Detective Comics #151

DC Comics

United States

Published
September 1949
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/7814

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin.

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

Printed in
In The Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #7 (November 2007).

Notes

Information on filler and text features are unavailable for this issue.

Show/hide 1. I.O.U. My Life! (Batman ) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Peter Chaney; Mr. Jenkins (D); Homer Davis [also as Mr. Jenkins] (villain); Ben Kole (villain); Lazy Larry Gang (villains).

Credits

Art
Dick Sprang (signed as Bob Kane)

Synopsis

Ben Kole, a supposed student of Egyptology, has the weird hobby of saving people's lives, then demanding that they sign an "I.O.U. My Life" form in order to later blackmail those he saved.

Notes

Inker credit revised & verified by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Inker credit previously given to Gene McDonald. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 106-08.

Show/hide 2. ? Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Notes

This sequence is most likely out of proper sequence.

Show/hide 3. ? (?) Public service announcement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
?
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin.

Credits

Art
Martin Naydel
Show/hide 4. Around the World in 24 Hrs (Robotman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robotman [Paul Dennis]

Credits

Art
Jimmy Thompson
Show/hide 5. ? (Slam Bradley) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Slam Bradley
Genre
Detective
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan.

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman
Show/hide 6. Untitled (?) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
?
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Adventures of Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis (DC, 1952 series) #28 (April 1956)
Untitled
Show/hide 7. Untitled (?) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
?
Genre
Humor
Show/hide 8. ? (Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
Genre
Western
Characters
Pow-Wow Smith (intro).

Credits

Script
Don Cameron
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
George Klein?
Show/hide 9. Safety First (Superman) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero; fact
Characters
Superman

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Wayne Boring
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (KGM, 1952 series) #80 (May 1957)

Notes

Information on filler and text features are unavailable for this issue.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 45654

Cover added

  • 05/05/2010

Index completed

  • 05/05/2010