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Detective Comics (1937) - TPB
"Batman: Strange Apparitions"
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Terry Austin
Marshall Rogers
 

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Cover Date: 1999
Cover Price: US $ 12.95

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Trade Paperback; 176 pages

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Reprints/Collects:
Detective Comics (1937) #469
Detective Comics (1937) #470
Detective Comics (1937) #471
Detective Comics (1937) #472
Detective Comics (1937) #473
Detective Comics (1937) #474
Detective Comics (1937) #475
Detective Comics (1937) #476
Detective Comics (1937) #478
Detective Comics (1937) #479

Notes:
Introduction by Steve Englehart.

The content reprinted within features the recoloring produced for the earlier reprint mini, Shadow of the Batman (1985) #1-5.

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An image for Clayface (DC)(03 - Preston Payne) exists Clayface (DC)(03 - Preston Payne)
An image for Deadshot (DC) exists Deadshot (DC)
An image for Doctor Phosphorus exists Doctor Phosphorus
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An image for Talia al Ghul (DC) exists Talia al Ghul (DC)
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Harlequin (02 - Duela Dent)
Joker (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)
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An image for Popeye (general) exists Popeye (general)
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An image for Rupert Thorne (DC) exists Rupert Thorne (DC)
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"Introduction" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Steve Englehart

Penciller(s):
Marshall Rogers
Walter Simonson

Inker(s):
Terry Austin
Allen 'Al' Milgrom

Colorist(s):
Marshall Rogers
Jerry Serpe

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(Typeset)

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"...By Death's Eerie Light!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Steve Englehart

Penciller(s):
Walter Simonson

Inker(s):
Allen 'Al' Milgrom

Colorist(s):
Marshall Rogers

Letterer(s):
(Unknown Creator)

Editor(s):
Julius Schwartz

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An image for Batman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)
An image for Doctor Phosphorus exists Doctor Phosphorus
An image for James Worthington Gordon (DC)(Post Crisis) exists James Worthington Gordon (DC)(Post Crisis)
An image for Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis) exists Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis)

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Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #469.

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Writer(s):
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Walter Simonson

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Allen 'Al' Milgrom

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Jerry Serpe

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(Unknown Creator)

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Julius Schwartz

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Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #469.

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Writer(s):
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Walter Simonson

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Allen 'Al' Milgrom

Colorist(s):
Marshall Rogers

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(Unknown Creator)

Editor(s):
E. Nelson Bridwell
Julius Schwartz

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Chief Clancy O'Hara
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Silver St. Cloud
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Writer(s):
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Marshall Rogers

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Terry Austin

Colorist(s):
Marshall Rogers

Letterer(s):
John E. Workman Jr.

Editor(s):
Julius Schwartz

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An image for Batman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)
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An image for Doctor Phosphorus exists Doctor Phosphorus
An image for Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis) exists Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis)
Silver St. Cloud
An image for Professor Hugo Strange exists Professor Hugo Strange
An image for Rupert Thorne (DC) exists Rupert Thorne (DC)
An image for Martha Kane Wayne exists Martha Kane Wayne
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Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #471.

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Marshall Rogers

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John E. Workman Jr.

Editor(s):
Julius Schwartz

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An image for Robin (01 - Dick Grayson, E-1 & Post-Crisis) exists Robin (01 - Dick Grayson, E-1 & Post-Crisis)
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An image for Rupert Thorne (DC) exists Rupert Thorne (DC)

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Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #472.

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Marshall Rogers

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Marshall Rogers

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Milton 'Milt' Snappin

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E. Nelson Bridwell
Julius Schwartz

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An image for Robin (01 - Dick Grayson, E-1 & Post-Crisis) exists Robin (01 - Dick Grayson, E-1 & Post-Crisis)
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Ben Oda

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Harlequin (02 - Duela Dent)
An image for Joker (DC)(Post-Crisis)(01 - 'Jack') exists Joker (DC)(Post-Crisis)(01 - 'Jack')
An image for Penguin (DC) exists Penguin (DC)
An image for Robin (01 - Dick Grayson, E-1 & Post-Crisis) exists Robin (01 - Dick Grayson, E-1 & Post-Crisis)
Silver St. Cloud
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Terry Austin

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Marshall Rogers

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Ben Oda

Editor(s):
Julius Schwartz

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An image for Batman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(Earth-1 - Pre Crisis)
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Milton 'Milt' Snappin

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Julius Schwartz

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"The Coming Of... Clayface III!" - Edit this story

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"If a Man Be Made of Clay...!" - Edit this story

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Gwen
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