Batman #241
(May 1972)

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Volume
33
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (with the exception of Apr. and Oct.)
On-sale date
1972-03-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
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 #82.


At Dawn Dies Mary MacGuffin! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1187
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

At Dawn Dies Mary MacGuffin! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
S-1100
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Colonel Sulphur; Mary McGuffin; Howard MacGuffin; James Gordon
Synopsis
Howard MacGuffin, a young diplomat, is forced to steal government secrets when Colonel Sulphur kidnaps his wife.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Secret of the Psychic Siren! (Table of Contents: 2)

Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Rich Buckler
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
S-1142
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lilith (of the Teen Titans, a relative of Terri); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Terri Bergstrom; Kid Flash [Wally West]
Synopsis
Terri Bergstrom's search for her cousin comes to an end, leading to Robin, Terri and Lilith battling a cult that worships Cthulhu.
Reprints
Keywords
demonic possession

Indexer Notes

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

The Case of the Honest Crook (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Job Number
S-1097
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joseph Sands (introduction); Ann Sands [nee Ann Davis] (Joe's wife, introduction); unnamed shopkeeper; unnamed doctor; Smiley Sikes (villain, introduction); Matty Link (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Batman helps out a young convict released from prison who is having trouble getting an honest job to support his new, but sick wife. The Caped Crusaders then vow to help track down the rats who set him up to be arrested originally, but Robin is nearly beaten to death, and the Batman swears vengeance on those responsible.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile

Indexer Notes

Inks credits confirmed by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos. Lettering credit confirmed by George Roussos.

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1194

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from David B. Michelinie.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. At Dawn Dies Mary MacGuffin!
    Batman
  2. 1. At Dawn Dies Mary MacGuffin!
    Batman
  3. 2. Secret of the Psychic Siren!
    Robin
  4. 3. The Case of the Honest Crook
    Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
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