Batman #684 [Standard Cover]
(February 2009)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2009-01-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120005768411
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.


Last Rites (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock
Reprints:

Batman: Last Rites Last Days of Gotham Part 2 of 2 (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Guillem March
Inks:
Guillem March
Colors:
Guillem March
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Millicent Mayne; Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Gracchus [as Two-Face] (villain)
Synopsis:
"In a world without a Batman, what happens when Commissioner Gordon lights the Bat-signal, in desperate need of assistance against the growing tide of crime sweeping his city? What does Nightwing do when his longtime partner fails to aid him in yet another of Two-Face's villainous assaults against Gotham? Without The Dark Knight to protect its walls, Gotham City may be facing its final days!" [per solicitation]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #851.

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 #685.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Last Rites
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman: Last Rites Last Days of Gotham Part 2 of 2
    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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