Detective Comics #266

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14987

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor)
George Kashdan (Associate Editor)

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Show/hide Cover The Satellite from Gotham City! (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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #115 ([January 1960?])
The Satellite from Gotham City!
Show/hide 1. The Satellite of Gotham City (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Astro (intro, villain)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #6 ([December 1959?])
The Satellite of Gotham City
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #115 ([January 1960?])
The Satellite of Gotham City!
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #115 ([January 1960?])
The Satellite of Gotham City
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #115 ([January 1960?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #50 (August 1969)
The Satellite of Gotham City
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #50 (August 1969)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #50 (August 1969)
Original
Detective Comics 266, April 1959
Printed in
Superman Supacomic 6

Synopsis

Batman and Robin face the challenge of Astro's Satellite of Crime.

Show/hide 2. Tootsie Roll ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 3. The Brave and the Bold #23 Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 4. What's Your B.Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 5. "This is the prison, Warden Willis!" (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humor
Characters
Warden Willis; Grover

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. The Magic Stop Watch (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting)

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Synopsis

Roy Raymond, who usually exposes frauds and hoaxters on his show, seems to be the one perpertrating the scam this time around.

Show/hide 7. Tootsie Roll Pop ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 8. Face of Guilt Text story, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. Challengers of the Unknown #7 Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages
Show/hide 10. "It's a nice and quiet night here in the park!" (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 11. Fingerprint Oddities! Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 12. The Challenge of the Masked Avenger (John Jones Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; The Masked Avenger [Leroy] (intro); Mabel

Credits

Script
Jack Miller ?
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #39 ([December 1959?])
The Challenge of the Masked Avenger
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The Challenge of the Masked Avenger

Synopsis

The Manhunter's usual daily routine of stopping criminals is further complicated by the emergence of the Masked Avenger, a nobody trying to make a name for himself in order to impress the girl he wants to marry.

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 5/09

Show/hide 13. Tootsie Roll Fudge ad Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Notes

Ad sequences, synopses, and some other information added by Ed Boner, February 2009.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32789

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Index completed

  • 02/10/2015

Last updated

  • 02/10/2015