(December 1971)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
32
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of April and October
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Night of the Reaper! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1011

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

Night of the Reaper! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
S-889

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tom Fagan; Doctor Gruener
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Story based on ideas by Bernie Wrightson and Harlan Ellison, per Denny O'Neil's recounting in the letters section. Gerry Conway, Berni Wrightson and Alan Weiss are caricatured in story, as they attended the real Rutland Halloween Parade. Adams draws figures of Captain America, Thor, Spider-Man and Havok in the parade and later at a party.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Batman / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Pencils:
Anthony Kowalik
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1030

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from "The Cosmic Addict", Kevin L. Glennon, Kerry O'Conner, Barry Short and Christopher Juricich. Also includes a letter from Denny O'Neil who recounts the real life events that inspired "Night of the Reaper".

[The Screaming House] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jerry Robinson
Job Number:
S-1001

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Editors note in the final panal explains that this was Batman's last solo story before Robin debuted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Night of the Reaper!
    Batman
  2. 1. Night of the Reaper!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
  4. 3. [The Screaming House]
    Batman
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