Detective Comics #316

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1963
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/17729

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Double Batman vs. Dr. Double X! (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]; Dr. Double X

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Double Batman vs. Double X (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Dr. Double X; Vicki Vale

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #52 ([December 1963?])
Double Batman Vs. Double X

Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/.

Show/hide 3. Try a Tongue Teaser! (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. The Swing Is to DC! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Grit Publishing Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Grit Publishing Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Littleton Coin Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Coin Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Bandits with Super-Powers (John Jones Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; John Jones]; Zook; Captain Harding; Diane Meade; Inspector Dulac

Credits

Script
Jack Miller ?
Art
Joe Certa

Synopsis

Manhunter has to face three super-powered crooks and he's lost his own powers! But when Diane exposes herself to the same meteor that she also gets super powers.

Notes

Script credit provided by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 8. No title recorded (Strange Laws) Cartoon, 0.67 pages

"No, not there, Spots!"

Featuring

Feature
Strange Laws
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Muncie, IN has an old law forbidding carrying fishing tackle in a cemetery. Chard, England passed a law permitting members to eat sandwiches during meetings. Boston, MA introduce a bill proposing before a convicted man is imprisoned he spend the first day in stocks. Green Bay, WI a person can be fined for each drop of oil dripped from his auto to the pavement.

Notes

Four individual cartoon panels on strange laws.

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

Show/hide 9. Great Masterpieces (Tootsie Roll Fudge) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Fudge

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

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

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Notes

On the page immediately following the two previous sequences.

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Garcelon Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Garcelon Stamp Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

On the same page as the previous sequence.

Show/hide 12. Tell-Tale Weapons Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; crime

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Notes

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

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Missile Attack) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Missile Attack

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (147 Famous Automobiles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
147 Famous Automobiles

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Hi! Boys and girls..."

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

© 1963 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.

On-sale date from ad in Blackhawk #185 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 22769

Entry created

  • 25/08/2019

Cover added

  • 25/08/2019

Index completed

  • 25/08/2019