Detective Comics #490

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1980
Page count
68
Cover price
1.00 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
Editing
Paul Levitz
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/34399

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Sensei; Talia; Ra's Al Ghul

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #50 ([April 1981?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Requiem for a Martyr! (Batman) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
V: Ra's Al Ghul; GS: Talia; Batman; League of Assassins; Lurk; James Gordon; Barton McManus

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #50 ([April 1981?])
Requiem for a Martyr
 
United States
Batman: Tales of the Demon (DC, 1991 series) (1991)
Requiem for a Martyr
From GCD
in Batman: Tales of the Demon (DC, 1991 series) #nn
 
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #490 (May 1980)
Show/hide 2. An Arrow in Time (Green Arrow) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; children

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta

Synopsis

Green Arrow uses special arrows to save a cable car from falling when its cable breaks, and also sends Hostess Fruit Pies to the children inside awaiting rescue.

Notes

Ad for Hostess Fruit Pies.

Show/hide 3. Dance of Death! (Batgirl) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batgirl
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Mike Barr
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda
Show/hide 4. Encounter (Tales of Gotham City) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of Gotham City
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Bob Smith
Colours
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Todd Klein
Show/hide 5. The Deadly Answers! (Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
John Calnan
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #51 (July 1981)
The Deadly Answers!
Show/hide 6. Lightning Strikes Out! (Black Lightning) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Black Lightning
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Pat Broderick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colours
Bob LeRose
Letters
Ben Oda

Notes

Con't from the Black Lightning book.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33145

Entry created

  • 08/08/2007

Cover added

  • 26/04/2010

Index completed

  • 26/04/2010