Detective Comics #155

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 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
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Show/hide Cover Bruce Wayne, Private Detective (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Cover, 1 page

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Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
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Superhero
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Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale

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

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Kodak

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Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Bruce Wayne, Private Detective! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

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Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
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Superhero
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Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale; Ed Wedge (detective); Tracks Carlin (villain, flashback); Frank Kelcey (villain, architect); Tilley (villain, Carlin's attorney)

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Synopsis

Bruce subs for a famed detective as he recuperates from appendix surgery. He immediately gets two clients, both of whom want a model train that once belonged to a criminal, Tracks Carlin...and are willing to get it at any cost!

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Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Art credits by Craig Delich, as confirmed to him by Lew Sayre Schwartz.

Oddity: Batman throws his gauntlets into a wind tunnel motor to save his life. Yet, in the next panel, he is still wearing his gauntlets!

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

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Show/hide 4. Here's Good News for Batman and Robin Fans! (Batman; World's Finest Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Batman; World's Finest Comics

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Show/hide 5. Mighty Maro-- The Man Who Reads Minds! (Impossible-- But True!) Comic story, 8 pages

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Impossible-- But True!
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Detective-mystery
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Roy Raymond

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Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Bazooka) Advertisement, 1 page

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Bazooka

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Show/hide 7. Blood Hounds Cartoon, 0.5 pages

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Charlie Evans

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Show/hide 8. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

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Show/hide 9. The Andrews Raiders Comic story, 6 pages

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Show/hide 10. Superboy Says "Give Your Town a Present!" Public service announcement, 1 page

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Advocacy; superhero

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Show/hide 11. Lone Wolf! Cartoon, 1 page

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Amos Anderson

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Show/hide 12. Dangerous Business Text article, 2 pages

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Show/hide 13. No title recorded Comic story, 0.75 pages

"Isn't it a beautiful night for our first date?"

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Humor; teen
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Jerry

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Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Nestlé's Crunch) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

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Nestlé's Crunch

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Show/hide 15. No title recorded Comic story, 1 page

"Hello, Casey! All set for our big bowling tournament next week?"

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Humor
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Casey the Cop

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Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #131 ([January 1960?])
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Show/hide 16. The Ranger from Red Deer Valley! (Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 10 pages

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Pow-Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
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Western-frontier
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Pow Wow Smith [Ohiyesa]; Bob Murphy; El Rio Lobo (villain)

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Show/hide 17. No title recorded (Adventure Comics; Action Comics; Star Spangled Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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

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Adventure Comics; Action Comics; Star Spangled Comics

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Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

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Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co.

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Show/hide 19. No title recorded (National Radio Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

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National Radio Institute

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Inside back cover.

Show/hide 20. No title recorded (Daisy B-B Guns) Advertisement, 1 page

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Daisy B-B Guns

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Back cover.


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On-sale date from copyright registration.

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AusReprints ID

  • 84084

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