Batman #12 - City of Bane Part 1
([June] 2020)

DC, 2017 Series
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Volume
12
Price
24.99 USD
Pages
148
On-sale Date
2020-04-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-9958-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401299583 52499
Editing
Jamie S. Rich (editor - original series); Rob Levin (associate editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Robin Wildman (editor -collected edition)

Issue Notes

Collects Batman (DC, 2016 series) #75-79.

Previous volumes in this series were trade paperbacks, this volume is a hardcover.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Diamond halted distribution of new releases after March 25 2020. However, book stores and websites such as Amazon that get their books through other distributors were not affected by the Diamond shutdown. As a result, this book was available for sale at Amazon and other book sellers first.

City of Bane Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bane; Joker; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; Hugo Strange; White Rabbit [Jaina Hudson]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Ventriloquist [Arnold Wesker]; Victor Zsasz; Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page, includes illustration from the cover of Batman #78.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration from Batman #75 (Thomas) and the cover of #78 (Bruce).

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Clay Mann (credited)
Inks
Clay Mann (credited); Seth Mann (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustration from Batman #79.

[Batman #75] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bane; Joker; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; Hugo Strange; White Rabbit [Jaina Hudson]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Ventriloquist [Arnold Wesker]; Victor Zsasz; Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]
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Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bane; Joker; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; Hugo Strange; White Rabbit [Jaina Hudson]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Ventriloquist [Arnold Wesker]; Victor Zsasz; Psycho Pirate [Roger Hayden]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the cover of Batman #75.

City of Bane Part 1 (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited); Mitch Gerads (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited); Mitch Gerads (credited)
Colors
Mitch Gerads (credited); Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Alfred Pennyworth; Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Bane; Joker; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; Doctor Double X [Simon Ecks] (death); Hugo Strange; Ventriloquist [Arnold Wesker]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Solomon Grundy; Amygdala; Gotham Girl [Claire Clover]; Tweedledee [Deever Tweed]; Tweedledum [Dumfree Tweed]; Psycho-Pirate [Roger Hayden]; Harvey Bullock; Professor Pyg [Lazlo Valentin]; Victor Szasz; Hush [Thomas Elliot]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Doctor Phosphorous [Alex Sartorius]; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Bane has put the villains in charge of Gotham, serving as the police under Commissioner Hugo Strange. When a murder is committed, Strange calls in Batman Thomas Wayne, who works with Gotham Girl to track the killer, Two-Face. Meanwhile, Bruce is on a quest in a remote part of the world, while Lex Luthor makes Bane an offer.
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Indexer Notes

Year of the Villain - The Offer tie-in

[Batman #76] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the cover of Batman #76.

City of Bane Part 2 (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited); Sandu Florea (credited); Norm Rapmund (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Gotham Girl [Claire Clover]; Kite Man [Charles Brown]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Tweedledee [Deever Tweed]; Tweedledum [Dumfree Tweed]
Synopsis
In Gotham, Batman Thomas Wayne pursues Scarecrow, Kite Man, Tweedledee, and Tweedledum. Captain Atom defies presidential orders banning all superheroes from Gotham, but he is stopped by Gotham Girl. Damian considers violating the ban to stop Bane. Meanwhile in Paris, Selina helps Bruce recover from his injuries.
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[Batman #77] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Gotham Girl [Claire Clover]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Gotham Girl [Claire Clover]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the cover of Batman #77.

City of Bane Part 3 (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Mikel Janín (credited); Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Mikel Janín (credited); Tony S. Daniel (credited); Norm Rapmund (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited); Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth (death); Gotham Girl [Claire Clover]; Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Bane; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Victor Zsasz
Synopsis
Damian decides to ignore the ban on superheroes in Gotham and faces Gotham Girl and Batman Thomas Wayne. Damian is captured and Bane kills Alfred in front of him. Meanwhile in Paris, Selina contines to help Bruce recover.
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Indexer Notes

Death of Alfred

[Batman #78] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the cover of Batman #78.

