Batman #1 - Their Dark Designs
([December] 2020)

DC, 2020 Series
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Volume
1
Price
34.99 USD; 45.99 CAD
Pages
272
On-sale Date
2020-10-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-77950-556-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781779505569 53499
Editing
Ben Abernathy (credited) (editor - original series); Jamie S. Rich (credited) (editor - original series); Dave Wielgosz (credited) (associate editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (credited) (group editor - collected editions); Robin Wildman (credited) (editor - collected edition)

Issue Notes

Collects the epilogue from Batman (DC, 2016 series) #85, Batman #86-94 and Batman Secret Files (DC, 2018 series) #3.

Their Dark Designs (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Inks
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints
No image yet

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

Front end pages with illustration taken from the variant cover of Batman #87.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Francesco Mattina
Inks
Francesco Mattina
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Front end page with illustration taken from the variant cover of Batman #85.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title page, includes illustration from the cover of Batman #86.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jorge Jimenez (credited)
Inks
Jorge Jimenez (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration from the cover of Batman #91.

Epilogue (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (signed)
Inks
Guillem March (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Clayton Cowles

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker; Henry (Joker henchman); other unnamed Joker henchmen; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (image on screen)
Synopsis
Learning that Superman has revealed his secret identity of Clark Kent to the world, the Joker is inspired to launch a final battle against Batman.
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Indexer Notes

Prologue to a new Joker storyline.

Superman revealed his secret identity to the world in Superman (DC, 2018 series) #18.

[Batman #86] (Table of Contents: 6)

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]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Part 1 (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Lucius Fox; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]; Merlyn; Gunsmith; Mr. Teeth; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Mayor Dunch; Deborah Dunch
Synopsis
Inspired by Alfred, Bruce Wayne decides to invest in improving Gotham City. Lucius builds a new vehicle for Batman, the Nightclimber. A group of assassins arrive in Gotham, leading to a confrontation between Batman and Deathstroke. Catwoman faces a threat from her past.
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Keywords
Nightclimber

Epilogue (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited, signed)
Inks
Guillem March (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
unnamed Joker henchmen
Synopsis
The Joker's henchmen destroy an amusement park as a part of The Joker's new plan.
Reprints

[Batman #87] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Chesire [Jade Nguyen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Danny Miki is not listed in the credits, but he signed the cover between Tony S. Daniel and Tomeu Morey.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Part 2 (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited)
Inks
Guillem March (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Lucius Fox; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Merlyn; Gunsmith; Mr. Teeth; Harvey Bullock
Synopsis
Riddler and Penguin are fearful of a mysterious new crime boss who has designs on Gotham. Batman interrogates the five captured assassins to find out who hired them and learns the Cheshire has escaped and he pursues her through Gotham.
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Indexer Notes

Harvey Bullock is acting police commissioner due to Gordon being infected by the Batman Who Laughs.

[Batman #88] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Merlyn; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Danny Miki is not listed in the credits, but he signed the cover between Tony S. Daniel and Tomeu Morey.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Part 3 (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited)
Inks
Guillem March (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pick up. Damn you, pick up!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; The Joker; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]; Lucius Fox; Harvey Bullock; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Merlyn; Gunsmith; Mr. Teeth; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]
Synopsis
Catwoman and Riddler are concerned that a past secret has come back to haunt them. Penguin has freed Deathstroke and the other assassins, but they turn on him whem Batman confronts them.
Reprints

[Batman #89] (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
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; The Joker; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Part 4 (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Carlo Pagulayan (credited); Guillem March (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited); Guillem March (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think it's mad, I really do...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Gunsmith [Douglas Worth]; Lucius Fox; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Merlyn; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]; Mr. Teeth; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; The Designer; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; The Joker; Punchline (intro, female accomplice of The Joker); Nightwing [Richard Grayson] (photo); Red Hood [Jason Todd] (photo); Robin [Tim Drake] (photo); Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (photo); Dr. Walter
Synopsis
As Batman pursues Gunsmith, Mr. Teeth, and Deathstroke through Gotham, Harley Quinn and Catwoman face Merlyn and Cheshire. Penguin has been injured and is hiding from the Designer, who has abducted Riddler. Catwoman must reveal to Batman a secret from her past, while the Joker plots his latest scheme against Batman.
Reprints

[Batman #90] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Inks
Jorge Jimenez (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: 20)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Part 5 (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Jorge Jimenez (credited)
Inks
Jorge Jimenez (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Deathstroke... do you copy? Is anyone left out there? Cheshire? Merlyn? Gunsmith?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Lucius Fox (voice only); Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Merlyn; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]; Mr. Teeth; Gunsmith [Douglas Worth]; The Joker; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; The Designer; Robin [Dick Grayson] (flashback)
Synopsis
Catwoman reveals to Batman the events of a secret meeting that she, Penguin, Riddler, and the Joker had with the Designer years before, and how those events result in the threat currently facing Gotham and Batman.
Reprints

[Batman #91] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Inks
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Part 6 (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Rafael Albuquerque (credited); Jorge Jimenez (credited); Carlo Pagulayan (credited)
Inks
Rafael Albuquerque (credited); Jorge Jimenez (credited); Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now...I bet you think you have a good idea of what's happening.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker; unnamed Joker henchmen; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Lucius Fox; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; The Designer; unnamed GCPD officers; Riddler [Edward Nygma]
Synopsis
Batman battles Deathstroke while the Designer continues with his plan, with Catwoman planning to stop him. Meanwhile, the Joker is getting ready to launch his own plan.
Reprints

[Batman #92] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Yasmine Putri (credited); Tony S. Daniel (credited as Tony Daniel) ("with")
Inks
Yasmine Putri (credited); Tony S. Daniel (credited as Tony Daniel) ("with")
Colors
Yasmine Putri (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Designer (hand only); Harley Quinn (chess piece); Penguin (chess piece); Deathstroke (chess piece); Punchline (chess piece); Riddler (chess piece); Catwoman (chess piece, shattered)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Part 7 (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited, signed)
Inks
Guillem March (credited, signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Bullock... How can I be of service to the Gotham City Police Department?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Harvey Bullock; Cobblepot's unnamed lawyer; Riddler [Edward Nygma]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Lucius Fox (voice only); Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Doorman (hologram); Underbroker [Harlan Graves]; Punchline; The Designer
Synopsis
The Riddler turns Gotham City into a giant crossword puzzle, for every correct answer provided by Batman, city blocks will be freed, for every wrong answer a bomb will go off. Meanwhile, Catwoman and Harley Quinn try to beat the Designer by committing a robbery before he can, but they are confronted by Punchline.
Reprints

[Batman #93] (Table of Contents: 28)

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)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Part 8 (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited); Javier Fernández (credited as Javier Fernandez)
Inks
Guillem March (credited); Javier Fernández (credited as Javier Fernandez)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited); David Baron (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tell me how it was supposed to go.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Designer; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Underbroker [Harlan Graves]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Punchline; The Joker; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton] (in the Designer's vision); Lady Shiva (in the Designer's vision); KGBeast (in the Designer's vision); Merlyn (in the Designer's vision); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (in the Designer's vision); Riddler [Edward Nygma] (in the Designer's vision); Commissioner James Gordon (in the Designer's vision); Robin [Dick Grayson] (in the Designer's vision)
Synopsis
Batman confronts the Designer about his plans for Gotham City. Meanwhile, Harley Quinn battles Punchline, while Catwoman gets help from the Underbroker to steal billions from the Wayne foundation accounts.
Reprints

[Batman #94] (Table of Contents: 31)

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: 32)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Danny Miki (credited)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Gotham City buildings from Batman #86.

Their Dark Designs Finale (Table of Contents: 33)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited); Rafael Albuquerque (credited)
Inks
Guillem March (credited); Rafael Albuquerque (credited)
Colors
David Baron (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alfred called them my little Gothams.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Cassander Wycliffe Baker; The Designer (flashback); Lucius Fox; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Tamara Fox; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]; Gunsmith [Douglas Worth]; Mr. Teeth; Merlyn; The Joker; Punchline; unnamed Joker henchmen; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Professor Pyg [Lazlo Valentin]; Firefly [Ted Carson]; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]; Tiger Shark
Synopsis
Wounded by Deathstroke, Batman learns that Selina has been shot and the Joker now has control of the Wayne fortune in the aftermath of the Designer's plan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Joker War, starting in Batman #95.

[Batman Secret Files #3] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Pencils
Guillem March (credited)
Inks
Guillem March (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Gunsmith [Douglas Worth]; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]; Merlyn; Mister Teeth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Don't Hold Your Breath (Table of Contents: 35)

Cheshire / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Vita Ayala (credited)
Pencils
Andie Tong (credited)
Inks
Andie Tong (credited)
Colors
Alejandro Sánchez (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wherever people gather, you inevitably find a cold sort of darkness.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Cheshire [Jade Nguyen]; Karl Fogle; Leslie Thompkins
Synopsis
Batman tries to convince Cheshire to give up killing and try being good.
Reprints

Hunters (Table of Contents: 36)

Merlyn / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Phillip Kennedy Johnson (credited)
Pencils
Victor Ibáñez (credited)
Inks
Victor Ibáñez (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
Troy Peteri (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't get the cape.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Malcolm Merlyn [the Dark Archer]
Synopsis
Batman gets advice from Green Arrow when Merlyn comes to Gotham to hunt Batman. Green Arrow mocks Batman about his cape, and just can't figure out why you would have one since they are so cumbersome.
Reprints

Muted (Table of Contents: 37)

Mr. Teeth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mariko Tamaki (credited)
Pencils
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Inks
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Colors
Ivan Plascencia (credited)
Letters
Tom Napolitano (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When hunting the devil, remember...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Mister Teeth
Synopsis
Batman must stop the killer Mr. Teeth.
Reprints

Afraid of America (Table of Contents: 38)

Gunsmith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Watters (credited)
Pencils
John Paul Leon (credited)
Inks
John Paul Leon (credited)
Colors
John Paul Leon (credited)
Letters
Deron Bennett (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was one of those weapons amnesty program, where folks can hand in illegal weapons with no questions asked.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Gunsmith [Douglas Worth]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis
Gunsmith tests his skills against Batman.
Reprints

Fool's Gold (Table of Contents: 39)

Deathstroke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Sumit Kumar (credited)
Inks
Sumit Kumar (credited)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (credited)
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know this is just the distraction, right?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; The Joker; Punchline
Synopsis
Deathstroke battles Batman, but both know it is only a distraction from the Joker's big plan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in "Joker War", starting in Batman #95.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Batman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited)
Inks
Guillem March (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been waiting for this for a long time...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Punchline; The Joker; unnamed Joker henchman
Synopsis
Punchline prepares to initiate the Joker's plan, but she is hoping for a chance to kill Harley Quinn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Batman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited)
Inks
Guillem March (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Cat Lady, we're getting eyeballs.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Underbroker [Harlan Graves]
Synopsis
Harley Quinn joins Catwoman as she prepares to make a move against the Underbroker.

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

Batman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Guillem March (credited)
Inks
Guillem March (credited)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What the hell am I fighting here, Batman?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]
Synopsis
Batman and Deathstroke battle zombie police officers controlled by the Designer.

Batman #86 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile

Indexer Notes

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

Batman #87 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Letters
typeset

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 #88 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
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Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batman #89 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]
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Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batman #90 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riddler [Edward Nygma]
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Batman #91 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Batman #92 Variant Cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Pencils
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau) (signed)
Inks
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau) (signed)
Colors
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau) (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Punchline
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Batman #93 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]
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Batman #94 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina (Table of Contents: 51)

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

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker; Punchline
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Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batman #92 Punchline Character Design Variant Cover by Jorge Jimenez (Table of Contents: 52)

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

Pencils
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Inks
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Colors
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Punchline
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Batman #93 The Designer Character Design Variant Cover by Jorge Jimenez (Table of Contents: 53)

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

Pencils
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Inks
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Colors
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Designer
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Batman #94 The Underbroker Character Design Variant Cover by Jorge Jimenez (Table of Contents: 54)

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

Pencils
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Inks
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Colors
Jorge Jimenez (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Designer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Francesco Mattina
Inks
Francesco Mattina
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Back end page with illustration taken from the variant cover of Batman #85.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

Batman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Inks
Francesco Mattina (credited)
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

Back end pages with illustration taken from the variant cover of Batman #87.

Who Has Designs on the Dark Knight? (Table of Contents: 57)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau)
Inks
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau)
Colors
Artgerm (credited as Stanley "Artgerm" Lau)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Punchline

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Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from the variant cover of Batman #92.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Their Dark Designs
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Epilogue
    Batman
  7. 6. [Batman #86]
    Batman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Their Dark Designs Part 1
    Batman
  10. 9. Epilogue
    Batman
  11. 10. [Batman #87]
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Their Dark Designs Part 2
    Batman
  14. 13. [Batman #88]
    Batman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. Their Dark Designs Part 3
    Batman
  17. 16. [Batman #89]
    Batman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Their Dark Designs Part 4
    Batman
  20. 19. [Batman #90]
    Batman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. Their Dark Designs Part 5
    Batman
  23. 22. [Batman #91]
    Batman
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. Their Dark Designs Part 6
    Batman
  26. 25. [Batman #92]
    Batman
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. Their Dark Designs Part 7
    Batman
  29. 28. [Batman #93]
    Batman
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. Their Dark Designs Part 8
    Batman
  32. 31. [Batman #94]
    Batman
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. Their Dark Designs Finale
    Batman
  35. 34. [Batman Secret Files #3]
    Batman
  36. 35. Don't Hold Your Breath
    Cheshire
  37. 36. Hunters
    Merlyn
  38. 37. Muted
    Mr. Teeth
  39. 38. Afraid of America
    Gunsmith
  40. 39. Fool's Gold
    Deathstroke
  41. 40. ["I've been waiting for this for a long time..."]
    Batman
  42. 41. ["Hey Cat Lady, we're getting eyeballs."]
    Batman
  43. 42. ["What the hell am I fighting here, Batman?"]
    Batman
  44. 43. Batman #86 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina
    Batman
  45. 44. Batman #87 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina
    Batman
  46. 45. Batman #88 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina
    Batman
  47. 46. Batman #89 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina
    Batman
  48. 47. Batman #90 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina
    Batman
  49. 48. Batman #91 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina
    Batman
  50. 49. Batman #92 Variant Cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau
    Batman
  51. 50. Batman #93 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina
    Batman
  52. 51. Batman #94 Variant Cover by Francesco Mattina
    Batman
  53. 52. Batman #92 Punchline Character Design Variant Cover by Jorge Jimenez
    Batman
  54. 53. Batman #93 The Designer Character Design Variant Cover by Jorge Jimenez
    Batman
  55. 54. Batman #94 The Underbroker Character Design Variant Cover by Jorge Jimenez
    Batman
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  58. 57. Who Has Designs on the Dark Knight?
    Batman
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