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Detective comics comic books issue 478

  • Issue #478
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 478

    Last 35-cent cover-price. Cover pencils by Marshall Rogers, inks by Terry Austin. "The Coming of... Clayface III!" script by Len Wein, pencils by Marshall Rogers, inks by Dick Giordano; Preston Payne uses blood from Matt Hagen, the second Clayface, to try to change the effects of hyperpituitarism on his appearance; But the "cure" causes Payne's flesh to melt like wax and forces him to periodically dissolve others into protoplasm; When Batman interferes with Payne's theft of the components necessary to reverse his condition, he may become Clayface's next victim. Superman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Big Fall." Letter to the editor from comics historian Peter Sanderson. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #478MJ
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 478MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Last 35-cent cover-price. "The Coming of Clayface III!" Script by Len Wein, pencils by Marshall Rogers, inks by Dick Giordano. Superman stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Big Fall." Letter to the editor from comics historian Peter Sanderson. Rogers cover pencils, Terry Austin cover inks. Cover price $0.35.