(April 1985)

DC, 1985 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.35 CAD; 0.45 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-12-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein (editor); Marv Wolfman (consulting editor); Robert Greenberger (associate editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)

Issue Notes

The writers and colorists are only credited on the inside front cover, not on each individual sequence, so we have listed all of them for each entry.

There are also credits for Peter Sanderson and E. Nelson Bridwell as researchers, Todd Klein for production, Brenda Pope as proofreader, and Neal Pozner as design director.

On-sale date from DC Releases #11.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Who's Who / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Automan; Azrael; Babe; Balloon Buster; Baron Bedlam; Baron Blitzkrieg; Baron Winters; Barren Earth; Jinal ne Comarr; Batgirl; Batman (Earth-1); Batman (Earth-2); Bat Lash; Bat-Mite; Batwoman; Beautiful Dreamer; Ben Boxer; Big Barda; Big Bear; Big Sir; Bizarro; Black Bison; Blackbriar Thorn; Black Canary (Earth-1); Black Canary (Earth-2); Black Condor; Blackfire; Black Hand; Blackhawk; The Blackhawks [Andre; Stanislaus; Hendrickson; Chop-Chop; Olaf; Chuck]

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover. Batcave, Bat-Equipment, Bizarro World, Blackhawk Plane, and Blackhawk Island do not appear.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Whodunnit! Or Who's Who's Hows and Whys / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman; Len Wein
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a pronunciation glossary for this issue.

Automan (Table of Contents: 2)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Automan; Professor Miller Sterling (background); Ilda (background)
Reprints

Azrael (Table of Contents: 3)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
Todd Klein (Azrael logo design); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Azrael
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Babe (Table of Contents: 4)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Eduardo Barreto
Inks
Eduardo Barreto
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Babe; Hukka
Reprints

Balloon Buster (Table of Contents: 5)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Balloon Buster [Steve Savage]
Reprints

Baron Bedlam (Table of Contents: 6)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Baron Bedlam; Geo-Force (background)
Reprints

Baron Blitzkrieg (Table of Contents: 7)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Rick Hoberg
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Baron Blitzkrieg
Reprints

Baron Winters (Table of Contents: 8)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Baron Winters
Reprints

The Barren Earth (Table of Contents: 9)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Ron Randall
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Barren Earth; Jinal ne Comarr
Reprints

Batcave (Table of Contents: 10)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Keywords: Batcave; Batplane; Batcopter; Bat-Boat; Wayne Manor

Batgirl (Table of Contents: 11)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Brent Anderson
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl

Bat Lash (Table of Contents: 12)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bat Lash

Batman I (Table of Contents: 13)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dave Gibbons
Inks
Dave Gibbons
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-2); Thomas Wayne (Earth-2, background); Martha Wayne (Earth-2, background); Joe Chill (Earth-2, background); Commissioner Gordon (Earth-2, background); Robin [Dick Grayson] (Earth-2, background); Alfred Beagle (background)
Keywords
Batmobile (background)

Batman II (Table of Contents: 14)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-1); Robin [Jason Todd] (background); Thomas Wayne (Earth-1, background); Martha Wayne (Earth-1, background); Joe Chill (Earth-1, background)
Reprints

Batman's Utility Belt (Table of Contents: 15)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Keyword: Batman's Utility Belt

Batmobile (Table of Contents: 16)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Keyword: Batmobile

Batplane (Table of Contents: 17)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Keywords
Batplane

Batboat (Table of Contents: 18)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Keyword: Batboat

Bat-Mite (Table of Contents: 19)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Marshall Rogers
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bat-Mite; Batman (background); Robin (background)

Batwoman (Table of Contents: 20)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwoman [Kathy Kane]
Reprints

Beautiful Dreamer (Table of Contents: 21)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Greg Theakston
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Forever People [Beautiful Dreamer; Mark Moonrider (background); Serifan (background); Big Bear (background)]
Reprints

Ben Boxer (Table of Contents: 22)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Greg Theakston
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ben Boxer; Steve (background); Renzi (background); Kamandi (background); Dr. Canus (background)
Reprints

Big Barda (Table of Contents: 23)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Greg Theakston
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Big Barda; Mister Miracle (background)
Reprints

Big Bear (Table of Contents: 24)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Greg Theakston
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Forever People [Big Bear; Vykin the Black (background); Mark Moonrider (background); Beautiful Dreamer (background)]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Per Greg Theakston, printed inks credit is incorrect and Wray was the actual inker.

Big Sir (Table of Contents: 25)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Big Sir
Reprints

Bizarro (Table of Contents: 26)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Kevin O'Neill
Inks
Kevin O'Neill
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
Todd Klein (Bizarro logo design); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois Lane (background); Superman (background)
Keywords
Bizarro World (background)

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Bizarro World (Table of Contents: 27)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bizarro; Bizarro-Green Lantern; Bizarro-Batman; Bizarro-Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro-Perry White; Bizarro-Lois Lane; Bizarro-Krypto

Black Bison (Table of Contents: 28)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Pat Broderick
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Bison; Firestorm (background)
Reprints

Blackbriar Thorn (Table of Contents: 29)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
Todd Klein (Blackbriar Thorn logo design); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackbriar Thorn; Etrigan the Demon (background); Superman (background)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Black Canary I (Table of Contents: 30)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Terry Austin
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Drake Lance] (Earth-2)
Reprints

Black Canary II (Table of Contents: 31)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Terry Austin
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance] (Earth-1)
Reprints

Black Condor (Table of Contents: 32)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Condor
Reprints

Blackfire (Table of Contents: 33)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackfire
Reprints

Black Hand (Table of Contents: 34)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hand; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (background)
Reprints

Blackhawk (Table of Contents: 35)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackhawk
Reprints

Blackhawks (Table of Contents: 36)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackhawks [Andre; Stanislaus; Hendrickson; Chop-Chop; Olaf; Chuck]
Reprints

Blackhawk Plane (Table of Contents: 37)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackhawk Plane
Reprints

Blackhawk Island (Table of Contents: 38)

Who's Who / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Len Wein; Marv Wolfman; Mike W. Barr; Gary Cohn
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Helen Vesik; Shelly Eiber; Tatjana Wood; Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blackhawk Island
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Who's Who
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Whodunnit! Or Who's Who's Hows and Whys
  3. 2. Automan
    Who's Who
  4. 3. Azrael
    Who's Who
  5. 4. Babe
    Who's Who
  6. 5. Balloon Buster
    Who's Who
  7. 6. Baron Bedlam
    Who's Who
  8. 7. Baron Blitzkrieg
    Who's Who
  9. 8. Baron Winters
    Who's Who
  10. 9. The Barren Earth
    Who's Who
  11. 10. Batcave
    Who's Who
  12. 11. Batgirl
    Who's Who
  13. 12. Bat Lash
    Who's Who
  14. 13. Batman I
    Who's Who
  15. 14. Batman II
    Who's Who
  16. 15. Batman's Utility Belt
    Who's Who
  17. 16. Batmobile
    Who's Who
  18. 17. Batplane
    Who's Who
  19. 18. Batboat
    Who's Who
  20. 19. Bat-Mite
    Who's Who
  21. 20. Batwoman
    Who's Who
  22. 21. Beautiful Dreamer
    Who's Who
  23. 22. Ben Boxer
    Who's Who
  24. 23. Big Barda
    Who's Who
  25. 24. Big Bear
    Who's Who
  26. 25. Big Sir
    Who's Who
  27. 26. Bizarro
    Who's Who
  28. 27. Bizarro World
    Who's Who
  29. 28. Black Bison
    Who's Who
  30. 29. Blackbriar Thorn
    Who's Who
  31. 30. Black Canary I
    Who's Who
  32. 31. Black Canary II
    Who's Who
  33. 32. Black Condor
    Who's Who
  34. 33. Blackfire
    Who's Who
  35. 34. Black Hand
    Who's Who
  36. 35. Blackhawk
    Who's Who
  37. 36. Blackhawks
    Who's Who
  38. 37. Blackhawk Plane
    Who's Who
  39. 38. Blackhawk Island
    Who's Who
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
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