Batman #56

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1949-January 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8016

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride! (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Pencils
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Letters
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman Comics (Color Comics, 1950 series) #2 ([July 1950?])
Ride, Batman, Ride!
Show/hide 1. Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride! (Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; President Jose Camaran; Colonel Morenos; VILLAINS: El Papagayo (intro); Bat-hombre [Luis Peraldo] (intro; dies).

Credits

Script
David Vern Reed (credit by O'Hearn)
Pencils
Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane)(verified by Sprang)
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Letters
Joe Letterese?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman Comics (Color Comics, 1950 series) #2 ([July 1950?])
Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride
 
Australia
Batman Comics (Color Comics, 1950 series) #2 ([July 1950?])
 (Ride, Batman Ride)
 
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KGM, 1956? series) ([December 1956?])
Ride, Bat-Hombre, Ride
 
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KGM, 1956? series) ([December 1956?])
 
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
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #16 ([November 1968?])
From GCD
In Batman (DC, 1940 series) #193 (July-August 1967).
 
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #56 (December 1949-January 1950)
Original
Batman 56, December 1949
Printed in
Batman 193 (80 Page Giant G37), July-August 1967

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.

Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-05-07.

Show/hide 2. The Riddle of the Seven Birds! (Batman) Comic story, 12.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; VILLAIN: The Penguin

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang (verified by Sprang)
Inks
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Letters
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. Whoosh and You're There! Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Art
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. Casey the Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. A Greater Detective Than Batman! (Batman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; VILLAIN: Specs Rose (intro)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jim Mooney (verified by Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney
Letters
Ira Schnapp (credit by O'Hearn/Desris)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman Comics (Color Comics, 1950 series) #2 ([July 1950?])
A Greater Detective than Batman
 
Australia
Mammoth Comic Annual (KGM, 1956? series) ([December 1956?])
A Greater Detective than Batman
Original
Batman 56, December 1949

Notes

Revised inker credit by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Previously credited to Ray Burnley.

Show/hide 7. The Red Feather Kid (Green Arrow) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
George Papp
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34859

Entry created

  • 03/11/2007

Index completed

  • 16/11/2012

Last updated

  • 16/11/2012