Batman #251
(September 1973)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
34
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly, (with the exception of Mar., May, Aug. and Dec.)
On-sale Date
1973-06-21
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 #97.


Look Out, Gotham! The Joker's Back in Town! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1546
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Don't Be Half a Man! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Joker's Five-Way Revenge! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-563
Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker (villain); Batman; James Gordon; Packy White; Philly Jack Barton; Bigger Melvin; Bing Hooley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story across 23 pages, page 23 is a half page.

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

Now There Are 14 Prehistoric Scenes. (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Aurora Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Woods Edge / Tank Trap (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Read This Story if You Want to..."Get it All Together"...When You Get Out of the Service (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Cleveland Institute of Electronics, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Put an X Next to the Comics You Want! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The New Magazine of Weird Humor! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Plop! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Gold Crown / Supreme Command (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Super Catalogue (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Passaic Book Center / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Scoreboards Don’t Tell All! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Champion Sports / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Anthony Kowalik (logo illustration)
Inks
Neal Adams (logo illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1554
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor: It shall suffice for myself...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Keith Griffin, Joe Peluso, and Leonard Tirado.
Located after story page 23.

Famous Name Prizes or Cash...the Easy Olympic Way! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Power (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Universal Bodybuilding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Getting a Daisy B*B Gun Is Like Getting a Good Grade. (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Look Out, Gotham! The Joker's Back in Town!
    Batman
  2. 1. Don't Be Half a Man!
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!
    Batman
  4. 3. Now There Are 14 Prehistoric Scenes.
    Aurora Products Corp.
  5. 4. Woods Edge / Tank Trap
    Helen of Toy Co.
  6. 5. Read This Story if You Want to..."Get it All Together"...When You Get Out of the Service
    Cleveland Institute of Electronics, Inc.
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  8. 7. Just Put an X Next to the Comics You Want!
    DC Comics
  9. 8. The New Magazine of Weird Humor!
    Plop!
  10. 9. Gold Crown / Supreme Command
    Helen of Toy Co.
  11. 10. Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  12. 11. The Super Catalogue
    Passaic Book Center
  13. 12. The Scoreboards Don’t Tell All!
    Champion Sports
  14. 13. ["Dear Editor: It shall suffice for myself..."]
    Letters to the Batman
  15. 14. Famous Name Prizes or Cash...the Easy Olympic Way!
    Olympic Sales Club
  16. 15. Power
    Universal Bodybuilding
  17. 16. Getting a Daisy B*B Gun Is Like Getting a Good Grade.
    Daisy
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