(2021)

DC, 2021 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
29.99 USD; 39.99 CAD
Pages
324
On-sale Date
2021-04-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-77950-915-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781779509154 52999
Printer
LSC Communications, Owensville, MO, USA
Editing
Robin Wildman (credited) (editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
card stock covers; glossy interiors
Binding
trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects:
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #411
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #232, 656
Batman: Son of the Demon (DC, 1987 series)
Secret Files President Luthor (DC, 2001 series) #1
Batman: Death and the Maidens (DC, 2003 series) #9
Red Hood: The Lost Days (DC, 2010 series) #1
Batman and Robin (DC, 2009 series) #12
Batman Incorporated (DC, 2012 series) #2, 13
Batman (DC, 2016 series) #34-35

and character profiles from:
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (DC, 1985 series) #23
Batman Villains Secret Files and Origins 2005 (DC, 2005 series)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cliff Chiang (credited)
Inks
Cliff Chiang (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Talia al Ghul; Prometheus [Chad Graham]
Reprints
No image yet

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marcos Martín (credited); Andy Kubert (credited)
Inks
Marcos Martín (credited); Jesse Delperdang (credited)
Colors
Marcos Martín (credited); Dave Stewart (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Talia al Ghul; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustrations from Batman Villains Secret Files and Origins 2005 and Batman #656.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Chris Burnham (credited)
Inks
Chris Burnham (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talia al Ghul

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents, includes illustration from Batman Incorporated #13.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talia al Ghul

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustration from Batman #232.

[Detective Comics #411] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-752
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Talia
Reprints

Into the Den of the Death-Dealers! (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Bob Brown (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-671
Genre
superhero
Characters
Talia (villain, introduction); Dr. Darrk (death); League of Assassins (introduction ?); Batman
Synopsis
Batman meets Talia, Ra's al Ghul's daughter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in "Daughter of the Demon" in Batman #232 (July 1971). First mention of Ra's Al Ghul.

[Batman #232] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-779
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Ra's Al Ghul
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Neal Adams inker credit from GCD index for original issue, which was confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The table of contents for this collection credits Dick Giordano for the inks for this cover.

Daughter of the Demon (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-725
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Ra's Al Ghul (introduction); Talia; Alfred Pennyworth; Ubu
Synopsis
Ra's Al Ghul discovers Batman's secret identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Batman's origin is re-told. Second appearance of Talia who first appeared in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #411, the previous month's issue.

Talia (Table of Contents: 8)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (contributing writer); Paul Kupperberg (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); Barbara Kesel (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Greg Weisman (contributing writer); E. Nelson Bridwell (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer); Todd Klein (contributing writer)
Pencils
Jerry Bingham (credited, signed)
Inks
Jerry Bingham (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin; Tatjana Wood; Tom Ziuko
Letters
Todd Klein (logo design); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Talia; Batman (background); Ra's Al Ghul (background)
Reprints

[Batman: Son of the Demon] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Jerry Bingham (credited) (painting)
Inks
Jerry Bingham (credited) (painting)
Colors
Jerry Bingham (credited) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art from the front side only of the original wraparound cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Talia al Ghul

Indexer Notes

Illustration of Talia from Batman #232, with credits for Batman: Son of the Demon.

Son of the Demon (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 78 pages (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Bingham (credited)
Inks
Jerry Bingham (credited)
Colors
Jerry Bingham (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)
Editing
Dick Giordano (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Ra's Al Ghul; Talia; Commissioner Gordon; Alfred; Harris Blaine (Death); Harris Blaine Jr.; Margaret Trask; Dr. Weltmann; Donal (Death); Grind; Mikhail Gorbachev; Ronald Reagan; Quayin (Death); General Yossid (Death); John Pearson; Dr. Hallam; Thomas Wayne (cameo, flashback); Martha Wayne (cameo, flashback); Joe Chill (cameo, flashback); Melisande (Ra's wife, cameo, flashback); Damian Wayne (1st appearance, unnamed in the story, cameo)
Synopsis
A terrorist and his allies take control of a satellite that can control the weather and Batman teams up with Ra's to take him down. During the operation, Batman and Talia are married and conceive a child, but Talia tells him that she miscarries during all of the excitement. But she doesn't.
Reprints

