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Batman: The Dark Knight
Archives Volume 1

Collects: Batman #1-4

First Printing: 1992
Second Printing: May 1999
Third Printing:

ISBN: 1-4012-0375-2
List Price: $19.95

224 Pages

Senior Editor - Collected Editions: Dale Crain

Written by Gardner Fox, Whitney Ellsworth, and Bill Finger

Pencilled by Jerry Robinson and Bob Kane

Inked by Jerry Robinson, Sheldon Moldoff, George Roussos, and Bob Kane

Lettered by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos

Cover by Bob Kane

Foreword by Patrick Leahy, United States Senator

Batman #1
(Spring 1940)

1st Story: "The Legend Of The Batman - Who He Is And How He Came To Be!"

Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Bob Kane and Sheldon Moldoff
Letterer: Uncredited

2nd Story: "The Joker"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson
Letterer: Jerry Robinson

3rd Story: "Professor Hugo Strange And The Monsters"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson
Letterer: Jerry Robinson

4th Story: "The Cat"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson
Letterer: Jerry Robinson

5th Story: "The Joker Returns"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson
Letterer: Jerry Robinson

Batman #2
(Summer 1940)

1st Story: "Joker Meets Catwoman"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos

2nd Story: "Wolf, The Crime Master"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson
Letterer: Jerry Robinson

3rd Story: "The Case Of The Clubfoot Murderers"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson
Letterer: Jerry Robinson

4th Story: "The Case Of The Missing Link"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos


Batman #3
(Fall 1940)

1st Story: "The Strange Case Of The Diabolical Puppet Master"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos

2nd Story: "The Ugliest Man In The World"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos

3rd Story: "The Crime School For Boys!!"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and Goerge Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos

4th Story: "The Batman Vs. The Cat-Woman!"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos

Special: "The Batman Says"

Writer: Whitney Ellsworth
Penciller: Jerry Robinson
Inker: Jerry Robinson
Letterer: Uncredited

Batman #4
(Winter 1941)

1st Story: "The Case Of The Joker's Crime Circus!"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos

2nd Story: "Blackbeard's Crew And The Yacht Society"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos

3rd Story: "Public Enemy No. 1"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos

4th Story: "Victory For The Dynamic Duo!"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inkers: Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Letterer: George Roussos


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