"The Malay Penguin!"

1977-11

Main Details
Series
Volume 1 (41)
Issue 473
Credits
Date 1977-11
Publisher
Location of Publication New York, New York
Genre Superhero
Format Softcover
Type Comic Book
Page Count 32
Language English
Characters
  • Batman (Bruce Wayne) (Earth 1)
  • Robin (Dick Grayson) (Earth 1)
Story Location New Jersey: Gotham City
Identifiers
  • UPC — 0709893046511
Notes Trivia:
The cover art holds some resemblance to the cover of Detective Comics #27, the first appearance of Batman. It is possible that this cover is a homage to the classic Golden Age issue.
In the issue, there is a business contact of Bruce Wayne by the name of Broome, who is needed in France. This is a clear reference to previous Batman writer and Julius Schwartz's personal friend John Broome, who was then living in the European country.
The "Reed Galleries" is also a nod to the current Batman writer, David Vern Reed, who also wrote Batman in the Silver Age.

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