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Issue Details

Issue #471
Published August 1977
Cover Price 0.35 USD
Pages 36
Editing Julius Schwartz, E. Nelson Bridwell (associate)

Cover Details

Characters Batman; Hugo Strange
Genre superhero
Pencils Marshall Rogers
Inks Terry Austin
Reprinted in Shadow of the Batman (DC, 1985 series) #2 (January 1986)

17 page Batman story "The Dead Yet Live"

Characters V: Dr. Hugo Strange; Batman; Rupert Thorne; Marko; Alfred Pennyworth; Silver St. Cloud; Joe Chill, Martha Wayne, and Thomas Wayne (in a dream)
Synopsis Bruce Wayne checks into the private hospital Graytowers to recover from injuries he sustained fighting Dr. Phosphorus, but he soon discovers that Hugo Strange is using the facility to turn the rich and influential patients into his mindless slaves. When Strange sics a venomous snake on Batman, which knocks the hero out, Strange uncovers Batman's secret identity.
Genre superhero
Script Steve Englehart
Pencils Marshall Rogers
Inks Terry Austin
Colors Jerry Serpe
Letters John Workman
Notes return of Dr. Hugo Strange, also in 472; he sporadically cameos in the next few issues as a ghost. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.
Reprinted in Shadow of the Batman (DC, 1985 series) #2 (January 1986) [recolored]; in Batman: Strange Apparitions (DC, 1999 series) #nn ([November] 1999) [as recolored for Shadow of the Batman]; in L├Ąderlappen (Semic Press AB, 1976 series) #2/1980