(November 1989)

DC, 1989 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1989-10-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Andrew Helfer; Kevin Dooley (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Outer cover in pink.

Shaman Part One of Five (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan; George Pratt (painting) (signed)
Inks:
George Pratt (painting) (signed)
Colors:
George Pratt (painting) (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Traditional cover format with price and date, but inside outer cover for this issue. Dean Motter did the cover design and logo for this first arc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Andrew Helfer ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The writer explains the logic behind the double cover and importance of the debut of a new Batman solo book, the first since 1940. This appears on the inside front (outer) cover.

Shaman Book One (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis O'Neil
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Richmond Lewis
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Thomas Woodley (villain; introduction); Tribal Shaman; Shaman's daughter
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne (pre-Batman) studies with a bounty hunter tracking a criminal in Alaska. He is saved by a Shaman who tells him a story about a bat and a raven, while wearing a ceremonial bat-mask.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Batman Year One story is expanded a bit in this storyline.

[Shocker poster] (Table of Contents)

Shocker / insert or dust jacket / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

This is a poster for the movie Shocker from Wes Craven.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

Batman silhouette on back of outer cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Shaman Part One of Five
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Shaman Book One
    Batman
  5. 4. [Shocker poster]
    Shocker
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang