(2011 [January 2012])

DC, 2011 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.99 USD; 27.99 CAD
Pages
276
On-sale Date
2011-11-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3274-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401232740 52499
Editing
Robin Wildman (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Third printing available September 26, 2012; fourth printing available June 12, 2013; fifth printing available December 4, 2013; sixth printing available November 19, 2014; eighth printing available June 1, 2016; and ninth printing available April 12, 2017 (per comiclist.com).

The Ground-Breaking Classic (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Allen Passalaqua
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]
Reprints

A Death in the Family (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo; Mike Mignola
Inks
Mike DeCarlo; Mike Mignola
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]

Indexer Notes

The title page is illustrated with art taken from page 10 of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #428. This is followed by a two-page spread providing the credits, illustrated with art taken from panel 7 of page 35 of #427. The next two-page spread gives the copyright notice and editorial credits and a table of contents; the art on this spread is taken from the cover of #428.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (layout); Tom Grummett
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Adrienne Roy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

The art of this full page illustration is taken from the fifth panel of page 25 of The New Titans (DC, 1988 series) #60.

A Death in the Family Book One of Four (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Mike Mignola
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

A Death in the Family (Chapter 1 & 2) (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3615
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Joker (villain); Two-Face (flashback); Sharmin Rosen; Shiva Woosan [Lady Shiva] (cameo image on computer monitor); Dr. Sheila Haywood (cameo image on computer monitor)
Synopsis
Jason discovers that his "real" mother was really his step-mother, and his birth mother is still alive. Joker escapes from Arkham and Batman chases him to the Middle East where he runs across Jason looking for one of the women he thinks is his mom.
Reprints

A Death in the Family Book Two of Four (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Mike Mignola
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]
Reprints

A Death in the Family (Chapter 3 & 4) (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3628
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Sheila Haywood (introduction); Joker; Lady Shiva; Alfred Pennyworth (flashback)
Synopsis
Jason meets his real mother, Sheila Haywood, who is working for the Joker and allows her son to fall into his hands in a warehouse. The Joker beats Robin with a crowbar and leaves him for dead. A badly beaten Robin attempts to save his mother from the dynamite left behind by the Joker. Batman watches in horror as the warehouse containing Jason and Sheila blows up.
Reprints

Robin Will Die Because the Joker Wants Revenge, but You Can Prevent It with a Telephone Call. (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

A Death in the Family Book Three of Four (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Mike Mignola
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Jason Todd]
Reprints

A Death in the Family Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3885
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin (death); Shiela Haywood (death); Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Barbara Gordon; Superman; Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran; Joker; Two-Face (flashback)
Synopsis
Batman finds Sheila Haywood dying and unearths Robin's corpse from the rubble. Following their burials, Batman and Superman discover that the Joker is the new the Iranian Ambassador and is protected by diplomatic immunity.
Reprints

A Death in the Family Book Four of Four (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Mike Mignola
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker
Reprints

A Death in the Family! Chapter 6 (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3984
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman; Joker
Synopsis
Batman and Superman manage to thwart the Joker's plan to poison the United Nations ambassadors, but Batman is unable to fully resolve the case because the badly shot Joker is aboard an exploding helicopter that crashes into the river and even Superman cannot find the body.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (layout); Tom Grummett
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Adrienne Roy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

The art of this full page illustration is taken from the fifth panel of page 25 of The New Titans (DC, 1988 series) #60.

A Lonely Place of Dying Remembrances (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The article is illustrated by a selection of panels from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #426.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (layout); Tom Grummett
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Adrienne Roy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

The art of this full page illustration is taken from the fifth panel of page 25 of The New Titans (DC, 1988 series) #60.