The Most Suitable Person (Table of Contents: 12)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka (credited)
Pencils
Dale Eaglesham (credited)
Inks
Ray Kryssing (credited)
Colors
Tom McCraw (credited); Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; GUESTS: Talia; Hope; Mercy; VILLAINS: False League of Assassins; CAMEO: Ra's al Ghul
Synopsis
Luthor convinces Talia to run his company for him while he is president.
Reprints

[Batman: Death and the Maidens #9] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Klaus Janson (credited, signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited, signed)
Colors
Steve Buccellato (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Talia
Reprints

Death and the Maidens Chapter Nine (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka (credited)
Pencils
Klaus Janson (credited)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited)
Colors
Steve Buccellato
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Ra's Al Ghul; Talia; Nyssa; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

Daughters of the Demon (Table of Contents: 15)

Talia Head; Nyssa Raatko; Batman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych (credited)
Pencils
Marcos Martín (credited)
Inks
Marcos Martín (credited)
Colors
Marcos Martín
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ra's al Ghul; Talia Head; Nyssa Raatko
Reprints

[Red Hood: The Lost Days #1] (Table of Contents: 16)

Red Hood / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Billy Tucci (credited, signed)
Inks
Billy Tucci (credited, signed)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Hood [Jason Todd]
Reprints

Lost Days, Prologue: The First Step (Table of Contents: 17)

Red Hood / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Judd Winick (credited)
Pencils
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Inks
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Colors
Brian Reber (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jason Todd [also as Robin (flashback)]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback); Talia al Ghul (villain); Ra's al Ghul (villain)
Synopsis
Talia finds Jason after he crawls out of his grave and she begins training him.
Reprints

[Batman #656] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Andy Kubert (credited, signed)
Inks
Andy Kubert (credited, signed)
Colors
Andy Kubert ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Man-Bat
Reprints
Keywords
bats

Batman & Son Part 2 Man-Bats of London (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Andy Kubert (credited)
Inks
Jesse Delperdang (credited)
Colors
Dave Stewart (credited)
Letters
Nick Napolitano (credited as Nick J. Napolitano)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Jezebel Jet; Darius Cage; Kirk Langstrom [Man-Bat]; Francine Langstrom; Villains: Talia Head; Damian Wayne (named); Man-Bats
Reprints

[Batman and Robin #12] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Frank Quitely (credited, signed)
Inks
Frank Quitely (credited, signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair (credited) (signed as Sinc')
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Damian Wayne]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Inks
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Colors
?

Characters
Talia al Ghul; Jason Todd

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Red Hood: The Lost Days #1.

Batman vs. Robin, Part 3: Mexican Train (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Andy Clarke (credited) (pages 1-9, 15-17); Dustin Nguyen (credited) (layouts, pages 10-14); Scott Hanna (credited) (finishes, pages 10-14)
Inks
Scott Hanna (inks: pages 1-9, 15-17; finishes: pages 10-14)
Colors
Alex Sinclair (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited as Patrick Brosseau)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Senator Vine; Joker [also as Gravedigger; Oberon Sexton] (villain); Naberius (villain); Sweet Belial (villain); Duke Zepar (villain); Talia al Ghul (villain); Deathstroke [Slade Wilson] (villain)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin take the fight to Talia and Deathstroke. Talia shows Damian she's cloning another Damian. Gravedigger is shown to be the Joker.
Reprints

[Batman Incorporated #2] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
Chris Burnham (credited)
Inks
Chris Burnham (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwing [David Zavimbe]; El Gaucho [Santiago Vargas]; Outsiders [Freight Train [Cecil]; Halo [Gabrielle Doe]; Looker [Emily Briggs]]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; The Hood [George Cross]; Wingman; Talia al Ghul
Reprints
Keywords
Batman Incorporated

Eye of the Gorgon (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Chris Burnham (credited)
Inks
Chris Burnham (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited as Patrick Brosseau)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Melisande; Black Adam (cameo, villain); Calculator [Noah Kuttler] (cameo, villain); Deathstroke [Slade Wilson] (cameo, villain); Dr. Darrk [Ebenezer Darcel] (villain); General Malenkov (cameo, villain); Heretic (villain); Lex Luthor (cameo, villain); Ra's al Ghul (villain); Talia al Ghul [also as Talia Head] (origin, villain); Ubu (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Batman Incorporated; League of Assassins

[Batman Incorporated #13] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Chris Burnham (credited)
Inks
Chris Burnham (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints
Keywords
Batman Incorporated

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Inks
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Colors
?

