(March 1969)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1969-01-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Die Small -- Die Big! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
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Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Die Small -- Die Big! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher [as Bob Kanigher] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Joe Giella (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Herbert Small (a mailman, death); unnamed gang of thugs (villains)
Synopsis
Learning that he is to die soon, and down-hearted because it seems that no one will notice him in true life, Herbert Small tries to convince a group of criminals that he is really Batman in order to save the Caped Crusader's life.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Pages 6 and 15 are 2/3-pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman's Hot-Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Peter Sanderson, Mark Dillman, William R. Lund and Mark Evanier.

Hunt for the Helpless Hostage! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Shelly Lefferman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story continues from Detective Comics #384.

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

Batman's Hot-Line -- Extra / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Dave Truesdale and Marion Goldfarb.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Die Small -- Die Big!
    Batman
  2. 1. Die Small -- Die Big!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  4. 3. Hunt for the Helpless Hostage!
    Batgirl
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line -- Extra
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