(February-March 1975)

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Volume
39
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-11-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor); Bob Rozakis (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 #112.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1882
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Roy Raymond (head shot); Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny] (head shot); Robin [Dick Grayson] (head shot); Dr. Mid-nite [Charles McNider] (head shot); Star Hawkins (head shot)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Detective Comics (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1216
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Break-In at the Big House (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
S-1854
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Creeper [Jack Ryder]; Talia Al Ghul; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Ra's Al Ghul; "Brick" Milligan
Reprints

Cops-of-All-Trades (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1239
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Second page of the original story is omitted.

The Case of the Robot-Spy! (Table of Contents: 4)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1167
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Star Hawkins; Ilda
Synopsis
Ilda goes undercover to find a band of jewel thieves without telling Hawkins, but her disguise is penetrated and she needs his help after all.
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The Human Bomb! (Table of Contents: 5)

Marty Moran Headline Hunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Dan Barry
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1171
Genre
crime
Characters
Marty Moran
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is a reworked Big Town story, with the feature changed to Marty Moran Headline Hunter and all references to "Big Town" changed to "Big City" and all references to "Steve Wilson" changed to "Marty Moran."

Inks credit from index of original printing.

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

Strange Laws / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
N-1240
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I told you not to pass that red light!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four individual cartoon panels about strange laws.

The Swiss Border Patrol! (Table of Contents: 7)

Manhunters Around the World / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1169
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Willie Thal
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Police at Work feature.

The Case of the Crooked Gambler! (Table of Contents: 8)

A Perfect Crime Mystery / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1170
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

The Man Who Slept 200 Years! (Table of Contents: 9)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1240
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond
Reprints

Ten Miles to Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Elongated Man / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino [as Cinfa] (signed)
Inks
Carmine Infantino [as Cinfa] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1168
Genre
superhero
Characters
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Splash page shows mockup of a Flash cover with Flash and Kid Flash introducing this 1st solo adventure story for the Elongated Man.

24 Hours from Death! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1211
Genre
crime
Characters
Lieutenant Blackman
Reprints

Case of the Talking Shadows! (Table of Contents: 12)

Dr. Mid-Nite / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1172
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Myra Mason
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Craig Delich.

The Touchdown Trap! (Table of Contents: 13)

Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1853
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Harry "Hudson Hurricane" Hurley; George Benson; Frank McDonald
Synopsis
When the 1924 Hudson University Football team comes to campus to celebrate their winning of the championship 50 years earlier, one disgruntled player tries to blow up the team hero with an explosive football.
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: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1886

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from William Nutt, Dan Veltri, Ken Wolf, Donwyn Newsome, Ron McLaughlin, Glenn Carnagey, Steve Thompson and Rod Learned.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Detective Comics
    Batman
  3. 2. Break-In at the Big House
    Batman
  4. 3. Cops-of-All-Trades
  5. 4. The Case of the Robot-Spy!
    Star Hawkins
  6. 5. The Human Bomb!
    Marty Moran Headline Hunter
  7. 6. ["I told you not to pass that red light!"]
    Strange Laws
  8. 7. The Swiss Border Patrol!
    Manhunters Around the World
  9. 8. The Case of the Crooked Gambler!
    A Perfect Crime Mystery
  10. 9. The Man Who Slept 200 Years!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  11. 10. Ten Miles to Nowhere!
    The Elongated Man
  12. 11. 24 Hours from Death!
  13. 12. Case of the Talking Shadows!
    Dr. Mid-Nite
  14. 13. The Touchdown Trap!
    Robin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
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