Detective Comics #853 [Newsstand]
(April 2009)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2009-04-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
7257273046553
Editing:
Mike Marts; Janelle Siegel (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

Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? 2 of 2 [Cover A] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Andy Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Andy Kubert (signed)
Colors:
Alex Sinclair [as Sinc] (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

50/50 cover

Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Part 2 of 2 (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Neil Gaiman
Pencils:
Andy Kubert
Inks:
Scott Williams
Colors:
Alex Sinclair
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Azrael; Bat-Girl [Bette Kane]; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Martha Wayne; Thomas Wayne; Bane (villain); Catwoman [Selina Kyle; as Cat-Woman] (villain); Clayface (villain); Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel] (villain); Joe Chill (villain); Joker (villain); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (villain); Mr. Freeze [Victor Friese] (villain); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley] (villain); Ra's al Ghul (villain); Red Hood (villain); Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain); Talia al Ghul (villain); Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (villain); Musketeer; Spoiler
Synopsis:
Batman discusses his visions with his mother, trying to determine if he's having a dream or if he's really dead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #686.

Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Sketchbook by Andy Kubert (Table of Contents)

Batman / illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Andy Kubert
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joker (villain); Bat-Mite; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Tim Drake]; Commissioner James Gordon; Catwoman [Selina Kyle; as Cat-Woman] (villain); Joe Chill (villain); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (villain); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley] (villain); Ra's al Ghul (villain); Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain); Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (villain); Martha Wayne; Thomas Wayne; Bruce Wayne [Batman]
Reprints:

DC Nation [154]: Okay, I Have To Make This DC Nation A Quick One (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan Didio
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superboy-Prime; Superboy [Conner Kent]

Indexer Notes

Dan Didio discusses his week, and the meetings to discuss Blackest Night and the 2009 Superman titles. House ad for Batman: Battle for the Cowl #1.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? 2 of 2 [Cover A]
    Batman
  2. 1. Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Part 2 of 2
    Batman
  3. 2. Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Sketchbook by Andy Kubert
    Batman
  4. 3. DC Nation [154]: Okay, I Have To Make This DC Nation A Quick One
    DC Nation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • 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
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner