Burnley (backgrounds); At Alfred's urging, Bruce and Dick decide to take a short vacation after particularly strenuous battling against Gotham's underworld, they stop off in San Pablos, a city celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the courageous deeds of their forefathers. "Scrap Haul" text story by Allan Gerz. "Adventure of the Vitamin Vandals!", script by Joseph Greene, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Jerry Robinson; While vacationing at Malibu Beach, Bruce and Dick become aware of several fishing vessels being robbed of their catches by a group of mysterious individuals who seem to disappear into thin air. 60 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43360748
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1943 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 19 CGC 4.0

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465452010
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Batman Makes a Deadline!", art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); After witnessing the fatal injuries to a top notch newspaper reporter who was kidnapped by a gang wanting to keep him silent regarding their activities, Batman and Robin decide to take over the story and bring the gang to justice. 'Atlantis Goes to War!', script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Batman and Robin decide to get involved in a case where a Nazi submarine attacks Allied shipping and then disappears without a trace. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 'The Case of the Timid Lion!', art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); One Mr. Lyon decides to perpetrate 'jokes' and robberies, using the Joker's calling card to implicate the Jester of Crime... something the Joker doesn't find amusing - nor do Batman and Robin! Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. "Dramatic Fragment" text story by Ted Allenby. "Collector of Millionaires," script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Norm Fallon; After handling a particular heart-rending situation between a friend of his and his wife, Bruce Wayne decides it's time for a vacation; But when "Bruce" returns from that vacation, he literally treats Dick Grayson like dirt. 60 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43360751
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1944 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 24 CGC 4.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465452011
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "It Happened In Rome," script by Joe Samachson, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Bruce Wayne is sent back to the time of the ancient Romans and runs afoul of a high official as Batman, so Robin must also make the journey back to help the Caped Crusader get out of the jam he is in. "Convict Cargo!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Bruce Wayne allows himself to come under investigation by the District Attorney for juggling the books in order to ferret out a clever gang that, for a price, makes wealthy suspicious men like Wayne "disappear" from prosecution. 1-page Gee-Man story by Ray McGill. "Western Incident" text story by Tex Palmer. "Police Line-Up!", art by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Alfred attends a Police line-up in order to sharpen his visual recognition skills, something that nearly backfires on him. "The Mayors of Yonville!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); The Caped Crusaders must save the people of Yonville from a gold swindle, but they have to break out of jail to accomplish it. 1-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43360763
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 27 CGC 5.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465452012
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Jack Burnley. "The Penguin's Apprentice!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson; Batman and Robin are puzzled when the Penguin begins stealing objects from people off the street, such as a handkerchief and a feather, unaware that he is attempting to train a young man in the fine art of crime. "Son of His Father" text story by Eddie Bell. "Son of His Father" text story by Eddie Bell. "The Pearl of Peril!", art by Jerry Robinson; When Alfred goes into a restaurant for dinner, he runs into a tramp who claims to have a pearl the size of an oyster. "Voyage Into Villainy!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Jack Burnley (as Bob Kane), inks by Jerry Robinson; The death of a wealthy, noted member of the Explorer's Club spurs on fellow member, Mr. Challoner, to track down clues in the Club's building to the deceased man's fortune. "A Christmas Peril!", script by Don Cameron, art by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane); Batman attempts to convince a very young "Scrooge" of the true meaning of Christmas. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43360709
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 30 CGC 6.5

