(January 1986)

DC, 1985 Series
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Baxter paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
limited series

Two Classic Stories (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Marshall Rogers
Colors:
Marshall Rogers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Hugo Strange (background)

[Detective Comics #471] (Table of Contents)

Cover Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Terry Austin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Hugo Strange
Reprints:

The Dead Yet Live (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Marshall Rogers
Letters:
John Workman
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Rupert Thorne; Dr. Phosphorus (flashbck, cameo); Alfred Pennyworth; Silver St. Cloud; Hugo Strange [also as Dr. Todhunter]; Magda
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne checks into the private hospital Graytowers to recover from injuries he sustained fighting Dr. Phosphorus, but he soon discovers that Hugo Strange is using the facility to turn the rich and influential patients into his mindless slaves. When Strange sics a venomous snake on Batman, which knocks the hero out, Strange uncovers Batman's secret identity.
Reprints:

I Am the Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Marshall Rogers
Letters:
John Workman
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Hugo Strange [also as Bruce Wayne; also as Batman]; Magda; Alfred Pennyworth; Silver St. Cloud; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Rupert Thorne; Penguin (cameo); Joker (cameo)
Synopsis:
Hugo Strange, who has taken over Bruce Wayne's life, offers to sell the Batman's secret identity to the highest bidder. But Boss Thorne doesn't want to play that game, and tries to beat the information out of Strange. Meanwhile, Silver, who suspects something is wrong with "Bruce," summons Dick Grayson, who rescues Batman from Strange's captivity as Robin.
Reprints:

A Canterbury Tail (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Great Disaster / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz (plot); Jack C. Harris (script)
Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Marshall Rogers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Orlando

Genre:
war; science fiction
Characters:
John B. Temple-Smythe; MacDoogle
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set sometime in the future in Canterbury, a new city 80 kilometers southeast of ancient London, as well as in Glasgow.

[Detective Comics #472] (Table of Contents)

Cover Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Terry Austin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Two Classic Stories
    Batman
  2. 1. [Detective Comics #471]
    Cover Gallery
  3. 2. The Dead Yet Live
    Batman
  4. 3. I Am the Batman!
    Batman
  5. 4. A Canterbury Tail
    Tales of the Great Disaster
  6. 5. [Detective Comics #472]
    Cover Gallery
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