A Lonely Place of Dying Part 1 of 5 (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter One: Suspects (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
George Pérez (coplotter); Marv Wolfman (plot, script)
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; Two-Face; Tim Drake (unnamed); New Titans [Starfire [Koriand'r]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Jericho; Troia; Changeling [Gar Logan]]; Robin [Jason Todd] (flashback); Robin [Dick Grayson] (flashback); The Flying Graysons (flashback)
Synopsis
A young man who knows Batman and Nightwing's secret identities secretly takes pictures of Batman's battle with the Ravager and then tries to track down Nightwing.
Reprints

Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying Part 2 of 5 (Table of Contents: 17)

Teen Titans / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
New Titans [Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Jericho; Nightwing; Raven; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Troia]; Changeling [Gar Logan]; Danny Chase; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Tim Drake
Reprints

A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter Two: Roots (Table of Contents: 18)

Teen Titans / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot, script); George Pérez
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-5030
Genre
superhero
Characters
New Titans [Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Jericho; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Troia]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Harrison Haly; Tim Drake; Wilhelm (dies); Samson; Pedro
Synopsis
Dick goes back to the circus to try and find himself and encounters the mystery teenager following Batman and Nightwing.
Reprints

A Lonely Place of Dying Part 3 of 5 (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dick Grayson; Tim Drake; Alfred Pennyworth; Two-Face
Reprints

A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter Three: Parallel Lines! (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Tim Drake; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Two-Face; Robin [Dick Grayson] (flashback); The Flying Graysons (flashback); Penguin (flashback); Commissioner James Gordon
Synopsis
Tim Drake reveals how he deduced Batman was Bruce Wayne.
Reprints

Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying Part 4 of 5 (Table of Contents: 21)

Teen Titans / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
New Titans [Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Jericho; Nightwing; Raven; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Troia]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

A Lonely Place of Dying: Part Four Going Home! (Table of Contents: 22)

Teen Titans / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (plot, script); George Pérez (plot)
Pencils
George Pérez (layouts); Tom Grummett (finishes)
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-5270
Genre
superhero
Characters
New Titans [Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Jericho; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Raven; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Troia]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Tim Drake; Commissioner James Gordon; Terry Long; Two-Face
Synopsis
Batman and Nightwing track down Two-Face but are caught in his trap and buried beneath an crumbling building.
Reprints

A Lonely Place of Dying Part 5 of 5 (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
George Pérez
Colors
Anthony Tollin (sourced)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter Five: Rebirth (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
George Pérez (coplotter); Marv Wolfman (plot, script)
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Two-Face; Joker (cameo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tim Drake's first appearance as Robin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Travis Lanham

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's alive!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]
Synopsis
Batman finds Robin alive beneath the rubble.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This page presents a page prepared had the readers voted to spare Robin.

Biographies (Table of Contents: 26)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez (layout); Tom Grummett
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Both pages of creator biographies are illustrated by the image of Batman taken from the fifth panel of page 25 of The New Titans (DC, 1988 series) #60.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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


Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers are blank.

A Death in the Family (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ground-Breaking Classic
    Batman
  2. 1. A Death in the Family
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  4. 3. A Death in the Family Book One of Four
    Batman
  5. 4. A Death in the Family (Chapter 1 & 2)
    Batman
  6. 5. A Death in the Family Book Two of Four
    Batman
  7. 6. A Death in the Family (Chapter 3 & 4)
    Batman
  8. 7. Robin Will Die Because the Joker Wants Revenge, but You Can Prevent It with a Telephone Call.
  9. 8. A Death in the Family Book Three of Four
    Batman
  10. 9. A Death in the Family Chapter 5
    Batman
  11. 10. A Death in the Family Book Four of Four
    Batman
  12. 11. A Death in the Family! Chapter 6
    Batman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  14. 13. A Lonely Place of Dying Remembrances
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  16. 15. A Lonely Place of Dying Part 1 of 5
    Batman
  17. 16. A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter One: Suspects
    Batman
  18. 17. Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying Part 2 of 5
    Teen Titans
  19. 18. A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter Two: Roots
    Teen Titans
  20. 19. A Lonely Place of Dying Part 3 of 5
    Batman
  21. 20. A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter Three: Parallel Lines!
    Batman
  22. 21. Batman: A Lonely Place of Dying Part 4 of 5
    Teen Titans
  23. 22. A Lonely Place of Dying: Part Four Going Home!
    Teen Titans
  24. 23. A Lonely Place of Dying Part 5 of 5
    Batman
  25. 24. A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter Five: Rebirth
    Batman
  26. 25. ["He's alive!"]
    Batman
  27. 26. Biographies
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. A Death in the Family
    Batman
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