(2017)

DC, 2017 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.99 USD; 33.99 CAD
Pages
292
On-sale date
2017-06-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-7258-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401272586 52499
Editing
Denny O'Neil (editor - original series); Scott Peterson (editor - original series); Jordan Gorfinkel (assistant editor - original series); Darren Vincenzo (assistant editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Paul Santos (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Card stock covers; glossy interiors
Binding
Trade paperback
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Reprints Batman #0, 511, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #0, Batman: Shadow of the Bat #0, 31, Catwoman #0, 14, Detective Comics #0, 678, and Robin #0, 10.

The back cover erroneously lists Catwoman #74 as being included instead of Catwoman #14.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]
Reprints
No image yet

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from Detective Comics #678.

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
David Williams
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title and credits, with illustration from Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #0, pages 2-3.

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

Robin; Nightwing / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Ray Kryssing
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information with illustration from Robin #0.

[Batman #511] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Mike Manley (signed)
Inks
Mike Manley (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; [Oracle] Barbara Gordon; Robin [Tim Drake]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon](from an alternate timeline)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Mike Manley
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; [Oracle] Barbara Gordon; Robin [Tim Drake]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon](from an alternate timeline)

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Batman #511, includes art credit for cover.

The Night Before Zero (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker (villain); Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (from an alternate timeline); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (from an alternate timeline); Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Harvey Dent (from an alternate timeline); Two-Face; Commissioner Gordon; Superman (last page cameo)
Synopsis
The effects of Zero Hour causes two timelines to mingle, leading to Batman and Robin encountering a healthy Barbara Gordon as Batgirl, who is out to avenge the death of her father James Gordon, while the new police commissioner Harvey Dent has the Gotham PD hunting Batman and his team.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zero Hour tie-in.

[Detective Comics #678] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Graham Nolan (signed)
Inks
Scott Hanna (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (deceased); Thomas Wayne (from an alternate timeline); Martha Wayne(from an alternate timeline); young Bruce Wayne (from an alternate timeline)
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (deceased); Thomas Wayne (from an alternate timeline); Martha Wayne(from an alternate timeline); young Bruce Wayne (from an alternate timeline)

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Batman #511, includes art credit for cover.

Yesterdays Gone (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Thomas Wayne (from an alternate timeline); Martha Wayne (from an alternate timeline); Alfred Pennyworth (from an alternate timeline); Harvey Bullock (from an alternate timeline); Joe Chill (from an alternate timeline)
Synopsis
Batman finds himself in an altered timeline where Thomas and Martha Wayne survived the mugging that instead claimed the life of young Bruce Wayne. Batman hunts Joe Chill to avenge the death of young Bruce.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zero Hour tie-in & revamp. Batman discovers Joe Chill may not have killed his parents.

[Batman: Shadow of the Bat #31] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze (signed Brian Freeze)
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze (signed Brian Freeze)
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze (signed Brian Freeze)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Alfred Beagle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Retro cover design.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Alfred Beagle

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Batman: Shadow of the Bat #31, includes art credit for cover.

The Shadow of the Bat Falls Upon (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Alfred Beagle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title and credits for Batman: Shadow of the Bat #31, includes illustration from cover.

The Battling Butler! (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant
Pencils
Bret Blevins
Inks
Bret Blevins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Alfred Beagle
Synopsis
Timeline complications produce the hefty Alfred Beagle.
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bret Blevins
Inks
Bret Blevins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Alfred--
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Beagle

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from Batman: Shadow of the Bat #31, appears between pages 8 and 9 of "The Battling Butler!" Features a blown up image of a panel from page 7 of "The Battling Butler!"

[Robin #10] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Tom Grummett (signed)
Inks
Ray Kryssing (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Robin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Ray Kryssing
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Robin #10, includes art credit for cover.

Two Birds One Stone (Table of Contents: 17)

Robin / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Ray Kryssing
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Weasel Grimes; Harvey Bullock; Renee Montoya
Synopsis
Timelines overlap and Tim finds himself teamed up with a young Dick Grayson from the past.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last page is completely blank.

[Catwoman #14] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Jim Balent (signed)
Inks
Jim Balent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman; Mr. Ashton; Tulik (a sabretooth cat)
Reprints

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

Catwoman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Balent
Inks
Jim Balent
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Catwoman #14, includes art credit for cover.

Broken Mirrors (Table of Contents: 20)

Catwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jo Duffy
Pencils
Jim Balent
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Buzz Setzer
Letters
Bob Pinaha

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman; Mr. Ashton; Tulik (a sabretooth cat)
Synopsis
Selina wakes up to find savages and cavemen about.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Zero Hour tie in. Extra blank pages at end of story in original printing are omitted here, ends on page 22 which is essentially blank.

[Batman #0] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Mike Manley (signed)
Inks
Mike Manley (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose
Editing
Curtis King; John Wren

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Mike Manley
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Batman #0, includes art credit for cover.

Creature of the Night (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Matches Malone]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth (flashback); Joker (flashback); Two-Face (flashback); Robin [Tim Drake] (flashback); Penguin (flashback); Poison Ivy (flashback); Scarecrow (flashback); Catwoman (flashback); Killer Croc (flashback); Ridder (flashback); Ra's Al Ghul (flashback); Robin [Dick grayson] (flashback) Nightwing (flashback); Bane (flashback); Batman [Jean-Paul Valley] (flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Flashback: a portion of the Post-Zero Hour origin of Batman.

[Batman: Shadow of the Bat #0] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze (painted)
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze (painted)
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze (painted)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Silver ink on cover logos.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Batman: Shadow of the Bat #0, includes art credit for cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title and credits for Batman: Shadow of the Bat #0, includes illustration from cover.

The Beginning of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant
Pencils
Bret Blevins
Inks
Bret Blevins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon (flashback); Robin [Dick Grayson](flashback); Joker (flashback); Scarecrow (flashback); Ra's Al Ghul (flashback); Two-Face (flashback)
Synopsis
Batman recalls his origin as he contemplates his role.
Reprints

[Detective Comics #0] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Graham Nolan (signed)
Inks
Scott Hanna (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose
Editing
Curtis King; John Wren (assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Detective Comics #0, includes art credit for cover.

Choice of Weapons (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joe Chill (cameo, flashback); Martha Wayne (death, flashback); Thomas Wayne (death, flashback); Alfred Pennyworth (flashback); Lucius Fox (flashback); Joker (cameo, flashback); Riddler (cameo, flashback); Scarecrow (cameo, flashback); Robin [Dick Grayson] (cameo, flashback); Ra's Al Ghul (cameo, flashback); Talia (cameo, flashback); Two-Face (cameo, flashback); Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock
Synopsis
Flashbacks reveal how Batman developed his arsenal of tools and weapons and establishes the Batcave.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zero Hour tie-in & revamp. New (revised) origin details.

[Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #0] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Pencils
Joe Quesada [as Q] (signed)
Inks
James Palmiotti (signed)
Colors
Digital Chameleon; Electric Crayon (see notes)
Editing
Curtis King (cover editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Electric Crayon is credited with color on the credits page of the original issue while Digital Chameleon is credited with color in the letters column of the original issue. Curtis King credited as cover editor in letter column of the original issue.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Quesada
Inks
James Palmiotti
Colors
Digital Chameleon; Electric Crayon
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #0, includes art credit for cover.

Viewpoint (Table of Contents: 33)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin; Gerard Jones (story, pages 2-3, 13); James Robinson (story, pages 6, 16); Steven Grant (story, pages 9-10); Scott Hampton (story, page 11); Jeph Loeb (story, page 12); Mike Baron (story, page 14); J. Marc DeMatteis (story, page 15); Ted McKeever (story, page 17); John Wagner (story, page 18); Roy Burdine (story, page 19)
Pencils
Vince Giarrano (pages 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 21-24); David Williams (pages 2-3); Tony Salmons (page 6); Mike Zeck (pages 9-10); Scott Hampton (page 11); Tim Sale (page 12); Mark Badger (page 13); Brian Murray (page 14); Joe Staton (page 15); John Watkiss (page 16); Ted McKeever (page 17); Carlos Ezquerra (page 18); Frank Gomez (page 19); Phil Winslade (page 20)
Inks
Vince Giarrano (pages 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 21-24); Karl Kesel (pages 2-3); Tony Salmons (page 6); Mike Zeck (pages 9-10); Scott Hampton (page 11); Tim Sale (page 12); Mark Badger (page 13); Brian Murray (page 14); Steve Mitchell (page 15); John Watkiss (page 16); Ted McKeever (page 17); Carlos Ezquerra (page 18); Frank Gomez (page 19); Phil Winslade (page 20)
Colors
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Willie Schubert

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Randolph Spire; Mad Hatter (cameo); The Joker (cameo); other guests
Synopsis
Randolph Spire gathers many writers to discuss the legend of Batman. Batman eventually brings Spires, a terrorist, to justice.
Reprints

[Catwoman #0] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Pencils
Jim Balent (signed)
Inks
Jim Balent (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman
Reprints

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

Catwoman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Balent
Inks
Jim Balent
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Catwoman #0, includes art credit for cover.

Cat Shadows (Table of Contents: 36)

Catwoman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Jim Balent
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Buzz Setzer
Letters
Bob Pinaha

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Mr. Kyle (Selina's father, death, flashback); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback)
Synopsis
The childhood days of Selina Kyle are depicted.
Reprints

[Robin #0] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Pencils
Tom Grummett (signed)
Inks
Ray Kryssing (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose
Editing
Curtis King; John Wren (assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Robin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Ray Kryssing
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]

Indexer Notes

Blown-up illustration taken from the cover of Robin #0, includes art credit for cover.

Brothers in Arms (Table of Contents: 39)

Robin / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Ray Kryssing
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Nightwing [also as Robin (flashback)]; Two-Face; Alfred Pennyworth (flashback); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker (flashback); Jason Todd [Robin](flashback); Scarecrow (flashback); King Snake (flashback); Catwoman (flashback); Cluemaster (flashback); Lady Shiva (flashback); Riddler (flashback); Bane (flashback); Electrocutioner (flashback); Azrael (flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tim and Dick discuss the Robin legacy.
Dick assumes the Batman identity on last page.

Batman Timeline (Table of Contents: 40)

Batman / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A 10 year Batman timeline.

Batman Villains Timeline (Table of Contents: 41)

Batman / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Chronology of Arkham Asylum, beginning from 1921 to the events of Batman's "Cataclysm" storyline.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

The End of Today...the Beginning of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Batman
  3. 2. [Title and Credits]
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Robin; Nightwing
  5. 4. [Batman #511]
    Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  7. 6. The Night Before Zero
    Batman
  8. 7. [Detective Comics #678]
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  10. 9. Yesterdays Gone
    Batman
  11. 10. [Batman: Shadow of the Bat #31]
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  13. 12. The Shadow of the Bat Falls Upon
    Batman
  14. 13. The Battling Butler!
    Batman
  15. 14. ["It's Alfred--"]
    Batman
  16. 15. [Robin #10]
    Robin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Robin
  18. 17. Two Birds One Stone
    Robin
  19. 18. [Catwoman #14]
    Catwoman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Catwoman
  21. 20. Broken Mirrors
    Catwoman
  22. 21. [Batman #0]
    Batman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  24. 23. Creature of the Night
    Batman
  25. 24. [Batman: Shadow of the Bat #0]
    Batman
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  28. 27. The Beginning of Tomorrow!
    Batman
  29. 28. [Detective Comics #0]
    Batman
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  31. 30. Choice of Weapons
    Batman
  32. 31. [Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #0]
    Batman
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  34. 33. Viewpoint
    Batman
  35. 34. [Catwoman #0]
    Catwoman
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Catwoman
  37. 36. Cat Shadows
    Catwoman
  38. 37. [Robin #0]
    Robin
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Robin
  40. 39. Brothers in Arms
    Robin
  41. 40. Batman Timeline
    Batman
  42. 41. Batman Villains Timeline
    Batman
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
  44. 43. The End of Today...the Beginning of Tomorrow!
    Batman
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