Detective Comics #248

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1957
Page count
36
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/13850

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Around the World in 8 Days! (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
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #91 ([December 1957])
Around the World in 8 Days!
Show/hide 1. Draw Me! (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Around the World in 8 Days (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]; un-named doctor; Hans (villain, introduction); Claus (villain, introduction); un-named gondolier (villain)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #91 ([December 1957])
Around the World in 8 Days
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #91 ([December 1957?])
Around the World In 8 Days
 
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #91 ([December 1957])
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #91 ([December 1957?])
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #223 (July-August 1970)
Around the World in 8 Days
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #223 (July-August 1970)
 (80 Page Giant G73)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #22 ([1971?])
Around the World in 8 Days
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #22 ([1971?])
Original
Detective Comics 248, October 1957)
This version
Batman 223, July-August 1970 (80 Page Giant Magazine G-73)

Synopsis

Bandits break into a hospital and steal an experimental new drug....the only one that will save a patient, and Batman & Robin only have a week to discover its location and get it back so that the man can be injected with it. To make matters worse, the loot from the crime has been broken up between "fences" all over the world!

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Dairy Queen) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dairy Queen

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 5. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

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

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Walter Wallach (intro)

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Zenith Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. Decision for a Lady Cop Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

"I brought this pup in, Sarge!"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humor
Characters
Casey the Cop; Sarge

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 10. The Martian Without a Memory (J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; crooks (intro, villain); Duggin

Credits

Script
Dave Wood ?
Art
Joe Certa

Synopsis

A jolt of electricity from a live wire causes Jones to lose his memory. He no longer knows he's a Martian.

Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

"As members of the Citizens Society we have some suggestions for your prison, Warden Willis!"

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humor
Characters
Warden Willis

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Josely Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Josely Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 14. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Junior Sales Club of America) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Junior Sales Club of America

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38436

Entry created

  • 28/02/2019

Index completed

  • 28/02/2019

Last updated

  • 28/02/2019