Detective Comics #499 [Direct]
(February 1981)

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Volume
45
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
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

This issue has variants.


Cave-In!!! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Workman

Job Number
C-506
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Blockbuster [Mark Desmond]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (small image)
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Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Allies in the Shadows (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6894
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Blockbuster [Mark Desmond] (villain); Willie Macon; unnamed miners; 'Boss' Dooley; Mickey; Dooley's men; Willie Macon's wife; Carrie Macon (Willie's daughter); Willie Macon's unnamed other daughter; unnamed Bleak Rock residents; Sam
Synopsis
Batman and Blockbuster are trapped with miners in a mine cave-in caused by Dooley and his men.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from Detective Comics #498.

Aquaman and the Space Capsule (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Chains of Guilt! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7001
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cave-In!!!
    Batman
  2. 1. Allies in the Shadows
    Batman
  3. 2. Aquaman and the Space Capsule
    Aquaman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. Chains of Guilt!
    Batgirl
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