Batman #408 [Newsstand]
(June 1987)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893043006
Editing:
Denny O'Neil
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #408 [Direct].

Cover subtitled "The New Adventures" through #416.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Jason Todd
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

DC has records showing Ed Hannigan was paid for a cover sketch, Chris Warner for pencils, and Dick Giordano for inks, but Chris Warner denied having drawn this cover (via email).

Did Robin Die Tonight? (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Allan Collins
Pencils:
Chris Warner
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
G-3003

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson; also as Nightwing]; Jason Todd (1st Post-Crisis); Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Vicki Vale; Ma Gunn (villain)(1st); Joker (villain); Penguin (flashback); Thomas Wayne (flashback); Martha Wayne (flashback); Joe Chill (flashback)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Introduction of the post-Crisis Jason Todd. Final appearance of Dick Grayson as Robin. Story continues in Batman #409.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bat-Signals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara J. Randall (replies); Denny O'Neil
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2707

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Shelby Pankratz, T.M. Maple, Eric Shoag, Elvis Orten, Clark Kent, Kevin Dwayne, M.E. Tyrrell Gray, Malcolm Warren, Horace J. McConnell and Paul Bergman. Also includes "From the Den".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Did Robin Die Tonight?
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
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