Detective Comics #505 [Newsstand]
(August 1981)

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Volume:
45
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]
Barcode:
0709893046508
Editing:
Dick Giordano; Cary Burkett (associate)
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Werewolf Moon (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Todd Klein lettering credit from http://kleinletters.com/1981Covers.html
Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Werewolf Moon (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda

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

Superman 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

Hostess Fruit Pies ad.

Hunt for a Hunchback Killer (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-816

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Eric Carver, Mark Lagasse, Fred Schneider, Carmine Infantino, J. P. Kelly, David Lomazoff, David Wile, Karen Morchy, Andrew Laubacher and Jon Hebert.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Werewolf Moon
    Batman
  2. 1. Werewolf Moon
    Batman
  3. 2. Superman Vs. the Laughing Gas Bandits
    Superman; Hostess
  4. 3. Hunt for a Hunchback Killer
    Batgirl
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Peter Croome
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