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 The Elongated Man

Detective Comics No. 327
May 1964
Story: "Ten Miles To Nowhere" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in THE FLASH #138)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in THE FLASH #138)
Cameo appearances: The Flash, Kid Flash, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Captain Boomerang
Villains: Al and other crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This is the first Elongated Man solo story.  Prior to this issue, the Elongated Man appeared as a guest-star in Flash and Kid Flash stories, in THE FLASH #112, 115, 119, 124, 130, 134, and 138.
 In this story, the Elongated Man stops wearing his mask.
Synopsis: At Lake Champlain, the Elongated Man discovers ten miles more on his car odometer than when he left it parked last night, and, investigating, stumbles on a gang of jewel robbers.

Detective Comics No. 328
June 1964
Story: "Curious Case of the Barn-Door Bandit" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: Joe Peters, Barney Baxter (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man investigates the mystery of a barn-door thief.

Detective Comics No. 329
July 1964
Story: "Puzzle of the Purple Pony" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny

Detective Comics No. 330
August 1964
Story: "Desert Double-Cross" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man (next appears in Batman story in next issue)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (next appears in Batman story in next issue)
Intro: Molly Parker, John Parker, Ed Mooney, Joe Trench (only appearance for all)
Villains: Bill Hastings and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story, the Elongated Man teams with Batman and Robin to fight Boss Barron in the next issue.
Synopsis: With his wife held hostage, the Elongated Man is forced to commit a robbery for a gangster.

Detective Comics No. 332
October 1964
Story: "The Elongated Man's Other-World Wife" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in Batman story in last issue)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in Batman story in last issue)
Intro: Jim (Sue Dibny's uncle; only appearance)
Comment: This story takes place on the Elongated Man's birthday.
Synopsis: Sue Dibny appears to have been abducted by aliens and impersonated, and the Elongated Man investigates.

Detective Comics No. 333
November 1964
Story: "The Robbery That Never Happened" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Richard Bell (only appearance)
Villains: Two crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A crook hypnotizes a watch-repair shop owner into turning over his money through a gimmicked watch, but the Elongated Man gets on the case.

Detective Comics No. 334
December 1964
Story: "Battle of the Elongated Weapons" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villain: Martin Beene (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Criminal scientist Martin Beene learns a method for making objects that the Elongated Man has touched stretch their shapes under his command, and uses them as tools for crime.

Detective Comics No. 335
January 1965
Story: "Break Up the Bottle-Neck Gang" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Billy Warner (next appears in issue #382)
Cameo appearances: Batman, the Flash, Green Lantern (as costumes)
Villains: The Bottleneck Bandits (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man is asked to bring in the Bottleneck Bandits, but, with his uniform in the laundry, has to borrow a costume from a kid admirer.

Detective Comics No. 336
February 1965
Story: "The House of ‘Flashy' Traps" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
GS: The Flash (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #33; next appears in THE FLASH #151)
Supporting Characters: Sue Dibny, Iris West (between THE FLASH #? / ?)
Villains: Mirror Master (between THE FLASH #146 / 155), an unnamed crook (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: On a visit to Central City, the Elongated Man is inveigled by his friend Flash into investigating a house the Mirror Master has gimmicked with traps rigged especially for the Scarlet Speedster, but not for the Ductile Detective.

Detective Comics No. 337
March 1965
Story: "Case of the 20 Grand Pay-Off" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Susan Johnson (only appearance)
Villains: Big Jackson, Ed, Joe, Monty, other crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Sue Dibny is dismayed when the Elongated Man boards a plane with a look-alike for Sue, whom he insists is his wife.

Detective Comics No. 338
April 1965
Story: "Case of the Curious Compass" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Captain Emerson (only appearance)
Villain: Big Bob Wilkes and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: On a ship voyage, the Elongated Man is called on to discover why the compass of a ship model on board points away from north.

