(December 1981)

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Volume:
27
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages:
40
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; Dave Manak (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Direct market editions have an inserted centerfold, on glossy paper and are 40 pages. This contains the Hostess ad, the CBS Saturday morning cartoon line-up and an ad for the MPC model kits. No newstand editions have been found with this insert and have 36 pages, it seems to only exist in the Direct Market editions.


Time, See What's Become of Me... (Table of Contents)

Batman; Hawk and the Dove / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-741

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; The Hawk; The Dove

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Time, See What's Become of Me... (Table of Contents)

Batman; Hawk and the Dove / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Brennert
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Jim Aparo
Job Number:
J-7626

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Hawk; The Dove; Thomas Kurland; Michelle Hall; Linda Hall
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Robin's insignia appears (page 13, panel 5)

Penguins on Parade (Table of Contents)

The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Penguin

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies in comic strip format.

I originally thought Seq 2 should be deleted as it is not in my copy which does have 36 pages. Like other center inserts (Atari, Mark Jewelers, etc.), this issue may or may not include this section of ad pages. Jerry Hillegas

Heartbreak! (Table of Contents)

Nemesis / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7689

Characters:
Nemesis; Valerie Foxworth; Samuel Solomon; Dr. Ted Rice

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brave & Bold Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-895

Indexer Notes

Letters from T. M. Maple, Mark Lagasse and Christopher Sullivan.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Time, See What's Become of Me...
    Batman; Hawk and the Dove
  2. 1. Time, See What's Become of Me...
    Batman; Hawk and the Dove
  3. 2. Penguins on Parade
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. Heartbreak!
    Nemesis
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Brave & Bold Mailbag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ted Watson
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner