Detective Comics #257

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1958
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14499

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Batman's Invincible Foe! (Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)
Show/hide 1. Are You a Litter-Bug? Public service announcement, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff?
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 2. Batman's Invincible Foe (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Karko; Commissioner Gordon; Mahan

Credits

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #100 ([September 1958?])
Batman’s Invincible Foe
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #33 ([May 1965?])
Batman's Invincible Foe
 
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #33 ([August 1976?])

Synopsis

A criminal and a policeman from the future draw Batman into the middle of their battle.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Return of Cleopatra (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #25 ([October 1958?])
The Return of Cleopatra
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Humorous Sheriff!) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Humorous Sheriff!
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Batman Whirly-Word Game) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman Whirly-Word Game
Genre
Activity

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #87 (October 1954)
Untitled
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superadventure Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1959 series) #1969 (December 1968)
Untitled

Notes

puzzle

Show/hide 7. The Ghost-Written Clue Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. King of the Underworld! (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); Willy Wanger (dead); Bert Weldon; Mike Herty; Captain Harding

Credits

Script
Arnold Drake ?
Art
Joe Certa

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #25 ([October 1958?])
King of the Underworld
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
King of the Underworld!

Synopsis

There's a gang war to determine who will take Willy Wanger's place, and Jones is determined to win.

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 6/09

Show/hide 9. Untitled (O'Malley of the 4th Precinct) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
O'Malley of the 4th Precinct
Genre
Detective

Credits

Script
Irwin Hasen
Art
Irwin Hasen

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41081

Cover added

  • 13/02/2010

Index completed

  • 13/02/2010