([April] 2016)

DC, 2016 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 23.99 CAD
Pages
228
On-sale Date
2016-02-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Publisher's Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-6311-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401263119 51999
Printer
R.R. Donnelley, Salem, VA, U.S.A.
Editing
Jeb Woodard (credited) (collection editor); Dick Giordano (credited) (original series editor); Denny O'Neil (credited as Dennis O'Neil) (original series editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 30th Anniversary Edition (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Colors
Lynn Varley (signed as LV)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 30th Anniversary Edition (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

In Cafés... (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller; Brian Azzarello
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's get in a time machine.
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Conversation between Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello about the lasting impact of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.

Truth to Power (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as James Olsen] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

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

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

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Colors
Lynn Varley (signed as LV)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Book One: The Dark Knight Returns (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got the home stretch all to myself when the readings stop making sense.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lola Chong; Bill; Dave; James Gordon; Harvey Dent; Dr. Bartholomew Wolper (introduction); Dr. Herbert Willing; Alfred Pennyworth; Carrie Kelley (introduction); Michelle; Mackie; Morrie; Lana Lang
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Colors
Lynn Varley (signed as LV)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mirrored cover, including artist's signature.

Book Two: The Dark Knight Triumphant (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Problem with crime is the more you know, the more nervous it makes you.
Genre
superhero
Characters
James Gordon; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]; Tom; Lola; Dr. Bartholomew Wolper; Chuck Brick; Lana Lang; Margaret Corcoran; Ellen Yindel; Arnold Crimp; Peppi Spandeck; Vasquez; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Colors
Lynn Varley (signed as LV)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Carrie Kelley]
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Book Three: Hunt the Dark Knight (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Klaus Janson; Frank Miller
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bruce, you idiot.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]; Bruno; Sunflower Standish; Lola; Dr. Bartholomew Wolper; James Gordon; Ellen Yindel; Superman [Clark Kent]; Alfred Pennyworth; David Letterman; Joker (death); Selina Kyle; Lana Lang; Morrie
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Colors
Lynn Varley (signed as LV)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Book Four: The Dark Knight Falls (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's right, captain--the commissioner got tired of waiting.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]; James Gordon; Lola Chong; Alfred Pennyworth (death); Oliver Queen
Reprints

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Warner Books Edition] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Full artwork.

[10th Anniversary Edition] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed as FM)
Inks
Klaus Janson (signed as Janson)
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Textless artwork.

[Hardcover Edition Designed by Chip Kidd] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Chip Kidd (credited)
Inks
Chip Kidd (credited)
Colors
Chip Kidd (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman; Joker; James Gordon; Selina Kyle
Reprints

The Original Proposal (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

The first proposal by Frank Miller. Dated February 29, 1984.

Pencils Gallery (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Pencils for unused first page from 'The Dark Knight Returns'.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #2, Page 35] (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 35 of the second book.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #3, Page 29] (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]; Ellen Yindel

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 29 of the third book.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #3, Page 37] (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 37 of the third book.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4, Page 19] (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 19 of the fourth book.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4, Page 25] (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 25 of the fourth book.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4, Page 29] (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 29 of the fourth book.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4, Page 42] (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 42 of the fourth book.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4, Page 43] (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth (death)

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 43 of the fourth book.

[Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4, Page 46] (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]

Indexer Notes

Pencils for page 46 of the fourth book.

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Biographies for Frank Miller and Klaus Janson.