(August 1980)

DC, 1980 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1980-05-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893117708
Editing:
Paul Levitz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Miniseries

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-371

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints:

With Friends Like These... (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-6657

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Snitch; John Grayson (flashback); Mary Grayson (flashback); Thomas Wayne (flashback); Martha Wayne (flashback); Joe Chill (flashback); Haly (circus owner); Boss Zucco; Wally; Jarvis Pennyworth (flashback); Boss Maroni; Joker [also as Red Hood]; Two-Face; Black Spider (cameo); Catwoman (cameo); Mr. Freeze (cameo); Tweedledee (cameo); Tweedledum (cameo); Prof. Milo (cameo); Penguin (cameo); Poison Ivy (cameo); Killer Moth (cameo); Gentleman Ghost (cameo); Ra's al Ghul (cameo); Riddler (cameo); Scarecrow (cameo); Hugo Strange (cameo)
Synopsis:
When Robin joins Batman's search for the person who stole his father's costume he recalls his own origin and early life as both Robin and Bruce Wayne's ward. After conferring with Robin, Alfred too recalls how he came to work for Bruce Wayne and for Batman. Meanwhile, Batman begins to review his many enemies, including the Joker and Two-Face, but is nearly taken out by a booby-trapped Batmobile.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

It's the Answer Man / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
typeset

#63 Joe Orlando (Table of Contents)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Script: Credit from The Unexpected #201

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. With Friends Like These...
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    It's the Answer Man
  4. 3. #63 Joe Orlando
    DC Profiles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed