(October-November 1973)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
37
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1973-07-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications Inc.
Publisher's Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Archie Goodwin (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #98.

Deathmask! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed as JA)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed as JA)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

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

Sales Leadership Club Cards / Stationery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Deathmask! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Jim Aparo (credited)
Inks
Jim Aparo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
L-211
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner Gordon; Judd Thaxton (first appearance, death); Austin Spires (first appearance, death); Marcus Wingate (first appearance, death).
Synopsis
Batman finds himself seemingly pitted against the preternaturally powered Matuchima, the lost tribe of Xochipecs' god of death, soon after the tribe's deathmask is found and brought to the Gotham Museum.
Reprints

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

Aurora Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Sew-On 4" Patches (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Add-A-Patch Emblems & Patches / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Reward $11,750.00 for This Coin! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Best Values Coins and Currency / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Task Force / Tank Trap (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Tank Trap; Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Day Bill Told Off His Boss (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Cleveland Institute of Electronics [lessons] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

They're Back! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Metropolis, Illinois (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Chapter 1: The Himalayan Incident (Table of Contents: 10)

Manhunter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson) (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited as Simonson) (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda; Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

Job Number
L-212
Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk] (also flashback); Christine St. Clair (first appearance); Dharmata
Synopsis
Christine St. Clair, an INTERPOL agent, searches for the elusive Manhunter in Nepal.
Awards
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Manhunter revealed as Paul Kirk (Manhunter of the 1940's Adventure Comics run).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Sunshine Art Studios Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Put an X Next to the Comics You Want! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The New DC King-Size Collector's Series !… (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Iron-Wolf (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Ironwolf / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Superman the Man of Steel - World's Greatest Comics Hero Appears in… (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Biggest Bargain in Comics! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Locksmithing Institute Training Course / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman's Hot-Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-232
Feature Logo
Batman's Hot Line [telephone]

Indexer Notes

Comments from new editor Archie Goodwin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

ICS / International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Raleigh Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Deathmask!
    Batman
  2. 1. ["Easy to sell"]
    Sales Leadership Club Cards / Stationery
  3. 2. Deathmask!
    Batman
  4. 3. ["Peter Revson drives this car."]
    Aurora Products
  5. 4. New Sew-On 4" Patches
    Add-A-Patch Emblems & Patches
  6. 5. Reward $11,750.00 for This Coin!
    Best Values Coins and Currency
  7. 6. Task Force / Tank Trap
    Tank Trap; Task Force
  8. 7. The Day Bill Told Off His Boss
    Cleveland Institute of Electronics [lessons]
  9. 8. They're Back!
  10. 9. Metropolis, Illinois
    Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
  11. 10. Chapter 1: The Himalayan Incident
    Manhunter
  12. 11. ["Pass this test and you may earn $300."]
    Sunshine Art Studios Greeting Cards
  13. 12. Just Put an X Next to the Comics You Want!
  14. 13. The New DC King-Size Collector's Series !…
    Tarzan
  15. 14. Iron-Wolf
    Ironwolf
  16. 15. Superman the Man of Steel - World's Greatest Comics Hero Appears in…
    Superman
  17. 16. The Biggest Bargain in Comics!
    The Flash
  18. 17. ["How Joe solved his 'security problem'!"]
    Locksmithing Institute Training Course
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  20. 19. ["If you've ever said... 'There must be a better way to earn a living...'"]
    ICS / International Correspondence Schools
  21. 20. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales Cards
  22. 21. ["One for roads."]
    Raleigh Bicycles
This issue was modified by, among others
  • David B
  • Nick Caputo
  • CTGarry
  • Matthew Head
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Matthew Peets
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Jim Van Dore