Batman #306
(December 1978)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
39
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1978-09-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893043012
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

No letters column this issue.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #160.


Back from the Grave-- The Batman's Most Murderous Foe: The Black Spider! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3010
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Spider
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Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Night of Siege (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2974
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Hanniball Hardwicke (drug overlord); Black Spider; District Attorney Gelman; "Doc" Sugarman (flashback, drug dealer, death); Sgt. Finley; Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Batman tries to take down drug overlord Hanniball Hardwicke, but ends up having to protect him when the Black Spider returns with the intent to kill him.
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Indexer Notes

According to Julius Schwartz's editorial records (supplied by DC Comics), this story was originally 17 pages and was cut to 15 before publication.

Black Spider previously appeared in Detective Comics #463-464.

The Mystery Murderer of '"Mrs. Batman"! (Table of Contents: 2)

Unsolved Cases of the Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2972
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Jeff Richter
Synopsis
Batman is confronted by the murderer of "Mrs. Batman", who threatens to expose Batman as Bruce Wayne if Batman tries to stop him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Batman #305

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Back from the Grave-- The Batman's Most Murderous Foe: The Black Spider!
    Batman
  2. 1. Night of Siege
    Batman
  3. 2. The Mystery Murderer of '"Mrs. Batman"!
    Unsolved Cases of the Batman
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