Batman #220
(March 1970)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of April and October
On-sale date:
1970-01-20
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

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings and Comic Reader #76. An ad in Green Lantern #75 reports that the issue would be on sale on January 22.


This Murder Has Been Pre-Recorded! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams; Carmine Infantino (layout)
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (logo design, letters)
Job Number:
S-351

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:
Keywords:
bomb; phone booth; telephone

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.Note on layout not confirmed by records.

Per The Comic Reader # 76: the new Batman logo was created by Dick Giordano and Neal Adams and lettered by Gaspar Saladino.

This Murder Has Been ... Pre-Recorded! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 21.83 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-249

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marla Manning (introduction); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Tom Sloane; Zachary Nova
Synopsis:
Marla Manning comes to Bruce Wayne for help finding the killer of Tom Sloane.
Reprints:

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 2/3-pages and page 15 is a 1/2-page.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-358

Indexer Notes

Letters from Peter G. Haag, Charles Cruz, Gary Skinner, M. D. Kelly, Mike Mallory and Alice Irma Herman.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-345

Indexer Notes

Letters from Martin Pasko and Steve Beery.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The average number of copies sold per issue during the previous year was 355,782.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. This Murder Has Been Pre-Recorded!
    Batman
  2. 1. This Murder Has Been ... Pre-Recorded!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batcave Extra
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
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