(November 1978)

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Volume:
39
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
44
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

["Jackpot! My Gamble Paid Off...Here's Where I put The Death's-Head Gang Out of Business!] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2977

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Thanatos; The Death's Head Group
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Death-Gamble of a Darknight Detective! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-2956

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Amos Fortune (villain); Batman; Thanatos; James Gordon; The Death's Head Group; Fire Chief Farrel; Linia Muller; Alfred Pennyworth; S.T.A.R. Labs
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fire Chief Farrell from Showcase #1 makes a cameo - 1st appearance since Showcase #100?

Vs. Mirror Master (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Mirror Master

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies in comicstrip format.

Volume 78 Issue 31 Week of July 31, 1978 (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet Extra / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis ?; Fred Hembeck
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Vixen

Indexer Notes

Information on Vixen #1, Weird War Tales #69, comics on sale the week of August 7th, Ask the Answerman and Hembeck strip featuring Hollywood star Superman.

With This Ring Find Me Dead! (Table of Contents)

Unsolved Cases of the Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-2955

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Jeremy Parkins; Martha Carter; Dave Carter; Jeff Richter
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Bob Rodi and Paul Balze.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Jackpot! My Gamble Paid Off...Here's Where I put The Death's-Head Gang Out of Business!]
    Batman
  2. 1. Death-Gamble of a Darknight Detective!
    Batman
  3. 2. Vs. Mirror Master
    Green Lantern; Hostess
  4. 3. Volume 78 Issue 31 Week of July 31, 1978
    Daily Planet Extra
  5. 4. With This Ring Find Me Dead!
    Unsolved Cases of the Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
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