Batman No. 12

Batman issue No. 12 was published by DC Comics in August and September 1942 and sold for 10 cents. The yellow cover shows Batman and Robin in a Jeep, with a speech bubble from Batman saying "War savings bonds and stamps keep 'em rolling!"
This anniversary issue features the stories: "Brothers in Crime," "The Wizard of Words," "The Thrill to Conquer," and "Around the Clock with Batman."
Batman made his comic debut in Detective Comics No. 27 in 1939 before receiving his own self-titled line of comic books in 1942.
Currently not on view
Object Name
comic book
date made
D. C. Comics, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Comic Books
World War II
War Bonds
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Comic Books
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer

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