Detective Comics #190

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1952
Page count
44
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/10165

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover How to Be the Batman (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Art
Winslow Mortimer
Show/hide 1. How to Be the Batman! (Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (origin re-cap); Robin [Dick Grayson] (origin re-cap); Thomas Wayne (Bruce's father, flashback, death); Martha Wayne (Bruce's mother, flashback, death); Commissioner James Gordon; Joe Chill (villain, flashback); Dr. Sampson (villain)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures)
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #44 ([January 1954])
How to Be the Batman!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #1 ([June 1962?])
How to be the Batman
 
United States
Giant Batman Annual #1 Replica Edition (DC, 1999 series) ([August] 1999)
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
How to Be the Batman
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 Series) #190

Synopsis

A scientist named Dr. Sampson uses an amnesia gas on Batman, blotting out his memory of who he is, and Robin desperately tries everything in his power to restore it before Sampson's mob rules Gotham City.

Notes

Pencil credits verified to Craig Delich by Schwartz.

Show/hide 2. UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Superman) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Winslow Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 3. The Man With the Life Ray (Impossible -- But True) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #70 (March 1964)
The Man with the Life Ray
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Whistling Murder Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Author
Jack Miller [as Joseph Macklin]
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. Robotman's Robot! (Robotman) Comic story, 5.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robotman

Credits

Art
Joe Certa?
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Private Pete) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Private Pete
Genre
Humor; military

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. Mission With the Mounties! (Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr

Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33320

Entry created

  • 28/08/2007

Index completed

  • 07/08/2015

Last updated

  • 07/08/2015