(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
Awards
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
Robert 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.

Editing
Related Scans
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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