(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:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate)
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.


["Back Off, Batman! Or This Magic Show Becomes A Tragic Show!"] (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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martin Monroe
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

Penguin; Hostess / 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 / 0.66 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 / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Script: Michael Catron suggests Harris (error report #6694)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Back Off, Batman! Or This Magic Show Becomes A Tragic Show!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    Penguin; Hostess
  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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