Characters
Talia al Ghul; Jason Todd

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Red Hood: The Lost Days #1.

The Dark Knight and the Devil's Daughter (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
Chris Burnham (credited)
Inks
Chris Burnham (credited)
Colors
Nathan Fairbairn (credited)
Letters
Steve Wands (credited); Travis Lanham (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Bat-Cow (a cow); Batman of Japan [Jiro Osamu]; Batwing [David Zavimbe]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Dark Ranger [Johnny Riley]; El Gaucho [Santiago Vargas]; Man-of-Bats [Dr. William Eagle]; Nightrunner [Bilal Asselah]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Red Robin [Tim Drake]; Spidra; Spyral; The Hood [George Cross]; The Knight [Beryl Hutchinson]; Traktir; Wingman [Jason Todd];
Alfred Pennyworth; Alfred (a cat); Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Leviathan (villains); Ra's al Ghul (villain); Talia al Ghul (villain); Veiniac (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Batman Incorporated; clones; G.C.P.D.; Gotham City; Wayne Enterprises; Wayne Manor

[Batman #34] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Inks
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Inks
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Colors
?

Characters
Talia al Ghul; Jason Todd

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Red Hood: The Lost Days #1.

The Rules of Engagement, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Inks
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Damian Wayne; Richard Grayson; Talia al Ghul
Synopsis
Batman and Catwoman fight their way into the forbidden city of Khadym against Talia's soldiers. Talia stabs Batman in the back, then insists that Catwoman fight her as well.
Reprints
Keywords
Khadym

[Batman #35] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Pencils
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Inks
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Talia al Ghul
Reprints

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Inks
Pablo Raimondi (credited)
Colors
?

Characters
Talia al Ghul; Jason Todd

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Red Hood: The Lost Days #1.

The Rules of Engagement, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 33)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Tom King (credited)
Pencils
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Inks
Joëlle Jones (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Talia al Ghul; Damian Wayne; Richard Grayson; Holly Robinson
Synopsis
Catwoman and Talia duel with swords and with words, and Catwoman wins in both.
Reprints
Keywords
Khadym

The Daughter of the Demon Strikes in This Collection of Classic Talia Tales! (Table of Contents: 34)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Janson (credited)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Talia al Ghul

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from the cover of Batman: Death and the Maidens #9.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [Detective Comics #411]
    Batman
  6. 5. Into the Den of the Death-Dealers!
    Batman
  7. 6. [Batman #232]
    Batman
  8. 7. Daughter of the Demon
    Batman
  9. 8. Talia
    Who's Who
  10. 9. [Batman: Son of the Demon]
    Batman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  12. 11. Son of the Demon
    Batman
  13. 12. The Most Suitable Person
    Lex Luthor
  14. 13. [Batman: Death and the Maidens #9]
    Batman
  15. 14. Death and the Maidens Chapter Nine
    Batman
  16. 15. Daughters of the Demon
    Talia Head; Nyssa Raatko; Batman
  17. 16. [Red Hood: The Lost Days #1]
    Red Hood
  18. 17. Lost Days, Prologue: The First Step
    Red Hood
  19. 18. [Batman #656]
    Batman
  20. 19. Batman & Son Part 2 Man-Bats of London
    Batman
  21. 20. [Batman and Robin #12]
    Batman and Robin
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. Batman vs. Robin, Part 3: Mexican Train
    Batman and Robin
  24. 23. [Batman Incorporated #2]
    Batman, Incorporated
  25. 24. Eye of the Gorgon
    Batman, Incorporated
  26. 25. [Batman Incorporated #13]
    Batman, Incorporated
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. The Dark Knight and the Devil's Daughter
    Batman, Incorporated
  29. 28. [Batman #34]
    Batman
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. The Rules of Engagement, Part 2
    Batman
  32. 31. [Batman #35]
    Batman
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. The Rules of Engagement, Part 3
    Batman
  35. 34. The Daughter of the Demon Strikes in This Collection of Classic Talia Tales!
    Batman
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