([September 1976] ?)

K. G. Murray, 1976 Series
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0.30 AUD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1976-09 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The K. G. Murray Publishing Company Pty Ltd
Brand
Planet Comics
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Grasp of the Killer Cult (Table of Contents)

Batman; The Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo; Nick Cardy
Inks
Jim Aparo; Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Job Number
B-2284
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; The Spectre
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Indexer Notes

This cover reprints only the main image from the cover of The Brave and the Bold #116.

Grasp of the Killer Cult (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman; the Spectre / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Letters
Jim Aparo
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Job Number
B-2087
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; James Gordon; Lola Lalanna; John T. Weaver; James Wilson
Synopsis
Bizarre murders are committed by seemingly upstanding citizens who are soon determined to be imposters. They turn out to be members of a World War II military construction crew possessed by the spirits of followers of the Far Eastern goddess Kali. It takes the power of the Spectre to prevent her resurrection.
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Indexer Notes

This story is presented in three parts: Part 1 - Streets of Fear (6 pages); Part 2 - The Tooth of Kali (7 pages); Part 3 - Judgment of a Goddess (7 pages).

The Many Lives of the Spectre (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman; the Spectre / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Jim Aparo; Nick Cardy; Bernard Baily; Murphy Anderson
Inks
Jim Aparo; Nick Cardy; Bernard Baily; Murphy Anderson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor); Paul Levitz (original assistant editor)

Job Number
B-2235
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Batman (one vignette)
Synopsis
Batman fills in the readers on the background of his co-star this issue, the Spectre.
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Indexer Notes

Spectre artwork for this feature is taken from More Fun Comics (DC, 1936 series) #53 [top tier (art only) from last page of Spectre story], Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #60 [cover illustration (art only)], Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #83 [cover illustrations (art only)], and Secret Origins (DC, 1973 series) #5 (November-December 1973) [from the cover, two of three vertical panels]. The Batman vignette is from an unidentified source.

Jack the Giants Killer (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Creig Flessel
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)

Job Number
JS-7
Genre
sport
Characters
Jack Barstow
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Indexer Notes

This story features Champion Sports Star: All Star Center: Jack Barstow (basketball).

The Great Handcuff King (Table of Contents: 4)

The Adventures of Alfred / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron ?; Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Letters
George Roussos
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (original editor, credited)

Job Number
N-1352
Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Alfred decides to get a pair of handcuffs in order to practice putting them on felons, but when he practices on a fellow gentlemen's gentlemen, Alfred is shocked at the result.
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The Cluemaster's Topsy-Turvy Crimes (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sid Greene
Letters
Joe Letterese ?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Job Number
N-1368
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman (Bruce Wayne); Robin (Dick Grayson); Cluemaster (Arthur Brown) (introduction; villain); Aunt Harriet Cooper
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Indexer Notes

This printing begins with "Batman Presents the villain of the Issue--The Cluemaster" and is probably sourced from the reprint in Batman Family (DC, 1975 series) #2 (November-December 1975). This story is in two parts of 5.67 and 8 pages.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Grasp of the Killer Cult
    Batman; The Spectre
  2. 1. Grasp of the Killer Cult
    Batman; the Spectre
  3. 2. The Many Lives of the Spectre
    Batman; the Spectre
  4. 3. Jack the Giants Killer
  5. 4. The Great Handcuff King
    The Adventures of Alfred
  6. 5. The Cluemaster's Topsy-Turvy Crimes
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
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