(February 1978)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
42
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (with the exception of July, Oct., Jan. and April)
On-sale date
1977-11-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893046502
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate 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 #150.


The Laughing Fish (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Workman

Job Number
S-2791
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Mera Meets the Manta Men (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Laughing Fish! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2773
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Silver St. Cloud; Rupert Thorne; Marko; James Gordon; G. Carl Francis
Synopsis
The Joker gives fish everywhere his face, then tries to claim copyright to his image. And he will kill anyone who gets in the way of his plan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Batman's Hot Line / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2799

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Rogue C. Farmer, Adam Castro, Walace L. Hopkins, Bryan Uhlenbrock, Nicholas Pascale and Peter John Palmer. Includes small image of the cover to issue #472.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Laughing Fish
    Batman
  2. 1. Mera Meets the Manta Men
    Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. The Laughing Fish!
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
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