Batman #389 [Direct]
(November 1985)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-07-16
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, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #18.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Mandrake (signed)
Inks
Tom Mandrake (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Night-Slayer; Catwoman; Nocturna
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Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Red Skies (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Tom Mandrake
Inks
Tom Mandrake
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2144
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Commissioner James Gordon; Vicki Vale; Julia Remarque; Robin [Jason Todd]; Harvey Bullock; Nocturna (villain); Night-Slayer (villain); Catwoman
Synopsis
Nocturna, Catwoman, and Night-Slayer all return in this issue as members of Black Mask's False Face Society are being killed off one-by-one. Acting Mayor Skowcroft blames Catwoman for the murders as Robin and Bullock learn that Nocturna has moved into the observatory.
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Indexer Notes

Story occurs during Crisis on Infinite Earths. Story continues in Detective Comics #556.

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

Bat-Signals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2104

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from D. Fonseca, Greg Schienke, Jeffrey L. Morris, Charles D. Brown, Dale Coe, Joe Sarnicola, Irene J. Lang and John Henry Sain.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Red Skies
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
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