Batman Comics #2

Published
July 1950
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Ride, Batman, Ride! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

"In this issue: "Ride, Batman, Ride!""

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #56 (December 1949-January 1950)
Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride!
Show/hide 1. Superman [Read the Thrilling Adventures] [6d] (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Read the thrilling adventures of Superman every month in Superman. Get your copy now. At all newsagents."

Details

Printed
1950?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Superman [Read the Thrilling Adventures] [6d]
Show/hide 2. Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Vern, scripter [as David Vern Reed]
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller [as Bob Kane]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Joe Letterese , letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #56 (December 1949-January 1950)
Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride!
Also printed
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KGM, 1956? series) ([December 1956?])
Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #193 (July-August 1967)
Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #16 ([November 1968?])
Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride

Synopsis

The sickly Presidente of a Latin American nation implores the Caped Crusaders to come to his nation & train a Batman to keep law and order in his country.

Show/hide 3. The Man Who Hated Water (Johnny Quick) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Otis Baybridge; Jenkins

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Charles Sultan, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #140 (May 1949)
The Man Who Hated Water
Also printed
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KGM, 1956? series) ([December 1956?])
The Man who Hated Water

Synopsis

Johnny Quick tries to bring two men together, one who hates water, and one who can't stand being without it.

Show/hide 4. A Greater Detective than Batman (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #56 (December 1949-January 1950)
A Greater Detective Than Batman!
Also printed
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KGM, 1956? series) ([December 1956?])
A Greater Detective than Batman
Show/hide 5. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 2 pages

"Look at this Tuffy! The Army needs enlistments!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #48 (August-September 1948)
Untitled

Synopsis

Shorty considers whether he wants to be in the army and ends up on "kitchen fatigue".


Notes

This issue's title is just "Batman" not "Batman Comics".

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1629

Entry created

  • 04/09/2004

Cover added

  • 17/10/2015

Index completed

  • 17/10/2015

Last updated

  • 17/10/2015