Detective Comics #445

DC Comics

United States

Published
February-March 1975
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/28292

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Bob Rozakis (assistant editor)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1882
Characters
Batman; James Gordon

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Batman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1216
Characters
Batman; Robin

Notes

contents page

Show/hide 2. Break-In at the Big House (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1854
Characters
Batman; The Creeper; Talia; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin; Ra's Al Ghul; "Brick" Milligan

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Art
Jim Aparo
Letters
Jim Aparo

Reprint history

From GCD
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #9
Show/hide 3. Cops-Of-All-Trades Comic story, 1 page

Reprint history

From GCD
from Gang Busters (1947 series) #42 (October-November 1954)

Notes

Second page of original filler is deleted.

Show/hide 4. The Case of the Robot-Spy! (Star Hawkins) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Star Hawkins

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #116 (May 1960)
The Case of the Robot Spy
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #21 ([August 1976?])
The Case of the Robot-Spy
From GCD
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #116
Show/hide 5. The Human Bomb! (Marty Moran Headline Hunter) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Marty Moran Headline Hunter
Genre
Crime

Credits

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Dan Barry
Inks
Sy Barry

Reprint history

From GCD
from Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #2

Notes

This is a reworked Big Town story, with the feature changed to Marty Moran Headline Hunter and Steve Wilson's name relettered to Monty Moran. Corrected feature entry to match what is actually printed in this comics. Ink credit changed to match entry in Big Town #2 - Gene Reed 2/7/2011.

Show/hide 6. "I told you not to pass that red light!" (Strange Laws) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Strange Laws
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (1937 series) #281 (July 1960)
Show/hide 7. The Swiss Border Patrol! (Manhunters Around the World) Comic story, 8.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Manhunters Around the World
Genre
Detective

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #105 (June 1950)
The Swiss Border Patrol!
Also printed
Australia
All Favourites Comic (KGM, 1973 series) #109 ([July 1975?])
The Swiss Border Patrol
From GCD
from Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #105
Show/hide 8. The Case of the Crooked Gambler! (A Perfect Crime Mystery) Comic story, 3.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Perfect Crime Mystery
Genre
Detective

Reprint history

From GCD
from Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #5
Show/hide 9. The Man Who Slept 200 Years! (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #222
Show/hide 10. Ten Miles to Nowhere! (Elongated Man) Comic story, 9.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Elongated Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Art
Carmine Infantino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #327
Show/hide 11. 24 Hours From Death! (Gangbusters) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Gangbusters

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Bob Brown

Reprint history

From GCD
from Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #25
Show/hide 12. The Case of the Talking Shadows! (Dr. Mid-Nite) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Mid-Nite
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome

Reprint history

From GCD
from All-American Comics (DC, 1939 series) #101
Show/hide 13. The Touchdown Trap! (Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1853
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Harry "Hudson Hurricane" Hurley; George Benson; Frank McDonald

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis
Art
Mike Grell

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #124 ([September 1975])
The Touchdown Trap
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Robin The Boy Wonder (DC, 2008 series) #Vol. 1 ([January] 2008)
The Touchdown Trap!
From GCD
in Läderlappen (Williams Förlags AB, 1969 series) #12/1975
in Showcase Presents: Robin The Boy Wonder (DC, 2008 series) #1

Synopsis

When the 1924 Hudson University Football team comes to campus to celebrate their winning of the championship 50 years earlier, one disgruntled player tries to blow up the team hero with an explosive football.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33017

Entry created

  • 04/08/2007

Index completed

  • 06/08/2011

Last updated

  • 24/02/2008