(January 1981)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume:
42
Price:
0.50 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]
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


["His name is the Electroutioner [sic]...and his game is death!"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-465

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; The Electrocutioner
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Closed Circuit! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (plot); Michael Fleisher (dialogue)
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-6866

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Guest Star: Talia; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Electrocutioner (introduction, villain)
Reprints:

The Space Capsule (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Mera; Aqualad

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies in comicstrip format.

Wolf in the Fold (Table of Contents)

Batman and Commissioner Gordon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Barr
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Steve Mitchell
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-6803

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bat Signals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz (replies)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-637

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Matt Kurtz, John Hebert, Jeffrey Lowndes and Steve Gawzonski.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["His name is the Electroutioner [sic]...and his game is death!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. Closed Circuit!
    Batman
  3. 2. The Space Capsule
    Aquaman; Hostess
  4. 3. Wolf in the Fold
    Batman and Commissioner Gordon
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen