Detective Comics #574 [Direct]
(May 1987)

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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1987-02-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Denny O'Neil (editor)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alan Davis (signed)
Inks
Paul Neary (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]
Reprints
Keywords
rain

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

"...My Beginning... and My Probable End." (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Paul Neary
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (origin); Robin [Jason Todd]; Leslie Thompkins; Thomas Wayne (flashback); Martha Wayne (flashback); Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Leslie Thompkins is shown to know Batman's secret ID.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editor O'Neil starts to re-write elements of the Batman legend. This issue features an origin recap.

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

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

Script
Barbara Kesel (as Barbara Randall) (responses); Denny O'Neil ("From the Den")
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2687

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Vince Farrington, T. M. Maple, Michael Robbins, David P. Batter, Kim Delacourt, Robert Carter, Conrad Lee and Willie Holmes.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. "...My Beginning... and My Probable End."
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Detective Comments
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