(April-May 1978)

DC, 1975 Series
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Volume
4
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1978-01-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893165505
Editing
Al Milgrom; Joe Orlando (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #152. On-sale date of January 19 in house ad in Justice League of America #153.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batgirl; Batman and Robin; Huntress [DC]; Man-Bat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Wm. Kaluta (as MW Kaluta) (signed)
Inks
Michael Wm. Kaluta (as MW Kaluta) (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-675
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]
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Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Starlin (signed)
Inks
Jim Starlin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5146
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the cold wind howls...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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Indexer Notes

Introductory page with poem and illustration.

Scars (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5048
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Margo Mulhare [as Millie?]; Scar [Desmond Mallard; Drake]; Alfred Pennyworth; Lori Elton; The Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; hotel concierge; amusement park custodian; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-Two, cameo flashback); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (Earth-Two, cameo flashback); Justice Society [Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; The Star Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
While investigating the disappearance of several celebrities, Batman encounters a couple of misfits with deformities. Dick Grayson visits Gotham with his girlfriend Lori, who is in town to try to help her ex-boyfriend. The Huntress arrives from Earth-Two looking for advice on crime-fighting, Batman takes her to meet former Batwoman Kathy Kane to compare notes. Kathy is currently working at an amusement park where the freaks Batman previously encountered live, while Dick tracks Lori who has also gone to the same park to meet her ex. There is a sinister connection behind these events.
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Indexer Notes

First meeting of Earth-One Batman and Earth-Two Huntress. The Huntress/Batwoman storyline continues in the next story in this issue.

The Big Fall (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Hostess Cup Cakes; Superman / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

Batmail Family / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-882

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mike White, Scott Gibson and Beverly Thon.

Horoscopes of Crime! (Table of Contents: 5)

Batgirl; Batwoman; Huntress [DC] / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Bob Wiacek (pp. 1-10); Vince Colletta (pp. 11-21)
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
J-5058
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; The Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Madame Zodiac; Senator Thomas Cleary; Andrew Payne; Sheik Sarim Al-Sabar; Victor Azzizi; King Singye Birendra; Todd Carmel; Catfish Turner; Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (Earth 2); Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
Synopsis
When the Huntress comes to Batwoman for advice on being a super-heroine, Batwoman decides to reach out to Batgirl who is closer in age to Huntress. Meanwhile, a criminal fortune-teller named Madame Zodiac aides Poison Ivy and Catwoman in their battles against Batgirl and the Huntress in order to gain access to a mysterious object.
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Indexer Notes

In prior appearances in Batman Family #3 and #6, Senator Cleary's first name is given as Robert or Bobby, however starting with this issue his first name is given as Thomas or Tom.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batmail Family / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz (signed as PL)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-882-A
Feature Logo
Batmail Family Special Delivery

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Ed Via, Mike Tiefenbacher and Beth Montelone.

There's a Demon Born Every Minute (Table of Contents: 7)

The Demon [Etrigan]; Man-Bat / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Michael Golden
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Jean Simek

Genre
superhero; horror-suspense
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (cameo); The Huntress [Helena Wayne] (cameo); Morgaine Le Fey; The Demon [Jason Blood]; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Francine Langstrom; Rebecca Langstrom
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30 Cary Burkett (Table of Contents: 8)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Mike Catron ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by Michael Catron.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Answer Man / in-house column / 0.6 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batgirl; Batman and Robin; Huntress [DC]; Man-Bat
  2. 1. ["When the cold wind howls..."]
    Batman
  3. 2. Scars
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. The Big Fall
    Hostess Cup Cakes; Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batmail Family
  6. 5. Horoscopes of Crime!
    Batgirl; Batwoman; Huntress [DC]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batmail Family
  8. 7. There's a Demon Born Every Minute
    The Demon [Etrigan]; Man-Bat
  9. 8. 30 Cary Burkett
    DC Profiles
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
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