Batman #50
(December 1948-January 1949)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1948-10-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Return of Two Face (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Two-Face [Wilkins]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Penciler credits verified by Craig Delich; we formerly credited Lew Sayre Schwartz. Inker credit verified by Paris. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Can You Solve This Puzzle? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lights-- Camera-- Crime! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures only); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Paul Taber; The Joker (villain)

Indexer Notes

Kane credit verified by Schwartz. Inker credit verified by Paris. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Bobby Dodd (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Old Nick Solves the Yacht Club Mystery in the Nick of Time (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Return of Two-Face! (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures only); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Harvey Dent [formerly Two-Face]; Gilda Dent; Two-Face [Wilkins] (villain, impersonates Two-Face, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Kane credit verified by Schwartz. Inker credit verified by Paris. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Gene Autry Sweatshirt / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lit-Win

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hey, Doodle, look...No hands!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daffy; Doodle
Reprints:

Yea, Bucko! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

B. F. Goodrich / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Tiger Teeth and Turkeys (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Second Boy Wonder! (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); Gloves (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Kane credit verified by Schwartz. Inker credit verified by Paris. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I'll see you out in the garden...
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jerry
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Hopkinson Harmonica Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of Two Face
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Can You Solve This Puzzle?
    Roadmaster
  3. 2. Lights-- Camera-- Crime!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Bobby Dodd
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Old Nick Solves the Yacht Club Mystery in the Nick of Time
    Old Nick
  6. 5. The Return of Two-Face!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry Sweatshirt
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  11. 10. ["Hey, Doodle, look...No hands!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  12. 11. Yea, Bucko!
    B. F. Goodrich
  13. 12. Tiger Teeth and Turkeys
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Erector
  16. 15. The Second Boy Wonder!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  18. 17. ["I'll see you out in the garden..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Hopkinson Harmonica Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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