Detective Comics #156

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1950
Page count
52
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/8101

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Batmobile of 1950 (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
Dick Sprang
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Notes

Art credits verified by Dick Sprang.

Show/hide 1. National Comics Takes "Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children." Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Batmobile of 1950! (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]; Commissioner James Gordon; unnamed magician; Smiley Dix (villain); Snake (villain); Zoot (villain); unnamed doctor; unnamed nurse; Detective Cramer; unnamed police officer

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane]
Inks
Charlie Paris

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #156 (February 1950)
 
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-14 (March 1973)
The Batmobile of 1950
 
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-14 (March 1973)
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #29 ([November 1974?])
The Batmobile of 1950!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #29 ([November 1974?])
 
United States
Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #8 ([June] 2012)
The Batmobile of 1950!

Synopsis

After being injured in a wreck involving the Batmobile while chasing some crooks, Batman finds himself laid up, unable to fight crime...or so is thought by crookdom, who are soon introduced to the fearsome capabilities of the new Batmobile!

Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich; we previously suggested Stan Kaye.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Bazooka
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Star Spangled Comics; Action Comics; Adventure Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.67 pages

"You don't have to wait 2 months..."

Featuring

Feature
Star Spangled Comics; Action Comics; Adventure Comics
Show/hide 5. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. The Beauty Who Talked with Beasts! (Impossible-- But True) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Impossible-- But True
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond

Credits

Art
Dan Barry
Show/hide 7. Bear Trapped! (Ray-o-Vac) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ray-o-Vac
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Ton O' Fun) Cartoon, 1 page

"Whaddaya think of our new advertising campaign?"

Featuring

Feature
Ton O' Fun
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Harry Lampert
Art
Harry Lampert
Show/hide 9. To Arms! (Robotman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robotman [Robert Crane; aka Paul Dennis]

Credits

Art
Lee Elias ?
Show/hide 10. Here's Good News for Batman and Robin Fans! (Batman; World's Finest Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; World's Finest Comics
Show/hide 11. Batman and Robin Stand Up for Sportsmanship! (Batman and Robin) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Advocacy; superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 2 pages

"Don't forget, Doris, I'm picking you and your folks up..."

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor
Characters
Varsity Vic

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #47 (August 1958)
Untitled
Show/hide 13. TV Quiz Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. Untitled [The First!] Comic story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; biography

Credits

Script
Stookie Allen ?
Art
Stookie Allen ?
Letters
Stookie Allen ?
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nestlé's Crunch
Show/hide 16. The Great Gold Robbery! (Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Pow-Wow Smith

Credits

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino

Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Rubber-for-Molds, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Rubber-for-Molds, Inc.
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Motor's Auto Repair Manual) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Motor's Auto Repair Manual

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 19. No title recorded (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy B-B Guns

Credits

Art
Fred Harman
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 46414

Cover added

  • 27/06/2010

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019