(July-August 1976)

DC, 1975 Series
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Volume:
5 [2]
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Barcode:
0709893165508
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
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

The volume is clearly 5 in the indicia, although based on surrounding issues it should be 2, so this is almost certainly a typographical error.


The Joker's Daughter!; Valley of the Copper Moon! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl; Robin / 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-2323

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; The Joker's Daughter [Duela Dent]; Alfred Pennyworth (head shot); Mad Hatter (head shots)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Has DC Comics Salutes the Bicentennial 5 banner at top.
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Superman Saves the Earth (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Valley of the Copper Moon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batgirl / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
José Delbo
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2276

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Senator Cleary; Congressman Matthew; Jack Lightfoot; Susan Little Bird
Synopsis:
Batgirl is the guest at an Indian Rodeo and she helps expose a criminal who is trying to sell the reservation to another corporation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
American Indians; buffalo; Indian reservation; Matituck Indians

Indexer Notes

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

The Joker's Daughter! (Table of Contents: 3)

Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2305

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Joker's Daughter [Duela Dent] (introduction; real name unrevealed); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lt. Tatem; Chief Frank McDonald; Christine Ariadne; Lori Elton
Synopsis:
Robin must discover who stole a mystery author's novel out of a locked room.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hudson University

Indexer Notes

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

Robin's Cast of Characters (Table of Contents: 4)

Robin / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1568

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lori Elton; Chief Frank McDonald; Lieutenant Rick Tatem
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2316

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mike White, Fred Schneider, Scott R. Taylor, Jeff Sporn, Mark McIntyre, The Mighty Hackman and Tom Weyandt.

In the Soup! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1503

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Bruce Wayne; Dick Grayson; Alfred Pennyworth; Chumley (a dog); un-named criminal gang (villains)
Synopsis:
At the request of one of Bruce Wayne's friends, Alfred is loaned out......to walk the lady's dog of all things. However, while doing this menial chore, the brave butler stumbles upon a case that will test his detective abilities.....a case involving giant turtles.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Robinson and Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

["In Dayton, KY., an escaped prisoner..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Curious Crime Capers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
N-1567

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four separate cartoons about curious crime capers.

The New Crimes of the Mad Hatter (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 11.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1451

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Commissioner James Gordon
Synopsis:
The Mad Hatter pulls a string of robberies based on the professions of the jurors that sentenced him on his last arrest.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit by O'Hearn. Inks verified by Paris.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Joker's Daughter!; Valley of the Copper Moon!
    Batgirl; Robin
  2. 1. Superman Saves the Earth
    Superman; Hostess
  3. 2. Valley of the Copper Moon!
    Batgirl
  4. 3. The Joker's Daughter!
    Robin
  5. 4. Robin's Cast of Characters
    Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batmail Family
  7. 6. In the Soup!
    The Adventures of Alfred
  8. 7. ["In Dayton, KY., an escaped prisoner..."]
    Curious Crime Capers
  9. 8. The New Crimes of the Mad Hatter
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
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