Detective Comics #397

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1970
Page count
36
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/23362

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-362
Characters
Orson Payne; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Printed in
in Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1971 series) #73-168329

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [July 2007].

Show/hide 1. Paint a Picture of Peril! (Batman) Comic story, 14.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-318
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Orson Payne; Cathy [Caterina Valance]

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-44 (June-July 1976)
Paint a Picture of Peril!
 
Australia
Batman and Robin (KG Murray, 1976 series) #1 ([1976?])
Paint a Picture of Peril
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#5 (February 1981)
Paint a Picture of Peril!
 
United States
Batman Illustrated by Neal Adams (DC, 2003 series) #2 ([July] 2004)
Paint a Picture of Peril!
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 Series) #397
 
from Detective Comics #397 (March 1970)

Notes

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

Show/hide 2. Batman's Hot-Line (Batman's Hot-Line) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman's Hot-Line
Code
S-370

Credits

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from readers - Barbara Reader, Alan Brennert, Gary Skinner, E.B. Bruce, Alice Irma and Steve Berry.

Show/hide 3. The Hollow Man (Batgirl) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batgirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-284
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Jason Bard; Max Tournov [John Milman]

Credits

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Synopsis

Batgirl tries to track a killer who targets redheads.

Notes

story continued from Detective Comics #396. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 4. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation) Text article, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
Genre
Fact

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Notes

Average # copies per issue, previous year - 221,267.


Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [July 2007].

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 45522

Cover added

  • 26/04/2010

Index completed

  • 26/04/2010