(July 1976)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
37
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
0709893043007
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Riddle of the Man Who Walked Backwards! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2325

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Superman Saves the Earth (Table of Contents)

Superman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; aliens
Synopsis:
Aliens want to destroy the Earth as it is a backward planet of no use, until Superman introduces them to Hostess Cup Cakes.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover advertisement for Hostess Cup Cakes in comicstrip format.

The Riddle of the Man Who Walked Backwards! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2281

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Sam Taggart
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Justice for All Includes Children. 5 (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2318

Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Illustrated title header.
Letters of comment from Rod McLaughlin, Peter Sanderson, Fred Schneider, Mike White and Michael D. Dargay.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Riddle of the Man Who Walked Backwards!
    Batman
  2. 1. Superman Saves the Earth
    Superman; Hostess
  3. 2. The Riddle of the Man Who Walked Backwards!
    Batman
  4. 3. Justice for All Includes Children. 5
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
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