Batman #287
(May 1977)

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Volume
38
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1977-02-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893043005
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #140.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-2503
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Surprise, Batman! In a moment, you'll be as extinct as this bird I'm riding!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Maltese Cup Cake (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Cupcakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Batman-Ex-- As in Extinct! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
S-2553
Genre
superhero
Characters
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Renee Cantrell; Chester Cole
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story continues in Batman #288.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Letters to the Batman / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2570
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Illustrated title header. Letters of comment from Mike White, Christopher Juricich, Elizabeth M. Smith and Ralph E. Painter.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average # of copies sold previous year - 178,000

...Another Masterful Missive from Our Publisher!! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

#2 Walt Simonson (Table of Contents: 6)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Surprise, Batman! In a moment, you'll be as extinct as this bird I'm riding!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Maltese Cup Cake
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Cupcakes
  3. 2. Batman-Ex-- As in Extinct!
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Batman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ...Another Masterful Missive from Our Publisher!!
  7. 6. #2 Walt Simonson
    DC Profiles
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