Detective Comics #198

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1953
Page count
44
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/10728

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (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]

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Show/hide 1. The Line of Stars Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Lord of Batmanor! (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]; Angus McLaughlie [The Lord of Batmanor] (death); Commissioner James Gordon; Sam Smathers (villain, American detective); Smather's gang (villains)

Credits

Script
Leigh Brackett (plot)
Edmond Hamilton (script)
Pencils
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris
Letters
Pat Gordon

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #51 ([September 1954])
The Lord of Batmanor!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #51 ([September 1954])
The Lord of Batmanor
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #2 ([Winter] 1961)
The Lord of Batmanor!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #2 ([December 1962?])
The Lord of Batmanor
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #1 (April 2009)
The Lord of Batmanor
From GCD
from Detective Comics #198 (August 1953)
 
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 Series) #198

Synopsis

The dying Lord of Batmanor in Scotland wills the castle to Batman, so the Dynamic Duo make their way to Scotland to claim the castle, and end up solving a 400-year-old mystery in the process.

Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes and Craig Delich. Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

Show/hide 3. A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime (Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Your turn to bat, Pud..."

Featuring

Feature
Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 5. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Includes a plug for polio research.

Show/hide 6. Robotman --- On the Loose! (Robotman) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Joe Certa
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil
Show/hide 8. Victory by Deception (Major Mars; Popsicle) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Major Mars; Popsicle

Credits

Art
Sam Glankoff
Show/hide 9. Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!" (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page
Show/hide 10. Destination -- Mars! (Impossible-- But True) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll
Show/hide 12. Witness on Wire Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"It's a nice day for the police outing..."

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 14. Bring In Pow-Wow Smith Dead! (Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Stuart Greetings, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stuart Greetings, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as R. T.]

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36983

Entry created

  • 13/07/2008

Cover added

  • 21/05/2010

Index completed

  • 22/08/2019

Last updated

  • 22/08/2019