(May 1976)

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Volume:
40
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
0709893046505
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor); Bob Rozakis (assistant editor)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernie Chan (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Chan (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Elliot Quinn

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Minerva Menace (Table of Contents)

Shazam!; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shazam [Billy Batson]; Aunt Minerva

Indexer Notes

Hostess Twinkies ad.

A Clue before Dying! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2204

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Walter Gaunt; Elliot Quinn; Lyle Keane; Emma Rundle; Lieutenant Dannay
Synopsis:
While attending a party thrown by Elliot Quinn, Batman must uncover who murdered the host.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Scream of the Gargoyle! (Table of Contents)

Man-Bat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Pablo Marcos
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2236

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Man-Bat; Dr. Thanatogenos; Maurice LeBlanc; Helene LeBlanc
Synopsis:
Man-Bat battles a demon.

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Detective Comics #458. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Hotline / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2272

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Michael D. Dargay, Joe Peluso, Paul Birnbaum; Tom Ward, Dan Raskio and Steve Landis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 353,000.
Actual copies issue nearest filing date: 386,697.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Minerva Menace
    Shazam!; Hostess
  3. 2. A Clue before Dying!
    Batman
  4. 3. Scream of the Gargoyle!
    Man-Bat
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hotline
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Matthew Peets
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner