(July-August 1978)

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Volume:
42
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893046508
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Clayface is Back! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2857

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Clayface [Preston Payne](Clayface III)

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Coming of... Clayface III! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-2849

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clayface III [Preston Payne]; Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Silver St. Cloud (flashback); Henry Matlock; S. T. A. R. Labs; Matt Hagen [Clayface II]
Synopsis:
Preston Payne uses blood from Matt Hagen, the second Clayface, to try to change the effects of hyperpituitarism on his appearance. But the "cure" causes Payne's flesh to melt like wax and forces him to periodically dissolve others into protoplasm. When Batman interferes with Payne's theft of the components necessary to reverse his condition, he may become Clayface's next victim.
Reprints:

The Big Fall (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; bystanders
Synopsis:
Superman spots a falling elevator, rescues the trapped occupants, serves them Hostess Cup Cakes to calm them, and interviews them for TV as Clark Kent.

Indexer Notes

Ad for Hostess Cup Cakes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Hot Line / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2865

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Davidson Corry, Adam Castro, Jeff Albrecht and Peter Sanderson.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Clayface is Back!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Coming of... Clayface III!
    Batman
  3. 2. The Big Fall
    Superman; Hostess
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
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