(January 1978)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
39
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:
0709893043001
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

["Back Off, Batman! Or This Magic Show Becomes A Tragic Show!"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2757

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martin Monroe

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Cuckoo Cuckoos (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Penguin; police officers; cuckoo clock robbers
Synopsis:
The Penguin controls some cuckoo clocks and has them stealing money, but the police entice the clocks to stop using Hostess Fruit Pies, and they capture The Penguin.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies in comicstrip format.
One bystander looks like Julius Schwartz.

The Adventure of the Houdini Whodunit! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Michael Golden
Inks:
Michael Golden
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-2536

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mystery Analysts of Gotham City (introduction); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martin Monroe; James Gordon; Martin Tellman; Art Saddows; Kaye Daye; ? Danton; June Gold; David Hamton; Winston Bennett; Lisa Morrow; Glenn Falkenstein
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2763

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Scott Gibson, Jim Kingman, Jim Asbille, Matt Polusny, Steve Will, Kevin L. Callahan and Bob Barnes.

The Great Superman Movie Contest Winners (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article with photograph of Jenette Kahn, Chris Reeve and Sol Harrison.

#26 Marshall Rogers (Table of Contents)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Script: Michael Catron suggests Harris (error report #6694)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Back Off, Batman! Or This Magic Show Becomes A Tragic Show!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    Penguin; Hostess
  3. 2. The Adventure of the Houdini Whodunit!
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
  5. 4. The Great Superman Movie Contest Winners
  6. 5. #26 Marshall Rogers
    DC Profiles
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