Batman #286

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1977
Page count
36
Cover price
0.30 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/30903

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (associate)

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

"Butt out, Batman! I'll knock off this Joker first-- --Then-- I'll happily do the same to you!"

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2540
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker

Credits

Art
Jim Aparo
Colours
Tatjana Wood

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman and Robin (KG Murray, 1976 series) #8 ([January 1978?])
No title recorded

Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Show/hide 1. That Dirty Beach (Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Slud-Jak; unnamed bureaucrat

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Ben Oda

Synopsis

Slud-Jak fouls beaches in revenge for ocean pollution, but agrees to negotiate when tempted by Hostess Twinkies.

Notes

Inside front cover advertisement for Hostess Twinkies in comicstrip format.

Show/hide 2. The Joker's Playground of Peril! (Batman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Joker (villain); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Harrison Steakbury; Pierre Frage; Dr. Tugwell

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Julius Schwartz (plot assist)
E. Nelson Bridwell (plot assist)
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Bob Wiacek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Batman and Robin (KG Murray, 1976 series) #8 ([January 1978?])
The Joker's Playground of Peril

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Arkham Asylum mentioned.

Show/hide 3. And Now...Still Another Message of Untold Importance from Our Prolific Publisher!! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Script
Jenette Kahn
Art
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Notes

A message from the publisher with photograph.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Letters to the Batman) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters to the Batman
Code
S-2547
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis (replies)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Illustrated title header. Letters of comment from Elizabeth M. Smith, Kevin L. Callahan, Fred G. Hembeck, Christopher Juricich, S. Holmes, David Burd, Harris Lentz III, Chris Doyle and David V. Reed.

Show/hide 5. Volume 77 Issue 2 - Week of January 10, 1977 (Daily Planet) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daily Planet

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Bob Rozakis

Notes

Information on DC Special #27, Green Lantern #94, Brave and the Bold #133, comics on sale the week of Jan. 20th and word search Mini-Puzzle #1.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #139.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 45516

Cover added

  • 26/04/2010

Index completed

  • 25/08/2019

Last updated

  • 25/08/2019