Detective Comics #221

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1955
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Jack Schiff (actual editor)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12214

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. The Thousand-and-One Escapes of Batman and Robin! (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale; V: Paul King

Credits

Script
Bill Finger?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane)
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #65 ([October 1955?])
The Thousand-and-One Escapes of Batman and Robin!
From GCD
in Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #1
in Giant Batman Annual #1 Replica Edition (DC, 1999 series) #nn

Synopsis

After being suckered into a trap, the Dynamic Duo find themselves the prisoners of crime king, Paul King, who has created an escape proof prison for them.

Notes

When this story was reprinted in Batman Annual #1, the story was re-titled "Thrilling Escapes of Batman and Robin." Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-11-07.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 3. The Armada of Doom! (Captain Compass) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Movie Mirth) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Movie Mirth
Genre
Gag

Credits

Art
?
Show/hide 5. Family Projects Can Be Fun! (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky
Genre
Teen
Characters
Binky

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Winslow Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 6. The Amazing Scent Sleuths Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Author
Jack Miller (as Joe Martin)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. The Human Geiger Counter (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective
Characters
Roy Raymond

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36015

Entry created

  • 26/02/2008

Index completed

  • 15/11/2012

Last updated

  • 15/11/2012