Detective Comics #164

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8504

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin

Credits

Pencils
Winslow Mortimer
Inks
George Roussos
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #57 ([February 1955])
Batman's Greatest Thrills
 
United Kingdom
Batman (KGM, 1952 series) #57 ([May 1955?])
Batman's Greatest Thrills

Notes

Revised inker credit verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). One former inker credit assigned to Win Mortimer.

Show/hide 1. Untold Tales of the Bat-Signal (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale; Dave Purdy; V: Tiger Bishop

Credits

Script
Writer B (Martin O'Hearn)
Pencils
Bob Kane (some Batman & Robin figures)
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris

Synopsis

News reporter Dave Purdy is given a seemingly easy assignment: he must find and report on a case in which the Bat-Signal ALONE saved a person.

Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-11-07.

Show/hide 2. The Case of the Talking Dead (Impossible -- But True) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Impossible -- But True
Genre
Detective
Characters
Roy Raymond

Credits

Art
Dan Barry
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Robot-mobile (Robotman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Lee Elias ?
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Little Orville) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Orville
Genre
Humor

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #215 (August 1955)
Untitled
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Bonny) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bonny
Genre
Gag
Show/hide 7. The Lady With a Gun Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Notes

about Annie Oakley

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 9. School Children 'Round the World (Superman) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 10. The Warriors in Wampum (Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Bruno Premiani?
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #232 (September 1957)
Untitled

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36012

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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