(February 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
Price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1987-10-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Baxter
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
4-issue miniseries

Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #45, confirmed from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Bingham (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talia; Ra's Al Ghul
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

Deluxe Feb Checklist (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.66 page (report information)

Swamp Sinister (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ra's Al Ghul (Villain); Talia (Villain); Alfred Pennyworth; Solomon T. London; Striss (Ra's Al Ghul technician) (Death); Polard (Ra's Al Ghul technician) (Death)
Synopsis
Ra's Al Ghul forces Batman to track down Striss, who has stolen a secret formula from Ra's. Striss does not know the deadly secret of the chemical formula.
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Vengeance for a Dead Man! (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ra's Al Ghul; Talia; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Mason Sterling (Death); Flinky Davenport; Dr. Moon; Alfred Pennyworth; Mr. Keener
Synopsis
Batman and Talia track down the killer of Mason Sterling and Batman discovers who removed Sterling's brain.
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The Secret of the Waiting Graves (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 15.17 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-250
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Pedro Valdes; Juan Muerto; Dolores Muerto; Manuel
Synopsis
Batman discovers the secret of Juan and Dolores Muerto and their secret of immortality.
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Indexer Notes

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

Page 10 is a 2/3-page and page 16 is a 1/2-page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Deluxe Feb Checklist
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. Swamp Sinister
    Batman
  5. 4. Vengeance for a Dead Man!
    Batman
  6. 5. The Secret of the Waiting Graves
    Batman
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