(May 1976)

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Volume
40
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1976-02-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode
0709893046505
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor); 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 #127.


[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
John Workman ?

Job Number
S-2264
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Elliot Quinn; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom] (head shot)

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

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

A Clue before Dying! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2204
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Walter Gaunt; Elliot Quinn; Lyle Keane; Emma Rundle; Lieutenant Dannay
Synopsis
While attending a party thrown by Elliot Quinn, Batman must uncover who murdered the host.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Scream of the Gargoyle! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Job Number
S-2236
Genre
superhero
Characters
Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Dr. Thanatogenos; Maurice LeBlanc; Helene LeBlanc
Synopsis
Man-Bat battles a demon.

Indexer Notes

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

Story continues from Detective Comics #458.

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

Batman's Hotline / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2272

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Michael D. Dargay, Joe Peluso, Paul Birnbaum; Tom Ward, Dan Raskio and Steve Landis.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average copies preceding 12 months: 353,000.
Actual copies issue nearest filing date: 386,697.

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. A Clue before Dying!
    Batman
  4. 3. Scream of the Gargoyle!
    Man-Bat
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hotline
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
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