The Best of DC #9 [Newsstand]
(January-February 1981)

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Blue Ribbon Digest
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Paul Levitz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #9 [Direct].

Copyright © 1980 DC Comics Inc.


Bat-Murderer! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talia al Ghul; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

two-panel cover; reprint note from Ralf Haring on 21 August 2004; previously it erroneously stated from Detective Comics #444 and #445.

Best of DC -- Batman (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

Bat-Murderer (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Talia; Batman; Scrag Donovan; Roger Barton; Elizabeth Baylor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint note correction from Ralf Haring on 21 August 2004; reprinted from issue was previously dated 1973-1974.

Break-In at the Big House (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; The Creeper; Talia; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin; Ra's Al Ghul; "Brick" Milligan
Reprints:

Slaughter in Silver (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Jim Aparo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Aparo

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Sterling Silversmith; Louis Silversmith
Reprints:

Enter: The Creeper (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Ernie Chan
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Creeper; Batman; Ra's Al Ghul; Alfred Pennyworth; Phantom Stranger; Morris Middleman; Shirley Middleman
Reprints:

Bedlam beneath the Big Top (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Ernie Chan
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ra's al Ghul; Talia; Creeper; League of Assassins
Reprints:

Angel -- or Devil? (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Daphne Pennyworth; Robin; Wilfred Pennyworth
Reprints:

The Wayne Foundation Building (Table of Contents)

Batman / filler / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Terry Austin
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Views of the Wayne Foundation Building, with diagrams for each floor.

Follow Batman Every Month In: (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Promo for comics featuring Batman. Covers to Batman #322, Detective Comics #498; and The Brave and the Bold #171 are depicted.

Batman or Bat-Murderer??? (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for the crossover stories in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bat-Murderer!
    Batman
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Batman
  3. 2. Bat-Murderer
    Batman
  4. 3. Break-In at the Big House
    Batman
  5. 4. Slaughter in Silver
    Batman
  6. 5. Enter: The Creeper
    Batman
  7. 6. Bedlam beneath the Big Top
    Batman
  8. 7. Angel -- or Devil?
    Batman
  9. 8. The Wayne Foundation Building
    Batman
  10. 9. Follow Batman Every Month In:
  11. 10. Batman or Bat-Murderer???
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  • Peter Croome
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