Detective Comics No. 339
May 1965
Story: "The Counterfeit Crime-Buster" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
GA: Batman (last appearance in Batman story in this issue; next appears in WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #149)
Supporting Characters: Hugh Rankin (last appearance in Batman story in issue #335; next appears in ?), Sue Dibny
Intro: Sgt. Douglas
Villains: Husky Harry Bellows and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man investigates a phony $20 bill slipped into his wife's purse, which bears the fingerprints of a supposedly dead gangster.

Detective Comics No. 340
June 1965
Story: "Mystery of the Millionaire Cowboy" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Mr. and Mrs. Amos Hurd (only appearance for both)
Villains: Charley and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man investigates the mystery of applause coming from an empty theater and discovers a plot to rob a wealthy cattle baron.

Detective Comics No. 341
July 1965
Story: "The Elongated Man's Change-of-Face" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Abner Trotter, John Trotter (only appearance for both)
Villains: The Morton Brothers (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man discovers that "he" has been solving crimes in the town of Powderkeg, if the local newspaper's stories can be believed, and that the Elongated Man is "really" the son of the paper's editor.

Detective Comics No. 342
August 1965
Story: "The Bandits and the Baroness" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man (next appears in Batman story in next issue)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (next appears in Batman story in next issue)
Villains: Six other Ralph Dibnys, Baron and Baroness Dervich (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man teams with Batman and Robin to fight General Von Dort in the next issue.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man finds himself at a hotel to which he has been invited, with six other guests bearing the name of Ralph Dibny.

Detective Comics No. 344
October 1965
Story: "Peril In Paris" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: John Broome
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in Batman story in last issue)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in Batman story in last issue)
Intro: Monica (only appearance)
Villains: Rajah, Henri, Antoine (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: In Paris, the Elongated Man and Sue herself discover Sue is able to read and speak French without ever having been able to do so before, which puts them on the trail of a gang of thieves.

Detective Comics No. 345
November 1965
Story: "Robberies In Reverse" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man (next appears in BATMAN #177)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Doc Evans, Ed (only appearance for both)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Comment: Shortly after this story, the Elongated Man helps Batman, Robin, and the Atom take in Ed "Numbers"Garvey in BATMAN #177.
Synopsis: A gas-station attendant who pays the Dibnys instead of taking their money and crooks who give away their loot put the Elongated Man on the trail of another mystery.

Detective Comics No. 346
December 1965
Story: "Peephole To the Future" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in BATMAN #177)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: Waxy, Carter, Deke, another crook (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When the Elongated Man temporarily gains the power to predict the future, a gang of crooks captures him and turns it to their advantage.

Detective Comics No. 347
January 1966
Story: "The Man Who Hated Money" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Flip Philips, Antoine Lemaire, Hannibal Holiday, Rhoda Marr, August Clemens (only appearance for all)
Villains: Various crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man tries to solve the case of a robber who appears to hate money.

Detective Comics No. 348
February 1966
Story: "My Wife, the Witch" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: Gregory Hunt and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: In the town of Malem, Sue Dibny comes upon a book which appears to give her magical powers.  Elongated Man investigates.

Detective Comics No. 349
March 1966
Story: "The 13 O'Clock Robbery" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Elmer Ewell (in flashback; dies before this story begins), Jabez (only appearance)
Villains: Chuck and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man tries to go on a fishing trip but discovers that the lake has dried up--and that someone else is still fishing in it.

Detective Comics No. 350
April 1966
Story: "Green Lantern's Breakout" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man (receives a new costume in this story)
GS: Green Lantern (last appearance in GREEN LANTERN (2nd series) #44; next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #44)
Supporting Characters: Sue Dibny, Thomas "Pieface" Kalmuku (between GREEN LANTERN (2nd series) #? / ?)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Thomas Kalmuku, Green Lantern's best friend, asks for the Elongated Man's help in trying to restore Hal Jordan's memory and capturing a gang of crooks striking at Ferris Aircraft.

