Batman (1940-) #1

The first comic dedicated exclusively to The Dark Knight! This 1940 issue pitted the Dynamic Duo against classic menaces including Professor Hugo Strange. Plus, the first appearances of The Joker and Catwoman (referred to as 'the Cat')! Also includes a 2-page retelling of Batman's origin.

Written By:
Bill Finger, Paul Gustavson, Guy Monroe, Whitney Ellsworth, George Shute, Bob Kane
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson, Bob Kane, Raymond Perry, George Papp
Inks:
Paul Gustavson, Bob Kane, Raymond Perry, George Papp, Sheldon Moldoff, Jerry Robinson
Cover By:
Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson