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Tags: Dick Sprang

High Seas Harassment!

High Seas Harassment!

The real Showboats? Batman & Robin! Here's another great Dick Sprang cover apparently showing our heroes battling thugs on the high seas.  Actually, this cover ties into a Mississippi River themed story in this issue, "Crime Between the Acts!"  In the story, Captain Ben and his traveling troupe, provide entertainment to towns along the river [...]
Whoopin’ it Up with Batman and Robin!

Whoopin’ it Up with Batman and Robin!

Throwback Thursday Golden Age DC Style.. This great cover by legendary Golden Age Batman artist, Dick Sprang, shows Batman and Robin on bucking broncos, and ties into the story, "The Streamlined Rustlers!" featured in this issue.  In this story, our heroes head west to foil a group of cattle rustlers.  This isn't the first or [...]
Watch Out Batman!!

Watch Out Batman!!

"The Case of the Practical Joker" DETECTIVE COMICS #91, September 1944. Cover Artist: Dick Sprang. What happens when the Clown Prince of Crime is the victim of the practical jokes he loves to play on others?  Batman is suspicious when he learns that the Joker is the target of such japes while still in prison, [...]
Batman and Robin vs. Abraham Lincoln and George Washington?!

Batman and Robin vs. Abraham Lincoln and George Washington?!

Batman and Robin vs. Abraham Lincoln and George Washington?! This winter-themed cover for Detective Comics #119 represents every criminal's dream.  Batman and Robin as snowmen are easy targets for these criminals!  Unfortunately for them, the real Dynamic Duo appear on the scene to take them into custody.  Not such easy targets after all!  The story in [...]