Batman #243
(August 1972)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
33
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly, (with the exception of Jan., March, July and Nov.)
On-sale Date
1972-06-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
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 #85.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1262
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are watching a fight to the death... that the Batman doesn't dare win!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lo Ling
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Lazarus Pit! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 23.5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Jean Izzo

Job Number
S-1238
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ra's Al Ghul; Talia; Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Matches Malone]; Lo Ling; Robin [Dick Grayson; also as Matches Malone]; Dr. Harris Blaine; Ubu; Molly Post
Synopsis
Batman tracks Ra's Al Ghul to Switzerland, only to find he is dead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Job Number
S-1269

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Paul Emrath, Rush Glick, Juan Cole and Mark Lucke.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You are watching a fight to the death... that the Batman doesn't dare win!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Lazarus Pit!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
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