(December 1976)

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Volume
40
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1976-09-30
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
0709893046512
Editing
Julius Schwartz (credited) (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (credited) (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #135.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan (signed as Chua)
Inks
Vince Colletta (signed as CollETTA)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
S-2450
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back again after 15 years-- and 15 times as deadly-- the Signalman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Signalman [Phillip Cobb]
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-signal

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Cornered Clown (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; The Joker [super-villain] / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Signalman Steals the Spotlight! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils
Ernie Chan (credited as Ernie Chua)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
S-2439
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It begins with a bang--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Signalman [Phillip Cobb] (villain); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Volume 76 Issue 22 - Week of September 27, 1976 (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Take Me out of the Ballgame (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils
Marshall Rogers (credited)
Inks
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
S-2431
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're playing this game according to my rules, Green Arrow!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Calculator [Noah Kuttler] (villain); Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Part 4 of the Calculator serial; story continues in Detective #467.

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

Batman's Hot-Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (responses)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2457
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Julie and Bob, ah where do I begin?
Feature Logo
Batman's Hot Line [telephone]

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Gerald Duet, Kevin L. Callahan, Mike White, Mark Schmieder, and Arthur Vidro.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Back again after 15 years-- and 15 times as deadly-- the Signalman!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Cornered Clown
    Hostess Fruit Pies; The Joker [super-villain]
  3. 2. Signalman Steals the Spotlight!
    Batman
  4. 3. Volume 76 Issue 22 - Week of September 27, 1976
    Daily Planet
  5. 4. Take Me out of the Ballgame
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. ["Dear Julie and Bob, ah where do I begin?"]
    Batman's Hot-Line
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