Detective Comics #859 [Standard Cover]
(January 2010)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
2009-11-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
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 © 2010 DC Comics.


Seven 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:
Batwoman [Kate Kane]; Question [Renee Montoya] (inset)
Reprints:

[Go, Part 2] (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; also as Candy] (origin); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback); Jake Kane (flashback); Sophie Moore (flashback); Dan (flashback); Colonel Reyes (flashback); Dr. Mallory Kimball; Robert (flashback); Catherine (flashback); Abbott (villain); Hayes (villain); Claire (villain)
Synopsis:
Batwoman's origin continues, as Kate is outed and kicked out of the military. She heads to Gotham and meets Renee Montoya.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Special thanks to 1LT Daniel Choi (USMA 2003) for his generous assistance in research for this issue."

Pipeline, Chapter Two / Part One (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]; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; Tot [Aristotle Rodor]

DC Nation [193]: To Dan Didio (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ian Sattler
Pencils:
Nicola Scott
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (corpse); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Ian Sattler previews art from Blackest Night: Wonder Woman (DC, 2010 series) #1.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Seven Years Ago; [Cover A]
    Batwoman
  2. 1. [Go, Part 2]
    Batwoman
  3. 2. Pipeline, Chapter Two / Part One
    The Question
  4. 3. DC Nation [193]: To Dan Didio
    DC Nation
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Jerry Bails (R.I.P.)
  • Carl Gafford
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jeremy Heier
  • Chris Launder
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Bowen
  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Bob Hughes
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