Detective Comics #501 [Direct]
(April 1981)

DC, 1937 Series
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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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-557
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Lucius Fox
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Man Who Killed Mlle. Marie! (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-6990
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Lucius Fox; Inspector Dupre; Julia Remarque; Mlle. Marie (flashback)
Synopsis
Alfred and Lucius leave Gotham mysteriously, and Batman follows them to Paris where they all become involved in the mystery behind the death of French resistance fighter Mlle. Marie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #502.

Old Gold (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Five-Fold Revenge of Dr. Voodoo (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-7184
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon; Jeff Cotton; Doreen Gray
Synopsis
Dr. Voodoo is back for revenge on Batgirl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #502.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz [as PL]
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-734

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Dave Lauder, Jeff DeMos and Al Schroeder III.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Man Who Killed Mlle. Marie!
    Batman
  3. 2. Old Gold
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. The Five-Fold Revenge of Dr. Voodoo
    Batgirl
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
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