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Batman 66 - that Boner story, and Robin becomes Batman II

A really good Joker cover, even though it has nothing to do with the Finger, Schwartz and Paris story in Batman 66 (Aug/Sept 51).

Panels from this story have circulated on the internet for years.  228 more words

Batman 64 - Vicki Vale has a sister, and Killer Moth returns

The cover of Batman 64 (April/May 1951) loosely ties to the story inside, though the scene pictured never occurs.

Vicki Vale returns in this story, illustrated by Sprang and Paris.  269 more words

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Batman 61 - the new Batplane, and the Penguin unmasks Batman

A new Batplane, streamlined for the 50s, gets introduced in Batman 61 (Oct/Nov 50), by Reed, Sprang and Paris.

Batman and Robin wind up having to bail out of the original Batplane, which crashes intact, and falls into the hands of a group of criminals, who plot to use it in crime.  240 more words

Batman 52 - Batman visits the vikings, and the Joker's happy victims

There’s a sportier version of the Jokermobile on the cover of Batman 52 (April/May1949).

Carter Nichols is back for another time travelling adventure, by Kane and Paris. 263 more words

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Batman 49 - Vicki Vale and the Mad Hatter debut, and the Arabian forerunner of the Joker

Despite the proclamation on the cover of Batman 49 (Oct/Nov 49), the Joker does not actually appear in this issue.

A new villain and a new romantic interest are introduced in the second story in the issue, by Finger, Schwartz and Paris. 332 more words

Batman 47 - Catwoman in fashion, and Batman finds his parents' killer

Batman’s origin gets retold, and the murderer of his parents gets identified in Batman 47 (June/July 1948).

The issue opens as Catwoman escapes from prison and adopts a new identity in this story by Finger, Lew Schwartz and Charles Paris. 269 more words

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Batman 46 - the Joker's greeting cards, the prison chaplain, and Batman meets Leonardo da Vinci

Breaking into prison on the cover of Batman 46 (April/May 1948).

The Joker is back yet again, in a story by Cameron, Sprang and Paris. 245 more words

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