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465452013
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Back To the Big House!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); No matter what jobs the Penguin plans and tries to carry out, Batman and Robin are always there to stop him, but, in the end, it's one of the Penguin's own umbrellas that sends him back to the big house! "While the City Sleeps!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Batman decides to take Robin out on the town late at night to illustrate to him all of the people who are up and at work; Unfortunately, a group of criminals are hard at work also and the Dynamic Duo have to go to work... on them! "The Pointed Pistol" text story by Jesse Merlan. "Alias the Baron!", art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred is mistaken for a crook who has double-crossed gang leader, Ed Rocket. "Ally Babble and the Fourteen Peeves!", script by Bill Finger, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); Ally Babble is hired by a wealthy man to take care of 14 of his pet peeves, and if he successfully does so, he will be given $5000, which creates a mountain of headaches for Batman. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43360727
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 31 CGC 6.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465452014
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Dick Sprang. "Punch and Judy!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by George Roussos; Punch and Judy are using a carnival to bilk residents of Gotham City and the Caped Crusaders see to it that the grafters working the concessions and games are removed from the grounds; However, Punch and Judy decide to strike back by having Batman and Robin join the carnival to put on a death-defying aerial stunt. "Alfred, Armchair Detective!", art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred is surprised to learn that what he read in a book about a case being solved by an "armchair detective," which he considers impossible, proves to be true on a chair he accidentally gets involved in... and he's tied to that armchair! "Vanishing Village!", script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by George Roussos; Batman and Robin are surprised to learn that an abandoned village in Florida, patterned after a Turkish village named Alhambra, has vanished, which is also the home of many a master criminal who has also disappeared. "Close Shave" text story by Eddie Bell. "Trade Marks of Crime!", script by Joseph Greene, pencils by Jerry Robinson (as Bob Kane), inks by George Roussos; Batman must solve a strange case in which someone is cleverly forging the burglary trademarks of various criminals, all of which pinpoint the jobs to the wrong criminal! 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44322934
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    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1949 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 52 CGC 6.5

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465453008
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Win Mortimer. The Man With the Automatic Brain!:, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Thinker, using a machine he created, pretends to discover Batmans secret identity; To prevent The Thinker from achieving his goal, Bruce stages his death with Alfred's help; Vicki Vale takes a picture of Alfred tossing a dummy of Bruce into the ocean; Alfred is taken to prison for the murder of Wayne. Batman and the Vikings!, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; When Bruce and Dick visit the Gotham City museum, they note an image of a Viking that looks like Bruce Wayne.....and who is labeled a coward, so they visit Carter Nichols to go back in time to discover the truth. Untitled two-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. Fearless Wise Man text story, art by Raymond Perry. Cartoon Flips Starring Batman activity page by Martin Naydel. The Happy Victims!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker blackmails people into setting up fake robberies; The robberies stop when he tries to blackmail Bruce Wayne. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #43424459
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1954 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 80 VG+ 4.5

    • Heavy foxing.
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Joker's Movie Crimes!", pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker's films his crimes in order to sell them as instructional aids; He sees himself lampooned in a new Batman movie and makes a film about humiliating Batman and Robin. Binky Says: "Know Your Community!" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "Dick Grayson's Nightmare!", pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne has Wayne Manor redecorated while he is involved in a murder trial in Chicago; Robin to operates out of a nearby cabin belonging to a vacationing mystery writer; A gang of thieves plan to rob a nearby warehouse. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Deadly Dingo!" two-page "factual" comic story, art by Nick Cardy. "Calling All Con Men!" text story by Jack Miller. "The Machines of Menace!", script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Robberies committed in Gotham City by fantastic machines prompts Batman and Robin to follow one out to sea, where they are captured by an automated fishing device; Inventive genius Eric Golar dreams of creating a fully automated city. The Line of Stars Presents Superman DC National Comics ad. 44 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Batman (1940) #87 GD/VG 3.0
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1954 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 87 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "Batman's Greatest Thrills!", script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Stan Kaye; Batman is surprised and honored that a TV station is presenting his life story and recounting some of his greatest feats....until the Joker decides to break out of prison and do his own "honoring" of the Caped Crusader! School Blues! public service announcement with Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Synthetic Crime King!", pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; A miffed college professor decides to get revenge on his former employer by creating what is believed to be a synthetic man and using him as a weapon, But Batman discovers that this creature is actually a human being used by Vilmer, stops Vilmer and restores the athlete to his former self. Batman Whirly-word Game activity page by Martin Naydel. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "They Prove the Guilty Innocent" text story by Jack Miller. "Batman Falls in Love!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Stan Kaye; Batman is to guard a foreign model, whose life has been threatened by a smuggling ring; But Vicki Vale nearly messes everything up with her jealousy. 44 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #44267646
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1961 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 140 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Ghost of the Joker," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker appears to die during a prison escape, but his ghostly figure survives to commit crimes and taunt Batman from beyond the grave. Parents Have Rights, Too! public service announcement, art by Bernard Baily. "The Charmed Life of Batman!", script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Four professional underworld assassins try to bump off Batman, but fail after an alchemist has given the Caped Crusader a charmed life on a TV talk show through the use of a potion. One-page Lefty Looie story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Eighth Wonder of Space," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; After being transported to an alien world, Batman and Robin are accidentally turned into aliens with weird powers, but they still can help Batwoman tackle the Yellow Sweater Gang when they return. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #42154442
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1961 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 143 GD 2.0

