Batman #60

DC Comics

United States

Published
August-September 1950
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/8418

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (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]

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

Art credits verified by Mooney and letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

Show/hide 1. New As Tomorrow! (Strange Adventures) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Strange Adventures

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Crime through the Ages! (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]; Smithers (villain, introduction); Lyons (museum director); unnamed museum directors; John Pendray (shop owner); Jones (injured workman)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Synopsis

A new museum showcasing the different eras of history becomes a hide-out for criminals.

Notes

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

Show/hide 3. Trouble at Ghost-Town! (Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 4. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"Boo! Boo!" "Strike three!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor
Characters
Shorty

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #10 ([April 1951])
Untitled
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 6. The Counterfeit Batman! (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]; Shark Marlin (villain, introduction); Duke Kelmar (villain, introduction); unnamed criminals; unnamed police officers

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #8 ([January 1951?])

Synopsis

A criminal gang leader forces Bruce Wayne to impersonate Batman to stop crimes being committed by a rival gang.

Notes

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

Show/hide 7. Now Showing at Your Favorite Newsstand! (Detective Comics; World's Finest Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Detective Comics; World's Finest Comics

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"There goes Mr. Whipple walking in his sleep again!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 9. The Men Behind the Men in White Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
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Colours
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Text
, typeset
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"Yes sir, Chief, I'll keep all the people away from the fence during the game!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Columbia) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Columbia

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 12. Dog Show Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Stookie Allen, scripter
Art
, line art
 
Curt Swan , penciller
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 13. The Auto Circus Mystery! (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Iron-Jaw Briggs (villain, introduction); Lucky Hooten (stunt driver); Borg (criminal); unnamed clowns (criminals); unnamed doctor; unnamed nurse; unnamed hotel clerk

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller (Batman and Robin figures only)
 
Lew Schwartz, penciller [as Lew Sayre Schwartz]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Synopsis

Batman goes undercover as a stunt driver to capture a ring of car thieves.

Notes

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

Show/hide 14. Message to Parents Public service announcement, 0.5 pages

Credits

Writing
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

On the page between page 7 and page 8 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 15. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Writing
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

On the page between page 7 and page 8 of the previous story sequence.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Daffy & Doodle) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Gosh! Look at that poor gold fish!"

Featuring

Feature
Daffy & Doodle
Genre
Humor
Characters
Daffy; Doodle

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art [signed as Lit-Win]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka

Credits

Writing
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Text
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Show/hide 18. Job Counselor (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 19. No title recorded (The Adventures of Bob Hope) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Bob Hope

Credits

Writing
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Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 20. Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy B-B Guns

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 46431

Cover added

  • 30/06/2010

Index completed

  • 30/12/2019

Last updated

  • 30/12/2019