Detective Comics No. 351
May 1966
Story: "The Case of the Costumed-Made Crook" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man
GA: The Flash (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #44; next appears in THE FLASH #162)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villain: Billy Brown (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man takes on a crook who uses the hero's old uniform as a tool for robberies.

Detective Comics No. 352
July 1966
Story: "The Puzzling Prophecies of the Tea Leaves" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Mrs. Harrow, Alice Avery (aka Miss Ayda; only appearance for both)
Villains: Charley and other crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man finds that a gypsy tea leaf reader has the power to foretell when a jewel robbery will be held.

Detective Comics No. 353
August 1966
Story: "The Double-Dealing Jewel Thieves" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: Courtney, Lietag, Bobo and other crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When a fake exhibit of England's crown jewels turns out to be really fake, instead of the real purloined jewels, it sets the owner of the exhibit into a frenzy, which puts the Elongated Man on the case.

Detective Comics No. 354
September 1966
Story: "The Tantalizing Troubles of the Tripod Thieves" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
GS: Zatanna (last appearance in GREEN LANTERN (2nd series) #42; next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #51)
Villains: Marshall Maitland, two crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man meets Zatanna while trying to nab some crooks out to steal a solid gold mystical tripod.

Detective Comics No. 356
October 1966
Story: "Truth Behind the False Faces" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Carmine Infantino
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Steve Jackson (only appearance)
Cameo appearance: Melvin Thomas House (as a mannequin; first and only appearance)
Villains: Pittsburgh Phil, a gang of crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man and a patrolman follow a clue of wax dummies that leads them to a gang of thieves.

Detective Comics No. 357
November 1966
Story: "Tragedy of the Too-Lucky Thief" (10 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Murphy Anderson
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man (gets new yellow and black uniform for this story only)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Judge Albert Tolliver (only appearance)
Villains: Cutler and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A man who expresses regret over having won two bets at a racetrack arouses the suspicion of the Elongated Man.

Detective Comics No. 358
December 1966
Story: "The Faker-Takers of the Baker's Dozen" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Peter Baker (only appearance)
Villains: Bolton Hume and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When Sue Dibny unveils thirteen empty picture frames at an art exhibition, the Elongated Man goes into action to discover what has become of the paintings.

Detective Comics No. 359
January 1967
Story: "Riddle of the Sleepytime Taxi" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Murphy Anderson
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: Beejay and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: On their way to a costume party, the Elongated Man and his wife fall asleep and discover when they awaken that their cab ride has taken an hour, which puts the Stretchable Sleuth in action.

Detective Comics No. 360
February 1967
Story: "London Caper of the Rockers and Mods" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Murphy Anderson
Feature Character: Elongated Man (next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #51)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Queen Elizabeth (of Earth-One)
Villains: A gang of Mods and a gang of Rockers (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps the Justice League and Zatanna find Zatara in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #51.
Synopsis: When Big Ben in London starts running backwards, the Elongated Man investigates and runs into a competition between Mods and Rockers.

Detective Comics No. 361
March 1967
Story: "The Curious Case of the Circus Crook" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #51; origin details revealed in this story)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Bert Mangum (only appearance)
Villain: Rollins (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man helps out the owner of the circus in which he once appeared by clearing him of a charge of robbery.

Detective Comics No. 362
April 1967
Story: "The Horse That Hunted Hoods" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Jim Barker, Ed, Joe (only appearance for all)
Villains: Charley, Jo-Jo, and their gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man helps a horse track down a mounted policeman who is held prisoner by some crooks.

Detective Comics No. 363
May 1967
Story: "Way-Out Day In Wishbone City" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: Two crooks (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: Everyone (including the Elongated Man and Sue Dibny) in Wishbone City suddenly starts obeying their inmost desires, creating chaos and making it easy for two thieves to pull a heist.

