(2020)

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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
100
On-sale Date
2020-05-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941370071

Issue Notes

This is the Mass Market Edition. The DC Giants program ended abruptly in June 2020 and the Direct Market Edition of this issue was never published.

Can Batman Escape the Labyrinth? (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chris Burnham (credited); various (insets)
Inks
Chris Burnham (credited); various (insets)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited); various (insets)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Killer Moth (inset); The Joker (inset)
Reprints

Unplanned Obsolescence (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Russell (credited)
Pencils
Ryan Benjamin (credited)
Inks
Richard Friend (credited)
Colors
Alex Sinclair (credited)
Letters
Troy Peteri (credited)
Editing
Liz Erickson (credited) (assistant editor); Katie Kubert (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been at this a long time.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Killer Moth; Riddler (flashback); Penguin (flashback); Night Moon (deceased)
Synopsis
Batman investigates when Killer Moth is shot dead by a night watchman. Knowing that Killer Moth plans for every possibility, Batman suspects there is more to the story.

Indexer Notes

Killer Moth is portrayed as a master criminal whom Batman has never been able to capture or unmask previously, which is inconsistent with the way Killer Moth has been portrayed in the past.

Joker's Wild aka "Whatcha Got in the Trunk?" (Table of Contents: 2)

The Joker [super-villain] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Russell (credited)
Pencils
Chris Mooneyham (credited as Christopher Mooneyham)
Inks
Chris Mooneyham (credited as Christopher Mooneyham)
Colors
David Baron (credited)
Letters
Ferran Delgado (credited)
Editing
Liz Erickson (credited) (assistant editor); Katie Kubert (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Editor's Note: This is likely not the actual origin story of the Joker
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker; Tony Finks
Synopsis
A possible but not likely origin story of the Joker, who seeks revenge on the club manager whom he feels wronged him when he was an up and coming comedian trying to get a break.

Face the Court (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder (credited)
Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited)
Inks
Jonathan Glapion (credited)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited as FCO)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (cameo); Batwing [David Zavimbe] (cameo); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (cameo); Nightwing [Dick Grayson] (cameo); Robin [Damian Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Martha Wayne (hallucination); Thomas Wayne (hallucination); Talon (villain)
Reprints

Elegy, Part 4: Rubato! (Table of Contents: 4)

Batwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka (credited)
Pencils
J. H. Williams III (credited)
Inks
J. H. Williams III (credited)
Colors
Dave Stewart (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batwoman [Kate Kane]; Colonel Kane; Bette Kane [Flamebird]; Abbott (villain); Hayes (villain); Claire (villain); Alice [Beth] (villain)
Synopsis
Batwoman battles Alice in a military plane over Gotham to prevent Alice from releasing a chemical weapon that will kill most of the people in Gotham.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Alice is revealed to be Colonel Kane's daughter.

Rise of Raptor Part 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

Nightwing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Seeley (credited)
Pencils
Javier Fernández (credited)
Inks
Javier Fernández (credited)
Colors
Chris Sotomayor (credited)
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Tiger (Spyral); Raptor; Alfred Pennyworth; Bruce Wayne; Robin [Damian Wayne]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Can Batman Escape the Labyrinth?
    Batman
  2. 1. Unplanned Obsolescence
    Batman
  3. 2. Joker's Wild aka "Whatcha Got in the Trunk?"
    The Joker [super-villain]
  4. 3. Face the Court
    Batman
  5. 4. Elegy, Part 4: Rubato!
    Batwoman
  6. 5. Rise of Raptor Part 1
    Nightwing
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