Detective Comics #259

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1958
Page count
36?
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14620

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Calendar Man! (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]; Calendar Man [Julian Day] (villain)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 1. The Challenge of the Calendar Man (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]; Calendar Man [Julian Day] (intro, villain)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #102 ([November 1958?])
The Challenge of the Calendar Man
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 (December 1965)
The Challenge of the Calendar Man
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #10 ([July 1966?])
The Challenge of the Calendar Man
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #10 ([July 1966?])
 
United States
Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #16 (February-March 1978)
The Calendar Man  (various panels)

Synopsis

A new criminal, in trying to make a name for himself, challenges Batman to a duel of wits with all of his crimes being based on the "five" seasons.

Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-7-07.

Show/hide 2. Know Your Pet! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Don Cameron
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Printed in
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (DC, 1954 series) #131 (September-October 1958)
Know Your Pet!
Show/hide 3. "Since you're new here, I'll show you around!" (Jail Jests) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jail Jests
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Tiny Catastrophes (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Harry Harper (intro, villain)

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Show/hide 5. "What's the matter with you--can't you see where you're going?" (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag
Characters
Casey the Cop; Sergeant

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Manhunt on the Mesa Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure; western

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Getaway King (John Jones Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; Captain Harding (supporting); The Getaway Mastermind [Monty Moran] (intro, villain)

Credits

Script
Dave Wood ?
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #29 ([February 1959?])
The Getaway King
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The Getaway King

Synopsis

Monty Moran is an expert at spectacular getaways.

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 5/09


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33882

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