(January 2021)

DC, 2021 Series
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Price
5.99 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
2020-12-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Ages 13+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941369808 00111
Printer
Transcontinental Printing Interweb Montreal
Editing
Ben Abernathy (credited) (editor); Andy Khouri (credited) (editor); Dave Wielgosz (credited) (editor); Bob Harras (credited) (editor-in-chief); Darran Robinson (credited) (publication design)

Issue Notes

For Mark Chiarello.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (credited) (signed as Capullo)
Inks
Jonathan Glapion (credited) (signed as Glapion [stylized G])

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

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

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tradd Moore (illustration)
Inks
Tradd Moore (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title, credits and table of contents with illustration from 2nd panel, 1st page of 1st story.

Pinup by Max Fiumara (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Fiumara (credited) (signed as [boxplot])
Inks
Max Fiumara (credited) (signed as [boxplot])
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Demon's Fist (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
James Tynion IV (credited)
Pencils
Tradd Moore (credited)
Inks
Tradd Moore (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)
Editing
Ben Abernathy (credited); Dave Wielgosz (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It has been seven minutes since our brothers sounded the alarm.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ra's al Ghul; League of Assassins
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

James Tynion IV / Tradd Moore (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tradd Moore (credited) (illustration)
Inks
Tradd Moore (credited) (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Much like Batman himself, James Tynion IV is prepared for anything.
Genre
biography
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Biographies for previous story's creators with illustration adapted from story's 7th page.

J.H. Williams III (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
J. H. Williams III (credited) (illustration)
Inks
J. H. Williams III (credited) (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the most exciting, innovative, and awarded storytellers in American comics, J.H. Williams III is a true virtuoso.
Genre
biography
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Biography for next story's creator with illustration from story's 5th page.

Weight (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
J. H. Williams III (credited)
Pencils
J. H. Williams III (credited)
Inks
J. H. Williams III (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)
Editing
Andy Khouri (credited) (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is always an unknown. We fear it.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martha Wayne; Thomas Wayne; Joe Chill; Alfred Pennyworth; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Mr. Freeze [Victor Fries]; Mr. Zsasz [Victor Zsasz]; Clayface; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Ra's al Ghul; Talia Head; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Death Man; Azrael [Jean-Paul Valley]; James Gordon; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Court of Owls [unnamed member]; Robin [Jason Todd] (dead); Joker
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

First Flight (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini (credited)
Pencils
Andy Kubert (credited)
Inks
Andy Kubert (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)
Editing
Ben Abernathy (credited) (editor); Dave Wielgosz (credited) (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I didn't think twice about throwing the dummy under the train. I had to break the Ventriloquist free of its control.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Man-Bat Commandos; Alfred Pennyworth; Talia al Ghul; Swamp Thing
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batman's T-Rex; Batmobile; Batplane; Batrope; Giant Joker Card; Giant Penny; Gotham City; Whirly-Bat

Paul Dini / Andy Kubert (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Andy Kubert (illustration)
Inks
Andy Kubert (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are vanishingly few mediums in which Paul Dini has't left his mark on the Dark Knight.
Genre
biography
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (illustration)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Biographies for previous story's creator with illustration from 3rd page, 8th panel.

Emma Rios (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Emma Ríos (credited) (illustration)
Inks
Emma Ríos (credited) (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lingering in the reader's mind long after they've put the book down, the hauntingly beautiful work of Emma Rios is a kind of visual poetry.
Genre
biography
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Biography of next story's creator with illustration from 3rd page.

Sisyphus (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Emma Ríos (credited)
Pencils
Emma Ríos (credited)
Inks
Emma Ríos (credited)
Letters
Steve Wands (credited)
Editing
Dave Wielgosz (credited) (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Interval.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints
Keywords
Lazarus Pit

Metamorphosis (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
G. Willow Wilson (credited)
Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited)
Letters
Clem Robins (credited)
Editing
Dave Wielgosz (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They say he's in there with a dead cop and one kidnapped girl.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Gotham City Police Department; Killer Croc; Melanie
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

G. Willow Wilson / Greg Smallwood (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Greg Smallwood (credited) (illustration)
Inks
Greg Smallwood (credited) (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A writer whose work has enjoyed a vast readership across lines of generation, gender, ethnicity, and even religion, G. Willow Wilson is know for rendering fantastical and spiritual themes in modern tones and authentic voices.
Genre
biography
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Biography for previous story's creators with illustration from 6th page, 7th panel.

Pinup by Dexter Soy (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dexter Soy
Inks
Dexter Soy
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints
Keywords
lightning

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Pinup by Max Fiumara
    Batman
  4. 3. The Demon's Fist
    Batman
  5. 4. James Tynion IV / Tradd Moore
  6. 5. J.H. Williams III
  7. 6. Weight
    Batman
  8. 7. First Flight
    Batman
  9. 8. Paul Dini / Andy Kubert
  10. 9. Emma Rios
  11. 10. Sisyphus
    Batman
  12. 11. Metamorphosis
    Batman
  13. 12. G. Willow Wilson / Greg Smallwood
  14. 13. Pinup by Dexter Soy
    Batman
  15. 14. [Back Cover]
    Batman
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