(September 1980)

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Volume:
44
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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 Crime Doctor Prescribes Death! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Crime Doctor Calls at Midnight! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-6623

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; The Crime Doctor (introduction, villain); Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints:

[Flip] (Table of Contents)

Tales of Gotham City / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-6659 ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flip (a pinball wizard)
Reprints:

The Stony-Eyed Medusa (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Medusa

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies.

The Lesser Evil!!! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-6683

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints:

The Hazing Homicide! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
J-6646

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]

Volume 80 Issue 21 June 1980 (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet Extra / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Airwave [Hal Jordan]; Adam Strange; Firestorm; Huntress; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Clark Kent [Superboy]

Indexer Notes

Information on expanding of story pages in DC comics, the return of Mystery in Space with issue #111, comics on sale the week of June 10th and Ask the Answer Man questions from John Camuglia, Joe David Gaspard, Abdul Razak bin Omar, Matt McKnight, Wilson Costa, Gladapple, Randy Benson, Selwyn Cambridge, R. Allen Dennis, Denis Bradervelt, Sean Turunen, Ross M. Ward, Sgt. Bennett Turk and Derick R. Harper.

#64 Dick Giordano (Table of Contents)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Planet Puzzle / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hembeck / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Superman; Flash [Barry Allen]; Metamorpho (mentioned only)

Explosion of the Soul! (Table of Contents)

Black Lightning / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
Gerald Forton
Inks:
Gerald Forton
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-6718

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Lightning

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batcave / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-581

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Karen Wu, Michael R. Pendley, Matt Kurtz and Scott Slonaker.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Crime Doctor Prescribes Death!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Crime Doctor Calls at Midnight!
    Batman
  3. 2. [Flip]
    Tales of Gotham City
  4. 3. The Stony-Eyed Medusa
    Flash; Hostess
  5. 4. The Lesser Evil!!!
    Batgirl
  6. 5. The Hazing Homicide!
    Robin
  7. 6. Volume 80 Issue 21 June 1980
    Daily Planet Extra
  8. 7. #64 Dick Giordano
    DC Profiles
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Planet Puzzle
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Hembeck
  11. 10. Explosion of the Soul!
    Black Lightning
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
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