Detective Comics #154

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 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/7973

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

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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, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #5 ([October 1950?])
Untitled
 
United States
Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #7 ([November] 2007)
Cover - Detective Comics #154
Printed in
Batman (K. G. Murray, 1950 series) #5 (October 1950)
 
Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus (DC, 2015 series) #7 ([August] 2019)
Show/hide 1. Jimmy's Biggest Christmas (Thanks to Dad) (Roadmaster) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Roadmaster

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Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Underground Railroad of 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; also as Jim Millan]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; unnamed State Prison Warden; Mary Holmes (Millan's sweetheart); Jim Millan (reformed villain); Hatch Marlin (villain)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, penciller [signed]
 
Charles Paris, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #7 ([November] 2007)
Underground Railroad of Crime
Printed in
Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus (DC, 2015 series) #7 ([August] 2019)

Synopsis

Batman goes undercover in the State Prison as Jim Millan, hoping to discover how prisoners who have escaped from that institution seem to disappear forever.

Notes

Lew Sayre Schwartz confirmed to Craig Delich that Bob Kane penciled the story.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Bazooka) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka

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Show/hide 4. The Case of the Vanishing Buildings (Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
Genre
Adventure

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Show/hide 5. The Riddle of the Ruby! (Impossible -- But True!) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Impossible -- But True!
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dan Barry, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 6. Untitled (Ralston) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ralston

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

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Advocacy; superhero
Characters
Green Arrow

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 8. Robotman, Mind-Reader (Robotman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robotman [Paul Dennis]

Credits

Writing
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Art
Jimmy Thompson, line art
Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 9. Untitled (Lionel Trains) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Lionel Trains

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Show/hide 10. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.75 pages

"For Rent"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour
Characters
Shorty

Credits

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

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Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #223 (September 1955)
Untitled
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

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Feature
Nestlé's Crunch

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Show/hide 12. Science Is Champ Text article, 2 pages

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Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Quincy Howe, author [credited]
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Show/hide 13. Untitled (Columbia) Advertisement, 1 page

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Columbia

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Show/hide 14. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

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Show/hide 15. Untitled (Chemcraft) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

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Feature
Chemcraft

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Show/hide 16. Death in the Northwoods! (Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Pow-Wow Smith

Credits

Writing
Don C. Cameron, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Seriemagasinet (Serieforlaget / Se-Bladene / Stabenfeldt, 1951 series) #11/1956 ([september] 1956)
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Erector) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Erector

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Show/hide 18. Untitled (Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Smith Brothers Cough Drops

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Show/hide 19. Untitled (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy B-B Guns

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Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 20. Untitled (Schwinn) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn

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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 104474

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