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Batman (1940) comic books 1949

  • Issue #51
    Batman (1940) 51
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1949 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris. Pee-Wee, the Talking Penguin!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin catch the Penguin breaking into an ice factory, but he convinces them that he's reformed with the help of Pee Wee, a talking penguin; Penguin and Pee Wee become huge international stars. Untitled two-page Bebe story by Henry Boltinoff. The Stars of Yesterday!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin investigate a case regarding artists deemed too old to perform; A crooked businessman approaches offers them a chance to perform on his boat. Untitled two-page Shorty story, script and art by Henry Boltinoff. Global Face-Lifting text article, art by Raymond Perry. The Wonderful Mr. Wimble!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; An elderly caretaker of a wax Batman and Robin exhibit dreams about assisting the Dynamic Duo with their cases; He ends up helping them defeat racketeers. Untitled on-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $332 Batman # 51...CGC Universal slab 2.5 Good+ grade-1949 comic book--abf

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  • Issue #52
    Batman (1940) 52
    Published May 1949 by DC.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. The Man With the Automatic Brain!:, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Thinker, using a machine he created, pretends to discover Batmans secret identity; To prevent The Thinker from achieving his goal, Bruce stages his death with Alfred's help; Vicki Vale takes a picture of Alfred tossing a dummy of Bruce into the ocean; Alfred is taken to prison for the murder of Wayne. Batman and the Vikings!, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; When Bruce and Dick visit the Gotham City museum, they note an image of a Viking that looks like Bruce Wayne.....and who is labeled a coward, so they visit Carter Nichols to go back in time to discover the truth. Untitled two-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. Fearless Wise Man text story, art by Raymond Perry. Cartoon Flips Starring Batman activity page by Martin Naydel. The Happy Victims!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; The Joker blackmails people into setting up fake robberies; The robberies stop when he tries to blackmail Bruce Wayne. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Batman (1940) 54
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1949 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: See item notes
    • Inner well not fully sealed, book appears unaffected and secure.
    • Label #3944419006

    Cover pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Charles Paris. The Treasure Hunter!, art by Jim Mooney; A bad guy begins stealing valuable collectors items from rich people in Gotham City; Batman and Robin intervene. The Door Without a Key!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson get lost in Florida and discover an ancient castle; As Batman and Robin, they find a long lost fugitive; When they return in the Batplane, they can't find castle. Wonder Drug article, art by Raymond Perry. Untitled two-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. The Amazing Masquerade!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin battle John Foster and the Human Spider Mob. Safety First public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Wayne Boring. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Batman (1940) 55
    Published Nov 1949 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: See item notes
    • Inner well not fully sealed, book appears unaffected and secure.
    • Label #1493863010

    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. The Case of the 48 Jokers!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Stan Kaye; The Joker starts his own criminal school; He prepares thugs from 48 States to become part of a large network of criminals; Batman and Robin learn of the cross-country crimes and confront the Joker in his base of operations. Bruce Wayne, Rookie Policeman!, pencils by Bob Kane, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne agrees to carry on the honorable work of a dying policeman; He becomes a member of the Gotham City Police Department, but his duties create conflict with his work as Batman. One-page Fluffy story by Phil Berube. Stay in School -- Give Yourself a Chance public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. It's Your Future text story, art by Raymond Perry. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. The Bandit of the Bells!, pencils by Bob Kane and Charles Paris, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin must prevent the crimes of Gong, controls every kind of bell; When he steals a particularly valuable bell, Batman investigates. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $1,350 BATMAN #55 CGC VG 4.0; OW-W; Joker cover & story!

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