(May-June 1976)

DC, 1975 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1976-02-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Barcode
0709893165506
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor); Bob Rozakis (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound (#1-4); Saddle-stitched (#5-20)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #127.


The Princess and the Vagabond! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2262
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Maze; Ace the Bat-Hound (vignette); Signalman [Philip Cobb] (vignette)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

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

The Princess and the Vagabond! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batgirl and Robin / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin; Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2231
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Maze; Clark Kent [Superman]; Alexei Brund; Princess Evalina; Jack Corley; Mary "Skippy" Mulcahy
Synopsis
Maze is hired to assassinate Princess Evalina and discredit Alexei Brund. They did not count on the fact that Batgirl is protecting the princess, and Brund is riding around the country with Dick Grayson.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Clark Kent appears as a reporter and not in the Superman identity.

Ace, the Bat-Hound! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman Presents... Bathound / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
N-1452
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bat-Hound [Ace] (introduction, Origin); Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (introduction); John Wilker (introduction); Bert Bowers (villain, introduction); Commissioner James Gordon
Synopsis
When Batman and Robin find an injured dog they take it back to the Batcave. The dog helps them with a few cases and leads them to the crooks who kidnapped his master.
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Indexer Notes

Originally a Batman feature. Alfred's middle names revealed in this story.

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

Batmail Family / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2270

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Michael D. Dargay, Brian Scott, Bob Rodi and Wilson Rivera.

The Signs of the Signalman (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman Presents the Villain of the Issue-- The Signalman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Job Number
N-1477
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Signalman [Philip Cobb]; Commissioner James Gordon; Miss Lanor
Synopsis
Signalman escapes from jail and goes on a new crime spree.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story originally titled "The Return of Signalman."

[The Signalman, the Mad Hatter & the Blockbuster] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman's Rogues Gallery / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-1481
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Signalman [Philip Cobb]; The Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; The Blockbuster [Mark Desmond]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Princess and the Vagabond!
    Batgirl and Robin
  2. 1. Minerva Menace!
    Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. The Princess and the Vagabond!
    Batgirl and Robin
  4. 3. Ace, the Bat-Hound!
    Batman Presents... Bathound
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batmail Family
  6. 5. The Signs of the Signalman
    Batman Presents the Villain of the Issue-- The Signalman
  7. 6. [The Signalman, the Mad Hatter & the Blockbuster]
    Batman's Rogues Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll