- "You may well be right, Mr. Fox -- but it's something we'll have to discuss in the morning. It's sundown -- and I have other things to attend to right now!"
- ―Bruce Wayne
|"Dark Messenger of Mercy!"|
|Title:||"Dark Messenger of Mercy!"|
|Cover date:||January, 1979|
|Executive editor:||Joe Orlando|
|Cover artists:||Jim Aparo|
|Cover inker:||Jim Aparo|
|Cover colorist:||Tatjana Wood|
|Assistant editors:||E. Nelson Bridwell|
"Dark Messenger of Mercy!" is the title to the 307th issue of the first Batman ongoing comic book series published by DC Comics. The story was written by Len Wein with artwork by John Calnan and inks by Dick Giordano. It was colored by Glynis Wein and lettered by Ben Oda. The cover art illustration was rendered by Jim Aparo with coloring by Tatjana Wood. The story was edited by Julius Schwartz with E. Nelson Bridwell as associate editor. This issue shipped with a January, 1979 cover date and carries a cover price of .40 cents per copy.
- Quentin Conroy
- Gloria, Gordon's receptionist
- Squirrel Kominsky
- Good Queen Bess
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This issue includes a Fred Hembeck humor strip of the Elongated Man and the Justice League of America.
- This issue includes a Hostess Twinkies advertisement featuring Superman titled "An Unbeatable Power".
- This is the first appearance of Lucius Fox. He will become a major supporting character in the Batman universe for many years to come.
- This is the first, and to date, the only known appearance of antagonist Quentin Conroy.