The Elongated Man


Title & Issue # Story Reprinted In:
Detective #327 "Ten Miles to Nowhere" - Captures thieves in a town where is relatively unknown Detective #445, Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #328 "Curious Case of the Barn-Door Bandit" Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #329 "Puzzle of the Purple Pony" - helps a cowpoke find a gold mine based on an old prophecy Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #330 "Desert Double Cross!"- kidnappers coerce Ralph's involvement in their crimes  Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #331 "The Museum of Mixed Up Men"- crook use device that changes men's identities and erases their memories, w/ Batman and Robin Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #332 "The Elongated Man's Other World Wife" - Sue creates a special birthday mystery for Ralph Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #333 "The Robbery That Never Happened" -  defeats criminals the hypnotize jeweler into robbing his own store Detective #442, Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #334 "Battle of the Elongated Weapons" - vs. Martin Breene, who is able to cause inanimate objects to stretch and change shapes Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #335 "Break-Up of the Bottle-Neck Gang" -  Defeats robbers and helps kid impress friends Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #336 "House of Flashy Traps"- defeats a henchman of the Mirror Master, while the Flash tracks the boss. Cameos by The Flash and the Mirror Master Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #337 "Case of the 20 Grand Payoff" - helps policewoman (disguised as his wife Sue) to break up Syndicate Mob Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #338 "The Case of the Curious Compass" - catches diamond thieves on a cruise ship Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #339 "Case of the Counterfeit Crime-Buster" - breaks up counterfeiting ring and helps expose "deceased" racketeer, Batman cameo Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #340 "Mystery of the Millionaire Cowboy" - solves mystery at a theatre Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #341 "The Elongated Man's Change of Face" - restores order to the town of Powderkeg Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #342 "The Bandits and the Baroness" Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #343 "The Secret War of the Phantom General"- w/ Batman and Robin, vs. General Van Doort Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #344 "Perils in Paris"- vs. the Rajah, a hypnotist, in Paris Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #345 "Robberies in Reverse" - doctor treating kleptomania actually starts kleptomania epidemic Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #346 "Peephole to the Future" - bad batch of Gingold gives Ralph pre-cognitive power temporarily Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #347 "The Man Who Hated Money" - Three people stage a hoax in which a crook robs them and tears up the cash Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #348 "My wife, the Witch" -crooks fake magic powers for Sue to capture the EL Man Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #349 "The 13 O'clock Robbery" - captures crooks while on a fishing trip with Sue Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #350 "Green Lantern's Blackout" - helps out amnesiac Green Lantern, gets new costume Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #351 "Case of the Costumed-Made Crook" - crook attacks Ralph with his old costume, Flash cameo Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #352 "The Counter of Monte Carlo" - defeats spy ring in Monte Carlo Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #353 "The Puzzling Prophecies of the Tea Leaves" - inadvertently helps heiress amend father's misdeeds Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #354 Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #355 "The Tantalizing Troubles of the Tripod Thieves"- defeats thieves and crosses paths with Zatanna Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1, JLA: Zatanna's Search TPB, Detective #439
