(March-April 1978)

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Volume
42
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1977-12-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893046504
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #151.
This issue has variants:

The Sign of the Joker (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-2817
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints
Keywords
lightning; rain

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Sign of the Joker! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2774
Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker; Hugo Strange (as ghost); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Chief O'Hara; Silver St. Cloud; Rupert Thorne; Thomas Jackson
Synopsis
Hugo Strange takes his revenge on Rupert Thorne, Silver St. Cloud makes a decision about her future, and Batman puts an end to the Joker's latest scheme.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
#S-2824

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mark Lamport, Peter Sanderson, Steve Beery and Mike Friedrich.

A Word About the Fight of the Century (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

DC Publishorial / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sign of the Joker
    Batman
  2. 1. Mera Meets the Manta Men
    Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. Sign of the Joker!
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot-Line
  5. 4. A Word About the Fight of the Century
    DC Publishorial
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