(November 1989)

DC, 1989 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Andrew Helfer; Kevin Dooley (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Shaman Part One of Five (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan; George Pratt (painting) (signed)
Inks:
George Pratt (painting) (signed)
Colors:
George Pratt (painting) (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This issue alone had a double cover (8 pages). The outer front cover came in four colors. The data on this line refers to the inner front cover, which is more in line with subsequent front covers. Dean Motter did the cover design and logo for this first arc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Andrew Helfer ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The writer explains the logic behind the double cover and importance of the debut of a new Batman solo book, the first since 1940. This appears on the inside front (outer) cover.

Shaman Book One (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis O'Neil
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Richmond Lewis
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Thomas Woodley (villain; introduction); Tribal Shaman; Shaman's daughter
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne (pre-Batman) studies with a bounty hunter tracking a criminal in Alaska. He is saved by a Shaman who tells him a story about a bat and a raven, while wearing a ceremonial bat-mask.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Batman Year One story is expanded a bit in this storyline.

[Shocker poster] (Table of Contents)

Shocker / insert or dust jacket / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

This is a poster for the movie Shocker from Wes Craven.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

Batman silhouette on back of outer cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Shaman Part One of Five
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Shaman Book One
    Batman
  4. 3. [Shocker poster]
    Shocker
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang