(March 1977)

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Volume:
38
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893043003
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Bear-Demon...I Summon You From The Nether World.. To Destroy the Prey I Hold for You...The Batman!"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2513

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Dr. Tzin-Tzin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Mystery of Christmas Lost! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils:
Romeo Tanghal
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2503

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Dr. Tzin-Tzin (villain); Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Dick Grayson (does not appear as Robin)
Synopsis:
Dr. Tzin-Tzin escapes from prison during the holiday season and plots to make the people of Gotham City forget about Christmas.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

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

That Dirty Beach (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Slud-Jak; unnamed bureaucrat
Synopsis:
Slud-Jak fouls beaches in revenge for ocean pollution, but agrees to negotiate when tempted by Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies in comicstrip format.

And Now... We Interrupt This Comic to Bring You a Word From Your New Publisher... (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A message from the new publisher.

[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

Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Illustrated title header.
Letters of comment from Christopher Phillip Juricich, Elizabeth M. Smith, Mike White and Rod McLaughlin.

Volume 76 Issue 32 Week of December 6, 1976 (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Losers

Indexer Notes

Information on Our Fighting Forces #172, Trivia Quiz #32, Jonah Hex #1, comics on sale the week of Dec. 13th and Super-Sized issues of Superman Family and House of Mystery.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Bear-Demon...I Summon You From The Nether World.. To Destroy the Prey I Hold for You...The Batman!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Mystery of Christmas Lost!
    Batman
  3. 2. That Dirty Beach
    Aquaman; Hostess
  4. 3. And Now... We Interrupt This Comic to Bring You a Word From Your New Publisher...
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
  6. 5. Volume 76 Issue 32 Week of December 6, 1976
    Daily Planet
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