Man-Bat #1
(December 1984)

DC, 1984 Series
 
Price
2.50 USD; 3.25 CAD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1984-08-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Nicola Cuti
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Baxter
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Man-Bat
Reprints

Man-Bat vs Batman (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Man-Bat

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover contents and credits page with illustration taken from panel of third interior story.

Challenge of the Man-Bat (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Job Number
G-1549
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Man-Bat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

First appearance of Man-Bat.

Man or Bat? (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Man-Bat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Marriage: Impossible (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Man-Bat
Reprints

A Man-Bat Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Man-Bat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Though credited to Frank Robbins here, Schwartz's records confirm Kaluta and Cardy credits.

[Detective Comics #416] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Man-Bat
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Image on back cover with different text than original cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Man-Bat vs Batman
    Batman
  3. 2. Challenge of the Man-Bat
    Batman
  4. 3. Man or Bat?
    Batman
  5. 4. Marriage: Impossible
    Batman
  6. 5. A Man-Bat Pin-Up
    Batman
  7. 6. [Detective Comics #416]
    Batman
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