DC Special Series #15 - Batman Spectacular
(Summer 1978)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year
On-sale date
1978-07-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893210982
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S. (1-17, 20-22); Digest (18, 19, 23, 24); Tabloid (25-27)
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched (1-17, 20-22, 25-27); Squarebound (18, 19, 23, 24)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #158.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2962
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Batman! Find my killer, or I'll rise from my grave and hang you by the neck until you are dead!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

Batman Spectacular Contents Page (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Marshall Rogers
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-3005
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Page 3... A message from a dead man threatens he will "Hang the Batman" unless the Masked Manhunter finds his murderer!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Hang the Batman (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser]
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein]
Colors
Cory Adams
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2868
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There it was, outside the window of police Commissioner Gordon-- a groisque mockery of the Batman...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner Gordon [James Gordon]; Alfred Pennyworth; Bucky Somoza; Drungo; Sweetback Goss; Fast Eddie; Swifty; Horace Hobson; Joshua Carlton
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batarang; Batcave; Batmobile; Batrope; GCPD Headquarters; Giant Penny; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette Building; Hercules Club; Mechanical T-Rex; Pier 44; Utility Belt; Wayne Foundation

I Now Pronounce You Batman and Wife! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Cory Adams
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2954
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A pale, swirling shroud covers the city and the silence seems to breathe!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Talia; Ra's Al Ghul; Lurk; Professor Vasco Marke-Witch; Snazzy Trope; DJ Barry Dark
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Gotham City

Death Strikes at Midnight and Three (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / text story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil [as Dennis O'Neil]
Pencils
Marshall Rogers [as W. M. Rogers]
Inks
Marshall Rogers [as W. M. Rogers]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2916
First Line of Dialogue or Text
At eight o'clock the special prosecutor died.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Anthony Toombs; Milo Lewes; Gimp Malone; Boilerplate Thomas; Bernie Sorrel; Benjamin
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Gotham City; Utility Belt; Wayne Foundation

Indexer Notes

Prose story with illustrations.

Death Strikes at Midnight and Three! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Batman! Find my killer, or I'll rise from my grave and hang you by the neck until you are dead!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman Spectacular Contents Page
    Batman
  3. 2. Hang the Batman
    Batman
  4. 3. I Now Pronounce You Batman and Wife!
    Batman
  5. 4. Death Strikes at Midnight and Three
    Batman
  6. 5. Death Strikes at Midnight and Three!
    Batman
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