Detective Comics #247

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1957
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13812

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Man Who Ended Batman's Career! (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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #90 ([November 1957])
The Man Who Ended Batman's Career!
Show/hide 1. The Man Who Ended Batman's Career (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne, Starman]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Professor Milo (introduction, villain)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #90 ([November 1957?])
The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #90 ([November 1957])
The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #90 ([November 1957?])
 
United States
Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4 (Winter 1963)
The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([December 1963?])
The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([December 1963?])
 
United States
Batman: The Black Casebook (DC, 2009 series) ([June] 2009)
The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
 
United States
DC Comics Classics Library: The Batman Annuals (DC, 2009 series) #2 ([August] 2010)
The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
From GCD
In Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4 (Winter 1963)
in Batman: The Black Casebook (DC, 2009 series) #[nn]
Original
Detective Comics 247, September 1957
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #247 (September 1957)
 
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #247 (September 1957)
This version
Batman Annual 4, Winter 1963
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 Series) #247

Synopsis

A Professor Milo decides to end the career of the Caped Crusader by giving him a phobia: the fear of bats!

Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-3-07.

Show/hide 2. Danger Prejudice at Work! Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Art
Ruben Moreira
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 3. The Mechanical Bloodhound (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Horatio Dalbo (intro, villain)

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #15 ([December 1957?])
The Mechanical Bloodhound
From GCD
In Big Boy (Artima, 1956 series) #18 March 1958
Show/hide 4. "Hold out your hands." (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag
Characters
Casey the Cop; Captain

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Patrol Under the Pavement Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. The Impossible Messages (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]; Captain Harding (supporting); smugglers (villain)

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

From GCD
In Big Boy (Artima, 1956 series) #21 June 1958
in Showcase Presents Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1

Synopsis

Jones has to investigate a crime at a fireworks company.

Notes

The script credit is from the index for the Artima reprint.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37742

Entry created

  • 08/10/2008

Index completed

  • 08/05/2011