Batman #389 [Direct]
(November 1985)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 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]
Editing:
Len Wein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tom Mandrake
Inks:
Tom Mandrake
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Night-Slayer; Catwoman; Nocturna
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Red Skies (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Tom Mandrake
Inks:
Tom Mandrake
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-2144

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale; Julia Remarque; Robin [Jason Todd]; Harvey Bullock; Nocturna (villain); Night-Slayer (villain); Catwoman
Synopsis:
Nocturna, Catwoman, and Night-Slayer all return in this issue as members of Black Mask's False Face Society are being killed off one-by-one. Acting Mayor Skowcroft blames Catwoman for the murders as Robin and Bullock learn that Nocturna has moved into the observatory.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story occurs during Crisis on Infinite Earths. Story continues in Detective Comics #556.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bat-Signals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Greenberger
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2104

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from D. Fonseca, Greg Schienke, Jeffrey L. Morris, Charles D. Brown, Dale Coe, Joe Sarnicola, Irene J. Lang and John Henry Sain.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Red Skies
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Peets
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Marc Turnage
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • John Greb
  • Carlos Tasada
  • Jeremy Heier
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  • Mike Nielsen