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Batman comic books issue 286

  • Issue #286
    Batman (1940) 286
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1977 by DC.
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    Cover art by Jim Aparo. That Dirty Beach Hostess snack cakes ad with Aquaman. "The Joker's Playground of Peril!", script by Denny O'Neil, Julius Schwartz (plot assist), and E. Nelson Bridwell (plot assist), pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Bob Wiacek; The Joker breaks out of Arkham Asylum and shrinks and kills his psychiatrist with a strange liquid; Robin convenes with Batman and Commissioner Gordon beside the doll-sized corpse of Dr. Tugwell, who has written "RIP" in the sand beside him; Batman deduces the letters stand for Revelry In the Park, a costume charity carnival held in Paradise Playground, an amusement park, which he believes will be the site of the Joker's next crime. And Now... Still Another Message Of Untold Importance From Our Prolific Publisher!! article by Jenette Kahn. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #286MJ
    Batman (1940) Mark Jewelers 286MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Batman versus the Joker in a book-length story, "The Joker's Playground of Peril!" Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Bob Wiacek. Cover price $0.30.