(April 1979)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
40
Price:
0.40 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:
0709893043004
Editing:
Paul Levitz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Back, Batman -- you're no match for the Gentleman Ghost!"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-926

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Gentleman Ghost
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Ghost Who Haunted Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5907

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gentleman Ghost; Selina Kyle [Catwoman]; Batman; Lucius Fox; Gwen
Reprints:

The Ionic Storm (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies in comicstrip format.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bat Signals / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz (replies)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-216

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Paul Levitz and Kenneth Williams.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average # of copies sold previous year - 125,421

Volume 79 Issue 1 Week of january 8, 1979 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes; Superman; Supergirl

Indexer Notes

Information on Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes 250, Sgt. Rock #327, comics on sale the week of January 22, Ask the Answer Man and Hembeck strip featuring Superboy, Superman and Supergirl.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Back, Batman -- you're no match for the Gentleman Ghost!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Ghost Who Haunted Batman
    Batman
  3. 2. The Ionic Storm
    Superman; Hostess
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Volume 79 Issue 1 Week of january 8, 1979
    Daily Plane Extra
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