([March] 2012)

DC, 2012 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 23.99 CAD
Pages
?
On-sale Date
2013-01-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3827-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401238278 51999
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Second printing available August 21, 2013 and third printing available December 3, 2014 (per comiclist.com).
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Colors
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Letters
Rian Hughes (logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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Indexer Notes

Logo design information from Batman: The Return (DC, 2011 series) #1.

Mr Unknown Is Dead (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Yanick Paquette
Inks
Michel Lacombe
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters
John J. Hill

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wake up.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle; also as Elva Barr]; Mister Unknown (first appearance, death); Jiro Osamu (first appearance); Daisuke (first appearance); Misaki (first appearance); Lord Death Man (villain)
Synopsis
Bruce heads to Japan to get his first recruit for Batman, Inc.
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Indexer Notes

Lord Death Man first appeared (as Death-Man) in Batman #180 (May 1966).

Resurrector! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Yanick Paquette
Inks
Michel Lacombe
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters
John J. Hill

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Misaki! What did he do to her?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (cameo flashback); Mister Unknown [Jiro Osamu]; Shiny Happy Aquazon [Kim]; Misaki; Lord Death Man (villain); Batman [Jiro Osamu]; Professor Gorilla
Synopsis
Batman and Catwoman help Jiro Osamu fake his own death as Mister Unknown so he can establish his new identity as tha Batman of Japan.
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Scorpion Tango (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Yanick Paquette; Pere Pérez
Inks
Michel Lacombe; Pere Pérez
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters
Pat Brosseau

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The night the Metalek scout turned up in Dorset.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; El Gaucho [Don Santiago Vargas]; Súper Malón [Cimmaron [also as Black Miguel]]; Inspector Bruno; Victory V's [Captain Carnation (flashback); Fadar (flashback); Iron Lady (flashback); Knight (flashback); Mister Albion [Charlie] (flashback)]; El Papagayo (villain); Doctor Dedalus [Otto Netz] (flashback, villain); Club of Villains [Scorpiana [Tristessa Delicias] (villain); El Sombrero (villain)]; Metaleks
Synopsis
Batman and the Gaucho pursue the mystery of Oroboros and try to locate three kidnapped children.
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Keywords
Argentina; Buenos Aires; Dorset; England; Falkland Islands; Micro-633 Squadron

Indexer Notes

Special thanks to David Macho.

The Kane Affair (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chris Burnham
Inks
Chris Burnham
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters
Pat Brosseau

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every day the doctors come to the terrible old man on the island.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kate Kane]; Batwoman [Kathy Webb-Kane] (flashback, origin); Bat-Girl [Elizabeth Kane] (flashback); El Gaucho [Don Santiago Vargas; also as Agent-33 (in flashback)]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (flashback); Alfred Pennyworth (flashback); Ace the Bat-Hound (flashback); Colonel Jake Kane; Aldrin Stoja (flashback); Johnny Valentine [Janosz Valentin] (villain); Club of Villains [Scorpiana [Tristessa Delicias] (villain); El Sombrero (villain)]; Jimmy the Jackdaw (flashback, villain); Spyrall [Agent-Zero [Otto Netz; also as Dr. Dedalus] (flashback, villain)]; Lew Moxon
Synopsis
Batman learns that the Gaucho was involved in the long-ago murder of Kathy Kane, the first Batwoman.
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Masterspy (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Yanick Paquette
Inks
Michel Lacombe
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters
Pat Brosseau

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who are you working for?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kate Kane]; Batwing [David Zavimbi] (first appearance); El Gaucho [Don Santiago Vargas]; The Hood [George Cross]; Colonel Jake Kane; Club of Villains [Scorpiana [Tristessa Delicias] (villain); El Sombrero (villain)]; Adolf Hitler (flashback, villain); Leviathan [Doctor Dedalus [Otto Netz] (villain); Talia al Ghul (in shadows)]
Synopsis
Batwoman and the Hood rescue Batman and the Gaucho from Scorpiana and the plans of Doctor Dedalus.
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Keywords
Africa; Argentina; Batplane; Falkland Islands; Mtamba; nazism; United Nations

Nyktomorph (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Chris Burnham
Inks
Chris Burnham
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters
Pat Brosseau

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So, Bruce Wayne is hiring Batmen. This is how I understand it.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Nero Nykto]; Batman [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Red Robin [Tim Drake]; Batgirl [Stephanie Brown]; Blackbat [Cassandra Cain]; Batwing [David Zavimbi]; Dark Ranger [Johnny Riley]; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; Nightrunner [Bilal Asselah]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Outsiders [Freight Train [Cecil]; Halo [Gabrielle Doe]; Katana [Tatsu Yamashiro]; Looker [Lia Briggs]; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]]; The Super-Collective [The Kollektiv; Spidra; Traktir]; Alfred Pennyworth; Joe Average and the Average Joes [Joe Average (villain); Electrician (villain); Mechanic (villain)]; Leviathan [Doctor Dedalus [Otto Netz] (villain); Talia al Ghul (in shadows)]; Emoticon-Man [Stephen Lime]
Synopsis
Bruce Wayne continues to advertise the advantages of Batman, Inc. and assigns Red Robin to work with the Outsiders. He is also working undercover as Nero Nykto to bring down Joe Average and the Average Joes.
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Medicine Soldiers (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Chris Burnham (credited)
Inks
Chris Burnham (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited as Patrick Brosseau)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Man-of-Bats [Dr. William Eagle]; Raven Red [Charlie]; Neal (death); Lucy (corpse); Redz Gang (villains); Sam Black Elk (villain); Leviathan (villain); Johnny Cloud (villain)
Synopsis
Raven Red is annoyed and embarrassed by his father's crimefighting methods until Batman shows him that Man-of-Bats is indeed a hero.
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Nightmares in Numberland (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Scott Clark (credited)
Inks
Scott Clark (credited)
Colors
Dave Beaty (credited)
Letters
Dave Sharpe (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Ari Zamaroff; Belle Bourgeois; Chun Wei; Dr. Solomon; Mr. Velocet; Mr. Tanaka (villain)
Synopsis
Bruce Wayne's virtual reality demonstration of his new Internet 3.0 is disrupted by one of his investors.
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Chapter 1: The School of Night (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Cameron Stewart (credited)
Inks
Cameron Stewart (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)
Letters
Sal Cipriano (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Stephanie Brown]; Jolisa Windsor; Zedette Makarov; Dragon Fly; Tiger Moth; Silken Spider; Miss Hexley (villain); Son of Pyg [Johnny Valentine; also as Janosz Valentin] (villain)
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Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman Incorporated / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Chris Burnham (credited)
Inks
Chris Burnham (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)
Letters
Sal Cipriano (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batman [Dick Grayson]; Batwing [David Zavimbe; also as Desmond Zavimbi]; Dark Ranger [Johnny Riley]; El Gaucho [Don Santiago Vargas; also as Agent 33]; The Hood [George Cross]; Nightrunner [Bilal Asselah]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon] (voice only); Outsiders [Freight Train [Cecil]; Halo [Gabrielle Doe]; Katana [Tatsu Yamashiro]; Looker [Lia Briggs]; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]]; Red Robin [Tim Drake]; Ro-Bats; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Lucius Fox; Leviathan [Dr. Dedalus [Otto Netz] (villain); Heretic (villain); Jezebel Jet (villain, corpse); Talia al Ghul (villain); Lord Death Man (villain)]
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Mr Unknown Is Dead
    Batman Incorporated
  3. 2. Resurrector!
    Batman Incorporated
  4. 3. Scorpion Tango
    Batman Incorporated
  5. 4. The Kane Affair
    Batman Incorporated
  6. 5. Masterspy
    Batman Incorporated
  7. 6. Nyktomorph
    Batman Incorporated
  8. 7. Medicine Soldiers
    Batman Incorporated
  9. 8. Nightmares in Numberland
    Batman Incorporated
  10. 9. Chapter 1: The School of Night
    Batman Incorporated
  11. 10. Chapter 2
    Batman Incorporated
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