([August] 1989)

DC, 1989 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 19.95 CAD
Pages
292
On-sale date
1989-07-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
0-930289-36-6 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Mike Gold (Editor); Brian Augustyn (Associate Editor); Mark Waid (Associate Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Says "Greatest DC Stories Vol. 3" on spine.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Joker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Colors
Brian Bolland
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker

The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Title page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial credits and indicia.

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Dedication page illustrated with the cover art to Detective Comics #69.

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

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

The Joker's Dozen (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text introduction illustrated with various reprinted covers & panels.

[Batman vs. the Joker] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Robinson not credited with letters in item. Story title from Table of Contents.

The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus! (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Roussos not credited in item.

[The Joker and the Sparrow] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints
  • from Batman Sunday (McClure Syndicate) 1945-10-28 - 1945-12-09 [#104-110]

Indexer Notes

Schwartz not credited in item. Story title from Table of Contents.

The Man Behind the Red Hood! (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz; Win Mortimer (Robin figure on splash)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from reprint in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #213. Pencils credited to Sheldon Moldoff in item. Finger, Schwartz, and Mortimer not credited in item.

The Joker's Crime Costumes! (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Greg Theakston
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Finger and Schnapp not credited in item.

The Joker's Utility Belt! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

David Vern credit from O'Hearn. Schnapp also not credited in item.

The Crimes of Batman! (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Daniel Vozzo
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits for original story given in item. Credits for script, pencils, inks, and letters from index of original printing.

The Crazy Crime Clown! (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Schwartz and Gordon not credited in item.

Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman and Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hamilton and Gordon not credited in item.

Crime-of-the-Month Club! (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wood and Gordon not credited in item.

The Great Clayface-Joker Feud (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two chapters of 7 2/3 pages each. Art credited to Jim Mooney and Sheldon Moldoff in item. Finger and Starkman not credited in item.

The Joker Jury! (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Finger and Letterese not credited in item.

The Joker's Happy Victims! (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Joker's Five-Way Revenge! (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credited to Dick Giordano in item.

Death Has the Last Laugh (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman; The Joker / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Jim Aparo

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Last Ha Ha (Table of Contents: 21)

The Joker / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
José Luis García-López
Colors
Joe Orlando
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2020
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Creeper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Laughing Fish! (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Sign of the Joker! (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker...! (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Stacking the Deck: The Other Joker Stories (Table of Contents: 25)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Afterword illustrated with various reprinted covers & panels.

Creating the Greatest (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Augustyn
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Biographies of the stories' creators.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  2. 1. The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Joker's Dozen
  7. 6. [Batman vs. the Joker]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  9. 8. [The Joker and the Sparrow]
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. The Man Behind the Red Hood!
    Batman and Robin
  11. 10. The Joker's Crime Costumes!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. The Joker's Utility Belt!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  13. 12. The Crimes of Batman!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  14. 13. The Crazy Crime Clown!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  15. 14. Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes!
    Superman and Batman and Robin
  16. 15. Crime-of-the-Month Club!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. The Great Clayface-Joker Feud
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  18. 17. The Joker Jury!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  19. 18. The Joker's Happy Victims!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!
    Batman
  21. 20. Death Has the Last Laugh
    Batman; The Joker
  22. 21. The Last Ha Ha
    The Joker
  23. 22. The Laughing Fish!
    Batman
  24. 23. The Sign of the Joker!
    Batman
  25. 24. Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker...!
    Batman
  26. 25. Stacking the Deck: The Other Joker Stories
  27. 26. Creating the Greatest
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