Batman #62
(December 1950-January 1951)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-10-09
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.


The Secret Life of the Catwoman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Win Mortimer.

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

A Date with Judy; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Secret Life of the Catwoman (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (villain, origin); Mister X [Mousey] (villain, introduction); Dipper (henchman); unnamed police officer; unnamed singer; unnamed studio executive; unnamed guards; Joe (henchman); Al (henchman)
Synopsis
While working with the mystery crime boss Mister X, Catwoman risks her life to save Batman and receives a blow to the head. Upon waking, Selina Kyle has no memory of her criminal life as Catwoman, and agrees to work with Batman and Robin to capture Mister X.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Catwoman reforms.

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 / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Batman of England! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Knight [The Earl of Wordenshire] (introduction); The Squire [Cyril] (introduction); Matt Thorne (villain); unnamed police officers; unnamed criminals; unnamed fox hunters; Robin Hood (statue); Merry Men (statue)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin track a criminal gang to England where they meet and team-up with the Knight and the Squire, an English crime-fighting duo who have patterned themselves after Batman and Robin.
Reprints
Keywords
Stonehenge

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

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
Aw, Mom!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jerry

Early American Flags (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; history

Indexer Notes

Colorist credit by Craig Delich.

Here's Fun! Build This Erector Amusement Park (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Casey the Cop / 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
Come in the next room, Casey - I want to talk to all the men!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

The Day's Best Bite! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery of Millionaire Island! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Porter West (villain); Barton Hughes; Fielding Ecker; Professor Hendrix; Martin; other unnamed millionaires
Synopsis
Bruce Wayne is among a group of millionaires invited to a private island where they are held captive by a mysterious enemy who demands them to reveal profitable secrets or die.
Reprints
Keywords
Batplane

Indexer Notes

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

The Batplane depicted in this story is the older model, not the new re-designed Batplane II that debuted in Batman #61.

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

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents: 15)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 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
Dinner's over, Pete. Go upstairs and get ready for bed!
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Special Bargain Offer! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Life of the Catwoman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. ["Everybody - But everybody wants..."]
    A Date with Judy; World's Finest Comics
  3. 2. The Secret Life of the Catwoman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  5. 4. ["Golly! We've got to see that!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Batman of England!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  9. 8. ["Aw, Mom!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Early American Flags
  11. 10. Here's Fun! Build This Erector Amusement Park
    Erector
  12. 11. ["Come in the next room, Casey - I want to talk to all the men!"]
    Casey the Cop
  13. 12. The Day's Best Bite!
    Nestlé's Crunch
  14. 13. The Mystery of Millionaire Island!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  16. 15. Your United Nations at Work
  17. 16. ["Dinner's over, Pete. Go upstairs and get ready for bed!"]
    Little Pete
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  19. 18. Special Bargain Offer!
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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