(April-May 1974)

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Volume
38
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-01-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Editing
Archie Goodwin; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #103.


Ghost Mountain Midnight! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed) [as JA]
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed) [as JA]
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
L-286
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (head shot); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (head shot); Manhunter [Paul Kirk] (head shot); Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (head shot); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (head shot)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Amendola ?
Inks
Sal Amendola ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
L-295
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Ghost Mountain Midnight! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Sal Amendola
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
L-285
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

Cobras of the Deep! (Table of Contents: 3)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Fergusen
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell (reprint editor)

Job Number
N-825
Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Reprints

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

Batman's Hot Line / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Murphy Anderson ? (logo illustration)
Inks
Murphy Anderson ? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-297
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Archie: I have read every issue...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from T. E. Pouncey, Brian Patton, Steve Beery, Eric Promislow and Christopher Melchert.

The Fear That Haunted Hawkman (Table of Contents: 5)

Hawkman / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (reprint editor)

Job Number
N-823
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 7.67 and 6.67 pages.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Between pages 12 and 13 of Hawkman story.

average # copies per issue, previous year - 153,942

A Million-Dollar Corpse! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Doll Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
John Spranger
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell (reprint editor)

Job Number
N-824
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; The Undertaker (villain)
Reprints

Too Many Suspects! (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Lantern / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell (reprint editor)

Job Number
N-826
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Doiby Dickles; Del Lupin (ex-convict)
Reprints

Inside Story of the Outsider! (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (ghost)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (reprint editor)

Job Number
N-822
Genre
superhero
Characters
Outsider [Alfred Pennyworth]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Grasshopper Gang; Aunt Harriet
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

Story in two parts of 7.67 and 7 pages.

Final Outsider story. Alfred returns to life.

Chapter 4: Rebellion! (Table of Contents: 10)

Manhunter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?
Letters
Alan Kupperberg; Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)

Job Number
L-289
Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Christine St. Clair; Damon Nostrand; Asano Nitobe; Kolu Mbeya
Synopsis
Origin of the Manhunters (but, not the ones created by the Guardians of the Universe).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Alan Kupperberg is the credited letterer of this story in Manhunter: The Special Edition (1999), where this story is reprinted. The Simonson lettering credit is per Archie Goodwin on page 97 of Detective Comics #443 (October-November 1974).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ghost Mountain Midnight!
    Batman
  2. 1. Contents
    Batman
  3. 2. Ghost Mountain Midnight!
    Batman
  4. 3. Cobras of the Deep!
    Manhunter
  5. 4. ["Dear Archie: I have read every issue..."]
    Batman's Hot Line
  6. 5. The Fear That Haunted Hawkman
    Hawkman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. A Million-Dollar Corpse!
    The Doll Man
  9. 8. Too Many Suspects!
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. Inside Story of the Outsider!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. Chapter 4: Rebellion!
    Manhunter
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