(December 1972)

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Volume:
33
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly (with the exception of Jan, March, July and Nov)
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
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

How Many Ways Can a Robin Die? (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-1301

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin (mannequin)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, credited Dave Cockrum with pencils and Neal Adams with inks. This info was incorrect, as Adams' Continuity website has Neal credited on pencils and Dick Giordano on inks. Info per Nick Caputo.

How Many Ways Can a Robin Die? (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Irv Novick (pp 1-17); Dick Dillin (pp 18-23)
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1329

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Warden Howe; Emil Ravek
Synopsis:
Someone is demonstrating ways to "kill" Robin by using dummies to torture Batman. Batman must track them down and rescue the real Robin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story told in five chapters: Chapter One: How To Shaft a Robin!; Chapter Two: How To Carve a Robin!; Chapter Three: How To Bury a Robin... Deep!; Chapter Four: How To Twist a Robin's Neck! and Chapter Five: How To Chop Up a Robin!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Letters to the Batman / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1357

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mark Lucke, James T. McCoy, Loren Lieberthal and Gail Burt.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. How Many Ways Can a Robin Die?
    Batman
  2. 1. How Many Ways Can a Robin Die?
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
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