Detective Comics #502

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1981
Page count
36
Cover price
0.50 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/35358

Credits

Editing
Paul Levitz

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-562
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Lucius Fox

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo
Colours
Tatjana Wood

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Masked Manhunter (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
Untitled

Notes

Color credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Show/hide 1. Who Shot Mlle. Marie? (Batman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6991
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Lucius Fox; Julia Remarque; Jacques Remarque; Inspector Dupre [Roget]; Mlle. Marie (flashback)

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Notes

Julia Remarque revealed as the daughter of Alfred and Mlle. Marie (Mlle. Marie is a character from Star-Spangled War Stories comic). Story continued from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #501.

Show/hide 2. An Arrow in Time (Green Arrow; Hostess) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow; Hostess
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. To Live a Nightmare! (Batgirl) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batgirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-7245
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon; Tracy Dover; Bob Barton; Dr. Voodoo (villain)

Credits

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman and the Outsiders (Federal, 1985 series) #14 ([June 1985])
To Live a Nightmare!

Synopsis

Dr. Voodoo kidnaps Tracy to lure Batgirl into a trap.

Notes

Story continued from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #501.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Batcave) Letters page, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batcave

Credits

Script
Paul Levitz (answered letters)
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters submitted by Mike Sopp and Andrew Laubacher.

Show/hide 5. Untitled Statement of ownership, 0.25 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Statement of Ownership in this issue: average # copies per issue sold, previous year - 64,635.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36834

Entry created

  • 29/06/2008

Index completed

  • 29/11/2014

Last updated

  • 29/11/2014