Detective Comics #538 [Direct]
(May 1984)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-01-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein (editor); Tom Condon (managing 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

Curse of the Catman! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-726
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catman [Thomas Blake]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Clothes Make the Cat(man) (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
G-1095
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Julia Remarque; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale; Catman [Thomas Blake]; Shiv Collins
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #371.

Three Years Ago Today (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joey Cavalieri
Pencils
Shawn McManus
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Jeanine Casey
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]

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

Detective Comments / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
José Luis García-López (header); Ed Hannigan (cover preview)
Inks
? (header); Dick Giordano (cover preview)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

A peek at the cover art for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #372 without title, text or trade dress.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Curse of the Catman!
    Batman
  2. 1. Clothes Make the Cat(man)
    Batman
  3. 2. Three Years Ago Today
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Detective Comments
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