(February 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Baxter
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
4-issue miniseries

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Bingham (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talia; Ra's Al Ghul
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

Deluxe Feb Checklist (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Checklist of DC books for February 1988.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, first column.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / text article / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, columns 2 and 3.

Swamp Sinister (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ra's Al Ghul (Villain); Talia (Villain); Alfred Pennyworth; Solomon T. London; Striss (Ra's Al Ghul technician) (Death); Polard (Ra's Al Ghul technician) (Death)
Synopsis:
Ra's Al Ghul forces Batman to track down Striss, who has stolen a secret formula from Ra's. Striss does not know the deadly secret of the chemical formula.
Reprints:

Vengeance for a Dead Man! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ra's Al Ghul; Talia; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Mason Sterling (Death); Flinky Davenport; Dr. Moon; Alfred Pennyworth; Mr. Keener
Synopsis:
Batman and Talia track down the killer of Mason Sterling and Batman discovers who removed Sterling's brain.
Reprints:

The Secret of the Waiting Graves (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-250

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Pedro Valdes; Juan Muerto; Dolores Muerto; Manuel
Synopsis:
Batman discovers the secret of Juan and Dolores Muerto and their secret of immortality.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Deluxe Feb Checklist
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. Swamp Sinister
    Batman
  5. 4. Vengeance for a Dead Man!
    Batman
  6. 5. The Secret of the Waiting Graves
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas