(April 1976)

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Volume
40
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1976-01-29
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 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 #126.


The Real Batman Dies Next! (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-2248
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lt. Bucky Dunlop (dressed as Batman); Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom] (head shot)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

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

The Real Batman Dies Next! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2182
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Lt. Bucky Dunlop (dressed as Batman, death); Alfred Pennyworth; Mrs. Dunlop; Slats Johnson; Charlie Fellman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Peal of the Devil-Bell! (Table of Contents: 4)

Man-Bat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
S-2235
Genre
superhero
Characters
Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; She-Bat [Francine Langstrom]; Britt Langstrom; Dr. Thanatogenos

Indexer Notes

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

Story continues in Detective Comics #459.

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

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

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

Job Number
S-2254

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Bob Rodi, John Heebink, Fred Schneider, Scott Gibson and Mickey McConnell.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Real Batman Dies Next!
    Batman
  2. 1. Minerva Menace!
    Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. The Real Batman Dies Next!
    Batman
  4. 3. Justice for All Includes Children, 2
    Superman
  5. 4. Peal of the Devil-Bell!
    Man-Bat
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
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