(December 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price
1.75 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1985-08-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
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Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #19.

Two Batman Classics (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
?; Todd Klein (logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Doctor Phosphorus [Alexander Sartorius]; Rupert Thorne; Silver St. Cloud

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via http://kleinletters.com/.

...By Death's Eerie Light! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Marshall Rogers [as M. Rogers]
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Doctor Bell; Doctor Phosphorus [Alexander Sartorius] (villain)
Synopsis
When Alfred collapses, Batman discovers many more people are mysteriously becoming sick. The Dark Knight realizes that the Gotham City water supply has been contaminated, so he goes to the Gotham Reservoir and finds the person responsible for the contamination, Doctor Phosphorus.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.
Story starts on inside front cover page.

The Origin of Dr. Phosphorus (Table of Contents: 2)

Doctor Phosphorus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Jerry Serpe (credited); Marshall Rogers ? (actual)
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Phosphorus [Alexander Sartorius]; Dr. Bell; Rupert Thorne
Synopsis
Doctor Phosphorus visits an old colleague and explains how he became a monster when the reactor core at a nuclear power plant in which they both invested exploded and that he now plans to take his revenge on all those he blames, particularly City Council Chairman Rupert Thorne.
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Indexer Notes

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

Sequence has been recolored. Does not have original colors from Jerry Serpe.

The Master Plan of Dr. Phosphorus! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Smiley Royal; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Doctor Bell; Doctor Phosphorus [Alexander Sartorius] (villain); Chief O'Hara; Rupert Thorne; Silver St. Cloud
Synopsis
Batman confronts Doctor Phosphorus at the new Gotham City offshore nuclear power plant.
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Indexer Notes

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

Hell Park (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Marshall Rogers
Colors
Marshall Rogers [as M. Rogers]
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Paul Levitz

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cain (host); Reverend Willy Gunther; June Gunther; Eddie Rogers; Gordon Sledge; Demian (Gordon's dog); Maxine; Leo
Synopsis
Reverend Willy Gunther visits Gordon Sledge's version of Disneyland - Hell Park.
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Indexer Notes

Story ends on inside back cover page.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Two Batman Classics
    Batman
  2. 1. ...By Death's Eerie Light!
    Batman
  3. 2. The Origin of Dr. Phosphorus
    Doctor Phosphorus
  4. 3. The Master Plan of Dr. Phosphorus!
    Batman
  5. 4. Hell Park
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