(February-March 1980)

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Volume
44
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979-11-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893046503
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 #174.


The Spook's Death Sentence for Batman! (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
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-238
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (spectral image); Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (spectral image); The Spook
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Spook's Death Sentence for Batman (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6168
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Spook; Selina Kyle [Catwoman] (cameo); Alfred Pennyworth; Lucius Fox; Commissioner James Gordon; Simon Thatcher; Mr. Torr; Jeff Laird; Desmond Foster; Mr. Wilton
Synopsis
When the Spook is hired to free a death row inmate, he causes Batman to switch places with the prisoner, with the guards believing that Batman is the prisoner as the clock ticks down to the scheduled execution.
Reprints

The Last Duty! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of Gotham City / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Johnny Craig
Inks
Johnny Craig
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6261
Genre
drama
Characters
Clem Schnectady
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This strip uses characters from the Batman family of books in "real-life" situations.

Hawkman Makes a Safe Landing (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Hawkman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Leader of the Dark Lords (Table of Contents: 4)

Batgirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6286
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints

Minus One Miracle Car! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Elongated Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Eduardo Barreto [as Ed Barretto]
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Doug Klein
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6304
Genre
superhero
Characters
Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Sue Dibny
Reprints

The Great Campus Kidnap! (Table of Contents: 6)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-6222
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth (cameo); Bruce Wayne [Batman] (cameo)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Batcave / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Charles D. Brown, Bradley A. Ross, Marianne T. Hauser, Kent A. Phenis, David Schorer and Bruce Finley.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Spook's Death Sentence for Batman!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Spook's Death Sentence for Batman
    Batman
  3. 2. The Last Duty!
    Tales of Gotham City
  4. 3. Hawkman Makes a Safe Landing
    Hawkman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  5. 4. The Leader of the Dark Lords
    Batgirl
  6. 5. Minus One Miracle Car!
    The Elongated Man
  7. 6. The Great Campus Kidnap!
    Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Batcave
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