Batman's Detective Comics

Published
1981
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic one-shot
Branding
Murray Comics (Red)
 
Murray Comics (Red)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Crime Doctor Prescribes Death! (Batman) Cover, 1 page

"Who is this man? How did he learn Batman is Bruce Wayne? What will he do with that knowledge? Read--"The Crime Doctor Prescribes Death!""

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #494 (September 1980)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Crime Doctor Calls At Midnight! (Batman) Comic story, 32 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Job code
J-6623

Credits

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Bob Smith
Frank Chiaramonte
Letters
Milt Snapinn
John Workman
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #494 (September 1980)
The Crime Doctor Calls at Midnight!
 
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #495 (October 1980)
Murder in Quicksilver

Notes

Most of the splash page of "Murder in Quicksilver" has been removed to merge the stories.

Show/hide 2. 13 Points to a Dead End! (Batgirl and Robin) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batgirl and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell
Bob Rozakis

Reprint history

First print
Batman Family (DC Comics, 1975 series) #7 (September-October 1976)
13 Points to a Dead End!
Show/hide 3. The Target of the Death-Dealer (Robin the Teen Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin the Teen Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Job code
J-6541

Credits

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #491 (July [June] 1980)
The Target of the Death-Dealer

Synopsis

Robin captures a gambler who's trying to blackmail a basketball player.

Show/hide 4. Bad Night in Baja (Batman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Job code
J-6847

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #497 (December 1980)
Bad Night in Baja
Show/hide 5. The Council Calls for Death (Nemesis) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Nemesis
Genre
Superhero
Job code
J-6904

Credits

Script
Cary Burkett
Art
Dan Spiegle
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
The Brave and the Bold (DC Comics, 1955 series) #169 (December 1980)
The Council Calls for Death
Show/hide 6. The Last Duty (Tales of Gotham City) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of Gotham City
Genre
Superhero
Job code
J-6261

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Art
Johnny Craig
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
Detective Comics (DC Comics, 1937 series) #488 (February-March 1980)
The Last Duty!
Show/hide 7. Wolf in the Fold (Batman and Commissioner Gordon) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Commissioner Gordon
Genre
Superhero
Job code
J-6803

Credits

Script
Mike Barr
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
Batman (DC Comics, 1940 series) #331 (January 1981)
Wolf in the Fold

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Craig Guerin

AusReprints ID

  • 1689

Entry created

  • 16/09/2004

Cover added

  • 31/07/2014

Index completed

  • 14/03/2009

Last updated

  • 31/07/2014