Detective Comics #509 [Direct]
(December 1981)

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Volume
45
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-09-01
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-724
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Nine Lives Has the Cat... (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-7632
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Cat-Man [Thomas Blake] (villain); Selina Kyle [Catwoman]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

The Fires of Destruction! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-7681
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
Reprints

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

Batcave / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-898

Indexer Notes

Snyder credit per Gary Usher's Robin Snyder Comic Book List. Letters of comment from Jeffrey Lowndes, Susan Lattanzio, Charles D. Brown and Kent A. Phenis.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Nine Lives Has the Cat...
    Batman
  3. 2. The Fires of Destruction!
    Batgirl
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
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