Detective Comics #562 [Newsstand]
(May 1986)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893046505
Editing:
Len Wein
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 is a variant of Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #562 [Direct].


Fury of the Film Freak! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan (layouts); Gene Colan
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; The Film Freak [Burt Weston]
Keywords:
gold fish; gorilla; machine gun

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Reeling (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Workman
Job Number:
G-2422

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Sergeant Harvey Bullock; Film Freak [Burt Weston] (villain); Vicki Vale; Julia Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; India Blue; Paul Vasseria (movie director)
Synopsis:
The Film Freak targets Julia Pennyworth and his ex-girlfriend India Blue for revealing his identity. Bullock and Robin stay one step behind Batman and Catwoman.
Keywords:
nudity panels

Indexer Notes

Continued from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #395.
Continues in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #396.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Detective Comments / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Greenberger
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2287

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Chris Parrish, Joe Sarnicole, Jef Mitchell, Willie Holmes, Christopher Romano and Jonathan Gilbert.

The Criminal Element (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow and Black Canary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joey Cavalieri
Pencils:
Jerome Moore
Inks:
Dell Barras
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
Agustin Mas
Job Number:
G-2466

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Steelclaw [Thomas Bolt]; Tommie (music store employee); Jerry (music store owner)
Synopsis:
Black Canary stops a drug shipment. Green Arrow questions the mayor about the new hero, the Champion. The identity of the new villain, Steelclaw, is revealed. Tommie thinks that Onyx has come back.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fury of the Film Freak!
    Batman
  2. 1. Reeling
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Detective Comments
  4. 3. The Criminal Element
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
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