Detective Comics #512 [Newsstand]
(March 1982)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
46
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
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:
0709893046503
Editing:
Dick Giordano; Dave Manak (Associate Editor)
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.

45th Anniversary Special!


The Fatal Prescription of Doctor Death! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-831

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Doctor Death

Indexer Notes

Photo background cover image. Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Fatal Prescription of Doctor Death! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7890

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale; Hamilton Hill; Dr. Death [Dr. Karl Hellfern] (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #345 (March 1982).
Story continues in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #346 (April 1982).

Pirates Gold (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Aqualad

Indexer Notes

Hostess Twinkies ad. Script credit form interview on this website: http://www.seanbaby.com/hostess.

Riders in the Night! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
J-7900

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Doreen Gray; Bob Barton; Demon Riders (Villain)
Reprints:

45th Anniversary Special! (Table of Contents)

Batcave / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-944

Indexer Notes

Letters with historical reminiscences submitted by Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Creig Flessel and Sheldon Mayer

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fatal Prescription of Doctor Death!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Fatal Prescription of Doctor Death!
    Batman
  3. 2. Pirates Gold
    Aquaman
  4. 3. Riders in the Night!
    Batgirl
  5. 4. 45th Anniversary Special!
    Batcave
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