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Issue Details

Issue #476
Published March-April 1978
Cover Price 0.35 USD
Pages 36
Editing Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate)

Cover Details - "The Sign of the Joker"

Characters Batman
Genre superhero
Pencils Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks Terry Austin (signed)
Reprinted in Shadow of the Batman (DC, 1985 series) #4 (March 1986)

1 page Aquaman and Aqualad advertisement "Mera Meets the Manta Men"

Genre superhero
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Vince Colletta
Notes Hostess Fruit Pies ad.

17 page Batman story "Sign of the Joker!"

Characters Joker; Hugo Strange (as ghost); Batman; James Gordon; Chief O'Hara; Silver St. Cloud; Rupert Thorne; Thomas Jackson
Synopsis Hugo Strange takes his revenge on Rupert Thorne, Silver St. Cloud makes a decision about her future, and Batman puts an end to the Joker's latest scheme.
Genre superhero
Script Steve Englehart
Pencils Marshall Rogers
Inks Terry Austin
Colors Glynis Wein
Letters Milt Snapinn
Reprinted in Shadow of the Batman (DC, 1985 series) #4 (March 1986) [recolored]); in Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1988 series) #nn ([December] 1988); in Batman: Strange Apparitions (DC, 1999 series) #nn ([November] 1999) [as recolored for Shadow of the Batman]; in Joker: The Greatest Stories Ever Told, The (2008 series) #[nn]

1 page Publishorial text article "A Word About the Fight of the Century"

Script Jenette Kahn
Letters typeset

1 page Batman's Hot Line letters page

Synopsis Includes a letter from Mike Friedrich
Letters typeset