(April-May 1978)

DC, 1975 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
80
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
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound (#1-4); Saddle-stitched (#5-20)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Kaluta
Inks:
Michael Kaluta
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

["When the Cold Wind Howls"] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Jim Starlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-5146

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:

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.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First meeting of Earth-One Batman and Earth-Two Huntress.

The Huntress/Batwoman storyline continues in next story in this issue.

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

Superman; Hostess / advertisement / 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 / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (p:1-10); Vince Colletta (p. 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]

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

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-882-A

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Genre:
superhero
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
Reprints:

#30 Cary Burkett (Table of Contents: 8)

DC Profiles / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Catron ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Script: Michael Catron suggests himself.

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's the Answer Man (Table of Contents: 9)

The DC Feature Page / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Questions from Gerald Dust, Mark Principe, Antonio Cabrera, Patrick Colvin, Perry Hong, D. Chlystek, Joey Bartram and Robert Jackson.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["When the Cold Wind Howls"]
    Batman
  3. 2. Scars
    Batman and Robin
  4. 3. The Big Fall
    Superman; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batmail Family
  6. 5. Horoscopes of Crime!
    Batgirl; Batwoman; Huntress
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batmail Family Special Delivery
  8. 7. There's a Demon Born Every Minute
    Man-Bat; The Demon
  9. 8. #30 Cary Burkett
    DC Profiles
  10. 9. It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's the Answer Man
    The DC Feature Page
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