Detective Comics No. 364
June 1967
Story: "The Ship That Sank Twice" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Irv Novick
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Jim Roberts, Dr. Hayes, Prof. Pemberton (only appearance for all)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man investigates the case of a man who rents a sailboat he knows is going to sink.
Detective Comics No. 365
July 1968
Story: "The Crooks Who Captured Themselves" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: Mark Modred and his gang (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man tries to foil a rare coin robbery while his body does the exact opposite of what his mind tells him.

Detective Comics No. 366
August 1968
Story: "Robber Round-Up In Kiddy City" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: John Broome
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Booth (only appearance)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A salesman's penchant for only renting the same car from an agency leads the Elongated Man to a gang of crooks.

Detective Comics No. 367
September 1968
Story: "Enigma of the Elongated Evildoer" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Carmine Infantino
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Bart Somers, a countess (only appearance for both)
Villains: Banners, two crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man investigates the mystery of a crime committed by an apparently elongated crook.

Detective Comics No. 368
October 1968
Story: "The Treacherous Time-Trap" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Gil Kane
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
GS: The Atom (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #57; next appears in THE ATOM #34)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Other Character: Anton Teljas (last appearance in THE ATOM #28; last appearance)
Villains: Chronos (last appearance in THE ATOM #28; next appears in ACTION COMICS #427), a gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Chronos attempts to destroy his old enemies the Atom and Anton Teljas in one stroke with a bomb, but the Elongated Man helps the Tiny Titan escape and defeat their foe.

Detective Comics No. 369
November 1967
Story: "Legend of the Lovers' Lantern" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Neal Adams
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: John Hanlon, Marsha Hanlon (only appearance for both)
Villains: Lefty Luke Knowles, a gang of crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man goes on the trail of a stolen "lovers' lantern" which supposedly has the power to bring back an absent loved one.

Detective Comics No. 370
December 1967
Story: "Case of the Colorless Cash" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Gil Kane
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man looks into the mystery of stolen money that turns absolutely blank.

Detective Comics No. 371
January 1968
Story: "The Bellringer and the Baffling Bongs" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Mike Sekowsky
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Johnny Adams (only appearance)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man checks into the mystery of a bell which was rung without a pull-rope and encounters a gang of thieves.

Detective Comics No. 372
February 1968
Story: "Elongated Man Throws His Weight Around" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Gil Kane
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Sam Sonntag (only appearance)
Villains: Gluefingers and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man meets a young weightlifter who becomes a circus strongman and runs into a gang of crooks.

Detective Comics No. 373
March 1968
Story: "The Riddler On the Roof" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Gil Kane
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
GS: Batman, Robin (last appearance in the Batman story in this issue)
Supporting Characters: Commissioner Gordon (last appearance in the Batman story in this issue; next appears in ?)
Villain: The Riddler (between issues #364 / ?)
Synopsis: In Gotham City on a visit, the Elongated Man helps Commissioner Gordon bring in the Riddler.

Detective Comics No. 374
April 1968
Story: "The Amazing Crook-Gatcher" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Mike Sekowsky
Inker: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Charles Bryant, Lila Taylor (only appearance for both)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man tries to find a kidnapped inventor who claims to have created a gun which fires bullets that will only hit crooks.

Detective Comics No. 375
May 1968
Story: "The Face That Stopped Clocks" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Mike Sekowsky
Inker: George Roussos
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Comment: This story takes place on the Elongated Man's birthday.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man is drawn into another mystery when he meets a man whose face can apparently stop clocks.

Detective Comics No. 376
June 1968
Story: "The Demon-Doll Doom" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Mike Sekowsky
Inker: George Roussos
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Intro: Marty Dillingham
Villain: Harry Hanson and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man helps an old college roommate of his recover a stolen voodoo doll, the loss of which the man believes threatens his life.

Detective Comics No. 377
July 1968
Story: "The Case of the Clumsy Crook" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Murphy Anderson
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Villain: Taps Carter, three crooks (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A clumsy thief steals the Elongated Man's valise, containing a bottle of Gingold and a solid gold bracelet for his wife's anniversary.

Detective Comics No. 378
August 1968
Story: "Menace of the Man-Killing Shooting Gallery" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Evelyn and her husband (only appearance)
Villains: Hanford Jenkins and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Hanford Jenkins claims to shoot up his apartment to smash bombs set for him by the syndicate, but the Elongated Man finds the real motive for his behavior.

Detective Comics No. 379
September 1968
Story: "The Elongated Man's Magic Moment" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
GS: Zatara (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #51; next appears in ADVENTURE COMICS #415)
Intro: Robby (Sue's nephew; only appearance)
Villains: Joe Flood and his hood (only appearance for both)
Synopsis: Zatara is taken prisoner by two crooks, but transfers his magic to the Elongated Man to have him attempt a rescue.
 
Detective Comics No. 380
October 1968
Story: "Fortune In a Flower Pot" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: Elwin Trent, Morgan Wilson, George Garrison (only appearance for all)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man takes a hand in matters when thugs attack two men who are planting coins in a flower pot.

Detective Comics No. 381
November 1968
Story: "The Come-and-Go Mansion Mystery" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Intro: George (only appearance), Edwin Condon (in flashback; dies in this story)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man checks into the reason why a mansion which burned down years ago has reappeared within a day.

Detective Comics No. 382
December 1968
Story: "The Wishing Well Wonder" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny
Other Character: Billy Warner (last appearance in issue #335)
Intro: Mr. and Mrs. Warner (Billy's parents), Fred Warner (his grandfather), the Great Guru (only appearance for all)
Villains: Eddie, Chuck, and other crooks (first appearance for all)
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man tries to uncover the secret of Billy Warner's ability to make wishes come true with a miniature wishing well and runs into a gang of crooks.

Detective Comics No. 383
January 1969
Story: "Pursuit of the Bugged Bandits" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Gardner Fox
Artist: Sid Greene
Feature Character: Elongated Man (next appears in THE FLASH #206)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (next appears in THE FLASH #210)
Other Characters: Billy Warner (last appearance)
Intro: Mike (only appearance)
Cameo appearances: Fred Warner (in flashback), Batman
Villains: Baldy, the Black Turtleneck Gang, another gang (first and only appearance for all), Eddie, Chuck (last appearance for both)
Comment: Story continues from last issue.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man discovers that the wishing coin Billy Warner used had a radio transmitted concealed within it and was used to get information on his diamond-cutter grandfather.

The Flash No. 206
May 1971
Story: "Showdown In Elongated Town" (7 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Cary Bates
Artist: Dick Giordano
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in DETECTIVE COMICS #383; next appears in issue #208)
Cameo appearance: Buck Jones (of Earth-One), Gary Rogers (first and only appearance for both; on movie posters)
Villain: The Mirror Master (between Flash stories in issues #188 / 231)
Synopsis: The Mirror Master hypnotizes the Elongated Man into walking into an Old West-style setting for a duel.

The Flash No. 208
August 1971
Story: "Malice In Wonderland" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Len Wein
Artist: Dick Giordano
Feature Character: Elongated Man (between issues #206 / 210)
Intro: The "Mad Hatter" (only appearance; not either of the two Batman villains)
Villains: The White Rabbit and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: In the town of Dodgson, the Elongated Man attends an Alice in Wonderland festival and finds a White Rabbit and his gang out to steal a first edition of the Alice in Wonderland book.

The Flash No. 210
November 1971
Story: "A Tasteless Trick" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Steve Skeates
Artist: Dick Giordano
Feature Character: Elongated Man (between issues #208 / 212)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in DETECTIVE COMICS #383; next appears in issue #212)
Intro: Maha-Skeet and his daughter, Warren Savin (only appearance for all)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A magician eating a magazine at a newsstand tips the Elongated Man off to another mystery.

The Flash No. 212
February 1972
Story: "When Money Grows On Trees" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Len Wein
Artist: Dick Giordano
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in issue #210; next appears in DETECTIVE COMICS #426)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in issue #210; next appears in
Intro: Timmy Dennison, Victor Dennison (only appearance for both)
Villain: A would-be murderer (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Elongated Man sees a boy plant a dollar and get a money tree in return, which leads him to a plot to murder the child's tycoon father.

Detective Comics No. 426
August 1972
Story: "Trail of the Fadeaway Footprints" (9 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Len Wein
Artist: Dick Giordano
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in THE FLASH #212; next appears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #100)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in THE FLASH #212; next appears in issue #430)
Intro: A frogman (dies in this story)
Villains: Amos Fitch, Roscoe and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps the Justice League and Justice Society find the Seven Soldiers of Victory and fight the Iron Hand in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #100 and 102.
Synopsis: The discovery of a dying frogman in the desert leads the Elongated Man and Sue Dibny to another mystery.

Detective Comics No. 430
December 1972
Story: "The Haunted Studio Mystery" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: E. Nelson Bridwell
Artist: Dick Giordano
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #102; next appears in THE FLASH #221)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in issue #426; next appears in THE FLAS #221)
Intro: L. B. Warden (only appearance)
Villains: A gang of crooks (first and only appearance)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps celebrate the Flash's birthday in THE FLASH #221, then joins the Justice League of America and helps them fight T. O. Morrow in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #105-106.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man and Sue come upon a movie studio which is reenacting scenes from its past classic movies, but find a gang of crooks amongst the extras.

Detective Comics No. 436
September 1973
Story: "Sign of the Two Fingers" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Elliot S! Maggin
Artist: Dick Giordano
Feature Characters: Elongated Man (between JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #106 / 107)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #105; next appears in issue #444)
Villain: Z. Jonah Alvarez and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps the Justice League, Justice Society, and Freedom Fighters defeat the Nazis of Earth-X in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #107-108, then helps the Justice League fight Eclipso in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #109, the Key in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #110, and the Injustice Gang in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #111, Amazo in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #112.  Then he helps the Justice League and Justice Society solve the mystery of Sandy's disappearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #113 and helps the Justice League fight Anakronus in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #114 and monitor Wonder Woman's battle with Mars in WONDER WOMAN #215.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man tries to solve the mystery of an invisible dog and is forced to commit robbery or see his wife killed.

Detective Comics No. 444
December 1974 / January 1975
Story: "The Magical Mystery Mirror" (8 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Mike W. Barr
Artist: Ernie Chan
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in WONDER WOMAN #215; next appears in ACTION COMICS #443)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (between issues #436 / 449)
Intro: Amos Fell, Janice Fell, Ron, Mrs. Dennis Fell, Lt. Jacobs (only appearance for all)
Villains: Dennis Fell and his two hirelings (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story, the Elongated Man helps the Justice League fight the Queen Bee and her minions in ACTION COMICS #443, the Matter Master in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #116,  the Equalizers in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #117,  the Adaptoids in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #118-119,  help Supergirl and Batgirl fight Lilibet Windsor in SUPERMAN FAMILY #171, and monitor Wonder Woman's battle with Mchsm in WONDER WOMAN #219.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man encounters a mirror with a strange image of an absent girl, which leads him to crack the case of an attempted murder.

Detective Comics No. 449
July 1975
Story: "The Mystery Man Who Walked On Air" (6 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Mary Skrenes
Artist: Dick Giordano
Feature Character: The Elongated Man (last appearance in WONDER WOMAN #219; nextappears in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #120)
GS:. The Flash (last appearance in WONDER WOMAN #219; next appears in THE FLASH #235)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (between issues #444 / 453)
Villains: Hard-Boiled Harry the Bomb and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps the Justice League and Adam Strange fight Kanjar Ro in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #120-121.
 This story takes place on Ralph Dibny's birthday.
Synopsis: The sight of a man who can fly by hanging onto a bird's legs and who can stand on water leads the Elongated Man into another mystery.