Detective #356 "Truth behind the False Faces"- crooks use wax museum faces as covers for crime Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #357 "The Tragedy of the Too Lucky Thief" - A crook sets up Elongated Man after an encounter at the racetrack Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #358 "The Faker Taker of the Baker's Dozen"-  foils art theft Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #359 "Case of the Sleepytime Taxi" - crooks use cap to pick up dignitaries, sedate them and steal their documents Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #360 "London Caper of the Rockers and Mops" - rounds up crooks while on theatre gig in London Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #361 "The Case of The Curious Circus Crook" - thwarts a performers revenge at his old circus home Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #362 "The Horse that Hunted Hoods"-  helps rescue horse and mounted cop from gang Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #363 "Way-Out Day in Wishbone City" - vs. crooks using radio waves to affect people's behavior Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #364 "The Ship That Sank Twice" - captures crooks after sunken treasure Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #365 "The Crooks Who Captured Themselves" - A bad batch of gingold causes Ralph to act opposite of his intentions Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #366 "Robber Round-Up in Kiddie City"- beats up crooks in amusement park Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #367 "The Enigma of the Elongated Evil-Doer" - thwarts a crook making his robberies appear committed by a stretchable criminal Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #368 "The Treacherous Time Trap" - helps Atom in the pursuit of Chronos Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #369 "Legend of the Lover's Lantern" - recovers a stolen ancient lantern, Neal Adams art Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #370 "Case of the Colorless Cash" - catches crooks who accidentally destroy the cash they are trying to steal Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #371 "The Bell Ringer and the Baffling Bongs" - helps out an ex-con targeted by his old gang Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Detective #372 "The Elongated Man Throws His Weight Around" - breaks up smuggling operation at circus
Detective #373 "The Riddler on the Roof" - vs. the Riddler
Detective #374 "The Amazing Crook Catcher" -helps gadgeteer catch crooks and get a job in a crime lab
Detective #375 "The Face That Stopped Clocks" - Ralph solves mystery on his birthday
Detective #376 "The Demon-Doll Doom" - returns stolen voodoo art for college chum
Detective #377 "The Case of the Clumsy Crook" - After a hapless crook who steals Sue's anniversary gift
Detective #378 "Menace of the Man-Killing Shooting Gallery" - vs. a crook using a gun hang-up to cover up robbery
Detective #379 "The Elongated Man's Magic Moment" - Helps round up crooks who attack and rob Zatara. Zatara appears
Detective #380 "Fortune in a Flower Pot" - Thwarts Crooks robbing a coin dealer
Detective #381 "The Come and Go Mansion Mystery" - thwarts crooks trying to take advantage of the butler of a lost mansion
Detective #382 "The Wishing Well Wonder", returns to Fairview City and helps kid with crooked guru, Part 1
Detective #383 "Pursuit of the Bugged Bandits" - Thwarts diamond thieves trailing crooked coins, Part 2 of previous issue's story
Detective #426 "Trail of the Fadeaway Footprints" - recovers a stolen radium shipment from under an old ghost town  
Detective #430 "The Haunted Studio Mystery" - breaks up gang of thieves on movie set  
Detective #436 "Sign of the Two Fingers" - Rescues Sue and her pet dog from kidnappers  
Detective #444 "The Magical Mystery Mirror" - Prevents a son from murdering his father and reconciles the father with his daughter Best of DC Digest #30
Detective #449 "The Mystery Man Who Walked on Air" Best of DC Digest #48
Detective #453 "Case of the Reverse Pick-Pocket" - Captures a criminal hypnotists putting his patients' criminal urges to work for his benefit  
Detective #456 "The Unstretchable Sleuth" - Ralph loses his powers when he runs low on Gingold  
Detective #462 "Clue of the Talking Orchid" - thwarts the murder of a millionaire  
Detective #488 "Minus One Miracle Car" - Solves the mystery of stolen experiment automobile that runs on distilled garbage instead of gas  
Detective #500 "The Final Mystery of Edgar Allen Poe" - thwarts a murder over the recovery of an unknown Poe tale  
Flash #112 "Introducing the Elongated Man" , First Appearance Flash Annual #1, Flash Archives #2, DC Special Series #19, Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Flash #115 "Elongated Man's Secret Weapon" Flash Archives #3, Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Flash #119 "Elongated Man's Undersea Trap" - Thwarts the Bredan, an undersea race capturing human as slaves Flash #209, Flash Archives #3, Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Flash #130 "Kid Flash Meets the Elongated Man" Four Star Spectacular #2, DC Blue Ribbon Special #2, Showcase Presents Elongated Man Vol. 1
Flash #206 "Showdown in Elongated Town" - vs. Mirror Master
Flash #208 "Malice in Wonderland" -  recovers early edition of Carroll classic
Flash #212 "When Money Grows on Trees" - rescues a rich man from a murderer and reunites him with his son


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