Detective Comics #558 [Direct]
(January 1986)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-10-01
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #20.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Dick Giordano ?; Klaus Janson ?
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]

Indexer Notes

Giordano inks credit from original indexer and found in Amazing Heroes #79; Janson credit from DC Releases #20, seconded by Tony Rose and Jim Van Dore; Bob Smith also suggested as possibility by David Bachman (who submitted the information from DC Releases). Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Strange Loves (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Catwoman; Commissioner Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Nightslayer
Synopsis
Batman and Robin try to save a security guard they still believe to be under Nocturna's spell.

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #391.

Believe Everything I Hear (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dean R. Traven
Pencils
Trevor von Eeden
Inks
Dell Barras
Colors
Jeanine Casey
Letters
Agustin Mas

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow
Synopsis
Green Arrow must decipher a message from an informant in time to stop a drug shipment.

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

Detective Comments / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Greenberger
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2163

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from C. E. Dinkins, Ricky D. King, Jeff Mitchell, John Coates, Christopher Allen, John Lavernoich and Duane Spurlock.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Strange Loves
    Batman
  3. 2. Believe Everything I Hear
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Detective Comments
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