City of Bane, Part 4 (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Clay Mann (credited)
Inks
Clay Mann (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; Matches Malone]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Synopsis
At a beachfront resort far from Gotham, Selina helps Bruce to recover from his injuries, and they reflect on their relationship.
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Indexer Notes

This story and the next issue take place prior to the events of Batman #77.

[Batman #79] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Magpie [Margaret Pye]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Magpie [Margaret Pye]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the cover of Batman #79.

City of Bane, Part 5 (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Clay Mann (credited)
Inks
Clay Mann (credited); Seth Mann (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another one--hissing like a cat.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; Matches Malone]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Magpie [Margaret Pye]
Synopsis
Bruce and Selina come to an understanding regarding their relationship, and start to take steps to return to Gotham to free the city from Bane.
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Keywords
Venom

Indexer Notes

This story and the previous issue take place prior to the events of Batman #77.

Variant Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mikel Janín (credited)
Inks
Mikel Janín (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Damian Wayne]; Gotham Girl [Claire Clover]

Indexer Notes

Introduction to cover gallery of variant covers, includes illustration from Batman #77.

Batman #75 Variant Cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Gabriele Dell'Otto (credited)
Inks
Gabriele Dell'Otto (credited)
Colors
Gabriele Dell'Otto (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batman #76 Variant Cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Gabriele Dell'Otto (credited)
Inks
Gabriele Dell'Otto (credited)
Colors
Gabriele Dell'Otto (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batman #77 Variant Cover by Clayton Crain (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Clayton Crain (credited, signed)
Inks
Clayton Crain (credited, signed)
Colors
Clayton Crain (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batman #78 Variant Cover by Clay Mann (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
Clay Mann (credited, signed)
Inks
Clay Mann (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batman #79 Variant Cover by Clay Mann (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Pencils
Clay Mann (credited, signed)
Inks
Clay Mann (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batman #75 Page 23 in Process, Pencils and Inks by Tony S. Daniel (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Hugo Strange; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]

Batman #76 Page 20 Line Art, Pencils and Inks by Tony S. Daniel (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Thomas Wayne]; Gotham Girl [Claire Clover]

Batman #78 Page 1 Line Art, Pencils and Inks by Clay Mann (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Clay Mann
Inks
Clay Mann
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]

Batman #76 Page 16 Line Art, Pencils and Inks by Clay Mann (Table of Contents: 28)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Clay Mann (credited)
Inks
Clay Mann (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]

Bane Is Back, But Where Is Batman? (Table of Contents: 29)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bane

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from the cover of Batman #76.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. City of Bane Part 1
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [Batman #75]
    Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  7. 6. City of Bane Part 1
    Batman
  8. 7. [Batman #76]
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  10. 9. City of Bane Part 2
    Batman
  11. 10. [Batman #77]
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  13. 12. City of Bane Part 3
    Batman
  14. 13. [Batman #78]
    Batman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  16. 15. City of Bane, Part 4
    Batman
  17. 16. [Batman #79]
    Batman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  19. 18. City of Bane, Part 5
    Batman
  20. 19. Variant Cover Gallery
    Batman
  21. 20. Batman #75 Variant Cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto
    Batman
  22. 21. Batman #76 Variant Cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto
    Batman
  23. 22. Batman #77 Variant Cover by Clayton Crain
    Batman
  24. 23. Batman #78 Variant Cover by Clay Mann
    Batman
  25. 24. Batman #79 Variant Cover by Clay Mann
    Batman
  26. 25. Batman #75 Page 23 in Process, Pencils and Inks by Tony S. Daniel
    Batman
  27. 26. Batman #76 Page 20 Line Art, Pencils and Inks by Tony S. Daniel
    Batman
  28. 27. Batman #78 Page 1 Line Art, Pencils and Inks by Clay Mann
    Batman
  29. 28. Batman #76 Page 16 Line Art, Pencils and Inks by Clay Mann
    Batman
  30. 29. Bane Is Back, But Where Is Batman?
    Batman
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