Batman #343 [Direct]
(January 1982)

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Volume
43
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-09-22
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:

A Dagger So Deadly... (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-749
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

A Dagger So Deadly ... (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7577
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Arthur Reeves; Peter Pauling; Boss Rupert Thorne; Dagger [David Rennington] (villain); Jansen; Collins; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom] (flashback); Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley] (flashback)
Synopsis
Batman faces a new villain Dagger, a blade-wielding extortionist. Meanwhile, Poison Ivy stakes her claim on the Wayne Foundation using the documents that she hypnotically induced Bruce and the other board members into signing that gives control of the company's assets to her.
Reprints

Odyssey's End (Table of Contents: 2)

Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks
Rodin Rodriguez
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Pierre Bernard Jr. [as P. Bernard Jr.]

Job Number
J-7719
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Deanna; Harris [as Dr. Paul Andre]; Sharkey (flashback)
Synopsis
After dropping Deanna at a hospital for medical care after her ordeal with Sharkey and the Coven, Robin discovers that the hospital staff and patients have been imprisoned by criminals who are planning to hijack a shipment of drugs.
Reprints

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

Bat Signals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robin Snyder
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L909

Indexer Notes

Snyder credit per Gary Usher's Robin Snyder Comic Book List. Previous indexer credited Dick Giordano. Letters of comment from Devon James, Michael Marsee and Alicia Wu.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Dagger So Deadly...
    Batman
  2. 1. A Dagger So Deadly ...
    Batman
  3. 2. Odyssey's End
    Robin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bat Signals
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