Detective Comics #550 [Newsstand]
(May 1985)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-02-28
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) #550 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #12.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pat Broderick (signed)
Inks
Pat Broderick (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joey Redwine
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Spider's Ninth Leg! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joey Redwine
Synopsis
The nine critical steps in Joey Redwine's life are replayed as Batman chases the criminal across the Gotham rooftops.
Reprints

Night Olympics Part Two (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
G-1298
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Pete Lomax
Synopsis
Green Arrow goes after the archer that shot Black Canary.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Detective Comments / letters page / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-1932

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Charles D. Brown, Bill Wu, Andreas Soto, Jeff Mitchell, Josh Scrimahaw, Jason Marsdan, and Dennis Petilli.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average # copies per issue, previous year - 77,275.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Spider's Ninth Leg!
    Batman
  3. 2. Night Olympics Part Two
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Detective Comments
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
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