(August 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:
Dick Giordano; Cary Burkett (associate)
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.


This Sporting Death! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-635

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

This Sporting Death! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway; Roy Thomas (plot assist)
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; The Sportsman [Martin Mantle] (Villain; Origin); Hank Klugmuun; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Pierre Foote; Martin Mantle Sr. (Flashback); Louisa Mantle (Flashback)
Reprints:

Vs. the Laughing Gas Bandits (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies in comicstrip format.

Killer Under the Big Top! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lourna Hill; Jo-Jo Jones (Flashback); Waldo Flynn (Flashback); Magnificent Melanie; Tiny; Vashnu
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Batman #337.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Giordano ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-820

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from David F. Mickus, Steve Thompson, Jeffrey Lowndes and Bill Norton.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. This Sporting Death!
    Batman
  2. 1. This Sporting Death!
    Batman
  3. 2. Vs. the Laughing Gas Bandits
    Superman; Hostess
  4. 3. Killer Under the Big Top!
    Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
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