Detective Comics #158

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8227

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Hall of Trophies (Batman; Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (image)

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer
Show/hide 1. The Thousand and One Trophies of 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]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. Doom (villain, smuggler, death); The Joker (villain, image)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #256 (May-June 1974)
The Thousand and One Trophies of Batman!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #30 ([1975])
The Thousand and One Trophies of Batman!
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #158 (April, 1950)

Synopsis

As they add trophy 1000 to the Bat-Cave's collection, the Caped Crusaders decide to check over the other trophies to make sure they are in good shape. They are called out on another case, bringing back trophy 1001 unaware that the evil Dr. Doom is hiding inside and plans to rig some of the trophies in the Bat-Cave to kill the Dynamic Duo.

Notes

Revised pencil credit by Craig Delich, verified to him by Schwartz, and previously given to Lew Sayre Schwartz.

Show/hide 2. The Impossible Murder Case! (Impossible -- But True) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Dan Barry
Show/hide 3. Felony and Fun! (Robotman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]

Credits

Art
Tom Cooke

Notes

Revised artist credit verified by Jerry Bails (November 2005), previous given to Frank Bolle ?

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Dover and Clover) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dover and Clover
Genre
Humor
Characters
Dover; Clover

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Winner Take All No 2 Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 6. "Strike one!" (Little Pete) Cartoon, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humor
Characters
Little Pete

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. The Brave Who Was a Coward! (Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Don Cameron
Pencils
Carmine Infantino

Notes

Writer credit by Craig Delich, verified by the Who's Who.

Show/hide 8. Superman's Code for Buddies (Superman) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Al Plastino
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Feature out of order.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34696

Entry created

  • 28/10/2007

Cover added

  • 19/08/2017

Index completed

  • 19/08/2017

Last updated

  • 19/08/2017