(December 1979-January 1980)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
43
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
bi-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
0709893046501
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 #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
José Luis García-López (signed)
Inks
José Luis García-López (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-194
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Perils of Sergius (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
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6122
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Matches Malone]; Sensei; The League of Assassins; Sergius; Alfred Pennyworth; Ma Murder; Twitchy; Ape; Chuckles
Synopsis
Batman helps a writer who has unexpectedly been targeted by assassins.
Reprints

The Aliens Among Us! (Table of Contents: 2)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Dave Hunt
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-6144
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Morgan Edge; Breep (10th level computer); Phanto (alien, hologram); Uggh (alien); Madame X [Hawkgirl; Shiera Hall; Shayera Hol]; Doctor Paul Wynters [Tony Harris] (GBS make-up man)

Indexer Notes

Roy Raymond is also a guest-star in Detective Comics #500.

The Rescue (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Iron Solution (Table of Contents: 4)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-6117
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

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

Batcave / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-372

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Michael Burkhalter, Edward B. Via and Stephen F. Setter.

[The Pharaoh and the Mummies!] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Odd Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko; ? (see notes)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
J-6334
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Odd Man [Clay Stoner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally intended for the unpublished Shade the Changing Man (DC, 1977 series) #9, with original title "The Pharaoh and the Mummies!" Story printed in the limited distribution Cancelled Comic Cavalcade (DC, 1978 series) #2. Almost all dialogue rewritten by an unknown author for this printing.

The Case of the Campaign Crimes (Table of Contents: 7)

Batgirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6116
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Perils of Sergius
    Batman
  3. 2. The Aliens Among Us!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  4. 3. The Rescue
    Superman; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. The Iron Solution
    Robin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
  7. 6. [The Pharaoh and the Mummies!]
    The Odd Man
  8. 7. The Case of the Campaign Crimes
    Batgirl
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