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Detective Comics (1937) - #489
"Creatures of the Night!"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
John Marc 'J.M.' DeMatteis

Penciller(s):
Irving ''Irv'' Novick

Inker(s):
Vincent Joseph Colletta - 'Vince, Vinnie'

Colorist(s):
Adrienne Roy

Letterer(s):
Ben Oda

Editor(s):
Paul Levitz

Cover Artist(s):
Ross Andru
Dick Giordano
 

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Cover Date: April 1980
Cover Price: US $ 1.00

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 68 pages

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Letters Column: Batcave

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Batman (1982) #1
Batman (1982) #7
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (1st Printing)
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (2nd Printing)
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (3rd Printing)
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (4th Printing)
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Tales of the Batman: Don Newton (2011) HC vol. 01

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Steve Mitchell

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Adrienne Roy

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Milton 'Milt' Snappin

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Tales of Gotham City

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Bronze Tiger is attacked in Gotham Central Hospital by two members of the League of Assassins. Clues lead Batman to the Sensei's next target, a geologist of Gotham City. Batman rushes after the Geologist and is able to rescue him, although the Sensei was able to escape in the scuffle.

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