Batman #247
(February 1973)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
34
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (with the exception of Jan., March, July and Nov.)
On-sale Date
1972-12-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Julius Schwartz (credited) (editor); Carmine Infantino (credited) (publisher)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #91.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed as DG [D over G])
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed as DG [D over G])
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1395
First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the stroke of midnight... everybody in Gotham gets struck dead!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints
Keywords
wrecking ball

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Merry Christmas (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1364
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere, this bleak Christmas Eve, people are celebrating...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Chimp Manners
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story continues into next story this issue.

...And a Deadly New Year! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 17.5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Dick Giordano (credited) (signed as DG [D over G])
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited) (signed as DG [D over G])
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
S-1368
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You might as well stop resisting, Manners!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Chimp Manners; Doctor Harris Blaine; (Arthur?) Reeves; Marsden Van Dyke III
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story continues from previous story this issue.

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

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

Script
Julius Schwartz (signed as JS)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1403
Feature Logo
Letters to the Batman [half figure]

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Paul Edwards, Ron Blair, Guy Lillian III and Steve Beery.

Don't Be Half a Man! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas Dynamic Tension System / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Aurora Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["At the stroke of midnight... everybody in Gotham gets struck dead!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. ["In 1894, a boy had to learn to act like a man."]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. Merry Christmas
    Batman
  4. 3. ...And a Deadly New Year!
    Batman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
  6. 5. Don't Be Half a Man!
    Charles Atlas Dynamic Tension System
  7. 6. ["Get into the Aurora/Factory Experimentals."]
    Aurora Products
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  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
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  • Lou Mazzella
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