Batman #398 [Direct]
(August 1986)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-04-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein
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 #27. Dennis O'Neil credited as issue editor on letters page apparently in error.

This printing says "Abby's in Gotham City in Swamp Thing #51" in UPC box.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help me, Catwoman! Before Two-Face buries me alive!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman; Two-Face
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

About Faces! (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-2570
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Commissioner Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Two-Face (villain); Circe (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Detective Comics #564.

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

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

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

Job Number
L-2361

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Jef Peckham, Jeff Melton, Joe Sarnicola, Elvis Orten, Greg Western, David Llyod Glenister, Lammers, Vincent R. Bellizia and Carl Cafarelli.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Help me, Catwoman! Before Two-Face buries me alive!!"]
    Batman
  2. 1. About Faces!
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
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