(July-August 1976)

DC, 1975 Series
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Volume
5 [2]
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1976-04-01
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; 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

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.

On-sale date from Comics Reader #129.


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

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Has "DC Comics Salutes the Bicentennial 5" banner at top.

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

Superman; Hostess Cup Cakes / 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 C. 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.

[no title indexed] (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
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Dayton, KY., an escaped prisoner...
Genre
humor; non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four separate cartoons about curious crime capers.

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

Batman Presents the Villain of the Issue The Mad Hatter / comic story / 11.67 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 Cup Cakes
  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 Presents the Villain of the Issue The Mad Hatter
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
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll