(September 1977)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
38
Price:
0.35 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:
0709893043009
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["And To Think...I Killed Him!"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2666

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Riddler; Poison Ivy; Scarecrow; Lex Luthor; Catwoman; Joker
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Where Were You on the Night Batman Was Killed?: The Testimony of the Catwoman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2608

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Two-Face]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle; also as Madame Claudine]; Joker; Riddler; Lex Luthor; Killer Moth; Scarecrow; Cavalier; Mr. Freeze; Colonel Jake van Cleeve; Spook; Mad Hatter; Poison Ivy; Signalman; Ra's Al Ghul; Captain Stingaree; Tweedle Dee?; Tweedle Dum?; Cody
Synopsis:
When word spreads throughout the underworld that Batman has been killed, several villains take credit for the deed. So the villain community sets up a trial to test the various claims, with Ra's al Ghul acting as judge and Two-Face acting as prosecutor. First up is the Catwoman. But Two-Face finds the technical error in Catwoman's story and she is dismissed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Batman #292. Batman is not revealed to be acting as Two-Face until the fourth part of the story. It is unclear whether Tweedle Dee or Tweedle Dum is the character shown in the gallery. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2673

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Adam Castro, Scott Gibson, Mike Santulli and Shell Burbank.

Swamp Thing From the Beginning (Table of Contents)

Publishorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Message from the publisher.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["And To Think...I Killed Him!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. Where Were You on the Night Batman Was Killed?: The Testimony of the Catwoman!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
  4. 3. Swamp Thing From the Beginning
    Publishorial
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