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Tags: Batman and Robin

Holy Convertible Kerfuffle, Batman!

Holy Convertible Kerfuffle, Batman!

The cover to Detective Comics #54 shown for the month of May in our 2018 Vintage Batman calendar above, depicts Batman leaping from a bridge into a moving convertible automobile where Robin is being held at gunpoint by thugs.  This classic cover is particularly striking with Batman's form silhouetted by a large full moon.  One [...]
Happy World Penguin Day!

Happy World Penguin Day!

Batman and Robin vs. The Penguin in another Crime Duel!! How much of a threat could a flightless waterfowl be to the Caped Crusaders?  Much more than you could ever imagine!  The Penguin, as unassuming as he appeared, became one of the chief nemeses of Batman and Robin after his first appearance in the pages [...]
WORLD’S FINEST COMICS!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS!

SURF'S UP!! By 1941, it was clear to DC Comics that Superman and Batman were their most popular, and bestselling superheroes.  What better way to capitalize on this success than to have them appear together on the cover of an anthology comic book?  Batman and Superman (along with Robin, the Boy Wonder) were showcased on [...]
Are Two Villains Better Than One?

Are Two Villains Better Than One?

Joker and the Penguin TOGETHER! Batman #25, shown above, has one of the coolest covers in the Golden Age of comic books!  Batman and Robin flying through a ring of fire on a motorcycle likely drew many kids to grab this issue from the newsstands.  When they did, they would find something even more exciting [...]
A New Menace – THE HUMAN FIREFLY!

A New Menace – THE HUMAN FIREFLY!

A New Menace for Batman & Robin - THE HUMAN FIREFLY! Batman was first introduced in the anthology title, Detective Comics.  From issue #27 in 1939, Batman appeared in every issue of this title during the Golden Age of comic books.  He was later joined by Robin the Boy Wonder in issue #38, and together [...]