Batwing #1 - The Lost Kingdom
([September] 2012)

DC, 2012 Series
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Volume
1
Price
14.99 USD; 16.99 CAD
Pages
148
On-sale Date
2012-07-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3476-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401234768 51499
Editing
Rowena Yow

The Lost Kingdom (Table of Contents)

Batwing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver
Colors
Brian Reber
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing
Reprints

The Lost Kingdom (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley; Ben Oliver
Inks
Ken Lashley; Ben Oliver
Colors
?; Brian Reber
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwing [David Zavimbe]

Indexer Notes

The title page is illustrated by art taken from the cover of Batwing (DC, 2011 series) #5. The following two-page spread contains the artistic credits and is illustrated by art taken from pages 2 and 3 of issue #1. The next page contains the editorial credits and copyright information and is illustrated with art taken from the first panel of page 13 of issue #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Batwing / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver
Colors
Brian Reber

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and trade dress removed; each cover reprint in this volume is followed by a black page providing artistic credits for that cover.

[The Cradle of Civilization] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batwing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Judd Winick
Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver
Colors
Brian Reber
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Rickey Purdin (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Massacre; Blood Tiger [Maska Kunto]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Kia Okuru; Matu Ba; Earth Strike [Dede Yebah]
Synopsis
Batwing, the African member of Batman, Inc., begins tracking Massacre, a killer who has targeted the former members of Africa's first super-hero team, The Kingdom.
Reprints

[Against the Savagery of Massacre!] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batwing / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Massacre
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and cover dress removed; title taken from original printing

[First Blood] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batwing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Judd Winick
Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver
Colors
Brian Reber
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Rickey Purdin (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Massacre; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Kia Okuru; Matu Ba; Thunder Fall [Mr. Bello]
Synopsis
Massacre continues to take out members of The Kingdom.
Reprints

[Allied with Thunder Fall... In What Could Be Their Final Battle!] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batwing / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Thunder Fall
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and cover dress removed; title taken from original printing.

[We Have Blood on Our Hands] (Table of Contents: 7)

Batwing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Judd Winick
Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver
Colors
Brian Reber
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Rickey Purdin (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Thunder Fall [Mr. Bello]; Massacre; Isaac Zavimbe
Synopsis
Batwing battles Massacre to save Thunder Fall's life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from original printing.

[Secret Origin Unveiled!] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batwing / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
David Zavimbe [Batwing]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and trade dress removed; title taken from original printing.

[Better at Terrible Things] (Table of Contents: 9)

Batwing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Judd Winick
Pencils
ChrisCross
Inks
Ryan Winn
Colors
Brian Reber
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Rickey Purdin (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Dawnfire (death); Isaac Zavimbe (flashback); Matu Ba; General Ayo Keita
Synopsis
After Massacre kills another former super-hero, Batwing remembers his time as a child soldier.
Reprints

[Side-by-Side with Batman] (Table of Contents: 10)

Batwing / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley [as KWL] (signed)
Inks
Ken Lashley [as KWL] (signed)
Colors
? [as JAL] (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and trade dress removed; title taken from original printing.

[Like a Nightmare Coming to Life] (Table of Contents: 11)

Batwing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Judd Winick
Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver; Brian Reber
Colors
Brian Reber
Letters
Travis Lanham
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Rickey Purdin (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Isaac Zavimbe (flashback); Josiah Kone; Officer Kia Okuru; Matu Ba; General Ayo Keita (flashback); Massacre
Synopsis
Batman and Batwing hope to lure Massacre into the open at the opening of a museum in the former headquarters of The Kingdom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from original printing

[Death in the Valley of the Kings] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batwing / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jason Fabok (signed)
Inks
Jason Fabok (signed)
Colors
Brian Reber [as BR] (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All logos and trade dress removed; title taken from original printing.

[...I Am Happiest When at War...] (Table of Contents: 13)

Batwing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Judd Winick
Pencils
Ben Oliver
Inks
Ben Oliver; Brian Reber
Colors
Brian Reber
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Rickey Purdin (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Isaac Zavimbe (flashback); Matu Ba; Nightwing [Dick Grayson] (cameo); Robin [Damian Wayne] (cameo); Daniel Balogun [Steelback]; General Ayo Keita (flashback); Massacre
Synopsis
Batwing battles Massacre in Egypt to protect a former member of The Kingdom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from original printing

Batwing Cover and Character Sketch Gallery (Table of Contents: 14)

Batwing / illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ben Oliver; Ken Lashley; Jason Fabok; Jim Lee
Inks
Ben Oliver; Ken Lashley; Jason Fabok
Colors
Ben Oliver; Ken Lashley; Brian Reber; Jim Lee
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Massacre

Indexer Notes

First page of sketchbook is a detail of a drawing from the second page. The second page shows 4 potential cover designs for issue #1 by Ben Oliver (pencils and inks). The third page shows two outline layouts (pencils, inks, and colors) for issue #2 and three possible layouts for issue #3 (all by Oliver). The fourth page shows the Oliver's cover of issue #4 at three stages of production: pencil outlines, fully rendered black and white, and full color (not the same colors as actual printed cover). The fifth page shows the cover of issue #6 at four stages of process (layout sketch, Jason Fabok's pencils, Jason Fabok's inks, Brian Reber's colors) and three layout sketches for issue #5 by Ken Lashley. The fifth page is character sketches of Massacre by Ben Oliver, while the sixth page presents Batwing costume color studies (drawn and colored by Ben Oliver). The final page is a costume design drawing of Batwing by Jim Lee (pencils and colors, no inks).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside fromt and back covers are blank.

A Dark Knight over Africa (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Lost Kingdom
    Batwing
  2. 1. The Lost Kingdom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batwing
  4. 3. [The Cradle of Civilization]
    Batwing
  5. 4. [Against the Savagery of Massacre!]
    Batwing
  6. 5. [First Blood]
    Batwing
  7. 6. [Allied with Thunder Fall... In What Could Be Their Final Battle!]
    Batwing
  8. 7. [We Have Blood on Our Hands]
    Batwing
  9. 8. [Secret Origin Unveiled!]
    Batwing
  10. 9. [Better at Terrible Things]
    Batwing
  11. 10. [Side-by-Side with Batman]
    Batwing
  12. 11. [Like a Nightmare Coming to Life]
    Batwing
  13. 12. [Death in the Valley of the Kings]
    Batwing
  14. 13. [...I Am Happiest When at War...]
    Batwing
  15. 14. Batwing Cover and Character Sketch Gallery
    Batwing
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. A Dark Knight over Africa
    Batwing
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