(August-September 1978)

DC, 1975 Series
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Volume
4
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1978-05-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893165509
Editing
Al Milgrom; Joe Orlando (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #156.

White Bat... White Death! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Huntress [Helena Wayne] (head shot); Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom] (head shot)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Tomb of the White Bat! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
P. Craig Russell
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-5238
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ambassador Chaik; Granny Bleach; Jedidiah Hawkins; Sarah Jimson
Reprints

The Sino-Supermen (Table of Contents: 2)

Batgirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Juan Ortiz
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-5314
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Lewis Efrem; Higgins; Wo Fong; Sino-Supermen
Synopsis
Batgirl learns that the Chinese government has created a group of artificial super-heroes who have been sent to the Washington to steal military secrets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Efrem's first name is revealed as Lewis in Detective Comics #481.

[Gene Hackman and Glenn Ford] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman Movie Report / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Crime Rate Is Earth-Shaking! (Table of Contents: 4)

Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Juan Ortiz
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Jean Simek

Job Number
J-5203
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Harlequin [Duela Dent]; The Raven; Chris Hobart; Dave Corby; Gary Stephans; Merrill; Marty
Synopsis
Robin learns that a criminal gang is using a device called a Stress Tester that can be used to destroy buildings or structures. Meanwhile, Lori continues to give Dick the cold shoulder.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-975

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Scott Taylor, Allan R. Ferguson and Paul Ortega.

The Once and Future Man-Bat (Table of Contents: 6)

Man-Bat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Danny Bulanadi
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
J-5150 ?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; SNAFU (villain); Rebecca Langstrom; She-Bat [Francine Langstrom]; Captain Daniels

Gotham Town Is Burning Down! (Table of Contents: 7)

Huntress / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz (credited)
Pencils
Joe Staton (credited)
Inks
Bob Layton (credited)
Colors
Adrienne Roy (credited)
Letters
Jean Simek (credited)

Job Number
J-5210
Genre
superhero
Characters
Arthur Cranston; Roger Demarest; Councilman Franklin Gresham; The Huntress [Helena Wayne]; Jason Kelshaw
Synopsis
Believing Councilman Gresham is involved in setting the South Gotham fires, Huntress searches his home for evidence but is caught in the act.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis; Al Milgrom
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-975A
Feature Logo
Batmail Family Special Delivery

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Matthew Kurtz, David Harris, Dave Silva, Eric Baker, Wallace L. Hopkins, Paul Emrath and Jeffrey Bailey.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. White Bat... White Death!
  2. 1. The Tomb of the White Bat!
    Batman
  3. 2. The Sino-Supermen
    Batgirl
  4. 3. [Gene Hackman and Glenn Ford]
    Superman Movie Report
  5. 4. The Crime Rate Is Earth-Shaking!
    Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batmail Family
  7. 6. The Once and Future Man-Bat
    Man-Bat
  8. 7. Gotham Town Is Burning Down!
    Huntress
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Batmail Family
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Henry Andrews
  • CTGarry
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mazzella
  • John Monagle
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore