([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)