Batman #295
(January 1978)

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Volume
39
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1977-10-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893043001
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 #149.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2757
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back off, Batman-- Or this magic show becomes a tragic show!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martin Monroe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Cuckoo Cuckoos (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Adventure of the Houdini Whodunit! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Michael Golden
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2536
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mystery Analysts of Gotham City [Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Martin Tellman; Art Saddows; Kaye Daye; Danton (former District Attorney)]; David Hamton (magician); Glenn Falkenstein (mentalist); Martin Monroe (magician's apprentice); Lisa Morrow (psychic); Winston Bennett (manager); June Gold (magician's assistant, deceased)
Synopsis
When Danton, Art Saddows, and Kaye Daye each witness the same woman's body turn up at 3 different locations only to have it disappear after it is loaded into the ambulance but before it arrives at the morgue, the Mystery Analysts investigate the Magic Palace, a night club for magic-related acts. They learn that the murdered woman was a magician's assistant, but who killed her?
Reprints

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

Bat Signals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2763

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Scott Gibson, Jim Kingman, Jim Asbille, Matt Polusny, Steve Will, Kevin L. Callahan and Bob Barnes.

The Great Superman Movie Contest Winners (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article with photograph of Jenette Kahn, Chris Reeve and Sol Harrison.

26 Marshall Rogers (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Scripter suggested by Michael Catron.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Back off, Batman-- Or this magic show becomes a tragic show!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. The Adventure of the Houdini Whodunit!
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
  5. 4. The Great Superman Movie Contest Winners
  6. 5. 26 Marshall Rogers
    DC Profiles
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