Batman #683 [Standard Cover]
(Late January 2009)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2008-12-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120005768311
Editing:
Mike Marts; Janelle Siegel (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.


Final Crisis; Last Rites (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Ross
Inks:
Alex Ross
Colors:
Alex Ross
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Ra's al Ghul; Barbara Gordon [Batgirl]; Joker; Robin [Jason Todd]; Talia al Ghul; Damian Wayne
Reprints:

What the Butler Saw (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Lee Garbett
Inks:
Trevor Scott
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Zur-En-Arrh]; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Jason Todd] (hallucination; death); Barbara Gordon [Batgirl] (hallucination); Robin [Tim Drake] (hallucination); Batman [Jean Paul Valley] (hallucination); Jack Drake (hallucination; death); Selina Kyle [as Elva Barr] (villain; hallucination); The Lump (villain); Simyan (villain); Mokkari (villain); Talia al Ghul (villain; hallucination); Ra's al Ghul (villain; hallucination); Deadshot [Floyd Lawton] (villain; hallucination); Joker (villain; hallucination); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (villain; hallucination); Bane (villain; hallucination); Hush [Thomas Elliot] (villain; hallucination)
Synopsis:
Batman breaks free of Lump's mind control, disrupting Simyan and Mokkari's cloning program.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a Final Crisis tie-in issue.

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (Table of Contents)

Mortal Kombat; DC Universe / advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero; Martial Arts

Indexer Notes

Ad for Mortal Combat vs. DC Universe video game.

DC Nation [145]: "Okay, Time to Set the Story Straight." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]

Indexer Notes

Dan Didio talks about the return of Barry Allen as the Flash. House ad for Batman #684.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Final Crisis; Last Rites
    Batman
  2. 1. What the Butler Saw
    Batman
  3. 2. Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
    Mortal Kombat; DC Universe
  4. 3. DC Nation [145]: "Okay, Time to Set the Story Straight."
    DC Nation
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