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Batman (1940) comic books 1950

  • Issue #56
    Batman (1940) 56
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1950 by DC.
    • Cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride!, script by David Vern Reed, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; The sickly Presidente of a Latin American nation implores the Caped Crusaders to come to his nation and train a Batman to keep law and order in his country. The Riddle of the Seven Birds!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; To receive money from gangster "Squeeze" Miller, the Penguin must complete seven robberies using seven different birds; Batman captures the Penguin and sends him back to jail. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Whoosh and You're There! text article, art by Raymond Perry. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. A Greater Detective Than Batman!, script by Bill Finger, art by Jim Mooney; An amateur detective named Jack Starr begins solving cases faster than the Dynamic Duo; He becomes the number one detective in the Gotham City Police Department; Vicki Vale tries to help Batman and Robin. The Red Feather Kid public service announcement starring Green Arrow, script by Jack Schiff, art by George Papp. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Batman (1940) 57
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1950 by DC.

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. The Trial of Bruce Wayne!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne stands trial for the custody of Dick Grayson; Batman intervenes and helps uncover the conspiracy orchestrated by a man that is trying to discredit Bruce Wayne's good name. The Walking Mummy!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; A Gotham Museum archeologist finds the mummy of an ancient criminal in Egypt and takes back to Gotham; Thanks to a curse, the mummy walks among the living and begins a crime spree. 1950 Batman and Robin Calendar, art by Win Mortimer. One-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. The Bet That Made History text article, art by Raymond Perry. Casey the Cop -page story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Daffy & Doodle story. The Funny Man Crimes!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; In prison, the Joker is upset at the current and most famous comedians as he thinks they don't deserve their reputation. The Joker breaks out of jail and performs a series of criminal stunts to convince people that he is the best comedian around; Batman and Robin intervene. Stand Up for Sportsmanship public service announcement with Batman and Robin, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Batman (1940) 58
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1950 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris. The State-Bird Crimes!, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; While paroled from prison, the Penguin tries to convince the Birdlovers' Society to elect the Penguin as state bird; They mock him so he robs them one by one until Batman and Robin intervene. The Brand of a Hero!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson discover an unsolved mystery from the past; Professor Carter Nichols sends them back in time to investigate. Death Dance, art by Jack Sparling. One-page Daffy & Doodle story. Ultraviolet Bullets text article, art by Raymond Perry. The Black Diamond!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Crime lord The Black Diamond helps notorious criminals escape from prison so they will join his gang; He tells his gang to kill Batman; They manage to shoot him. -page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Superman's Code for Buddies public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Al Plastino. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Batman (1940) 59
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1950 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1100813012

    Cover pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris. Intro and first appearance of The Man Who Replaced Batman!, script by David Vern, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; A new hero, a marksman called Deadshot, arrives in Gotham City; His primary goal as Gotham's new vigilante is to upstage Batman as the prime crime fighter; It turns out Deadshot plans to become the new crime lord of Gotham by taking out Batman. The Forbidden Cellar!, art by Jim Mooney; The legend of a cursed cellar of an old building in Gotham begins to spread; The citizens of Gotham try to debunk the myth; Batman goes inside and discovers that there is a poisonous mushroom inside that turned people into crazy maniacs. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Look It Up! text article, art by Raymond Perry. -page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Batman In the Future!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin capture the Joker and ask him about his ultimate motives for crime; He tells them that his ancestors were criminals; Bruce and Dick ask Professor Carter Nichols to send them into the past to investigate, but he mistakenly sends them to the future where they meet a descendant of the Joker called Rokej. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Batman (1940) 60
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1950 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 7 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover by Jim Mooney. Crime Through the Ages!, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; , Bruce Wayne, a member of the directors of the Gotham Museum, proposes to create a building in which every floor of the construction will feature a recreation of important historic eras; The building is forced to close because of several accidents; Batman and Robin investigate. -page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. The Counterfeit Batman!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Crime boss Shark Marlin goes to Wayne Manor and blackmails Bruce into impersonating Batman to drive away his rival gang; With Dick's life in danger, Bruce has no choice but to agree; When Marlin gets suspicious of Bruce, he prepares a trap to discover is Bruce is actually Batman. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. The Men Behind the Men in White text article. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Dog Show one-page story, script by Stookie Allen. The Auto Circus Mystery!, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; A car stealing racket begins operating in Gotham City; Commissioner Gordon has Batman investigate the case of the stolen cars. Half-page Daffy & Doodle story. Job Counselor public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Batman (1940) 61
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1950 by DC.

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    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Birth of Batplane II!", script by David Vern Reed, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Criminals recreate replicas of the Batplane; Bruce and Dick build a new Batplane using Bruce's improved design model that will feature better equipment and different functionalities. "The Mystery of the Winged People!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Penguin escapes jail using mechanical wings made in the prison shop; The Penguin and his cronies begin a series of crimes using flying devices. Half-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Two-page Bebe story by Henry Boltinoff. Railroad Quiz text article by Raymond Perry. "The Wheelchair Crimefighter!", pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Charles Paris; Batman attempts to fight crime while confined to a wheelchair. Half-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. School Children 'Round the World public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.