(October 1976)

DC, 1937 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
40
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1976-07-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode
0709893046510
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 #132.


[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
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-2398
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Spider [Eric Needham]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Doomsday Express! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2385
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Spider [Eric Needham] (apparent death); Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; 'Doc' Sugarman (flashback, drug dealer, death); Otto (flashback, Sugarman's thug); Jose (flashback, Sugarman's thug); unnamed drug dealer from Paris (death); Maria (prostitute); mugging victim (flashback); Black Spider's father (flashback, death); Arthur Reeves; frightened train passenger
Synopsis
Narrowly avoiding a brush with death, Batman must track down Black Spider before he kills again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story continued from Detective #463.

Black Spider appears to die at the end of the story, but he returns in Batman #306.

Twinkies and Kelp (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Justice for All Includes Children, 7 (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero

A Hot Time in Star City Tonight (Table of Contents: 4)

Black Canary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis; Laurie Rozakis
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
John Workman

Job Number
S-2357
Genre
superhero
Characters
Calculator [Noah Kuttler] (villain); The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The records confirm Bob Rozakis as the writer, but they do not mention Laurie Rozakis.

Part 2 of the Calculator serial; story continues in Detective #465.

[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-2405

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Joe Peluso, William MacDonald Neville, Danny Raskio, Scott Gibson, Jim Guida and Gerald Duet.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Doomsday Express!
    Batman
  3. 2. Twinkies and Kelp
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. Justice for All Includes Children, 7
    Superman
  5. 4. A Hot Time in Star City Tonight
    Black Canary
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Matthew Peets
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • John Monagle
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner