Detective Comics #533 [Direct-Sales]
(December 1983)

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Volume:
47
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.25 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-09-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Len Wein; Nicola Cuti (assistant 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.


The Killing of Commissioner Gordon! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Commissioner Gordon

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Look to the Mountaintop (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Berford "Mr. Bang" Bannon; Zeke "Cobra" Kowalski; Johnny "Hitman" Hinton; Ray "Slinker" Dawson; Commissioner James Gordon; Barbara Gordon [Batgirl]; Harvey Bullock; Jason Todd
Reprints:

The Black Box (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joey Cavalieri
Pencils:
Chuck Patton
Inks:
Shawn McManus
Colors:
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters:
Phil Felix

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Detonator; The Werewolves of London (motorcycle gang)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Killing of Commissioner Gordon!
    Batman
  2. 1. Look to the Mountaintop
    Batman
  3. 2. The Black Box
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
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