Batman #217
(December 1969)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of April and October
On-sale Date
1969-10-21
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, then Silver Age, then standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #75 and copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-281
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take a last look, Alfred-- then seal up the Batcave... forever!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

One Bullet Too Many! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 21.83 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-217
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A desperately lonely day in the life of Bruce Wayne, guardian and friend to young Dick Grayson...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Dr. Susan Fielding; Dr. Jonah Fielding; "Hop" Miller; "Stub" Sartel; Chance Collins; Marla Manning (mention only)
Synopsis
Breakup of Batman & Robin team. Dick Grayson goes to college. Bruce and Alfred move from Wayne Manor to the Wayne Foundation.
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batcomputer; Batmobile; Gotham City Police Department HQ; Utility Belt; Wayne Foundation; Wayne Manor; Wayne Penthouse

Indexer Notes

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

Story across 23 pages, but pages 8 and 23 are 2/3rds story pages and page 15 is 1/2 story page.

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

Letters to the Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-294

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

Strange Old Laws / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We can't go yet. His line is busy.
Genre
humor; non-fiction
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Take a last look, Alfred-- then seal up the Batcave... forever!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. One Bullet Too Many!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  4. 3. ["We can't go yet. His line is busy."]
    Strange Old Laws
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