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Volume
1
Price
19.99 USD; 25.99 CAD
Pages
284
On-sale date
2018-09-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-8429-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401284299 51999
Editing
Dennis O'Neil (editor - original series); Scott Peterson (assistant editor - original series); Jordan B. Gorfinkel (assistant editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Eric Searleman (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Card stock covers; matte paper interiors
Binding
Trade paperback
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects Batman #492-497, Detective Comics #659-663, and a story from Batman Villains Secret Files #1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (signed)
Colors
Allen Passalaqua

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane
Reprints
No image yet

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from Batman #497.

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

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

Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane

Indexer Notes

Title and credits with illustrations from Detective Comics #664 (which is included in Volume 2).

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

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

Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information with illustration from Batman #497.

[Batman #492] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Le Rose
Editing
Curtis King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Mad Hatter
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Mad Hatter

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Batman #492 with credits for the cover.

Crossed Eyes and Dotty Teas [Knightfall 1] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; Jean-Paul Valley; Mad Hatter (villain); Bane (villain); Film Freak (villain); Harvey Bullock; Rene Montoya
Reprints

[Detective Comics #659] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Amygdala; Ventriloquist
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Amygdala

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Detective Comics #659 with credits for the cover.

Puppets [Knightfall 2] (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Tim Harkins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; Maxie Zeus; Ventriloquist; Amygdala [Aaron Helzinger]
Reprints

[Batman #493] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (signed)
Colors
?
Editing
Curtis King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Zsasz
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Batman #493 with credits for the cover.

Redslash [Knightfall 3] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Norm Breyfogle
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Tim Harkins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; Commissioner James Gordon; Zsasz (villain); Bane (villain); Harvey Bullock; Rene Montoya
Reprints

[Detective Comics #660] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Sam Kieth (signed)
Inks
Sam Kieth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Bane; Killer Croc
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Kieth
Inks
Sam Kieth
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Bane; Killer Croc

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Detective Comics #660 with credits for the cover.

Crocodile Tears [Knightfall 4] (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Jim Balent
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; Harvey Bullock; Killer Croc; Bane; Zsasz; Ventriloquist
Reprints

[Batman #494] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Editing
Curtis King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker; Scarecrow
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker; Scarecrow

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Batman #494 with credits for the cover.

Night Terrors [Knightfall 5] (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Tom Mandrake
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker (villain); Bane (villain); Scarecrow (villain); Cornelius Stirk (villain); Jean-Paul Valley; Shondra Kinsolving; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Tim Drake]; Commissioner James Gordon; Sarah Essen
Reprints

[Detective Comics #661] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; Scarecrow; Joker
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Detective Comics #661 with credits for the cover.

City on Fire [Knightfall 6] (Table of Contents: 21)

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; Robin [Tim Drake]; Harvey Bullock; Sarah Essen; Scarecrow; Joker; Firefly; Ventriloquist; Riddler; Cavalier
Reprints

[Batman #495] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Editing
Curtis King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Poison Ivy
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Poison Ivy

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Batman #495 with credits for the cover.

Strange Deadfellows [Knightfall 7] (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Firefly (villain); Bane (villain); Scarecrow (villain); Joker (villain); Poison Ivy (villain); Jean-Paul Valley; Shondra Kinsolving; Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Alfred Pennyworth; Lucius Fox
Reprints

[Detective Comics #662] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Sam Kieth
Inks
Sam Kieth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Kieth
Inks
Sam Kieth
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Detective Comics #662 with credits for the cover.

Burning Questions [Knightfall 8] (Table of Contents: 27)

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; Robin [Tim Drake]; Riddler; Firefly; Huntress; Harvey Bullock
Reprints

[Batman #496] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Le Rose
Editing
Curtis King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker; Robin [Jason Todd] (Scarecrow's gas hallucination)
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Batman #496 with credits for the cover.

Die Laughing [Knightfall 9] (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; Robin [Jason Todd] (Scarecrow's gas hallucination); Scarecrow (villain); Joker (villain); Bane (villain); Harvey Bullock; Rene Montoya; Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

[Detective Comics #663] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Detective Comics #663 with credits for the cover.

No Rest for the Wicked [Knightfall 10] (Table of Contents: 33)

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; Commissioner Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Bane; Ventriloquist
Reprints

[Batman #497] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Editing
Curtis King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Bane
Reprints

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Bane

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the cover of Batman #497 with credits for the cover.

The Broken Bat [Knightfall 11] (Table of Contents: 36)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Sondra Kinsolving; Tim Drake [Robin]; Bane (villain); Black Mask (flashback); Metalhead (flashback); Riddler (flashback); Joker (flashback); Two-Face (flashback); Scarecrow (flashback); Mad Hatter (flashback); Zsasz (flashback); Firefly (flashback); Poison Ivy (flashback)
Synopsis
Bane breaks Batman's back.
Reprints

Bonus Section (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bane

Indexer Notes

Introduction to bonus content, includes an illustration from Detective Comics #663.

Lost Pages: How Bane Infiltrated Wayne Manor (Table of Contents: 38)

Batman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Eduardo Barreto
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Noelle Giddings; Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bane; Alfred Pennyworth; Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story pages that explain how Bane got into Wayne Manor to break Batman's back. He had appeared at Wayne Manor at the end of "No Rest for the Wicked [Knightfall 10]" in Detective Comics #663 with no explanation of how he got in.

[The Batman Gallery #1] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Pencils
Joe Quesada
Inks
Kevin Nowlan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Tim Drake]; Joker; Two-Face; Penguin; Catwoman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally printed as a wraparound cover, the full image is reprinted here at a reduced size, and is shown in both color and black-and-white.

Wizard Magazine #24 (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Pencils
Joe Quesada
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Jean-Paul Valley]; Bane; Robin [Tim Drake]; Azrael

Indexer Notes

The cover of Wizard Magazine #24 (released August 1, 1993), reprinted here at a reduced size, and is shown in both color and black-and-white.

[Batman: Knightfall, Part One: Broken Bat - First Edition] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane
Reprints

[Batman: Knightfall, Part Two: Who Rules the Night - First Edition] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Kelley Jones
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Jean-Paul Valley]; Bane
Reprints

[Batman: Knightfall, Part One: Broken Bat - Later Editions] (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Pencils
Mike Deodato, Jr.
Inks
Mike Deodato, Jr.
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane
Reprints

[Batman: Knightfall, Part Two: Who Rules the Night - Later Editions] (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Pencils
Mike Deodato, Jr.
Inks
Mike Deodato, Jr.
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Jean-Paul Valley]; Bane
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Nolan; Norm Breyfogle
Inks
Scott Hanna; Norm Breyfogle
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane; Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (image on monitor); Ventriloquist [Arnold Wesker] (image on monitor); Zsasz (image on monitor); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (image on monitor); Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (image on monitor); Amygdala [Aaron Helzinger] (image on monitor)

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustrations from Detective Comics #661 (Batman), #663 (Bane), and Batman #492 (monitor screens of villains).

Also includes a listing of the books in the Batman: Knightfall saga:
Batman: Prelude To Knightfall
Batman: Knightfall Vol. 1
Batman: Knightfall Vol. 2
Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 1
Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. 2
Batman: Knightquest: The Search
Batman: KnightsEnd
Batman: Prodigal
Batman: Troika

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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]
    Batman
  5. 4. [Batman #492]
    Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  7. 6. Crossed Eyes and Dotty Teas [Knightfall 1]
    Batman
  8. 7. [Detective Comics #659]
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  10. 9. Puppets [Knightfall 2]
    Batman
  11. 10. [Batman #493]
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  13. 12. Redslash [Knightfall 3]
    Batman
  14. 13. [Detective Comics #660]
    Batman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  16. 15. Crocodile Tears [Knightfall 4]
    Batman
  17. 16. [Batman #494]
    Batman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  19. 18. Night Terrors [Knightfall 5]
    Batman
  20. 19. [Detective Comics #661]
    Batman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  22. 21. City on Fire [Knightfall 6]
    Batman
  23. 22. [Batman #495]
    Batman
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  25. 24. Strange Deadfellows [Knightfall 7]
    Batman
  26. 25. [Detective Comics #662]
    Batman
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  28. 27. Burning Questions [Knightfall 8]
    Batman
  29. 28. [Batman #496]
    Batman
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  31. 30. Die Laughing [Knightfall 9]
    Batman
  32. 31. [Detective Comics #663]
    Batman
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  34. 33. No Rest for the Wicked [Knightfall 10]
    Batman
  35. 34. [Batman #497]
    Batman
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  37. 36. The Broken Bat [Knightfall 11]
    Batman
  38. 37. Bonus Section
    Batman
  39. 38. Lost Pages: How Bane Infiltrated Wayne Manor
    Batman
  40. 39. [The Batman Gallery #1]
    Batman
  41. 40. Wizard Magazine #24
    Batman
  42. 41. [Batman: Knightfall, Part One: Broken Bat - First Edition]
    Batman
  43. 42. [Batman: Knightfall, Part Two: Who Rules the Night - First Edition]
    Batman
  44. 43. [Batman: Knightfall, Part One: Broken Bat - Later Editions]
    Batman
  45. 44. [Batman: Knightfall, Part Two: Who Rules the Night - Later Editions]
    Batman
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Batman
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