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    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Twice-Told Tale of Batman and Robin," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; After the Caped Crusaders round up a gang of jewel thieves, Robin fantasizes how the adventure would be retold in the future as a mythological tale involving giants and flying creatures. Half-page Jail Jests story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Blind Batman," script by Arnold Drake, art by Sheldon Moldoff; A bump on the head renders Batman blind temporarily, so he creates a set of radar ear plugs that allows him to combat criminals. A Message from Otto the Robot! public service announcement, art by Bernard Baily. "Bat-Hound and the Creature," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; While the Caped Crusaders battle Lippy Yates and his gang, Ace befriends a giant alien being, who eventually saves Batman's life. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Jun 1962 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 148 GD/VG 3.0

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    Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Alien Force Twins," script by Jerry Coleman, art by Jim Mooney; Alien bandits create electrical twins of Batman and Robin to fend them off when the Caped Crusaders attempt to enter a strange city that appears out of nowhere. Your Pass to New Worlds! public service announcement about libraries, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Half-page Lefty Looie story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Boy Who Was Robin," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A young cousin of Bruce's wreaks havoc by pretending to be Robin, even going so far as to hiring a crook/actor to play the role of Batman! Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. A letter from Tom Fagan of Rutland, Vermont about the Rutland Halloween Parade and its Batman float. "The Joker's Greatest Triumph," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker unmasks Batman but doesn't reveal his identity. Later, he unmasks the Caped Crusader again, only to reveal a robot beneath the cowl. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

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    Published Jun 1966 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 181 GD/VG 3.0

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    The 1st appearance of Poison Ivy. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Beware of--Poison Ivy!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; While Bruce and Dick are attending an art show, a woman shows up, claiming to be the greatest criminal of those currently residing in Gotham. Centerspread is a great two-page color poster of Batman and Robin, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Perfect Crime--Slightly Imperfect!", script by Gardner Fox, inks by Sid Greene; At the latest meeting of the Anaylists, Kaye announces that she didn't write her latest book, and seems to be threatened by a voice from her brooch; Batman has a feeling that the Kaye at the meeting is an imposter, so he looks into the matter. Letter from future comics writer Mike Friedrich. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

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    Published Feb 1967 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 189 VG- 3.5

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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. 1st Silver Age appearance of Scarecrow in book-length story, "Fright of the Scarecrow!", script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; While entertaining some children in the park, Dick happens to notice the Scarecrow retrieving buried loot from a past robbery; He calls in Bastman and together they battle their old foe until they are blinded by Scarecrow's fear gas. Little Pete humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. Letter from comic book writer Mark Evanier. Peace on Earth public service announcement. Eyes Front! humor half-page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

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    Tags: Bruce Wayne Murderer (part MurderTheme), Batman
    Published Sep 1970 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 225 FN- 5.5

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    The 2002 series wasn't the first time Batman (or Bruce Wayne) faced a murder charge. Here's a 1970 Batman two-part story, "Wanted for Murder-One, the Batman!" in which Batman faces a charge of murder. Script by Frank Robbins, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano. Commissioner Gordon faces the possibility that his old friend, Batman, may be a murderer. But things can't be that bad because the problem is resolved early enough for there to be a backup story, "The Shutdown on Yoyr Street!" Script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Novick, inks by Mike Esposito. Cover price $0.15.

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    Published Dec 1970 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 227 CGC 4.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0315106001
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    "The Demon of Gothos Mansion!" Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano. Robin back-up story, "Help Me--I Think I'm Dead!" Script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Novick, inks by Mike Esposito. Small pencil portraits of Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Giordano, and Neal Adams by Adams, who also does the cover. Cover price $0.15.

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    Published Dec 1970 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 227 VG- 3.5

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    "The Demon of Gothos Mansion!" Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano. Robin back-up story, "Help Me--I Think I'm Dead!" Script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Novick, inks by Mike Esposito. Small pencil portraits of Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Giordano, and Neal Adams by Adams, who also does the cover. Cover price $0.15.

