Detective Comics #238

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1956
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/13236

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Doors That Hid Disaster! (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

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. The Doors That Hid Disaster (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]; Checkmate (intro, villain, death); Commissioner Gordon (voice only, supporting)

Credits

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #101 ([November 1958?])
The Doors that Hid Disaster
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #228 (January 1971)
The Doors That Hid Disaster
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #23 ([1971?])
The Doors That Hid Disaster
Original
Detective Comics 238, December 1956
This version
Batman 228, January-February 1971 (80 Page Giant Magazine G-79)
From GCD
from Detective Comics #238 (December 1956)
Show/hide 2. Jerry the Jitterbug (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Jerry, there's a large stack in the back room."

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 3. Gifts to the United Nations! Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff?
Art
Ruben Moreira
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 4. The Invaders From The 4th Dimension (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Dr. Huston (intro, villain)

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #12 ([May 1957?])
The Invaders from the 4th Dimension
Show/hide 5. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"Ow! My tooth!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour
Characters
Shorty

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 6. Casey the Cop (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 0.66 pages

"Where is it?"

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Humour
Characters
Casey the Cop

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 7. Wanted: Men and/or Money Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Art
? (illustration)
Colours
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 8. Earth Detective for a Day (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]; Booby-Trap Bagley (intro, villain); Lieutenant Saunders (intro)

Credits

Script
Jack Miller ?
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #12 ([May 1957?])
Earth Detective for a Day
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
Earth Detective for a Day
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #238.

Synopsis

The Earth Mars comet takes away Jones' powers for two hours

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 5/09


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38756

Index completed

  • 05/06/2012

Last updated

  • 25/03/2016