Detective Comics #508 [Direct]
(November 1981)

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Volume
45
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-07-28
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)
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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
C-723
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Secret of the Sphinx Sinister! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-7545
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Selina Kyle [Catwoman]; Alfred Pennyworth; Arthur Reeves
Reprints

Clean Sweep (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Attack of the Annihilator! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett; Wendy Beraud (plot assist)
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7680
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Supergirl
Reprints

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

Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-858

Indexer Notes

Snyder credit per Gary Usher's Robin Snyder Comic Book List. Letters of comment from Fred Hembeck, Patrick Garza, Donald Calderone and Kent Phenis.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Secret of the Sphinx Sinister!
    Batman
  3. 2. Clean Sweep
    Red Tornado; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. The Attack of the Annihilator!
    Batgirl
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
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