(May 1980)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
44
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-02-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893046505
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 #177.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-311
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Sensei; Talia Al Ghul; Ra's Al Ghul
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Requiem for a Martyr! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6427
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; League of Assassins; Lurk; Gotham City mayor; Commissioner James Gordon; Reverend Feeney (death); world religious leaders; Barton McManus; Sensei; Ra's Al Ghul; Talia Al Ghul
Synopsis
Batman must stop Sensei who plans to assassinate the world's religious leaders who have come to Gotham for a conference.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Storyline continues from previous issue. Batman gets justice for Kathy Kane who was killed by the League of Assassins on Sensei's orders in issue #485.

An Arrow in Time (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Green Arrow; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dance of Death! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6507
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints

Encounter (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of Gotham City / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
J-6491
Genre
drama
Reprints

The Deadly Answers! (Table of Contents: 5)

Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
John Calnan
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6495
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Lightning Strikes Out! (Table of Contents: 6)

Black Lightning / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6494
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]

Indexer Notes

Feature continues from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #261. Title is Lightning Strikes Twice Out! with the word "Twice" crossed out.

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

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-492

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Gary Thompson, Roger Schoolcraft and Unsigned.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Requiem for a Martyr!
    Batman
  3. 2. An Arrow in Time
    Green Arrow; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. Dance of Death!
    Batgirl
  5. 4. Encounter
    Tales of Gotham City
  6. 5. The Deadly Answers!
    Robin
  7. 6. Lightning Strikes Out!
    Black Lightning
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Batcave
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • John Monagle
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  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner