Batman #428 [Direct]
(1988)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Denny O'Neil; Dan Raspler (assistant editor)
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.


A Death In the Family Book Three of Four (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
Mike Mignola
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Jason Todd]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2 different covers: Direct Sales, with a further cover description of the issue's inside story in place of the upc on bottom right hand corner, unlike the Newsstand edition, which has the upc there.
Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

A Death in the Family Chapter 5 (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Starlin
Pencils:
Jim Aparo
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3885

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin (death); Shiela Haywood (death); Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Barbara Gordon; Superman; Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran; Joker (villain); Two-Face (villain)(flashback)
Synopsis:
Death of Sheila Haywood. Burial of Sheila Haywood and Jason Todd. Joker becomes the Iranian Ambassador to the U.N.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bat-Signals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Raspler (replies); Denny O'Neil
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3472

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Richard E. Hopkins, M.A. McConnell, Russ Bedell, Joel Cruz, Jerry Smith, Joseph Olszewski, Daniel Snyder, George Gustines, Charlie Harris, Rick Peterson and Rich Kreiner. Includes "From the Den" column.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Death In the Family Book Three of Four
    Batman
  2. 1. A Death in the Family Chapter 5
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
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