Batman #680 [Standard Cover]
(October 2008)

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Price:
2.99 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2008-10-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120005768011
Editing:
Mike Marts; Janelle Siegel (assistant)
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. [Cover A] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Murder Mime [Pierrot Lunaire]; Scorpiana; Spring-Heeled Jack]
Reprints:

Batman R.I.P.: The Thin White Duke of Death (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 24 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]; Commissioner James Gordon; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Talia al Ghul; Ubu; Jezebel Jet (villain); Joker (villain); Black Glove [Doctor Hurt [Simon Hurt] (villain); Al Khidr (villain); Cardinal Maggi (villain)]; Club of Villains [El Sombrero (villain); Hunchback [Le Bossu; also as Dr. Guy Dax] (villain); Scorpiana (villain)]
Synopsis:
"It's "Batman R.I.P." part 5 - and this issue features two events so monumental that one comic can barely contain them! First, Batman faces off against The Club of Villains. Then, The Joker makes his stand, challenging the Dark Knight to the ultimate battle of wits. Will Batman survive either of these threats - or could this be the end of Gotham City's greatest hero?" [per solicitation]
Reprints:

DC Nation 133 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan Didio
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lord Satanus; Libra; Mongul; Brainiac; Hush [Thomas Elliot]

Indexer Notes

Dan Didio talks about the villains taking over the DC books in January 2009. Hot list - Detective Comics #849, Supergirl #34 and Terror Titans #1. House ad for Batman #681.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman R.I.P. [Cover A]
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman R.I.P.: The Thin White Duke of Death
    Batman
  3. 2. DC Nation 133
    DC Nation
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