Detective Comics #512 [Direct]
(March 1982)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
46
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-12-01
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.

"45th Anniversary Special!"

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Fatal Prescription of Doctor Death! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
C-831
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Doctor Death [Doctor Karl Hellfern]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photo background cover image. Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Fatal Prescription of Doctor Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-7890
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale; Hamilton Hill; Doctor Death [Doctor Karl Hellfern] (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #345 (March 1982).

Pirates' Gold (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Riders in the Night! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7900
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Doreen Gray; Bob Barton; Demon Riders (villain)
Reprints

45th Anniversary Special! (Table of Contents: 4)

Batcave / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-944

Indexer Notes

Letters with historical reminiscences submitted by Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Creig Flessel and Sheldon Mayer.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fatal Prescription of Doctor Death!
    Batman
  2. 1. The Fatal Prescription of Doctor Death!
    Batman
  3. 2. Pirates' Gold
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. Riders in the Night!
    Batgirl
  5. 4. 45th Anniversary Special!
    Batcave
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