([October] 2018)

DC, 2018 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 25.99 CAD
Pages
244
On-sale Date
2018-08-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-8173-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401281731 51999
Editing
Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Alex Galer (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

Collects stories from:
Detective Comics #58, 610-611, 824
Batman #155, 374, 548-549
Batman: Penguin Triumphant #1
Joker's Asylum: Penguin #1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Penguin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jason Pearson (signed)
Inks
Jason Pearson (signed)
Colors
?

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

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jason Pearson; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Jason Pearson; Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Collection title logo with illustrations from Joker's Asylum: Penguin #1 and Batman #155.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Simone Bianchi
Inks
Simone Bianchi
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents, includes illustration taken from the cover of Detective Comics #824.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jason Pearson (signed)
Inks
Jason Pearson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustration taken from the cover of Joker's Asylum: Penguin #1.

[One of the Most Perfect Frame-Ups of All Time!!] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Great Bustolli (sculptor, cameo); Count Perel; Jones (museum guard); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] [also as Mr. Boniface] (villain, introduction); The Boss (villain, death); Boss' gang (villains)
Synopsis
While visiting an art gallery, Bruce and Dick hear that three paintings have disappeared. Later, a series of other robberies lead the Batman to be accused of criminal actions by a Mr. Boniface, and Commissioner Gordon issues a warrant for his arrest.
Reprints
Keywords
belt radio; Gotham City; Great Columbia Diamond; Sun

[Batman #155] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
Allen Passalaqua (color reconstruction)
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints

The Return of the Penguin (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Tom Ziuko (color reconstruction)
Letters
David Huffine ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; The Friends of Birds Society; The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains); "Big" John Tompkins (villain)
Synopsis
Emerging from semi-retirement, due to the mocking of the underworld, the Penguin renews his battle of wits with the Caped Crusaders with a series of new bird-related crimes.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Art reconstruction by Rick Keene

Reprint of the first real Penguin appearance since 1956.

[Batman #374] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

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

Pieces of Penguin! (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Julia Remarque; Vicki Vale; Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Mayor Hamilton Hill; Bill Modell
Synopsis
Tired of being looked upon as a joke, the Penguin decides to plan new crimes that will make everyone take him more seriously.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Detective Comics #541, which is not included in this collection.

[Detective Comics #610] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Norm Breyfogle (signed)
Inks
Norm Breyfogle (signed)
Colors
Mike Kelleher (color reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (statue on grave marker)
Reprints

Snow and Ice Part One: Ode to a Penguin (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant
Pencils
Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Adrienne Roy (original); Mike Kelleher (color reconstruction)
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Job Number
G-5173
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Rafael Santini; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Ventriloquist [Arnold Wesker; Also as Scarface]; Mortimer Kadaver; Rhino [Aleksei Sytsevich]; Otto (old man); Knuckles; Tony; Bub Vince (helicopter pilot)
Synopsis
When the Penguin dies of a heart attack in the prison yard his funeral is attended by Batman, Commissioner Gordon and many of the organized crime bosses of Gotham. Kadaver is broken out of jail to revive Penguin after his burial.
Reprints

[Detective Comics #611] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Mike Kelleher (color reconstruction)
Letters
?

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

Snow and Ice Part Two: Bird of Ill Omen (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Grant
Pencils
Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Adrienne Roy (original); Mike Kelleher (color reconstruction)
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Mortimer Kadaver; Knuckles; Tony; Bub Vince (helicopter pilot, death); Otto; Rafael Santini; Butch; Clancy (police officer)
Synopsis
Kadaver revives the Penguin, but blackmails him to be partners in his new crime spree.
Reprints

[Batman: Penguin Triumphant #1] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze

Genre
superhero
Characters
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints

Penguin Triumphant (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
John Ostrander
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski (original); Allen Passalaqua (color reconstruction)
Letters
Tim Harkins
Editing
Denny O'Neil

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
The Penguin apparently reforms.
Reprints

[Batman #548] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Penguin
Reprints

The Penguin Returns Part One: Burning Faces (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Greg Wright
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Commissioner James Gordon; Renee Montoya; Harvey Bullock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #549. Flashbacks to Penguin's childhood.

[Batman #549] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Penguin; Batman (reflection in Penguin's monocle and hat)
Reprints
Keywords
face cover

Indexer Notes

Part of the 'big face' covers theme for the month of December 1997.

The Penguin Returns Part Two: The Egyptian Falcon (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Greg Wright
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Penguin (villain); Vesper Fairchild; Alfred Pennyworth; Harvey Bullock; Renee Montoya
Reprints

[Detective Comics #824] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Penguin
Reprints

Night of the Penguin (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini
Pencils
Don Kramer
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
John Kalisz
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Zatanna Zatara; Ivar Loxias [Art Wiener]; Alfred Pennyworth; Lois Lane; Jackie Vaseux; Villains: Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Mr. Zzz
Reprints

[Joker's Asylum: Penguin #1] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Jason Pearson (signed)
Inks
Jason Pearson (signed)
Colors
?

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

He Who Laughs Last...! (Table of Contents: 22)

Penguin / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jason Aaron
Pencils
Jason Pearson
Inks
Jason Pearson
Colors
Dave McCaig
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Allison; Lori; Violet (first appearance); Bruno (villain); Joker (host; villain)
Synopsis
The Penguin's in love with Violet. But things change when Violet finds out how violent he can really be to his enemies.
Reprints

The Gentleman of Crime! (Table of Contents: 23)

Penguin / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Simone Bianchi
Inks
Simone Bianchi
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration taken from the cover of Detective Comics #824.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Penguin
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [One of the Most Perfect Frame-Ups of All Time!!]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. [Batman #155]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. The Return of the Penguin
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  8. 7. [Batman #374]
    Batman
  9. 8. Pieces of Penguin!
    Batman
  10. 9. [Detective Comics #610]
    Batman
  11. 10. Snow and Ice Part One: Ode to a Penguin
    Batman
  12. 11. [Detective Comics #611]
    Batman
  13. 12. Snow and Ice Part Two: Bird of Ill Omen
    Batman
  14. 13. [Batman: Penguin Triumphant #1]
    Batman
  15. 14. Penguin Triumphant
    Batman
  16. 15. [Batman #548]
    Batman
  17. 16. The Penguin Returns Part One: Burning Faces
    Batman
  18. 17. [Batman #549]
    Batman
  19. 18. The Penguin Returns Part Two: The Egyptian Falcon
    Batman
  20. 19. [Detective Comics #824]
    Batman
  21. 20. Night of the Penguin
    Batman
  22. 21. [Joker's Asylum: Penguin #1]
    Penguin
  23. 22. He Who Laughs Last...!
    Penguin
  24. 23. The Gentleman of Crime!
    Penguin
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