Detective Comics #858 [Standard Cover]
(December 2009)

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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
2009-10-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
761941200194 85811
Editing:
Michael Siglain; Harvey Richards (assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Copyright © 2009 DC Comics.


Twenty Years Ago; [Cover A] (Table of Contents)

Batwoman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
J. H. Williams III (signed); Cully Hamner (inset)
Inks:
J. H. Williams III (signed); Cully Hamner (inset)
Colors:
J. H. Williams III (signed); Laura Martin (inset)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kate Kane; Question [Renee Montoya] (inset)
Reprints:

[Go, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Batwoman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Rucka
Pencils:
J. H. Williams III
Inks:
J. H. Williams III
Colors:
Dave Stewart
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batwoman [Kate Kane] (origin); Colonel Jake Kane; Commissioner James Gordon; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Major General Frances Lombardo; Beth Kane (flashback); Gabi Kane (flashback; death)
Synopsis:
Batwoman's origin is revealed as she flashes back to her early family life, and the time she spent with her twin sister.
Reprints:

Pipeline, Chapter One / Part Five (Table of Contents)

The Question / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Rucka
Pencils:
Cully Hamner
Inks:
Cully Hamner
Colors:
Dave McCaig
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Question [Renee Montoya]; Tot [Aristotle Rodor] (voice only); Hector Soliz; Louisa Soliz
Synopsis:
The Question rescues Hector's sister.

DC Nation [189]: "As it is my turn, honor and duty to deliver a memorable DC Nation" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Twenty Years Ago; [Cover A]
    Batwoman
  2. 1. [Go, Part 1]
    Batwoman
  3. 2. Pipeline, Chapter One / Part Five
    The Question
  4. 3. DC Nation [189]: "As it is my turn, honor and duty to deliver a memorable DC Nation"
    DC Nation
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