([February] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
 
Price:
24.99 USD; 27.99 CAD
Pages:
232
On-sale date:
2009
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
9781401220907 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978140122090752499
Editing:
Mike Marts (original series); Scott Nybakken (collected edition)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
8.5" x 13"
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

DC Universe #0; Batman #676-683


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)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Black Glove welcomes you! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Sandu Florea
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
typeset

Prologue (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Tony Daniel
Colors:
Alex Sinclair
Letters:
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Joker
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / credits / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Sandu Florea
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

"What we are about to do will be a work of art." (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bruce Wayne

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Tony Daniel
Colors:
Guy Major

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Same as the first printing variant cover with new coloring.

Batman R.I.P.: Midnight in the House of Hurt (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:
Batman [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Le Bossu; Doctor Hurt; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Swagman]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Honor Jackson (introduction); Alfred Pennyworth; Jezebel Jet; Joker
Synopsis:
The members of the Black Glove are shown together and Batman and Robin take the new batmobile for a spin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A new batmobile is introduced this issue. The splash page shows the new Batman and Robin while the rest of the issue occurs six months earlier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jezebel Jet
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Tony Daniel
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Same as the Tony Daniel variant cover with different coloring.

Batman R.I.P.: Batman in the Underworld (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Sandu Florea
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Jezebel Jet; Commissioner Gordon; Doctor Hurt; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Le Bossu; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Swagman]
Synopsis:
Bruce gives Jezebel a tour of the Batcave. The Black Glove attacks Alfred.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Inks:
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Colors:
Guy Major

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

Batman R.I.P.: Zur En Arrh (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:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Rainbow Creature (cameo flashback); Nightwing [Dick Grayson] (also as Robin in flashback); Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (cameo flashback); Robin [Tim Drake]; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Le Bossu; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Swagman]; Honor Jackson; Doctor Hurt; Lone Eye Lincoln (introduction); Alfred Pennyworth; Bat-Mite
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bruce Wayne dresses as the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Inks:
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Colors:
Guy Major

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman of Zur-En-Arrh [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:
Batman of Zur-En-Arrh [Batman; Bruce Wayne] (origin flashback); Bat-Mite (hallucination); Robin [Tim Drake]; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Le Bossu [Dr. Dax]; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Swagman]; The Club of Heroes [The Knight [Cyril Sheldrake]; The Squire [Beryl Hutchinson]]; Commissioner Gordon; Black Glove [Doctor Hurt]; Alfred Pennyworth; Dr. Arkham; Jezebel Jet; Joker
Synopsis:
Batman slips further into his Zur-En-Arrh identity, and the Black Glove continues to go after his allies.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Daniel (signed)
Inks:
Sandu Florea
Colors:
Guy Major

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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:
Black Glove [Doctor Hurt; Al Khidr; Cardinal Maggi]; Jezebel Jet; Club of Villains [El Sombrero; Le Bossu [Dr. Guy Dax]; Scorpiana]; Joker; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Batman of Zur-En-Arrh [Batman; Bruce Wayne]; Bat-Mite (hallucination); Commissioner Gordon; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Talia al Ghul; Ubu
Synopsis:
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.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Daniel (signed)
Inks:
Sandu Florea (signed)
Colors:
Guy Major

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

Batman R.I.P. the Conclusion: Hearts of Darkness (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Sandu Florea
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashbacks); Robin [Tim Drake]; Club of Villains [Le Bossu [Dr. Guy Dax]; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Spring-Heeled Jack]; The Club of Heroes [Dark Ranger; The Gaucho; The Knight [Cyril Sheldrake]; Man-of-Bats; The Musketeer; Raven Red; The Squire [Beryl Hutchinson]];
Black Glove [Doctor Hurt; Jezebel Jet (dies); Al Khidr; Cardinal Maggi (dies)]; Joker; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Commissioner Gordon; Talia al Ghul
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Mr. Freeze [Victor Fries]; Joker
Reprints:

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Daniel (signed)
Inks:
Tony Daniel (signed)
Colors:
Guy Major

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker
Reprints:

The Butler Did It (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]; Alfred Pennyworth (flashback); Julie Madison (flashback); Doctor Death (flashback); Commissioner Gordon (flashback); Robin [Dick Grayson; also as Nightwing] (flashback); Flying Graysons [John Grayson (dies in flashback); Mary Grayson (dies in flashback)]; Joker (flashback); Ace the Bat-Hound (flashback); Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (flashback); Doctor Hurt (flashback); The Lump (villain); Catwoman (flashback); The Eraser (flashback); The Penguin (flashback); Gaggy (flashback); Simyan (villain); Mokkari (villain)
Synopsis:
Simyan and Mokkari use Lump to steal and record all of Batman's memories.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a Final Crisis tie-in issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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:

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Tony Daniel
Colors:
Guy Major

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

Indexer Notes

1:25 variant cover.

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 Batman of Zur-En-Arrh]; Talia al Ghul (flashback); Ra's al Ghul (flashback); Joker (flashback); Alfred Pennyworth (also as hallucination and in flashback); Man-Bat (flashback); Selina Kyle [as Elva Barr] (hallucination); The Lump; Simyan; Mokkari; Ace the Bat-Hound (hallucination); Deadshot (flashback); Jason Todd (flashback); Scarecrow (flashback); Barbara Gordon [Batgirl] (flashback); Robin [Tim Drake] (flashback); Mad Hatter (flashback); Bane (flashback); Batman [Jean Paul Valley] (flashback); Hush (flashback); Jack Drake (flashback)
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.

Breaking down the Bat (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Tony Daniel; Grant Morrison
Inks:
ton
Letters:
Grant Morrison

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Creators' bio

The Dark Knight's Darkest Hour (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Daniel
Inks:
Sandu Florea
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman

Indexer Notes

Back cover (dustjacket)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman R.I.P.
    Batman
  2. 1. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Black Glove welcomes you!
  3. 2. Prologue
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  5. 4. Table of Contents
  6. 5. "What we are about to do will be a work of art."
    Batman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  9. 8. Batman R.I.P.: Midnight in the House of Hurt
    Batman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  12. 11. Batman R.I.P.: Batman in the Underworld
    Batman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  14. 13. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  15. 14. Batman R.I.P.: Zur En Arrh
    Batman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  17. 16. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  18. 17. Batman R.I.P.: Miracle on Crime Alley
    Batman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  20. 19. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  21. 20. Batman R.I.P.: The Thin White Duke of Death
    Batman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  23. 22. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  24. 23. Batman R.I.P. the Conclusion: Hearts of Darkness
    Batman
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  26. 25. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  27. 26. The Butler Did It
    Batman
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  29. 28. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  30. 29. What the Butler Saw
    Batman
  31. 30. Breaking down the Bat
    Batman
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. The Dark Knight's Darkest Hour
    Batman
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