Detective Comics No. 453
November 1975
Story: "The Case of the Reverse-Pickpocket" (6 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Mike W. Barr
Penciller: Sergio Garcia
Inker: Frank McLaughlin
Feature Character: Elongated Man (between JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #121 / 127)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (between issues #449 / 456)
Intro: Lt. Wiggins, Lt. Reynolds, Weasel Wilson (only appearance for all)
Villains: Dr. Prouty, Barnes and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps the Justice League fight the Anarchis in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #127.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man tries to figure out why a reformed pickpocket is putting money in people's pockets.

Detective Comics No. 456
February 1976
Story: "The Un-Stretchable Sleuth" (6 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Artist: Kurt Schaffenberger
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #127)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in issue #453)
Villains: Heather, Paul, Eddie (first appearance for all)
Comment: This story continues in the next issue.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man tries to stop a fur robbery.  But his Gingold wears off in the middle of the battle with the crooks, leaving him unable to stretch and enabling them to capture him.

Detective Comics No. 457
March 1976
Story: "Make Way For the Elongated Woman" (6 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Artist: Kurt Schaffenberger
Feature Character: Elongated Man (next appears in WONDER WOMAN #220)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (becomes the Elongated Woman for this story only; next appears in issue #462)
Villains: Heather, Paul, Eddie (last appearance for all)
Comments: This story continues from last issue.
 Shortly after this story Elongated Man helps the Justice League monitor Wonder Woman's battles with Chronos, Dr. Cyber, and Wade Dazzle in WONDER WOMAN #220-222, reinduct her into the Justice League and battle Nekron in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #128-129.
Synopsis: To save her husband, Sue Dibny uses mechanical "elastic" powers as the Elongated Woman against the three crooks who have captured the Elongated Man.

Detective Comics No. 462
August 1976
Story: "Clue of the Talking Orchid" (6 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Penciller: Union Studio
Inker: Vince Colletta
Feature Characters: Elongated Man (between JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #129 / 131)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (between issues #457 / 465)
Villains: Orchid Andy and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps the Justice League fight Sonar, the Queen Bee, and Despero in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #131-134.
Synopsis: When the Elongated Man gives an orchid to Sue that starts to relay conversation, he is led into another mystery.

Detective Comics No. 465
November 1976
Story: "The Elongated Plague" (6 pages)
Editor: Julius Schwartz
Writer: Bob Rozakis
Penciller: Ernie Chua
Inker: Terry Austin
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #134; next appears in Green Arrow story in next issue)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (between issues #462 / 488)
Villain: The Calculator (last appearance in Black Canary story in last issue; next appears in Green Arrow story in next issue)
Comment: This story continues from the Black Canary story in last issue and continues in the Green Arrow story in next issue.
 Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps Green Arrow fight the Calculator in next issue, then helps the Justice League fight the Calculator in issue #468, Captain Cold and his minions in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #139, the Construct in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #142-143, teams with the Flash to fight the Molder in THE FLASH #252-253, helps the Justice League fight the Key in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #150, Amos Fortune in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #151, Major Macabre in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #152, Amazo in ACTION COMICS #480 and 483, the Regnans in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #155, the Oceanians in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #156, and Mauri in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #157, helps Wonder Woman fight Inversion in WONDER WOMAN #247, teams with Batgirl, Robin, and Red Tornado to fight the Power Sower in BATMAN FAMILY #20, helps the Justice League, the Justice Society, and five time-lost heroes fight the Lord of Time in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #159-160, helps the Justice League fight the Treasurers, Karvus-Kun, and the War-Kohn in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #210-212,  induct Zatanna and fight the Warlock in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #161, the Shark in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #162, Anton Allegro, Highlord, and the Hidden Ones in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #163-165, the Secret Society of Super-Villains in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #166-168, the Over-Complex in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #170, and the Regulator in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #174.
Synopsis: During a comics convention in Star City, the Elongated Man battles the Calculator, who gives the con-goers elastic bodies that will not snap back into shape.

