Batman #679 [Standard Cover]
(September 2008)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mike Marts
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.


Batman R.I.P. (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks:
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors:
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:

Batman R.I.P.: Miracle on Crime Alley (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Sandu Florea
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
Randy Gentile

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Zur-En-Arrh [Batman; Bruce Wayne]; Bat-Mite (hallucination); Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; The Club of Heroes [The Knight [Cyril Sheldrake]; The Squire [Beryl Hutchinson]]; Jezebel Jet; Dr. Arkham; Joker (villain; cameo); Black Glove [Doctor Hurt [Simon Hurt] (villain)]; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula (villain); El Sombrero (villain); King Kraken (villain); Hunchback [Le Bossu; also as Dr. Dax] (villain); Murder Mime [Pierrot Lunaire] (villain); Scorpiana (villain); Spring-Heeled Jack (villain)]
Synopsis:
Batman slips further into his Zur-En-Arrh identity, and the Black Glove continues to go after his allies.
Reprints:

DC Nation 123 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan Didio
Pencils:
Michael Turner; ?
Inks:
Michael Turner; ?
Colors:
Peter Steigerwald; ?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Tribute to Michael Turner, who passed away on June 27, 2008. Hot list - AMBUSH BUG: YEAR NONE #1, JOKER'S ASYLUM: SCARECROW #1 and SUPERMAN/BATMAN #50. House ad for BATMAN #680. Issue actually released the same week as the DC Nation 126 column.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman R.I.P.
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman R.I.P.: Miracle on Crime Alley
    Batman
  3. 2. DC Nation 123
    DC Nation
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