Detective Comics #225

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1955
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12465

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover If I Were Batman (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #78 ([November 1956?])
If I Were Batman!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #78 ([November 1956?])
If I Were Batman
Printed in
in DC Silver Age Classics Detective Comics 225 (DC, 1992 series) #nn
in Millennium Edition: Detective Comics 225 (DC, 2001 series) #nn
 
Detective Comics 225, November 1955
Show/hide 1. If I Were Batman (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 2. Do You Know Your Neighbors? (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 3. The Money That Came to Life! (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Ruben Moreira
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Casey responds to a cry for help from inside a gym.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Vic wonders why his friend Bill never has any money.

Show/hide 6. Four Tricks of the Detective's Trade Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Jack Miller
Show/hide 7. The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel (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),(introduction; origin); Dr. Mark Erdel (introduction; death); Lt. Saunders

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Big Four (KG Murray, 1956 series) #1 ([1956??])
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
Australia
The Big Four (KG Murray, 1956 series) #1 ([1956??])
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1 (Summer 1961)
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1 (Summer 1961)
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #175 (May 1968)
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #175 (May 1968)
 (Editors' Round Table)
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #41 ([September 1968?])
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #41 ([September 1968?])
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #226 (November-December 1974)
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #226 (November-December 1974)
 
Australia
Super Adventure (KG Murray, 1976 series) #72 ([March 1976?])
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
Australia
Super Adventure (KG Murray, 1976 series) #72 ([March 1976?])
 
United States
Mysteries in Space: The Best of DC Science Fiction Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1980 series) (October 1980)
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
United States
Mysteries in Space: The Best of DC Science Fiction Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1980 series) (October 1980)
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1983 series) #1 ([January 1983]) —Superman and Manhunter from Mars
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1983 series) #1 ([January 1983]) —Superman and Manhunter from Mars
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1983 series) #1 ([January 1983]) —Superman and Manhunter from Mars
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Detective Comics 225 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Detective Comics 225 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Detective Comics 22 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
 
United States
Secret Origins Replica Edition (DC, 1998 series) (1998)
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
United States
Secret Origins Replica Edition (DC, 1998 series) (1998)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
Original
Detective Comics 225, November 1955
This version
World's Finest Comics 226, November-December 1974

Synopsis

A scientist builds a robot brain which teleports a Martian to Earth. After the scientist dies the Martian is trapped here, so he decides to become a police detective.

Notes

Script attributed by Rich Morrissey to Jack Miller. Current credit from Showcase presents the Martian Manhunter.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Homer) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Homer
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #86 (April 1956)
Untitled

Synopsis

Homer finds the best time to hit the beach.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37268

Entry created

  • 30/07/2008

Cover added

  • 05/06/2010

Index completed

  • 05/06/2010