(September-October 1978)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
42
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893046510
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2943

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Clayface [Preston Payne](Clayface III); Hawkman [Katar Hol]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

If a Man Be Made of Clay... ! (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-2876

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clayface [Preston Payne](Clayface III); Batman; Silver St. Cloud (a hallucination); James Gordon; Unidentifed Woman [Selina Kyle; Catwoman?]; Sal Menkin
Synopsis:
Before Preston Payne can complete the mechanism which will restore his humanity, Batman confronts him and all of Clayface's efforts go up in fire and smoke.
Reprints:

Onward and Upward (Table of Contents)

Publishorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jenette Kahn
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
editorial

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman's Hot Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2950

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mike Bates, Dede Lienau, Carl Cafarelli and Jeffrey Cohen.

True Heroes Never Die... ! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Clem Robins
Job Number:
S-2937

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fadeaway Man (intro, villain); Mavis Trent; Hawkman; Hawkgirl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Series continues from Showcase (DC, 1977 series) #103. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

Volume 78 Issue 26 Week of June 26, 1978 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Information on Our Army at War #1, Justice League of America #150, comics on sale the week of July 3rd and Ask the Answer Man questions from Terry Lee Helman, Eric Weiss, Charles Haygood, Brad Weible, Brian Keith and David Haines.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. If a Man Be Made of Clay... !
    Batman
  3. 2. Onward and Upward
    Publishorial
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
  5. 4. True Heroes Never Die... !
    Hawkman
  6. 5. Volume 78 Issue 26 Week of June 26, 1978
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