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    Published Dec 1971 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 237 VG 4.0

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    Cover by Neal Adams. "Night of the Reaper!", script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Neal Adams inks by Dick Giordano; Dick Grayson attends the annual Vermont parade on Halloween with some of his college friends; The notice some crooks attacking a man dressed as Robin and try to help him; The Reaper attacks Robin; Batman, who has been tracking an ex-Nazi war criminal to the parade, finds Robin and takes him to the house of Tom Fagan, the parade organizer. A letter from Denny O'Neil who recounts the real life events that inspired "Night of the Reaper." "The Screaming House," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson (backgrounds), inks by Bob Kane; While passing by an old house, the Batman hears screams and rushes in to save a man, who he soon discovers is a crook that has been double crossing his boss and who kills the thugs torturing him so there will be no witnesses; Later, the Caped Crusader learns from the dying Joey that his boss is a big time smuggler. 48 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    Published Aug 1972 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 243 VG 4.0

    Starts Jul 17

    Batman follows a lead that takes half-way around the world on the trail of "The Lazarus Pit!" Talia appearance. Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.20.

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    Published Sep 1972 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 244 VF- 7.5

    • Signed by artists Neal Adams (cover) and Dick Giordano (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
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    Ra's Al Ghul is back, and with a vengeance. Can Batman defeat the Demon in a one-on-one duel to the death? "The Demon Lives Again!" Talia appearance. Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Robin stars in the solo adventure "Teen-Age Trap!" Script by Elliot Maggin, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Giordano. Cover price $0.20.

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    Published Sep 1973 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 251 GD/VG 3.0

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    The Clown Prince of Crime is back in Gotham, and he's going to make everyone pay in this classic story. "The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!" Script by Denny O'Neil, art and cover by Neal Adams. Cover price $0.20.

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    Published Nov 1973 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 253 FN 6.0

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    Cover by Michael Kaluta. Witness the first meeting of Batman and the Shadow in "Who Knows What Evil--?", script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano; Batman stops counterfeiters and learns that their secret hideout is in Arizona; He travels to the desert and is assisted by a mysterious figure who saves him and helps him capture the bad guys; Batman meets The Shadow, the mysterious vigilante who inspired him to begin his own crime-fighting career Batman tries to convince The Shadow to come out of retirement. "The Legion of Super-Heroes"; Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World article by Paul Levitz, art by Dave Cockrum and Sergio Aragones. Letter to the editor from writer and DC Comics "Answer Man" Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

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    Published May 1974 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 256 CGC 9.0

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1445738004
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    100-page giant. Cover by Nick Cardy. Ever wonder where Batman got those wonderful trophies for the Bat-Cave from? Well, this exciting issue answers that questions and tells the tales of Batman's trophies. "Catwoman's Circus Caper!", script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Dick Giordano; When Bruce discovers that Dick has left Hudson University to investigate some mystery at the Tip-Top Circus, Batman decides to join the Teen Wonder to investigate a murder at the circus. "Dinosaur Island!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Paul Cooper (as Bob Kane), inks by Ray Burnley; Batman and Robin are challenged to a game of "Touch Hunt" on famed Dinosaur Island in return for a gift to charity in the amount of $5000...if they win the game. "The Penny Plunderers!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Ray Burnley; Throughout his life, Joe Coyne felt threatened, done in by pennies and coppers, so he decides to use the "copper penny" as a trademark of his crimes. "Brothers in Crime!", script by Don Cameron, pencils by Jerry Robinson, inks by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos (backgrounds); While visiting their trophy room, the Caped Crusaders come across a bullet-proof vest, a keepsake from a case involving the Rafferty Brothers, who unwittingly implicated their brother Peter in a murder. "The Thousand and One Trophies of Batman!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; As they add trophy 1000 to the Bat-Cave's collection, the Caped Crusaders decide to check over the other trophies to make sure they are in good shape; The evil Dr. Doom is hiding inside and plans to rig some of the trophies in the Bat-Cave to kill the Dynamic Duo. "The Secret of Batman Island!" script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; The founder/owner of Batman Island is followed home by criminals seeking films the man has been shooting that could finger them for a crime they committed. The Catwoman! character profile. 100 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1983 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 357 CGC 8.5

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1473118001
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    1st printing. 1st appearance of Jason Todd and Killer Croc (cameo). Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Dick Giordano. "Squid" starring Batman, Dick Grayson, Commissioner Gordon, Hamilton Hill, Joey Taylor, Waldo Flynn, Olivia Ortega, and the Squid (first appearance), script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala; The Squid comes to Gotham City to launch a takeover of its underworld, and to trap the Batman; A mobster offering crooked protection threatens a circus owner; Refusing to give in, the owner unwittingly puts a target on the heads of his star performers, a husband and wife trapeze act; Days later, a young boy discoveres that his parents had been brutally murdered. Taken in by the sympathetic millionaire Bruce Wayne (Batman) the boy trains and becomes his new mentor's sidekick as Robin, the boy wonder; Not Dick Grayson, though--This time it was the copycat story of Jason Todd, the second person to become Robin. Letter to the editor from comics editor/writer Kevin Dooley. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1983 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 357 VF- 7.5

