(November 1982)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.50 CAD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Len Wein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Detective Comics (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Martian Manhunter; Elongated Man; The Human Target; Jason Bard; Roy Raymond; Captain Compass; Mysto

[Detective Comics] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; table of contents

The Stage Is Set... for Murder! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Del Sartre; Claire Foster; Barry Johnstone; Ezra Jimson
Reprints:

The Assassin-Express Contract! (Table of Contents)

Human Target / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Target (intro, origin); Luigi; T. C. Newman; Harry Cheever
Reprints:

The Magical Mystery Mirror (Table of Contents)

Elongated Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Barr
Pencils:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Elongated Man; Sue Dibny; Janice Fell; Dennis Fell; Amos Fell
Reprints:

The Riddle of the Unseen Man! (Table of Contents)

Roy Raymond, TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

A Burial for Batgirl! (Table of Contents)

Robin; Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Batgirl; Robin; Hank Osher; Jack Markham; Amos Willard
Reprints:

Midnight Is the Dying Hour! (Table of Contents)

Robin; Batgirl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Three Feats of Peril! (Table of Contents)

Mysto Magician Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Case of the Dead-On Target! (Table of Contents)

Jason Bard / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Frank Robbins
Inks:
Frank Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jason Bard; "Rip" Williams; Donna Williams; Ted Crane; Alli Crane; "Silk" Norbus
Reprints:

The Man with 20 Lives (Table of Contents)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Ocean Pest! (Table of Contents)

Captain Compass / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Wanted for Murder One, the Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; James Gordon; Arthur Reeves (I?); Jonah Jory; "Squeaky" Piper; Sy Semple; Anderson P. Forsythe
Reprints:

["It was fortold that England's greatest champion..."] (Table of Contents)

Camelot 3000 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Promo for DC's "Camelot 3000" series.

[Case Files] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Martian Manhunter; Elongated Man; The Human Target; Jason Bard; Roy Raymond; Captain Compass; Mysto

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promos of the stories with characters and story titles.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Detective Comics
  2. 1. [Detective Comics]
  3. 2. The Stage Is Set... for Murder!
    Batman
  4. 3. The Assassin-Express Contract!
    Human Target
  5. 4. The Magical Mystery Mirror
    Elongated Man
  6. 5. The Riddle of the Unseen Man!
    Roy Raymond, TV Detective
  7. 6. A Burial for Batgirl!
    Robin; Batgirl
  8. 7. Midnight Is the Dying Hour!
    Robin; Batgirl
  9. 8. The Three Feats of Peril!
    Mysto Magician Detective
  10. 9. The Case of the Dead-On Target!
    Jason Bard
  11. 10. The Man with 20 Lives
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. The Ocean Pest!
    Captain Compass
  13. 12. Wanted for Murder One, the Batman
    Batman
  14. 13. ["It was fortold that England's greatest champion..."]
    Camelot 3000
  15. 14. [Case Files]
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