Batman #252
(October 1973)

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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
1973-07-26
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 #98.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1574
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jason Bard (in Batman costume); The Spook
Reprints
Keywords
grave; lantern

Indexer Notes

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

The Spook's Master Stroke! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
S-1538
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spook; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Jason Bard (in Batman costume)
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 (signed as JS)
Pencils
Anthony Kowalik (illustration)
Inks
Neal Adams (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1581

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Debbie Hetherington, Margie Spears, Sal Antieri, Clint Thomas and Richard Morrissey.

The King from Canarsie! (Table of Contents: 3)

Robin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
S-1534
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Davy King; Tommy Duffy; Van Sicklen
Synopsis
Famous actor Davy King enrolls in Hudson University to get his college degree. Mysterious accidents happen around him until Robin is able to figure out who is behind them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Davy King character modeled after Danny Kaye, and this story is dedicated to him.

Metropolis, Illinois (Table of Contents: 4)

Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan; Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Spook's Master Stroke!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
  4. 3. The King from Canarsie!
    Robin
  5. 4. Metropolis, Illinois
    Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
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