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    1st printing. 1st appearance of Jason Todd and Killer Croc (cameo). Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Dick Giordano. "Squid" starring Batman, Dick Grayson, Commissioner Gordon, Hamilton Hill, Joey Taylor, Waldo Flynn, Olivia Ortega, and the Squid (first appearance), script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala; The Squid comes to Gotham City to launch a takeover of its underworld, and to trap the Batman; A mobster offering crooked protection threatens a circus owner; Refusing to give in, the owner unwittingly puts a target on the heads of his star performers, a husband and wife trapeze act; Days later, a young boy discoveres that his parents had been brutally murdered. Taken in by the sympathetic millionaire Bruce Wayne (Batman) the boy trains and becomes his new mentor's sidekick as Robin, the boy wonder; Not Dick Grayson, though--This time it was the copycat story of Jason Todd, the second person to become Robin. Letter to the editor from comics editor/writer Kevin Dooley. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

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    Published May 1983 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 359 CGC 9.2

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0270179025
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    Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Dick Giordano. Jason Todd becomes a continuing character in "Hunt" starring Batman, Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, James Gordon, Vicki Vale, Alfred Pennyworth, Waldo Flynn, Trina Todd, Joe Todd, and Killer Croc, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Dick Giordano; Featuring the origin of Killer Croc!; Batman searches for the whereabouts of Killer Croc while Croc himself breaks into Gotham City Jail to take care of the last obstacle in his path toward ruling the Gotham Underground. 1st comic book work by Dan Jurgens. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1987 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 408 VF+ 8.5

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    When Dick Grayson is injured by the Joker, Batman decides to go solo in his war on crime. But how long will this last...when he meets street kid Jason Todd in "Did Robin Die Tonight?" Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Chris Warner, inks by Mike DeCarlo. 1st printing. NOTE: Most issues from 397-432 were reprinted in 1989 and sold in multipacks. These 2nd and 3rd prints have back cover ads dated 1989. Cover price $0.75.

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    Published Jan 1989 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 427 VF 8.0

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    1st printing. Cover art by Mike Mignola. "A Death in the Family" part 2 of 4, script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Jason meets his real mother, Sheila Haywood, but she turns out to be working for the Joker and allows her son to fall into his deadly hands inside of a warehouse; Joker beats Robin with a crowbar and leaves him for dead as a badly beaten Robin attempts to save his mom and himself from the dynamite left behind by the Joker as he leaves them both to a horrible fate; Batman watches in horror as the warehouse containing Jason and Sheila blows up, too late to stop the Joker. Infamous Phone Poll on death or life for Robin (Jason Todd). The Direct Sales copies of this comic, released first, contained a 1-800 phone number to either vote "for" or "against" the death of Jason Todd on the inside back cover. The newsstand copies, released 3 weeks later did not contain the 1-800 number. NOTE: Most issues from 397-432 were reprinted in 1989 and sold in multipacks. These 2nd and 3rd prints have back cover ads dated 1989. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

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    Published Jan 1989 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 428 FN/VF 7.0

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    1st printing. Cover art by Mike Mignola. "A Death in the Family" part 3 of 4, script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Death of Sheila Haywood; Burial of Sheila Haywood and Jason Todd; The Joker becomes the Iranian Ambassador to the U.N. Results of Phone Poll as to whether Robin dies this issue or not. NOTE: Most issues from 397-432 were reprinted in 1989 and sold in multipacks. These 2nd and 3rd prints have back cover ads dated 1989. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

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    Tags: Batman No Man's Land (part 23)
    Published Jul 1999 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 567 CGC 9.4

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Minor side edge crack and cracking along right edge of slab continuing to lower back of slab. (see scans)
    • Label #0318322006
    Starts Jul 17

    No Man's Land Part 23. Mark of Cain: Part 1 of 2. Continued in Detective Comics (1937-) #734. Written by Kelley Puckett. Art by Damion Scott and John Floyd. Cover by Damion Scott and Robert Campanella. A two-part story with dramatic implications for the new Batgirl begins! One of the world's deadliest assassins has been dispatched to No Man's Land to kill one of its denizens. And the only person that stands in his way is a mysterious, seemingly mute young female agent of Oracle, one who may have ties to the assassin himself! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.99.

