Batman #318
(December 1979)

DC, 1940 Series
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Volume
40
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1979-09-11
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); Paul Levitz (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.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #172. Listed as on-sale on the 13th in ad in Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-188
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; The Firebug
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

My City Burns at Both Ends-- It Will Not Last the Night! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6165
Genre
superhero
Characters
Firebug (villain, intro); Selina Kyle [Catwoman]; Gentlemen Ghost (cameo); Batman; James Gordon; Lucius Fox; Gregorian Falstaff; Karlyle Kruggerrand
Reprints

The Rescue (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Superman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Bat Signals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-366

Volume 79 Issue 36 - Week of September 10, 1979 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Answer Man / text article / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

DC questions and answers. Part of the Daily Planet page.

[Green Arrow & Human Target] (Table of Contents: 6)

Hembeck / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Part of the Daily Planet page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. My City Burns at Both Ends-- It Will Not Last the Night!
    Batman
  3. 2. The Rescue
    Superman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
  5. 4. Volume 79 Issue 36 - Week of September 10, 1979
    Daily Planet
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Answer Man
  7. 6. [Green Arrow & Human Target]
    Hembeck
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