(September-October 1978)

DC, 1978 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1978-06-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893345910
Editing
Cary Burkett (credited) (editor); Joe Orlando (credited) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #157.

Secret of the Waiting Graves (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed as Dick Giordano)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed as Dick Giordano)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (logo design); ?

Job Number
C-797
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What was the sinister...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Dolores Muerto; Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin. Logo design credit from Todd Klein

The Secret of the Waiting Graves (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 15.17 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz (as Julie Schwartz) (editor)

Job Number
J-5470
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A bleak hillside in Central Mexico... a pair of open graves and the shadow of the dread...
Feature Logo
Batman [fat B]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Pedro Valdes; Juan Muerto; Dolores Muerto; Manuel
Synopsis
Batman discovers the secret of Juan and Dolores Muerto and their secret of immortality.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Page 9 is shared with the 0.33 page DC Profiles Number 30 - Cary Burkett. Page 16 is shared with a half-page ad.

Editor from original story.

30 Cary Burkett (Table of Contents: 2)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Mike Catron ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like the heroes of the DC universe, Cary Burkett leads a double life.
Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by Michael Catron.

Onward and Upward (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

DC Publishorial / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Chapter 1: The Himalayan Incident (Table of Contents: 4)

Manhunter [DC] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (signed as Simonson (stegosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (signed as Simonson (stegosaurus))
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda; Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (signed as Simonson (stegosaurus)) (titles and sound effects)
Editing
Archie Goodwin (editor)

Job Number
J-5430
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nepal! In the shadow of the Himalayas lies its capital, Katmandu.
Feature Logo
He Stalks the World's Most Dangerous Game! Manhunter
Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of the 1st appearance of this Manhunter. Editor from original story.

Manhunter (Table of Contents: 5)

Manhunter [DC] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (signed as Simonson (stegosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (signed as Simonson (stegosaurus))
Colors
?
Letters
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson)

Genre
superhero; detective-mystery
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pinup page.

Dynamic Comments (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-114
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In theory, the text page is meant to be read after the comics features of a magazine, saved either as a sort of buffer for reentry into the real world, or to spark the reader into letting the editor and his fellow fans know what he thinks of the comic...

Indexer Notes

Since there are no letters yet, this article explains the concepts of this series, Demand Classics, Battle Classics, and Western Classics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Answer Man / text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Q: Has Wonder Woman ever teamed up with Batgirl?

Indexer Notes

Part of the "DC Feature Page" with DC Profiles Number 38 - Steve Mitchell.

38 Steve Mitchell (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mike Catron
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Steve Mitchell remembers those summertime Thursdays vividly.
Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Script credit confirmed by Michael Catron.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Waiting Graves
    Batman
  2. 1. The Secret of the Waiting Graves
    Batman
  3. 2. 30 Cary Burkett
    DC Profiles
  4. 3. Onward and Upward
    DC Publishorial
  5. 4. Chapter 1: The Himalayan Incident
    Manhunter [DC]
  6. 5. Manhunter
    Manhunter [DC]
  7. 6. Dynamic Comments
  8. 7. ["Q: Has Wonder Woman ever teamed up with Batgirl?"]
    The Answer Man
  9. 8. 38 Steve Mitchell
    DC Profiles
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