([June] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
 
Price:
17.99 USD; 21.99 CAD
Pages:
148
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (original series editor); Bob Joy (collection editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Batman: The Black Casebook (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brainchild Studios
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Batman: The Black Casebook (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page illustrated with an image from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #112.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

DC credits, collection credits, indicia

[Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

A Partner for Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Wingman (introduction)
Reprints:

Batman -- Indian Chief! (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Man-of-the-Bats [Great Eagle] (introduction); Little Raven [Little Eagle] (introduction); Black Elk (introduction)
Reprints:

The Batmen of All Nations (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Knight; Squire; Musketeer (introduction); Legionary (introduction); Gaucho (introduction); Ranger (introduction); Commissioner Gordon; "Knots" Cardine (introduction)
Reprints:

The First Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Commissioner Gordon; Joe Chill (death); Thomas Wayne (flashback); Martha Wayne (flashback); Lew Moxon (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The discovery of an old Batman-type costume in Bruce Wayne's attic re-opens the Wayne murder case, and helps him realize that Joey Chill had ONLY been hired to kill his parents... and the real man responsible was still alive and free.
Reprints:

The Club of Heroes (Table of Contents)

Batman; Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Superman [also as Lightning Man]; Robin; Club of Heroes [Knight; Squire; Musketeer; Gaucho; Legionary]; John Mayhew (introduction); Lois Lane
Synopsis:
John Mayhew brings the Club of Heroes together and will give them a headquarters, but they must select a chairman for the club. The Heroes decide that the hero who performs the most good deeds will become chairman.
Reprints:

The Man Who Ended Batman's Career (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [also as Starman]; Robin; Professor Milo (introduction); Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis:
A Professor Milo decides to end the career of the Caped Crusader by giving him a phobia: the fear of bats!
Reprints:

Am I Really Batman? (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Alfred Pennyworth; Professor Milo; Commissioner Gordon
Reprints:

Batman -- the Superman of Planet X (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman
Reprints:

Batman Meets Bat-Mite (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Bat-Mite (introduction)
Reprints:

The Rainbow Creature (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Rainbow Creature; Diaz
Reprints:

Robin Dies at Dawn (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Doctor Simon Hurt (introduction); Alfred Pennyworth; Ace the Bat-Hound; Gorilla Gang (introduction); Commissioner Gordon
Synopsis:
Batman undergoes a test simulation for a situation that astronauts may one day face alone in outer space, and during that simulation he sees Robin dies. After the test is over, Batman faces the terrible side-effects of his simulation, believing that Robin will actually die, and it so complicates his fight against crime, he decides to retire!
Reprints:

The Batman Creature (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Batwoman; Eric Barroc (introduction)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover presentation with a quote by Grant Morrison

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Batman: The Black Casebook
    Batman
  2. 1. Batman: The Black Casebook
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  4. 3. [Contents]
  5. 4. Introduction
    Batman
  6. 5. A Partner for Batman
    Batman
  7. 6. Batman -- Indian Chief!
    Batman
  8. 7. The Batmen of All Nations
    Batman
  9. 8. The First Batman
    Batman
  10. 9. The Club of Heroes
    Batman; Superman
  11. 10. The Man Who Ended Batman's Career
    Batman
  12. 11. Am I Really Batman?
    Batman
  13. 12. Batman -- the Superman of Planet X
    Batman
  14. 13. Batman Meets Bat-Mite
    Batman
  15. 14. The Rainbow Creature
    Batman
  16. 15. Robin Dies at Dawn
    Batman
  17. 16. The Batman Creature
    Batman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
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  • Patrick Lemaire
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