(1977)

DC, 1977 Series
 
Price:
0.00 FREE
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff; George Kashdan
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Cover notes "Pizza Hut Collectors' Edition Vol. 1."
Indicia is same as original issue except "Copyright DC Comics, Inc. 1977".


The Marriage of Batman and Batwoman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

Prisoners of the Sargasso Sea (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris (verified by Paris)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blackjack; Capt. Jolly Roger; Erik; Flavius
Synopsis:
While chasing a modern-day pirate, Blackjack, Batman and Robin are marooned in the Sargasso Sea. There they discover others who have been trapped for centuries by the seaweed and its strange age-defying gas, and with the help of these men they destroy Blackjack's weapons and escape in a repaired Batplane.
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["Don't forget to collect the money, Ollie!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ollie; Ollie's boss; delivery customer
Synopsis:
Ollie delivers some fish to a customer, who mistakes the C.O.D. label for the type of fish sent.

Indexer Notes

This sequence replaces a Tootsie Roll ad in Batman #122.

["We can't go yet. His line is busy."] (Table of Contents)

Strange Old Laws / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Synopsis:
Humorous looks at unusual laws from Tacoma, WA; Brainerd, MN; Charleston, SC; and Boston MA.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

For some reason the order of this sequence and the "Block Buster" sequence was switched from the original order in Batman #122. The indexer of Batman #122 also notes the page is signed by Boltinoff, but it is not signed in this printing.

["There's nothing square about this!"] (Table of Contents)

Block Buster / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Characters:
unnamed police officer
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle with answer. For some reason, the order of this sequence and the "Strange Old Laws" sequence was switched from that in Batman #122.

The Cross Country Crimes! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Hijack [Jack Spade]; Mr. Carter; Shorty; Gears
Synopsis:
Batman and Robin foil Hijack and his gang, who have been robbing trucks of Carter trucking.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit verified by Paris. Letters credit by O'Hearn/Desris.

[Which King of England was unable to speak English?] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about England's King George I and the Grand Canyon.

Indexer Notes

This sequence replaces a Tootsie Roll Pop ad in Batman #122. This is a reprint. Source not yet determined.

Double-Dealer in Diamonds (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Jewelry thief uses the tactic of buying expensive jewelry, passing it to an accomplice, then placing an order for an exact copy. The jeweler searches the country and unknowingly finds his original piece, which he buys for a premium from the accomplice, and when he goes to deliver it the buyer has disappeared. The thief has by then pocketed the difference in price.
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["The siren! Someone escaped!"] (Table of Contents)

Warden Willis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Warden Willis; prisoner 7416; prison guard
Synopsis:
A prisoner is attempting an escape but Warden Willis, knowing the prisoner was a vaudeville actor, traps him in a spotlight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Index for Batman #122 says the page is signed by Boltinoff, but it is not in this printing.

The Family Favorite! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Harry; Jimmy; Harry and Jimmy's mother
Synopsis:
Both Harry and Jimmy think the other brother is their mom's favorite, leaving her at a loss as to how to handle the boys.
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The Marriage of Batman and Batwoman (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
Synopsis:
Dick Grayson goes to sleep while Bruce is out on a date with Kathy, and dreams of the loss of their secret identities caused by Bruce and Kathy's marriage.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Scrip credit by O'Hearn. Pencil credit (Kane) removed by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). Inks credit verified by Jack Burnley.

["Sis -- I traded this for you!"] (Table of Contents)

Teen Time / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gags. This sequence is not in Batman #122.

1 - - 2 Ha Ha Ha (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three 2-panel gags. This sequence is not in Batman #122.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Marriage of Batman and Batwoman!
    Batman
  2. 1. Prisoners of the Sargasso Sea
    Batman
  3. 2. ["Don't forget to collect the money, Ollie!"]
    Ollie
  4. 3. ["We can't go yet. His line is busy."]
    Strange Old Laws
  5. 4. ["There's nothing square about this!"]
    Block Buster
  6. 5. The Cross Country Crimes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. [Which King of England was unable to speak English?]
    Quick Quiz
  8. 7. Double-Dealer in Diamonds
  9. 8. ["The siren! Someone escaped!"]
    Warden Willis
  10. 9. The Family Favorite!
  11. 10. The Marriage of Batman and Batwoman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. ["Sis -- I traded this for you!"]
    Teen Time
  13. 12. 1 - - 2 Ha Ha Ha
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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