(October-November 1974)

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Volume:
38
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1974-07-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Archie Goodwin; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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 #108.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks:
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Manhunter [Paul Kirk] (also head shot); Robin [Dick Grayson] (head shot); Spectre [Jim Corrigan] (head shot); Creeper [Jack Ryder] (head shot); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (head shot)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

[Detective Comics Presents] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-340

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Manhunter [Paul Kirk]

Gotterdammerung (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman; Manhunter / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin
Pencils:
Walter Simonson
Inks:
Walter Simonson
Colors:
Walter Simonson
Letters:
Annette Kawecki; Walter Simonson (titles and sound effects)
Job Number:
L-335

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk](death); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Enforcer (Dan Kingdom); Ndele Kshumbo; Kolu Mbeya; Christine St. Clair; Asano Nitobe
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Annette Kawecki 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 this issue.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Job Number:
L-296

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Pinup, had originally been advertised for Detective Comics #440.

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

Manhunter / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pinup, had originally been advertised for Detective Comics #440.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Archie Goodwin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-339

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Lynn Scharbow, Dart Vernon and Antone Perry.

[Dr. Mephisto] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1046

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]
Reprints:

The End of Sports! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1044

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sportsmaster [Lawrence "Crusher" Crock] (misspelled Corck) (villain); Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Jean Taylor (sports reporter)
Reprints:

The Coming of the Creeper!! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Creeper / comic story / 22.17 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Ditko (plot); Don Segall (dialogue)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1043

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Creeper [Jack Ryder] (introduction; origin); Angel Devilin (villain); Professor Yatz (scientist); Dr. Clayton Wetley (crusader against violence); Bill Brane (chief of network security)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page 12 is a 2/3-page and page 23 is a 1/2-page.

The Secret of Hunter's Inn! (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Roussos
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1045

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tweedle-Dee (villain); Tweedle-Dum (villain); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Beagle
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Archie Goodwin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-339

Indexer Notes

Letter of comment from David Neal Dyar.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [Detective Comics Presents]
    Batman; Manhunter
  3. 2. Gotterdammerung
    Batman; Manhunter
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Manhunter
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
  7. 6. [Dr. Mephisto]
    The Spectre
  8. 7. The End of Sports!
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. The Coming of the Creeper!!
    The Creeper
  10. 9. The Secret of Hunter's Inn!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line Extra
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