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    Tags: Batman Hush (part 1)
    Published Dec 2002 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 608A CGC 9.6

    • Paper: White
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    • Label #0759225010
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    WRITTEN BY JEPH LOEB; ART AND COVER BY JIM LEE AND SCOTT WILLIAMS Jeph Loeb & Jim Lee begin their much-anticipated run on BATMAN with the 12-part "Hush." What's this new storyline about? Like the title says, it's a secret that's best kept under wraps for now. But Killer Croc is sure to be a part of the puzzle. What we can tell you is that Batman attempts to bring an end to the vile kidnapping of an innocent child. But suddenly, all hell breaks loose... FC, 32 PG. $2.25 Cover price $2.25.

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    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 619CDFSIGNED VF- 7.5

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    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition (2nd Printing). Signed and numbered by artist Jim Lee and limited to 499 copies. Includes a numbered certificate of authenticity from Dynamic Forces. WRITTEN BY JEPH LOEB; ART AND COVERS BY JIM LEE AND SCOTT WILLIAMS In stores September 24. The pulse-pounding conclusion to the 12-part "Hush" story arc that has thrilled critics and fans alike, featuring two astounding variant triple-gatefold covers! Who is Hush? Why has this mysterious figure plagued Batman? All the secrets are revealed, and one thing is for sure: Nothing will ever be the same for the Dark Knight! The two triple-paneled gatefold covers feature Batman and his allies on one, and all the major Bat-villains on the other, showcasing Jim Lee's incredible vision of the dark world of Batman. For more information, see the feature article. FC, 32 PG.$2.25 Cover price $2.25.

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    Tags: Batman Face to Face (part 2)
    Published May 2006 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 651A PGX 9.4

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Scuffing and scratching on front and back of case.
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    First Printing. Written by James Robinson. Art by Don Kramer & Keith Champagne Cover by Simone Bianchi. It's One Year Later...and who's responsible for the murder of another Gotham villain? And what fateful decision must Batman make that could change his relationship with Robin forever? Join writer James Robinson (JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE, HAWKMAN, STARMAN), artists Don Kramer & Keith Champagne (JSA) and cover artist Simone Bianchi (SEVEN SOLDIERS: SHINING KNIGHT) for a turning point in the life of the Dark Knight in Part 2 of a 6-part story continued from DETECTIVE COMICS #817! On sale March 22 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

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    Published Nov 2012 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (2011 2nd Series) 0B CBCS 9.8

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Andy Clarke Cover.
    • Label #B76ADA-002
    Starts Jul 3

    Cover by Andy Clarke. (W) Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV (A) Greg Capullo, Andy Clarke, Jonathan Glapion Bruce Wayne has returned from his worldwide quest to take the law into his own hands! This issue reveals the early steps of building everything that surrounds Batman - the costume, the cave, the car, the gadgets! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue. Cover price $3.99.

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    Tags: Night of the Owls (part 001 Prelude), Batman, DC New 52
    Published Nov 2011 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (2011 2nd Series) 1A CGC 9.8 SS

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Signed by Greg Capullo on 02/13/2015.
    • Label #1281874001
    Starts Jul 3

    FIRST PRINTING Cover by GREG CAPULLO Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Be here for the start of a new era for The Dark Knight from writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE, BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and artist Greg Capullo (Spawn)! A series of brutal killings hints at an ancient conspiracy, and Batman learns that Gotham City is deadlier than he knew. First appearance of Harper Row (cameo, not named in issue) Cover price $2.99.

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    Tags: Night of the Owls (part 001 Prelude), Batman
    Published Apr 2012 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (2011 2nd Series) 1E CGC 9.8 SS

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Signed by Greg Capullo on 06/15/2013. Third Printing.
    • Label #1146504003
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    THIRD PRINTING Cover by GREG CAPULLO Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Be here for the start of a new era for The Dark Knight from writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE, BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and artist Greg Capullo (Spawn)! A series of brutal killings hints at an ancient conspiracy, and Batman learns that Gotham City is deadlier than he knew. First appearance of Harper Row (cameo, not named in issue). Cover price $2.99.