(September-October 1978)

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Volume
24
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1978-06-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893044010
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor); Vince Colletta (art director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #157.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman; The Creeper; The Human Target / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-2939
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; The Human Target; The Creeper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin. Per Nick Caputo, Aparo drew the entire cover. Previous indexer credited Dick Giordano with drawing the Human Target section.

Cast the First Stone (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman; The Creeper / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney; Cary Burkett
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Jim Aparo

Job Number
J-5249
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Creeper; Alfred Pennyworth; Aquaman; Boats Dugan; James Gordon; Big Simon; Albert Taylor; Monty Walcott; Digger Fallen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story told in multiple parts.
Part One - Enter... The Creeper! (6 pages).
Part 2 - To Cage the Kingpin! (4 pages).
Part 3 - The Vertigo Effect! (6 pages).

Onward and Upward (Table of Contents: 2)

DC Publishorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jenette Kahn
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information on recent price increases.

The Cat and the Canary Contract! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Human Target / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-5294
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance] (origin); Amos Sharkey; The Cat
Keywords
Lex Luthor statue

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

Brave and the Bold Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-922

Indexer Notes

Letters or comments from James L. Bleeker, Mike White, Jerry Stephan, Mike Lanzalotti, Kenneth Martin, The Phantom Moneywrench, Mickey Eury, Kent Curry and Kent A. Phenis.

Volume 78 Issue 25 - Week of June 19, 1978 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman; The Creeper; The Human Target
  2. 1. Cast the First Stone
    Batman; The Creeper
  3. 2. Onward and Upward
    DC Publishorial
  4. 3. The Cat and the Canary Contract!
    The Human Target
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Brave and the Bold Mailbag
  6. 5. Volume 78 Issue 25 - Week of June 19, 1978
    Daily Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ted Watson
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner