Batman #59
(June-July 1950)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-04-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
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.


Batman in the Future! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal

Indexer Notes

Penciler cedits verified by Schwartz, inker credit verified by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Replaced Batman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern
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]; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton] (villain, introduction, origin)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn, penciler credits verified by Schwartz, inker credit verified by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Phil Rizzuto (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Show Must Go On! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Forbidden Cellar! (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Vincent (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Mooney to Craig Delich; we formerly credited the inks to Ray Burnley. Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

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

The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Look what the cleaner did to my uniform!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Look It Up! (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

Beating the Broken Buckboard! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 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'm trying to save my money...
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Reprints

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

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Batman in the Future! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Bill Finger
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); Zarro (villain, introduction); Erkham (villain, introduction); Chief Rokej (villain, the Joker's descendant, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Time-travel story.

Penciler credits verified by Schwartz, inker credit verified by Paris, and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Schwinn Is Guaranteed! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Could Have Killed Him! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shredded Ralston / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Stagecoach Stick-Up (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America (Table of Contents: 20)

Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman in the Future!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. ["You will always hit the bull's-eye..."]
  3. 2. The Man Who Replaced Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  5. 4. Phil Rizzuto
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Show Must Go On!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  7. 6. The Forbidden Cellar!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  11. 10. ["Look what the cleaner did to my uniform!"]
    Casey the Cop
  12. 11. Look It Up!
  13. 12. Beating the Broken Buckboard!
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  14. 13. ["I'm trying to save my money..."]
    Shorty
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  16. 15. Batman in the Future!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. Schwinn Is Guaranteed!
    Schwinn
  18. 17. We Could Have Killed Him!
    Ray-o-Vac
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Shredded Ralston
  20. 19. The Stagecoach Stick-Up
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  21. 20. A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America
    Superman; Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
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