Batman #248
(April 1973)

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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
1973-02-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #93.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed as MWK)
Inks
Michael Wm. Kaluta (signed as MWK)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1449
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Colonel Sulphur; Benton Friss
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Death-Knell for a Traitor! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 13.5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-1422
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Colonel Sulphur; Benton Friss; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Letters to the Batman / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz (signed as JS)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1457

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average # of copies sold previous year - 185,283.

The Immortals of Usen Castle (Table of Contents: 4)

Robin / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
S-1326
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Diane Lewis; Tommy Duffy; Dr. Samuel Usen; Stanley Usen; Sara Usen
Synopsis
Dick Grayson and Diane Lewis are giving some local youths a tour of a castle that is supposedly haunted. When Diana and some of the children disappear, Dick changes to Robin and discovers the secret behind the "ghosts" in the castle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Death-Knell for a Traitor!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Immortals of Usen Castle
    Robin
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