Batman (DC) #176 VG+ [Joker Dri Freeze Catwoman Cover]
Reprints, 80-page giant. Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, Sheldon Moldoff, and Curt Swan, inks by Charles Paris and George Klein. "The Parasols of Plunder" (from Batman # 70) starring Batman and Penguin, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Bob Kane and Lew Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Penguin is released from prison on parole, providing he gives up anything having to do with birds; So he takes up an umbrella business. Builders of the Future! public service announcement about the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Fox, The Shark, and the Vulture" (from Detective 253) starring Batman, script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A weird trio hijacks artifacts from a world tour of historical artifacts exhibit; A sharp witted Batman figures out the trio's lair and overcomes them . "The Ice Crimes of Mr. Zero" (from Batman 121) starring Batman and Mr. Zero (later Mr. Freeze), script by Dave Wood, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A scientist accidentally falls victim to the effects of an experiment, making him a virtual "human icicle," a foe who puts the chill on Batman and Robin. A complete Sunday newspaper syndicated story (8 pages) from April-June, 1946, Catwoman, Princess of Plunder!, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Jack Burnley and Fred Ray, inks by Win Mortimer. Cap's Hobby Center activity page by Henry Boltinoff. "The Caveman at Large" (from Batman 102), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A freak accident causes a great character actor to assume the character's persona he is dressed up to portray: a caveman! "The Challenge of the Calendar Man (from Detective 259), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A new criminal, in trying to make a name for himself, challenges Batman to a duel of wits with all of his crimes being based on the "five" seasons. "The Joker's Utilty Belt" (from Batman 73), script by David Vern pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; When the Joker's seemingly easy capture of the Caped Crusaders goes terribly wrong when Batman springs a surprise on him using his utility belt, the Crime Clown decides to outdo the Batman with his own utility belt! 84 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.