Detective Comics #507 [Direct]
(October 1981)

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Volume
45
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-06-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (editor); Dave Manak (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
This issue has variants:

Dressed to Die! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Denys Cowan
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-683
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Manikin [Miranda]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cowan cover penciler credit derived from The Comic Reader #192; previously credited to Rich Buckler. Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Dressed to Die! (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-7492
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Manikin [Miranda] (villain); Hoston; Kevin Clane [Kelvin Cline] (flashback, death); Selina Kyle [Catwoman] (flashback); Victor; unnamed Attorney General; unnamed Arkham Asylum psychiatrist; Bud Raleigh (managing editor, Gotham Gazette); Margaret Thorndyke; Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Batman must stop Manikin from killing fashion designer Hoston and uncover the motives behind her killing spree.
Reprints
Keywords
Arkham Asylum; Gotham Gazette

Indexer Notes

Story continues from the previous issue.

Manikin's murder victim is called Kelvin Cline here, but in the previous issue he was referred to as Kevin Clane.

Concerts and Cupcakes (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Hawkman; Hostess Cup Cakes / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Snyder credit per Gary Usher's Robin Snyder Comic Book List. Letters of comment from Kevin Fischer, Alan Attar, and Samuel Hendricks.

The Pursuit of Joy (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of Gotham City / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6775
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Diamonds Aren't Forever! (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-7637
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Commissioner James Gordon
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dressed to Die!
    Batman
  2. 1. Dressed to Die!
    Batman
  3. 2. Concerts and Cupcakes
    Hawkman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
  5. 4. The Pursuit of Joy
    Tales of Gotham City
  6. 5. Diamonds Aren't Forever!
    Batman
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