([November] 2002)

DC, 2002 Series
 
Price:
17.95 USD; 29.95 CAD
Pages:
180
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
1563899671 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Bob Greenberger (Senior Editor, Collected Edition); Scott Nybakken (Associate Editor, Collected Edition)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Mark Farmer
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Reaper [Joseph Chill]
Reprints:

Batman Year Two: Fear the Reaper (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Todd McFarlane
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece. Illustration taken from a panel from the story in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #578.

Batman Year Two: Fear the Reaper (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Paul Neary
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Reaper [Judson Caspian]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title page.

[Publishing Data & Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

Batman / table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Illustration is a panel from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #577.

On the Shoulders of Giants (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Todd McFarlane; Alan Davis
Inks:
Todd McFarlane; Alfredo Alcala; Paul Neary
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joe Chill; Reaper [Judson Caspian]

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with panels from (in order) Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #578, 577, 577, and 575.

Chapter One: Fear the Reaper (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Paul Neary
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Leslie Thompkins; Rachel Caspian
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter title and credits pages. Illustrated with the image from the cover of Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #575 at 1/4 size, as well as the illustration from the original title page of the story.

[Fear the Reaper] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Paul Neary
Colors:
Steve Oliff; Gloria Vasquez; Olyoptics
Letters:
Richard Starkings
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Rachel Caspian; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Leslie Thompkins; Alfred Pennyworth; Thomas Wayne (in portrait); Martha Wayne (in portrait)
Synopsis:
A vigilante called the Reaper, who operated in Gotham City twenty years earlier, re-emerges just as Bruce Wayne begins a relationship with Rachel Caspian, though neither Bruce nor Rachel know that her father is the Reaper. After being badly beaten by the Reaper in their first encounter, Batman decides to use the very gun used to kill his parents to bring the Reaper down.
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Chapter Two: Deal with the Devil (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Pablo Marcos; Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Commissioner Jim Gordon
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter title and credits pages. Illustrated with the image from the cover of Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #576 at 1/4 size, as well as the illustration from the original title page of the story.

[Deal with the Devil] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
Steve Oliff; Gloria Vasquez; Olyoptics
Letters:
Agustin Mas
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Big Willie Golonka; Bukowski; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Leslie Thompkins; Rachel Caspian; Mary Rachel Caspian (flashback); Johnny Heymer; Morgan Jones; Mr. Morritz; Joe Chill
Synopsis:
As Bruce and Rachel grow closer, Batman crosses paths with the Reaper again. Desperate to put an end to the Reaper's brutal form of justice, Batman makes an alliance with a cabal of mob bosses, who pair the hero with their enforcer, Joe Chill.
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Chapter Three: Deadly Allies (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Pablo Marcos; Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Joe Chill
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter title and credits pages. Illustrated with the image from the cover of Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #577 at 1/4 size, as well as the illustration from the original title page of the story.

[Deadly Allies] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
Steve Oliff; Gloria Vasquez; Olyoptics
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Thomas Wayne (flashback cameo); Martha Wayne (flashback cameo); Leslie Thompkins; Joe Chill; Morgan Jones; Mr. Morritz; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Bukowski; Alfred Pennyworth; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Rachel Caspian
Synopsis:
Carrying the very gun used to kill his parents, Batman and Joe Chill set a trap for the Reaper. Though they successfully draw the villain out, the Reaper manages to escape once again.
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Chapter Four: So Shall Ye Reap (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Pablo Marcos; Todd McFarlane
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Joe Chill; Rachel Caspian
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter title and credits pages. Illustrated with the image from the cover of Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #578 at 1/4 size, as well as the illustration from the original title page of the story.

[So Shall Ye Reap] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Todd McFarlane
Colors:
Steve Oliff; Gloria Vasquez; Olyoptics
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joe Chill; Mr. Morritz; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Blinky Sutton; Leslie Thompkins; Alfred Pennyworth; Rachel Caspian; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Bukowski; Thomas Wayne (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
While Bruce proposes to Rachel, the Reaper attacks the gathered mob bosses. Batman arrives late to the fight, and the Reaper escapes again, while Joe Chill is knocked unconscious. When Chill comes to, Batman takes the thug to the alley where he killed the Waynes and reveals their connection. But before Batman can complete his revenge, the Reaper kills Joe Chill. Batman and the Reaper fight one final time and the Reaper falls to his death. Later, Batman disposes of Joe Chill's gun in the base of the Wayne Foundation Building and Rachel enters the convent to atone for the sins of her father.
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Chapter Five: Full Circle (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Mark Farmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Chapter title and credits pages. Illustrated with the image from the frontispiece from Batman: Full Circle (DC, 1991 series) #[nn] as well as an illustration from a panel in the story itself.

[Full Circle] (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 63 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike W. Barr
Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Mark Farmer
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Todd Klein
Editing:
Dennis O'Neil (Original Editor); Kelley Puckett (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Penguin (cameo); Two-Face (cameo); Joker (cameo); Joey Chill; Miranda; Rhonda; Reaper [Joseph Chill]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Joan Lincoln (cameo); Rachel Caspian; Marcia Chill; Joe Chill (flashback); Alfred Pennyworth; Leslie Thompkins; Thomas Wayne (flashback); Martha Wayne (flashback); McSurley; Moose; Profile; Judson Caspian (in photo)
Synopsis:
The Reaper re-appears, but this time it is Joe Chill's son Joseph in the costume. Afraid her father has returned, Rachel Caspian heads to Gotham. Walking past the Wayne Foundation, Rachel runs into the Reaper. Batman saves her, but Chill manages to retrieve his father's gun. Working with his sister Marcia, Joseph kidnaps Rachel to use her as bait. Trapping Batman, the Chills use a psychoactive drug and a filmed re-enactment of his parents' deaths to try to drive the hero to suicide. But with a double-cross by Marcia and the help of Robin, Batman puts an end to Joseph's time as the Reaper.
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Creator Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

The Reaper Has Returned (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Mark Farmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

On the back cover. Illustrated with the image from the frontispiece from Batman: Full Circle (DC, 1991 series) #[nn].