Batman #274
(April 1976)

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Volume
37
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1976-01-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor); Bob Rozakis (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #126.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua] (signed)
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua] (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2245
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Steel Claw [Amba Kadiri]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Minerva Menace! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gotham City Treasure Hunt! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2173
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Steel Claw [Amba Kadiri]
Synopsis
The Afro-Asian team gets their target in the Underworld Olympics. They almost succeed but Batman stops them at the end. Batman realizes that some kind of contest is going in in Gotham City between various groups of international criminals.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Underworld Olympics '76 story continues from Batman #273; continues into Batman #275.

Justice for All Includes Children, 2. (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero

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

Letters to the Batman / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2251
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Illustrated title header.
Includes letters from Brian Scott, Ken Wolf, Adam Castro, Carl Christianssen and Kevin L. Callahan.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Minerva Menace!
    Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. Gotham City Treasure Hunt!
    Batman
  4. 3. Justice for All Includes Children, 2.
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
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