Detective Comics #254

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1958
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14359

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover One Ounce of Doom! (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Ace the Bathound

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #98 ([July 1958])
One Ounce of Doom!
Show/hide 1. The Secret of the Happy Pig! (Peter Porkchops) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peter Porkchops
Genre
Funny animal

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff?
Art
Rube Grossman
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 2. One Ounce of Doom (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Ace, the Bathound; Commissioner Gordon

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #98 ([July 1958])
One Ounce of Doom
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #98 ([July 1958?])
One Ounce of Doom
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #98 ([July 1958?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #29 ([May 1964?])
One Ounce of Doom
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #29 ([May 1964?])
Original
Detective Comics 254, April 1958

Synopsis

A hobo unknowlingly steals a high explosive from the laboratory of a scientist.

Notes

Ace was erroneously claimed to have had his first appearance in this issue. Info by Kurt Mitchell, 2005-06-08 (Per Sandell ed.)

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. The Monster of the Mountain (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

From GCD
In Big Boy (Artima, 1956 series) #25 October 1958
Show/hide 6. Crime A La Carte Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The One-Man Army (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; The General

Credits

Script
Jack Miller ?
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([October 1975?])
The One-Man Army
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
The One-Man Army
From GCD
In Big Boy (Artima, 1956 series) #25 October 1958
in Showcase Presents Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1
 
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #254.

Synopsis

Manhunter takes on the General who has assembled an army of crime.

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 12/08


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40953

Cover added

  • 13/02/2010

Index completed

  • 13/02/2010