([Mid] 1990)

Egmont Magazines, 1990 Series
Published in English (United Kingdom) United Kingdom
 
Price:
0.95 GBP
Pages:
48
On-sale date:
1990-07-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
London Editions Magazines
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
0-7235-5588-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9780723555889
Editing:
Brian M. Clarke (managing editor); Peter Nicholls (editor); Martin Gray (research); Ed Hyde (package design); Rob Sharp (package design)
Color:
Colour
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-shot

Issue Notes

Introduction states that this is the third in the series of Batman specials (following The Joker and Batman & Superman). It also states that the next special will focus on Batgirl, but it appears as though that was published as the first issue of the ongoing Batman Monthly Presents.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Newton (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Mark Dodd (credited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Penguin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Recoloured, credit from inside front cover.

Batman Monthly Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Short introduction to the comic, including a panel of the Penguin from the 1950s.

Inside front cover.

Eyrie (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Joey Cavalieri
Pencils:
Klaus Janson
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Klaus Janson
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-2745

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; G. Gordon Godfrey; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Dr. Baird
Reprints:

Where Squawks the Penguin! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Penguin / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian M. Clarke (introduction); ? (article)
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

History of the Penguin, including panels and cover reproductions.

[Oswald Who?] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Miranda Cobblepot (Oswald's aunt); The Penguin [Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot] (villain); Stonehead (villain); Stonehead's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis:
The Batman and Robin capture the Penguin attempting to pick up a postcard from the local post office, then discover the card is from the cagey bird's Aunt Miranda, wishing him a happy birthday, and who believes Oswald to be a successful, upstanding umbrella businessman. When it is discovered that the aunt is planning to visit Oswald, the Caped Crusaders try to keep the Penguin on the straight and narrow during her visit.
Reprints:
  • from Batman Sunday strips #119-123 (2/10 - 3/10/1946)
Keywords:
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Title and credits from reprinting in Batman: The Sunday Classics, 1943-46 (Kitchen Sink Press; DC, 1991 series) except for colourist who is credited differently here.

Love Bird (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Allan Collins
Pencils:
Norm Breyfogle
Inks:
Norm Breyfogle
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Editing:
Denny O'Neil
Job Number:
G-3090

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Dovina Partridge; Commissioner James Gordon
Synopsis:
Batman interferes with the Penguin's love life.
Reprints:

Definitely Collectible (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman Monthly Presents
  3. 2. Eyrie
    Batman
  4. 3. Where Squawks the Penguin!
    The Penguin
  5. 4. [Oswald Who?]
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Love Bird
    Batman
  7. 6. Definitely Collectible
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  • Gary L. Watson