Batman #50

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1948-January 1949
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/7239

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Return of Two Face (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Two-Face [Wilkins]

Credits

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Printed in
in Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1971 series) #73-168329

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.

Show/hide 1. Can You Solve This Puzzle? (Roadmaster) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Roadmaster

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Lights-- Camera-- Crime! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (cameo); Dr. Paul Taber (prison doctor); Tom Macon (ex-con, death); Stilts Tyler (racketeer); Shiv

Credits

Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures only)
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #22 ([April 1952?])
Lights--Camera--Crime!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #22 ([April 1952])

Synopsis

While doing a series on law enforcement, Vicki Vale accompanies Batman and Robin as they encounter an ex-con being pursued by a racketeer for the location of hidden money, leading to Batman, Robin, and Vicki being captured by the crooks.

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. Bobby Dodd (Wheaties) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wheaties
Show/hide 4. Old Nick Solves the Yacht Club Mystery in the Nick of Time (Old Nick) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Old Nick
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 5. The Return of Two-Face! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Harvey Dent [formerly Two-Face]; Gilda Dent; Two-Face [Wilkins] (villain, impersonates Two-Face, introduction); Boss Moroni [referred to as "Lucky" Morony] (flashback)

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #35 ([April 1953])
The Return of Two-Face!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #35 ([April 1953?])
The Return of Two-Face
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #35 ([April 1953?])
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #35 ([April 1953])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #53 ([May 1970?])
The Return of Two-Face
Original
Batman 50, December 1948-January 1949

Synopsis

After Harvey Dent begins having nightmares of being Two-Face again, Two-Face returns to start a new crime spree. Once Batman and Robin capture him, they learn that it is Harvey's butler Wilkins, who had masqueraded as Two-Face so that Harvey would be blamed for his crimes.

Notes

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

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Lionel Trains) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lionel Trains

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Gene Autry Sweatshirt) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Gene Autry Sweatshirt

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

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

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops

Notes

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

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Hey, Doodle, look...No hands!"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle

Credits

Script
Lit-Win
Art
Lit-Win
Letters
Lit-Win

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #7 ([1955])
Untitled
Show/hide 11. Yea, Bucko! (B. F. Goodrich) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
B. F. Goodrich
Show/hide 12. Tiger Teeth and Turkeys Text article, 1.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Erector) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Erector
Show/hide 15. The Second Boy Wonder! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (flashback); Frankenstein monster (flashback); Jimmy (introduction); Gloves (villain, introduction); Waxey Wilson (death); Commissioner James Gordon

Credits

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

Synopsis

Dick is dismayed when he discovers that Batman is training another young boy to be Batman's new partner.

Notes

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

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Wilson Chem. Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chem. Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"I'll see you out in the garden..."

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Jerry

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Hopkinson Harmonica Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hopkinson Harmonica Co.

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 19. Untitled (Thom McAn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thom McAn

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37730

Entry created

  • 08/10/2008

Cover added

  • 30/06/2010

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019