(September-October 1978)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
42
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1978-06-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893046510
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #157.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2943
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall] (small image)
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Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

If a Man Be Made of Clay...! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2876
Genre
superhero
Characters
Clayface [Preston Payne]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Silver St. Cloud (a hallucination); James Gordon; unidentified Woman [Selina Kyle; Catwoman?]; Sal Menkin
Synopsis
Before Preston Payne can complete the mechanism which will restore his humanity, Batman confronts him and all of Clayface's efforts go up in fire and smoke.
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Onward and Upward (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman's Hot Line / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
#S-2950

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mike Bates, Dede Lienau, Carl Cafarelli and Jeffrey Cohen.

True Heroes Never Die...! (Table of Contents: 4)

Hawkman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
S-2937
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fadeaway Man (intro, villain); Mavis Trent; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Series continues from Showcase (DC, 1977 series) #103.

Volume 78 Issue 26 - Week of June 26, 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
  2. 1. If a Man Be Made of Clay...!
    Batman
  3. 2. Onward and Upward
    DC Publishorial
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman's Hot Line
  5. 4. True Heroes Never Die...!
    Hawkman
  6. 5. Volume 78 Issue 26 - Week of June 26, 1978
    Daily Planet
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