(March 1986)

DC, 1985 Series
Price
1.75 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-11-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Baxter paper
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
limited series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #22.


Classic Tales (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Marshall Rogers
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Joker; Silver St. Cloud
Keywords
rain

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

It Was a Dark (But Not Stormy) Knight... (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2253

Indexer Notes

Englehart's views on his Batman treatment.
Sequence on inside front cover page.

The Laughing Fish! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Silver St. Cloud; Joker; G. Carl Francis; Rupert Thorne; Commissioner Jim Gordon
Synopsis
The Joker gives fish everywhere his face, then tries to claim copyright to his image. And he will kill anyone who gets in the way of his plan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Sign of the Joker! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Thomas Jackson; Joker; Hugo Strange (as ghost); Rupert Thorne; Silver St. Cloud
Synopsis
Hugo Strange takes his revenge on Rupert Thorne, Silver St. Cloud makes a decision about her future, and Batman puts an end to the Joker's latest scheme.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Viewpoints (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Charlie Boatner
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Marshall Rogers
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Len Wein

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[Detective Comics #476] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cover Gallery / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside back cover page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Classic Tales
    Batman
  2. 1. It Was a Dark (But Not Stormy) Knight...
  3. 2. The Laughing Fish!
    Batman
  4. 3. Sign of the Joker!
    Batman
  5. 4. Viewpoints
  6. 5. [Detective Comics #476]
    Cover Gallery
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