|First issue||Feb. 1943|
|Final issue||Feb. 1951|
A copy was given free with each order of a dollar or more. It was intended to bring a selection of good magic, much information, a little news, some views and reviews. It was also for a time the the Official Organ of the Magic Dealers Association.
The Bat appeared irregularly, with at least eight issues a year expected.
It was followed by Lloyd Jones with Bat, Jr.