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Batman Family 17

BATMAN FAMILY #17

Cover Date: April-May 1978
Cover Price: $1.00
Publication Date: 1978-01-17

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Cover Credits:
Art: Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors: Tatjana Wood (signed)


Story: "Scars" (23 Pages)

Credits:

StoryGerry Conway
ArtJim Aparo
LetteringJim Aparo
ColorsAdrienne Roy
EditingAl Milgrom

Feature Character(s):

Batman
Robin

Guest Star(s):

Huntress II

Supporting Character(s):

Alfred Pennyworth
Kathy Kane

Villain(s):

Scar (Desmond Mallard; first appearance; a college star athlete who transforms beautiful people into hideous sideshow freaks)

Location(s):

Gotham City

Comment(s):

This story takes place in late winter or early spring (before college spring break).

Story Reprinted in:

Tales of the Batman: Gerry Conway #1 (2017)
Legends of the Dark Knight: Jim Aparo #3 (2017)


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Second Story: "Hororscope of Crime!" (21 Pages)

Credits:

StoryBob Rozakis
PencilsDon Heck
InksBob Wiacek, Vince Colletta
LetteringClem Robins
ColorsJerry Serpe
EditingAl Milgrom

Feature Character(s):

Batgirl
Lois Lane

Guest Star(s):

Batwoman
Huntress II

Villain(s):

Madame Zodiac (first appearance; a fortune teller who turns to crime; her birthday is March 14th)
Poison Ivy (revealed that her birthday is March 14th)
Catwoman (revealed that her birthday is March 14th)

Other Character(s):

Catfish Turner (first appearance; a famous baseball pitcher on Earth-One, but a washout on Earth-Two)

Location(s):

Gotham City
Gotham International Airport
An unnamed National Forest in New York state
Provincetown


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Third Story: "There's A Demon Born Every Minute" (19 Pages)

Credits:

StoryBob Rozakis
ArtMichael Golden
LetteringJean Simek
ColorsJerry Serpe
EditingAl Milgrom

Feature Character(s):

Man-Bat

Guest Star(s):

Etrigan
Jason Blood

Supporting Character(s):

Francine Langstrom
Rebecca Elizabeth Langstrom (first appearance; born)

Villain(s):

Morgaine Le Fey

Guest Appearance(s):

Batman
Batgirl
Huntress II

Location(s):

JLA Satellite
New York City, NY


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