(October-November 1979)

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Volume
43
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979-07-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893046511
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (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 #170.


Murder at Long Distance! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano [as DG] (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano [as DG] (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Workman

Job Number
C-148
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Murder by Thunderbolt (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Workman

Job Number
J-6023
Genre
superhero
Characters
Maxie Zeus (villain); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Reuben Rice (death); The Joker (cameo); Calvin; Iggy Zafuto; Plowboy (death); Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints
Keywords
Arkham Asylum

Indexer Notes

Batman investigates the mysterious death of a skydiver that occurred in mid-dive, and discovers a connection to a rival gang that wants to take over Maxie Zeus' operations while Zeus is incarcerated at Arkham.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Batcave / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-329

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Mark Ryan, Edward B. Via and Scott Gibson.

Wonder Woman Saves the Astronauts (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Contract! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Human Target / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-6118
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Judy Dorrance [formerly Judy Walton]; Dane Dorrance; Hank Bonner (skeleton); Jack Payton; Roger Scott
Synopsis
Christopher Chance takes a contract from Judy Dorrance, to protect her husband, diver Dane Dorrance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This issue reveals that Dane Dorrance of the Sea Devils married Judy Walton, making her Judy Dorrance.

Crime Calls Killer Moth! (Table of Contents: 5)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6074
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Killer Moth [Cameron van Cleer] (villain); Donny Halsey
Reprints

The Hospitable Hostage! (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman's Butler Alfred / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
J-5918
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alfred Pennywoth; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo)
Reprints

Fear Times Four (Table of Contents: 7)

Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6074
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane] (villain); Carson Crispin
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Murder at Long Distance!
    Batman
  2. 1. Murder by Thunderbolt
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
  4. 3. Wonder Woman Saves the Astronauts
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Contract!
    The Human Target
  6. 5. Crime Calls Killer Moth!
    Batgirl
  7. 6. The Hospitable Hostage!
    Batman's Butler Alfred
  8. 7. Fear Times Four
    Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • John Monagle
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  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
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  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Bob Hughes
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