(November 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:
0709893043011
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

["I've Trapped You In Batman's Body, Superman...So When I Kill Him...You Die!] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2710

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Batman; Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

[Where Were You on the Night Batman Was Killed?:] The Testimony of Luthor! (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:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-2627

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Two-Face]; Lex Luthor; Superman; Mad Hatter; Poison Ivy; Spook; Scarecrow; Signalman; Mr. Freeze; Cavalier; Ra's al Ghul; Killer Moth; Cluemaster; Lois Lane; Sparky Grimes; Sam Hoxie; Captain Stingaree; Joker (off panel)
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor's claim to have killed the Batman is refuted by surprise witness Superman, who convinces the jury that Luthor did not kill Batman, as he thought.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Batman #292 and continues in Batman #294.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Cooky La Moo on Broadway (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor; Cooky La Moo; Unamed bystanders
Synopsis:
Steve crosses wires on an electric Cooky La Moo poster, causing it to come alive and go berserk, but Wonder Woman and Steve calm it with her lasso and Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies in comicstrip format.
Cooky refers to Steve as "Steve Howard."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bat Signals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2718

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from M. Christiansen, Gerald Duet, Matt L. Holmes, Andy Cohen, Adam Castro, Robert A. Buethe, Paul Ortega and Scott Gibson.

The Greatest Superman Story Ever Told (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. ["I've Trapped You In Batman's Body, Superman...So When I Kill Him...You Die!]
    Batman
  2. 1. [Where Were You on the Night Batman Was Killed?:] The Testimony of Luthor!
    Batman
  3. 2. Cooky La Moo on Broadway
    Wonder Woman; Hostess
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
  5. 4. The Greatest Superman Story Ever Told
    Publishorial
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