Detective Comics #271

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1959
Page count
36
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/15221

Credits

Editing
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff (associate editor)
George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Batman's Armored Rival! (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]; Crimson Knight [Dick Lyons] (villain)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Jowett Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Batman's Armored Rival (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]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Crimson Knight [Dick Lyons] (intro, villain); Blinky (intro, villain)

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Art
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #6 ([December 1959?])
Batman's Armored Rival
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #50 (August 1969)
Batman's Armoured Rival
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #50 (August 1969)

Synopsis

Batman and Robin are assisted by a new hero, the Crimson Knight. But whose side is the mystery man really on?

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Zenith Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Water: A Good Friend or a Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"I'll take a look here to see if everything is all right."

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Incredible Cave Creatures (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Ruben Moreira
Show/hide 8. Safe Crackers! Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Art
Morris Waldinger ?
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Law Oddities!) Cartoon, 0.67 pages

"An ancient law stated that anyone causing the loss of..."

Featuring

Feature
Law Oddities!
Genre
Non-fiction; crime

Credits

Art
Morris Waldinger ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (KG Murray, 1977? series) #3 ([September 1976?])
Untitled
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. Secret of the Singing Idol Text story, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. The Lost Identity (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] (origin); Rocky Wheeler (intro, villain); The Hanshaw Gang (intro, villain); Dr. Erdel (cameo, flashback)

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Joe Certa

Synopsis

Jones loses his ability to change to Earthman form.

Notes

writer credit by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 14. Coming Super-Attractions (World's Finest Comics; Action Comics; Batman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
World's Finest Comics; Action Comics; Batman
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (150 Civil War Soldiers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
150 Civil War Soldiers
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (40 Foreign and American Cars) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
40 Foreign and American Cars

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 19. No title recorded (American Geographical Society's Around the World Program) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Geographical Society's Around the World Program

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32790

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Cover added

  • 15/09/2019

Index completed

  • 15/09/2019

Last updated

  • 15/09/2019