Batman #246
(December 1972)

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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
1972-10-19
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 #89.


How Many Ways Can a Robin Die? (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1301
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin (mannequin)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

How Many Ways Can a Robin Die? (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Irv Novick (pp 1-17); Dick Dillin (pp 18-23)
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda; Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
S-1329
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Warden Howe; Emil Ravek
Synopsis
Someone is demonstrating ways to "kill" Robin by using dummies to torture Batman. Batman must track them down and rescue the real Robin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story told in five chapters: Chapter One: How To Shaft a Robin!; Chapter Two: How To Carve a Robin!; Chapter Three: How To Bury a Robin... Deep!; Chapter Four: How To Twist a Robin's Neck! and Chapter Five: How To Chop Up a Robin!

[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-1357

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mark Lucke, James T. McCoy, Loren Lieberthal and Gail Burt.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. How Many Ways Can a Robin Die?
    Batman
  2. 1. How Many Ways Can a Robin Die?
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
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