Batman - Detective Comics #1 - Faces of Death
([June] 2013)

DC, 2013 Series
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Volume
1
Price
16.99 USD; 19.99 CAD
Pages
180
On-sale Date
2013-04-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3467-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401234676 51699
Editing
Peter Hamboussi

Faces of Death (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Ryan Winn [as RAW] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover is blank

Faces of Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Ryan Winn
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

The title page is illustrated by art taken from page 13 of Detective Comics (DC, 2011 series) #1. The next pages provide artistic credits and are illustrated by art taken from the spread on pages 2 and 3 of issue #1. The final page features editorial credits and the indicia and is illustrated by art taken from the second panel of page 12 of issue #2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Ryan Winn [as RAW] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in black and white, with all logos and cover dress removed on both pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Ryan Winn
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Janelle Asselin (original associate editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One-hundred-fourteen murders over the past six years.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth (hologram); Commissioner James Gordon; Detective Harvey Bullock; Detective Barnes; Olivia Carr (first appearance); Katherine; Dr. Arkham; Dollmaker (villain); Joker
Synopsis
Batman returns the Joker to Arkham Asylum after two battles and the rescue of a young girl.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Ryan Winn [as RAW] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in black and white, with all logos and cover dress removed on both pages.

[Playtime's Over] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Ryan Winn; Sandu Florea
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Janelle Asselin (original associate editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Charlotte Rivers; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective Harvey Bullock; Hugh Marder (first appearance); Lucius Fox; Wendy; Dr. Jeremiah Arkham; Dollmaker; Matilda; Orifice; Ray Quimby (corpse)
Synopsis
Tracking down a missing child leads Batman into the clutches of the Dollmaker.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing

[Night of the Dollmaker!] (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Inks
Ryan Winn [as RAW] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from original printing. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in black and white, with all logos and cover dress removed on both pages.

[Cold Blood] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Janelle Asselin (original associate editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Charlotte Rivers; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective Harvey Bullock; Olivia; Bentley; Dollmaker [Barton Mathis]; Jack-in-the-Box; The Jokers; Matilda ; Orifice
Synopsis
Batman escapes from the Dollmaker but tracks him down again in order to rescue Commissioner Gordon.
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[Who Pulls the Strings of Gotham?] (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Ryan Winn [as RAW] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from original printing. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in black and white, with all logos and cover dress removed on both pages.

[The Main Event] (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Harvey Richards (original associate editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective Harvey Bullock; Lt. Forbes; Mayor Hady; Olivia Carr; Bentley; Dollmaker [Barton Mathis]; The Jokers; Matilda; Orifice; Raju; Sampson
Synopsis
Batman thwarts the Dollmaker's gruesome plans for the Dark Knight and Commissioner Gordon but cannot capture the villain.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing.

[Batman... Penguin... ...Only One Controls Gotham!] (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from original printing. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in black and white, with all logos and cover dress removed on both pages.

[Wheel of Misfortune] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea; Rob Hunter
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Harvey Richards (original associate editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Charlotte Rivers; Hugh Marder; Sophia Lake; Axel Bellamy; Boris Gorky; Lark; Mr. Mosaic; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Jill Hampton
Synopsis
Bruce Wayne's girlfriend infiltrates the Iceberg Casino.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Provides title and credits for the following sequence.

Russian Roulette (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Szymon Kudranski
Inks
Szymon Kudranski
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Eli Strange; Hugo Strange; Mad Russian [Leon]
Synopsis
Eli Strange helps Catwoman recover jewels stolen from her.
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in black and white, with all logos and cover dress removed on both pages.

[Kill Game] (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Harvey Richards (original associate editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Charlotte Rivers; Jill Hampton [as Chase]; Louis Hill; Gas Man; Hypnotic; Mr. Combustible; Nicolas Pog (corpse); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Raju (corpse); Smitty; Snakeskin [Jack Houston]
Synopsis
Charlotte runs into trouble at the Penguin's Iceberg Casino when she discovers that her sister is aboard. Meanwhile, Batman's quest for killer leads him there as well.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in black and white, with all logos and cover dress removed on both pages.

[The Snake and the Hawk] (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea; Joel Gomez (background assists)
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Mike Marts (original editor); Harvey Richards (original associate editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Charlotte Rivers; Jill Hampton [as Chase]; Mr. Mosaic; Gas Man; Hypnotic; Lark (villain); Mr. Combustible; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Snakeskin [Jack Houston; also as George Weaver]; Trina
Synopsis
The final battle at the Iceberg Casino results in a major double cross and the capture of Charlotte's criminal sister.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing.

Sketches and Layouts (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / illustration / 11 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Tony S. Daniel
Colors
Tony S. Daniel
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker

Indexer Notes

Includes initital layout for page 19 of issue #1, 4 quarter-page sketches for the cover of issue #1, 2 full page sketches for the cover of issue #1, early pencils for the cover of #1, half-page sketches for the covers of issues #2 and #4, early pencils for the cover issue #2, thumbnail layouts for pages 11-17 of issue #1 (across two pages), layout sketch for page 24 of issue #1, and the pencils for page 24 of issue #1.

DC Comics-The New 52 (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover is blank.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Faces of Death
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Faces of Death
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  5. 4. ["One-hundred-fourteen murders over the past six years."]
    Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  7. 6. [Playtime's Over]
    Batman
  8. 7. [Night of the Dollmaker!]
    Batman
  9. 8. [Cold Blood]
    Batman
  10. 9. [Who Pulls the Strings of Gotham?]
    Batman
  11. 10. [The Main Event]
    Batman
  12. 11. [Batman... Penguin... ...Only One Controls Gotham!]
    Batman
  13. 12. [Wheel of Misfortune]
    Batman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Russian Roulette
    Batman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  17. 16. [Kill Game]
    Batman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  19. 18. [The Snake and the Hawk]
    Batman
  20. 19. Sketches and Layouts
    Batman
  21. 20. DC Comics-The New 52
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. ["An exciting take on Bats and Joker..."]
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