([July] 2015)

DC, 2015 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 23.99 CAD
Pages
300
On-sale Date
2015-05-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-5513-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401255138 51999
Editing
Rachel Pinnelas (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Card stock covers; non-glossy interiors
Binding
Trade paperback
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects stories from:
Detective Comics #140, 142, 377, 822, 837
Batman #171, 179, 292, 317, 362
The Brave and the Bold #183
Joker's Asylum II: The Riddler #1
Batman (DC, 2011 series) #23.2
Legends of the Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #2

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Riddler / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Riddler [Edward Nygma; Edward Nigma]
Reprints

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino; Frank Springer
Inks
Mike DeCarlo; Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]

Indexer Notes

Collection title logo with illustrations from The Brave and the Bold #183 and Detective Comics #377.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jeremy Haun
Inks
Jeremy Haun
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Riddler [Edward Nigma]

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents, includes illustration from Batman #23.2

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustration from the cover of Batman #317.

[Detective Comics #140] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Reprints

The Riddler (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; unnamed Mayor of Gotham City; Harrison Eagle (millionaire collector, introduction); The Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain, origin, introduction)
Synopsis
Having grown up an expert and a cheat when it came to solving puzzles, Edward Nigma decides to use this capacity to mystify the Police and Batman...as the Riddler!
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Keywords
Basin Street Banquet; Batmobile; Cross Cleaning Company; Gotham City; The Eyrie

[Detective Comics #142] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Reprints

Crime's Puzzle Contest! (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain)
Synopsis
The Riddler returns from the "dead" to continue his campaign of puzzle contests to baffle the police and the Dynamic Duo.
Reprints
Keywords
Batarang; Batmobile; Batplane; Gotham City; Rainbow Club

Indexer Notes

The splash page replicates the cover.

[Batman #171] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Reprints

Remarkable Ruse of the Riddler! (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Smiles Dawson (introduction); Roger Peale (introduction); The Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain, has 5-page history); Riddler's gang (villains); Molehill Mob (villains)
Synopsis
The Riddler is released from prison and informs the Dynamic Duo that he has turned from crime, and, as proof, leads them to the hideout of the Molehill Mob. But when the former felon begins deluging them with riddles, the Caped Crusaders aren't sure he really has reformed.
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Indexer Notes

Story across 25 pages in three parts of 7.67, 7.67, and 8.67 pages.

This story references both the first story in Detective Comics #140 and the first story in Detective Comics #142.

[Batman #179] (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sheeesh! The Riddler's back again --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Napoleon Bonaparte (image only)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The four riddle cards shown on the cover are: 1) How can one get into a locked cemetry at night? (With a skeleton key) 2) Can you tell what nationality Napolean's parents were? ("Of course I can" - Corsican) 3) When does ten added to ten equal ten? 4) Why is the letter "A" like a honeysuckle? (Both are followed by a "B" - bee)

The Riddle-Less Robberies of the Riddler! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain); Riddler's gang (villains); fur thieves (villains)
Synopsis
After the Riddler breaks out of prison, he vows never again to send riddles to Batman again before he strikes. The Caped Crusader smells a rat and discovers subtle clues that lead to the Riddler's downfall.
Reprints
Keywords
Corsica Glove Company; Gotham City

[Detective Comics #377] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Top half of Riddler figure is redrawn from Carmine Infantino poster offered by DC in 1967.

The Riddler's Prison-Puzzle Problem! (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14.17 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Frank Springer
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 8 is a 2/3-page and page 15 is a 1/2-page.

[Batman #292] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-2685
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Reprints

Where Were You on the Night Batman Was Killed?: The Testimony of the Riddler! (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2610
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Two-Face]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Killer Moth [Cameron Van Cleer]; Joker; Lex Luthor; Captain Stingaree; Cavalier [Mortimer Drake]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Spook; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Signalman [Phil Cobb]; Mr. Freeze [Dr. Victor Fries]; Ra's al Ghul; Commissioner Jim Gordon; John Sholes; Stefan Niros; Elena Niros
Synopsis
It is the Riddler's turn to provide testimony in the murder of the Batman, but the prosecutor Two-Face finds the flaw in the Riddler's testimony, and he is also dismissed.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues from Batman #291 and continues in Batman #293.

[Batman #317] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-149
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Riddler
Reprints

The 1,001 Clue Caper or Why Did the Riddler Cross the Road? (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6132
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin; Selina Kyle [Catwoman]; Riddler; Batman; James Gordon; Lucius Fox; Jake Hammer; Alfred Pennyworth; Karlyle Krugerrand; Gregorian Falstaff
Reprints

[The Brave and the Bold #183] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-803
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; The Riddler
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the splash page of Batman #317.

The Death of Batman (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman; Riddler / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Don Kraar
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-7824
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Riddler; James Gordon; H. Rutherford Creighton; Lt. Hansen; Luis Quintero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Huntress' insignia appears on page 13, panel 7.

[Batman #362] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
C-394
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Riddle Me This: Who Says Crime Doesn't Pay? I Do!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Riddler
Reprints

When Riddled by the Riddler ... (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-8805
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Riddler (villain)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Kramer
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Bruce Wayne [Batman]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Detective Comics #822.

