(June 1970)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Challenge of the Man-Bat! (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin; Batgirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-439

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Man-Bat
Reprints:

Challenge of the Man-Bat (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
S-349

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Man-Bat (origin; introduction); Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; the Blackout Gang
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Many panels are reprinted in Batman: Robin Meets Man-Bat! [Book and Record Set] (Peter Pan, 1976 series) #PR30.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Hot Line / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julie Schwartz
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-451

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Jack Stein, Steve Beery, Leonard Uhley, Alan Brennert, Scott Gibson, Andy Friedman and Pam Kao.

A Burial for Batgirl! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl and Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
S-390

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Hank Osher; Jack Markham; Amos Willard; Professor Huntington
Synopsis:
Barbara Gordon has come to Hudson University to help with a Edgar Allen Poe festival. She discovers a murder and captures Hank Osher, who appears to be the murderer. Batgirl begins to believe that Hank has been framed and investigates further, which leads to her being captured and bricked into a wall.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Team-up between Batgirl and Robin; story continues in Detective Comics #401. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Caricatures of Julie Schwartz and Gil Kane appear on page 5.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Challenge of the Man-Bat!
    Batman; Robin; Batgirl
  2. 1. Challenge of the Man-Bat
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
  4. 3. A Burial for Batgirl!
    Batgirl and Robin
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