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Detective Comics 501

DETECTIVE COMICS #501

Cover Date: April 1981
Cover Price: $0.50

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Cover Credits:
Art: Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors: Tatjana Wood


Story: "The Man Who Killed Mlle. Marie" (17 Pages)

Credits:

StoryGerry Conway
PencilsDon Newton
InksDan Adkins
LetteringBen Oda
ColorsAdrienne Roy
EditingPaul Levitz

Feature Character(s):

Batman (last in Justice League of America #190; next in issue #502)

Supporting Character(s):

Alfred Pennyworth (last in Brave and the Bold #173; next in issue #502)
Lucius Fox (in between issues #500/5 and #502)

Villain(s):

Dupre (first appearance)

Guest Appearance(s):

Mademoiselle Marie (in flashbacks)

Other Character(s):

Caroline Crown
Julia Remarque (first appearance)
Andre (first appearance)
Victor (first appearance)

Location(s):

Gotham City
Wayne Foundation
Paris, France

Comment(s):

Story continues in the next issue.

Story Reprinted in:

Tales of the Batman: Gerry Conway #2 (2018)
Batman Allies: Alfred Pennyworth (2020)

Solicitation:

A man has been murdered, and all the clues point to Bruce Wayne’s loyal manservant, Alfred Pennyworth.


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Second Story: "The Five-Fold Revenge of Dr. Voodoo" (8 Pages)

Credits:

StoryCary Burkett
PencilsJose Delbo
InksJoe Giella
LetteringJohn Costanza
ColorsGene D'Angelo
EditingPaul Levitz

Feature Character(s):

Batgirl (in between issues #499/2 and #502/2)

Supporting Character(s):

James Gordon (last in Brave and the Bold #173; next in the second story of the next issue)

Villain(s):

Doctor Voodoo (last in issue #496/2)
Doctor Voodoo's master

Other Character(s):

Doreen Gray
Jeff Cotton
Jim Dover
G.C.P.D.

Location(s):

Gotham City

Comment(s):

Story continues in the next issue.

Story Reprinted in:

Batgirl: The Bronze Age Omnibus #2 (2019)


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