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(October 1980)

DC, 1937 Series
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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:
0709893046510
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Sterling Silversmith; Robin [Dick Grayson] (head shot); Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (head shot); Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce] (head shot)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Murder in Quicksilver (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Workman
Job Number:
J-6637

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Crime Doctor (villain); Mr. Silversmith
Reprints:

Volume 80 Issue 22 October, 1980 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daily Planet Extra / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1.83 pages (report information)

#65 Vince Colletta (Table of Contents)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Planet Puzzle / activity / 0.66 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:
Krypto

She's No Angel (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Into the Fire! (Table of Contents)

Tales of Gotham City / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-6788

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Batman Then & Now (Table of Contents)

Batman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Barr
Pencils:
Bob Kane; Jim Aparo; Sheldon Moldoff; Carmine Infantino; Neal Adams
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-590

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Joker; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Text article on Batman with various small cover images.

Bossman's Bane! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-6799

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batcave / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-590

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Kent A. Phenis, Vince Santore and Greg W. Myers.

Animals (Table of Contents)

Black Lightning / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
Gerald Forton
Inks:
Gerald Forton
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Albert De Guzman
Job Number:
J-6806

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Lynn Stewart; Jimmy Olsen; Inspector William Henderson; "Ice" (introduction, villain); Duke Street Kings (introduction, villains)
Synopsis:
During the Suicide Slum Olympics, "Ice" and his Duke Street Kings gang take hostages for a $1 million ransom. Black Lightning saves the hostages and keeps the gang members from being shot by the police.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Suicide Slum

The Gotham Connection (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:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Robin solo stories move to Batman (DC, 1940 series) with issue #337 (July 1981).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Murder in Quicksilver
    Batman
  3. 2. Volume 80 Issue 22 October, 1980
    Daily Planet Extra
  4. 3. #65 Vince Colletta
    DC Profiles
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Planet Puzzle
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Hembeck
  7. 6. She's No Angel
    Hawkman; Hostess
  8. 7. Into the Fire!
    Tales of Gotham City
  9. 8. Batman Then & Now
    Batman
  10. 9. Bossman's Bane!
    Batgirl
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
  12. 11. Animals
    Black Lightning
  13. 12. The Gotham Connection
    Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Dan Creel
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Lou Mazzella
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