Detective Comics #540 [Canadian Newsstand]
(July 1984)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.95 CAD
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:
0709893046507
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) #540 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Scarecrow
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Something Scary (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Bob Smith
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
G-1200

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Scarecrow (villain); Harvey Bullock
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #373.

In Cold Type! (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joey Cavalieri
Pencils:
Shawn McManus
Inks:
Sal Trapani
Colors:
Shelley Eiber
Letters:
Bob Lappan

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Printer's Devil

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-1676

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Chuck Sholea, Jeffrey Lowndes, Christopher Melchert, David Sheedy, S. Kenneth Kawano, Aisha Cruz and T. M. Maple.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Something Scary
    Batman
  3. 2. In Cold Type!
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Detective Comments
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner