Batman No. 20

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Description
Batman issue No. 20 was published by DC Comics in December 1943 and January 1944. It sold for 10 cents. The yellow cover features art by Dick Sprang that depicts Batman and Robin driving the Batmobile and bursting through the page. While the Batmobile had appeared in previous issues, this was its cover debut.
This issue contains the stories "The Centuries of Crime," "The Trial of Titus Keyes," "The Lawmen of the Sea," and "Bruce Wayne Loses the Guardianship of Dick Grayson."
Batman made his comic debut in 1939 in Detective Comics No. 27 before receiving his own self-titled line of comic books in 1942.
Location
Currently not on view
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Comic Books
Popular Entertainment
1944
ID Number
2013.0086.016
catalog number
2013.0086.016
accession number
2013.0086
D. C. Comics, Inc.
subject
Batman
Comics
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 in; 19.05 cm x 25.4 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
comic book