Batman #608 [Direct]
(December 2002)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
2.25 USD; 3.75 CAD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2002-10-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
761941200057 60811
Editing:
Bob Schreck
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

New title logo.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

It Begins Here! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Lee
Inks:
Scott Williams
Colors:
Alex Sinclair
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:

["Bound by family blood, He must return to the castle."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Castlevania Harmony of Dissonance; Konami / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hush Chapter One: The Ransom (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeph Loeb
Pencils:
Jim Lee
Inks:
Scott Williams
Colors:
Alex Sinclair
Letters:
Richard Starkings
Editing:
Bob Schreck

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Catwoman; Killer Croc; Poison Ivy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New creative team. Start of the 12 part storyline "Hush". First appearance: Killer Croc's new look.

["Let the mooching begin."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Starburst / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Make a killing."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mechwarrior Mercenaries; Microsoft Game Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Die Another Day (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

James Bond / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Legendary Monsters. Epic Battles'] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Godzilla Destroy All Monsters; Atari / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["PlayStation 2. Now online."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

PlayStation 2; Sony / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

["Who needs nine lives when you can control time?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Blinx the Time Sweeper; Microsoft / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Warning: when the game turns off, so do your powers."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman Shadow of Apokolips; Infogrames / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

["Corn Gone Wrong"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Corn Nuts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["catch major air. kick major tail"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Big Air Freestyle; Godzilla Destroy All Monsters; Infogrames / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["That'll leave a mark!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tekken 4;Namco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Surving an alien assault."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Sims; EA Games / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

["Justice League comes to the Game Boy Advance"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Justice League: Injustice for All; Midway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["The game where you and 3 buddies all get to be heroes"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Gauntlet Dark Legacy; Midway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Look at it this way"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Battlebots; Majesco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's This, You Say? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC in Demand / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["New Power Stripe."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Right Guard Xtreme; Gillette / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Not surprisingly, Tom likes his milk on ice."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Got milk? / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. It Begins Here!
    Batman
  2. 1. ["Bound by family blood, He must return to the castle."]
    Castlevania Harmony of Dissonance; Konami
  3. 2. Hush Chapter One: The Ransom
    Batman
  4. 3. ["Let the mooching begin."]
    Starburst
  5. 4. ["Make a killing."]
    Mechwarrior Mercenaries; Microsoft Game Studios
  6. 5. Die Another Day
    James Bond
  7. 6. ["Legendary Monsters. Epic Battles']
    Godzilla Destroy All Monsters; Atari
  8. 7. ["PlayStation 2. Now online."]
    PlayStation 2; Sony
  9. 8. ["Who needs nine lives when you can control time?"]
    Blinx the Time Sweeper; Microsoft
  10. 9. ["Warning: when the game turns off, so do your powers."]
    Superman Shadow of Apokolips; Infogrames
  11. 10. ["Corn Gone Wrong"]
    Corn Nuts
  12. 11. ["catch major air. kick major tail"]
    Big Air Freestyle; Godzilla Destroy All Monsters; Infogrames
  13. 12. ["That'll leave a mark!"]
    Tekken 4;Namco
  14. 13. ["Surving an alien assault."]
    The Sims; EA Games
  15. 14. ["Justice League comes to the Game Boy Advance"]
    Justice League: Injustice for All; Midway
  16. 15. ["The game where you and 3 buddies all get to be heroes"]
    Gauntlet Dark Legacy; Midway
  17. 16. ["Look at it this way"]
    Battlebots; Majesco
  18. 17. What's This, You Say?
    DC in Demand
  19. 18. ["New Power Stripe."]
    Right Guard Xtreme; Gillette
  20. 19. ["Not surprisingly, Tom likes his milk on ice."]
    Got milk?
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