Detective Comics #245

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13653

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Show/hide Cover The Dynamic Trio (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Vicki Vale; Mysteryman

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #92 ([January 1958])
The Dynamic Trio! (Cover)

Notes

additional cover information suggested by Darci 9/3/08

Show/hide 1. The Dynamic Trio (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Vicki Vale; Mysteryman; Commisioner James Gordon; Alfred

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #92 ([January 1958])
The Dynamic Trio!
From GCD
in Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #2 (November-December 1975)
in Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #7 (Summer 1964)

Synopsis

Batman declares he needs help to crack a smuggling ring and brings in new hero called Mysteryman. Vicki Vale spends the whole story trying to figure out who Mysteryman is.

Show/hide 2. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page
Show/hide 3. "Warden, I just caught 6442!" (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #91 ([December 1957])
Untitled
Show/hide 4. The X-Y-Z Ray (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen; Harry Horner

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
The X-Y-Z Ray
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
Show/hide 5. "There goes Slippery Sam!" (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Tracking the Insurance Frauds Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Phantom Fire Alarms (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) Lance Faber

Credits

Script
Jack Miller ?
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
The Phantom Fire Alarms
 
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #13 ([October 1957?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The Phantom Fire Alarms
From GCD
in Showcase Presents Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1
 
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #245.

Synopsis

Gangster Lance Faber discovers Jones is a Martian whose weakness is fire. But then Jones seems to no longer be affected by fire at all!

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 5/09

Show/hide 8. 1,605,412 More Swings (Warden Willis) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

additional cover information suggested by Darci 9/3/08

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35541

Entry created

  • 31/12/2007

Cover added

  • 14/04/2010

Index completed

  • 14/04/2010