Detective Comics No. 488
February-March 1980
Story: "Minus One Miracle Car" (6 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Mike W. Barr
Penciller: Eduardo Barretto
Inker: Joe Giella
Letterer: Ben Oda
Colorist: Doug Klein
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #174; next appears in DC COMICS PRESENTS #21)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in issue #465; next appears in DC COMICS PRESENTS #21)
Intro: Charles Morgan, Brad James (only appearance for both)
Villains: Charles Rawlin, Evans, an industrial spy (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man helps Superman fight aliens in DC COMICS PRESENTS #21, helps the Justice League induct Firestorm and fight the Satin Satan in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #179 and the third Star-Tsar in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #181.
Synopsis: The Elongated Man investigates the disappearance of a race car.

Justice League of America No. 182
September 1980
Story: "The Sun Queen Snatch" (8 pages)
Editor: Len Wein
Scripter: Paul Kupperberg
Penciller: Rodin Rodriguez
Inker: Vince Colletta
Letterer: Ben Oda
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Character: Elongated Man (between Justice League stories in last issue and next issue)
GS: Hawkman (beween Justice League stories in this issue and next issue)
GA: Shiera Hall (Hawkgirl; between Justice League stories in last issue and next issue)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in DC COMICS PRESENTS #21; next appears in DETECTIVE COMICS #500)
Intro: Mr. Saint-Dobbins, Capt. Ginsburg (only appearance for both)
Villains: Olivia Saint-Dobbins, Horatio, Norman (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Elongated Man appears briefly with the Justice League in the next issue, and helps them fight the Shaggy Man in issue #186 and Proteus in issues #187-188.
Synopsis: On an ocean pleasure cruise with his wife and Carter and Shiera Hall (alias Hawkman and Hawkgirl), the Elongated Man takes time out to solve the self-engineered "kidnapping" of playgirl Olivia Saint-Dobbins.

Detective Comics No. 500
March 1981
Story: "The Final Mystery of Edgar Allen Poe" (8 pages)
Editor: Paul Levitz
Writer: Mike W. Barr
Artist: Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Letterer: John Costanza
Colorist: Tatjana Wood
Feature Character: Elongated Man (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #188; next appears in THE FLASH #296)
Supporting Character: Sue Dibny (last appearance in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #182; next appears in THE FLASH #296)
Other Character: Edgar Allan Poe (of Earth-One; in flashback; last appearance in THE ATOM #12; dies in this story)
Intro: Joshua Reynolds (in flashback), Edwin Allman Pohe (only appearance for both)
Villains: Marcia Douglas, Steve Billman (first and only appearance for both)
Comment: This is the last Earth-One Elongated Man solo story.
Synopsis: A raven screaming "Nevermore!" leads the Elongated Man and Sue Dibny into another mystery involving an attempted murder and the finding of an unpublished magazine by Edgar Allan Poe.

Elongated Man's later appearances:
THE FLASH #296
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #189-191
BRAVE AND THE BOLD #177
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #194
SUPERMAN FAMILY #211
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #195, 197-200
PHANTOM ZONE #2
WONDER WOMAN #291
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #202-206, 209
WONDER WOMAN #308, 309
DC COMICS PRESENTS #58
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #217
BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #1
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA ANNUAL #1
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #218-221, 223
WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #300, 302
SUPERGIRL #20
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #226-230
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA ANNUAL #2
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #233-239
RED TORNADO #3
THE FLASH #349
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #241-243
INFINITY, INC #19
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #244
DETECTIVE COMICS #557
CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #5
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA ANNUAL #3
CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #10
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #245
CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #11, 12
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #246-250
DC COMICS PRESENTS #93
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #252-255, 257, 258