Batman Comic Book Values & Prices Issues #21 – 30

Batman #21

Batman #21 Comic BookBatman #21 Comic Book Back

Published: February/March 1944
Story: Jack Schiff, Alvin Schwartz, Don Cameron, Joe Greene
Art: Dick Sprang
Cover: Dick Sprang

  • CGC 6.5 – $499
  • CGC 4.0 – $365
  • Ungraded $150 – $390+

In this issue there is an appearance by Penguin. On the front cover it states “Batman & Robin whoop it up in four whirlwind action stories!”


Batman #22

Batman #22 Comic Book

Released: April/May 1944
Story: Bill Finger, Alvin Schwartz
Art: Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, Jack Burnley, Charles Paris
Cover: Dick Sprang

  • CGC 7.5 – $715
  • CGC 4.0 – $275 – $350
  • Ungraded – $205 – $320+

Double cover issue. Alfred solo stories beging in this issue. Catwoman and Cavalier make an appearance as well. The copy pictured above was being offered by Anthony Snyder, who is a regular guest on the Comic Book Men TV Show


Batman #23

Batman #23 Comic BookBatman #23 Comic Book Back

Released: June/July 1944
Story: Bill Finger, Don Cameron
Art: Jerry Robinson, Dick Sprang
Cover: Dick Sprang

  • CGC 7.5 – $2,035
  • CGC 7.0 – $900
  • CGC 5.5 – $750
  • Ungraded: $430 – $500

See: Batman #23 Currently For Sale

A unique cover with Batman, Robin and the Joker playing chess makes this a collectible comic book. The story revolves around Joker and Alfred, who’s solo story began in Batman #23 is continued in this issue.


Batman #24

Batman #24 Comic Book

Released: August/September 1944

  • CGC 7.5 – $530
  • Ungraded: $200 – $400+

This is the 1st appearance of Professor, and Carter Nichols. Tweedledee and Tweedledum make an appearance in this issue as well. Like all Batman comic books of this era, value depends greatly of the condition of the book.


Batman #25

Batman #25 Comic BookBatman #25 Comic Book Back

Released: October/November 1944
Story: Cameron, Schwartz, Finger
Art: Jack Burnley, Jerry Robinson
Cover: Dick Sprang

  • CGC 6.0 – $540 – $620
  • CGC 5.5 – $510 – $600
  • CGC 4.0 – $425
  • CGC 3.5 – $380
  • Ungraded: $320 – $650+

This is the only Golden Age Joker & Penguin team-up. On the front cover it says “Are two villains better than one? Joker and Penguin get together in this issue!” The art on the front cover features Batman & Robin riding a motorcycle through a ring of fire.


Batman #26

Batman #26 Comic BookBatman #26 Comic Book Back

Released: December/January 1944/45
Story: Cameron, Schiff, Greene
Art: Dick Sprang, George Roussos, Jerry Robinson
Cover: Jerry Robinson

  • PGX 6.0 – $425
  • CGC 5.5 – $350
  • CGC 5.0 – $250 – $380
  • CGC 3.5 – $200 – $275
  • Ungraded: $190 – $350

In this winter season themed cover art, Cavalier makes an appearance and the running Alfred story is continued.


Batman #27

Batman #27 Comic BookBatman #27 Comic Book Back

Released: February/March 1945
Story: Don Cameron, Joe Samachson
Art: Jerry Robinson, Jack Burnley
Cover: Jack Burnley

  • CGC 5.5 – $550
  • CGC 5.0 – $400
  • Ungraded: $100 – $550+

This issue has a Christmas themed cover, and also reads “Back The 6th War Loan!” written across the top. Penguin makes an appearance in this issue and the Alfred backup story continues.


Batman #28

Batman #28 Comic BookBatman #28 Comic Book Back

Released: April/May 1945
Story: Cameron, Schwartz, Finger
Art: Jerry Robinson
Cover: Jack Burnley, Charles Paris

  • CGC 7.0 – $600
  • Ungraded: $75 – $325+

This issue features an appearance by the Joker.


Batman #29

Batman #29 Comic BookBatman #29 Comic Book Back

Released: June/July 1945
Story: Don Cameron, Bill Finger
Art: Jerry Robinson, George Roussos
Cover: Dick Sprang

  • CGC 6.0 – $420
  • CGC 4.0 – $275
  • CGC 3.0 – $220
  • Ungraded: $100 – $325+

Batman #30

Batman #30 Comic BookBatman #30 Comic Book Back

Released: August/September 1945
Story: Don Cameron, Bill Finger
Art: Jerry Robinson, George Roussos, Dick Sprang
Cover: Dick Sprang

  • CGC 7.0 – $480 – $550
  • CGC 6.5 – $420 – $505
  • CGC 5.5 – $450
  • Ungraged: $100 – $230

See: Batman #30 Comic Books Currently For Sale

This issue contains a story about Penguin. It’s also the 1st appearance of Ally Babble. The front cover has Batman & Robin in the woods with a soldier. Batman says “Here’s a new gun from the folks back home, Soldier!” Robin follows up with “Yep! the folks that’re backing the 7th War Loan!” The war cover increases the desirability of Batman #30 comic books.


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