[Detective Comics #822] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Pencils
Simone Bianchi (signed)
Inks
Simone Bianchi (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

E. Nigma, Consulting Detective (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini
Pencils
Don Kramer
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
John Kalisz
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Karrie Bishop (deceased); Greg Lanner; Pandora; Derek Lewis; Mabel; Sarah Morton; Roxy Rocket (cameo)
Reprints

[Detective Comics #837] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Pencils
Simone Bianchi (signed)
Inks
Simone Bianchi (signed)
Colors
Simone Bianchi (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Harley Quinn; Riddler; Batman
Reprints

Honor Among Thieves (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini
Pencils
Don Kramer
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
John Kalisz
Letters
Steve Wands

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Holly Robinson; Mabel; Harleen Quinzel [as Harley Quinn] (only as Harley in flashback); Granny Goodness [disguised as Athena]; Desaad; Lisa Ellen Newman [also as Sally Campbell]; Secret Six [Scandal Savage; Knockout; Catman [Thomas Blake]; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton]; Ragdoll [Peter Merkel]] (flashback)
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Indexer Notes

This is a COUNTDOWN tie-in story.

[Joker's Asylum II: The Riddler #1] (Table of Contents: 28)

Joker's Asylum / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ethan Van Sciver (signed)
Inks
Ethan Van Sciver (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Riddler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dennis Calero
Inks
Dennis Calero
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler [Edward Nigma]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Legends of the Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #2.

The House the Cards Built (Table of Contents: 30)

Joker's Asylum / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Calloway
Pencils
Andres Guinaldo
Inks
Raul Fernandez
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Pat Brosseau [as Patrick Brosseau]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler [Edward Nigma] (villain); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jessica Duchamp; Mr. Duchamp (death); Commissioner James Gordon; Joker (villain); Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (villain, cameo); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain, cameo); Ra's al Ghul (villain, cameo); Deadshot [Floyd Lawton] (villain, cameo); Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley] (villain, cameo); Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel] (villain, cameo); Bane (villain, cameo); Killer Croc [Waylon Jones] (villain, cameo); Clayface [Basil Karlo] (villain, cameo); Mr. Freeze [Victor Fries] (villain, cameo); Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane] (villain, cameo); Black Mask (villain, cameo)
Reprints

[Batman #23.2] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Riddler [Edward Nygma]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Riddler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Kramer
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Harleen Quinzel [Harley Quinn]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Detective Comics #837.

Solitaire (Table of Contents: 33)

Riddler / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (story); Ray Fawkes (story and script)
Pencils
Jeremy Haun
Inks
Jeremy Haun
Colors
John Rauch
Letters
Taylor Esposito

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler [Edward Nygma] (villain); Caroline Slater; George Lesley
Reprints
Keywords
Arkham Asylum; flash-mob; Gotham City; Wayne Enterprises

[Legends of the Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #2] (Table of Contents: 34)

Riddler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dennis Calero
Inks
Dennis Calero
Colors
Dennis Calero

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler; Batman (background image)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Batman #171.

Riddler In the Dark (Table of Contents: 36)

Riddler / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Soule
Pencils
Dennis Calero
Inks
Dennis Calero
Colors
Dennis Calero
Letters
Deron Bennett

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler; Commissioner James Gordon; Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Nightwing; Black Mask
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

Riddled With Evil! (Table of Contents: 38)

Riddler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jeremy Haun
Inks
Jeremy Haun
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler [Edward Nygma]

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from the cover of Batman #23.2

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Riddler
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [Detective Comics #140]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. The Riddler
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. [Detective Comics #142]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. Crime's Puzzle Contest!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  9. 8. [Batman #171]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. Remarkable Ruse of the Riddler!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  11. 10. [Batman #179]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. The Riddle-Less Robberies of the Riddler!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  13. 12. [Detective Comics #377]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  14. 13. The Riddler's Prison-Puzzle Problem!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  15. 14. [Batman #292]
    Batman
  16. 15. Where Were You on the Night Batman Was Killed?: The Testimony of the Riddler!
    Batman
  17. 16. [Batman #317]
    Batman
  18. 17. The 1,001 Clue Caper or Why Did the Riddler Cross the Road?
    Batman
  19. 18. [The Brave and the Bold #183]
    Batman; Riddler
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  21. 20. The Death of Batman
    Batman; Riddler
  22. 21. [Batman #362]
    Batman
  23. 22. When Riddled by the Riddler ...
    Batman
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  25. 24. [Detective Comics #822]
    Batman
  26. 25. E. Nigma, Consulting Detective
    Batman
  27. 26. [Detective Comics #837]
    Batman
  28. 27. Honor Among Thieves
    Batman
  29. 28. [Joker's Asylum II: The Riddler #1]
    Joker's Asylum
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Riddler
  31. 30. The House the Cards Built
    Joker's Asylum
  32. 31. [Batman #23.2]
    Riddler
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Riddler
  34. 33. Solitaire
    Riddler
  35. 34. [Legends of the Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #2]
    Riddler
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  37. 36. Riddler In the Dark
    Riddler
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. Riddled With Evil!
    Riddler
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