(September 2004)

DC, 2004 Series
 
Price
2.50 USD; 3.85 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
2004-07-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
761941244570 00111
Editing
Joan Hilty; Harvey Richards (Associate Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This is one of 8 tribute issues published this month to honor Julie Schwartz. The two stories inside are based on the cover, a device Julie Schwartz used to inspire his writers.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot-line call, Batman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #183 (August 1966).

[Batman #183] (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Batman of Two Worlds (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Sno Cone
Letters
Kurt Hathaway

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; 3 unnamed actors (playing Batman, Robin, and The Riddler); Julie (TV director); Commissioner Gordon; an unnamed forensic scientist; Clayface
Synopsis
The two actors starring in the "Batman" TV show start fighting and one ends up dead. It takes the real Batman and Robin to discover who killed whom, and why.
Reprints

The Ratings War! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Andy Kuhn
Inks
Andy Kuhn
Colors
Bill Crabtree
Letters
Kurt Hathaway

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; Scarecrow (cameo); Mr. Freeze (cameo); Scarface (cameo); Riddler (cameo); Commissioner Gordon; Neilson Minnow; unnamed TV station manager; Two-Face
Synopsis
Reality TV takes a new twist when all of Batman's latest adventures are filmed on tape. Its up to Batman to find out how and why there's always a cameraman present at these "spontaneous" crimes.
Reprints

Softly: A Living Legend Passes (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harlan Ellison; Brian M. Thomsen
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
An obituary and fond remembrances of Julie Schwartz from Harlan Ellison with 2 photographs.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hot-line call, Batman!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. [Batman #183]
    Batman
  3. 2. Batman of Two Worlds
    Batman
  4. 3. The Ratings War!
    Batman
  5. 4. Softly: A Living Legend Passes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Karsten S.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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