(August-September 1979)

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Volume:
43
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893046509
Editing:
Paul Levitz
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

[The Vengeance Vow!] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-998

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Bronze Tiger; The League of Assassins; Sensei

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batcave / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Paul Levitz talks about the stories in this issue.

Indexer Notes

Contents & intro page.

The Vengeance Vow! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5952

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (Death); League of Assassins (Villain); Ra's Al Ghul (Villain); Talia; Alfred Pennyworth; Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Sensei
Synopsis:
Batman travels to Kathy Kane's circus only to find her attacked by the League of Assassins. Kathy Kane is killed in the attack.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in 487, then in 489, and concludes in 490.

The Case Of The Cavorting Corpse! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5960

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Chief Frank McDonald; Daniel Hayes; Jack; Marty; Bob; Betsy; Preston (Diamond Merchant)
Synopsis:
Robin stops a group of diamond smugglers.
Reprints:

The Fatal Finale! (Table of Contents)

The Demon / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-6045

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Baron Tyme (Villain); The Demon [Etrigan; Jason Blood]; Abner Beckerman; Randu Singh; Harry Matthews; Glenda Mark
Synopsis:
Baron Tyme tries to siphon energy from Etrigan but Jason Blood's friends and a magic mirror put an end to Baron Tyme.

The Case Of The Untouchable Crook! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-5997

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Anton Karyov; Congressman Carlton Roberts; Gloria Mann; Congresswoman Gerald; Congressman Cartwright
Synopsis:
Batgirl investigates payoffs to a U.S. Congressman by a foreign country.
Reprints:

SST -- The Super-Sonic Threat! (Table of Contents)

Man-Bat / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
J-5568?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Rebecca Langstrom; Francine Langstrom; Jason Bard; Cara Eliot; SST [Wayne Eliot]
Synopsis:
Man-Bat takes the case of Cara Eliot who wants him to follow her husband.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1-page retelling of Man-Bat's origin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-297

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Rex Arnold, Edward Via and Roger Schoolcraft.

Best Bat-Wishes, Batgirl & Robin (Table of Contents)

Batgirl & Robin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pin-Up.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Vengeance Vow!]
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
  3. 2. The Vengeance Vow!
    Batman
  4. 3. The Case Of The Cavorting Corpse!
    Robin
  5. 4. The Fatal Finale!
    The Demon
  6. 5. The Case Of The Untouchable Crook!
    Batgirl
  7. 6. SST -- The Super-Sonic Threat!
    Man-Bat
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
  9. 8. Best Bat-Wishes, Batgirl & Robin
    Batgirl & Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner