([June] 2021)

DC, 2021 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
17.99 USD; 23.99 CAD
Pages
164
On-sale Date
2021-04-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-77950-323-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781779503237 51799
Printer
LSC Communications, Owensville, MO, USA
Editing
Jamie S. Rich (credited) (group editor - original series); Dave Wielgosz (credited) (associate editor - original series); Reza Lokman (credited) (editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Card stock covers, matte paper interiors
Binding
trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Joker; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Mister Freeze [Victor Fries]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Bane; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
?

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from Chapter Two Eye of the Beholder.

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
?

Characters
Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration from Chapter Four Leggo My Ego.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustration from Chapter One Split Decision.

[Batman: Kings of Fear #1] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Mister Freeze [Victor Fries]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; The Joker; Bane; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane] (shadow only)
Reprints

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
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Chapter One Split Decision.

Kings of Fear Chapter One Split Decision (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Peterson (credited)
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Joker; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Mister Freeze [Victor Fries]; Bane; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Brian; unnnamed Joker henchmen; unnamed Arkham Asylum doctor; unnamed Arkham Asylum orderlies
Synopsis
Batman faces off against the Joker and upon capturing him, returns him to Arkham Asylum. As an Arkham doctor chastises Batman about his use of violence, Joker leads an uprising of Arkham inmates, and Batman is forced to take them all on single-handedly. The Scarecrow escapes in the confusion.
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Keywords
Arkham Asylum

[Batman: Kings of Fear #2] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

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: 8)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Chapter One Split Decision.

Kings of Fear Chapter Two Eye of the Beholder (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Peterson (credited)
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Thomas Wayne (hallucination); Martha Wayne (hallucination); Joe Chill (hallucination); Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley] (hallucination); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (hallucination); Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (hallucination); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (hallucination); Joker (hallucination); Robin [Jason Todd] (hallucination); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (hallucination); Clayface [Basil Karlo] (hallucination); Silver St. Cloud (hallucination); Mister Freeze [Victor Fries] (hallucination); Riddler [Edward Nigma] (hallucination); Hugo Strange (hallucination); Killer Croc [Waylon Jones] (hallucination); Bane (hallucination); Ra's Al Ghul (hallucination); Commissioner James Gordon; Alfred Pennyworth; unnamed landlord; Kenneth Rhee (hallucination)
Synopsis
Batman searches for Scarecrow while fighting off hallucinations caused by Scarecrow's fear gas.
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Keywords
Knightfall; Laughing Fish

Indexer Notes

There is a two-page spread of Batman, under the influence of Scarecrow's fear gas, reliving his worst nightmares, which includes the death of his parents, the death of Jason Todd, and battling his deadliest villains. Among the images is the Joker with a laughing fish (from Detective Comics #475) and Bane breaking Batman's back (from Batman #497).

[Batman: Kings of Fear #3] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Joker; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Mister Freeze [Victor Fries]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Bane; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]
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
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Chapter Three Evaluation.

Kings of Fear Chapter Three Evaluation (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Peterson (credited)
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; unnamed girl
Synopsis
With the life of a hostage at stake, Scarecrow forces Batman to let him follow on his nightly patrols, so he can evaluate Batman in his natural environment.
Reprints

[Batman: Kings of Fear #4] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
?

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: 14)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Chapter Four Leggo My Ego.

Kings of Fear Chapter Four Leggo My Ego (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Peterson (credited)
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Thomas Wayne (flashback); Joe Chill (flashback); Commissioner James Gordon; Officer Bernacchi; Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (in Batman's vision); Martha Wayne (flashback, deceased)
Synopsis
Scarecrow continues to use his fear gas to delve into Batman's psyche, while Commissioner Gordon takes on Scarecrow's men in an attempt to track down Scarecrow.
Reprints

[Batman: Kings of Fear #5] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Clayface [Basil Karlo]; Mister Freeze [Victor Fries]; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; The Joker; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Ra's Al Ghul; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Hugo Strange; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Bane
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
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Chapter Four Leggo My Ego.

Kings of Fear Chapter Five Batharsis (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Peterson (credited)
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones] (in Batman's vision); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (in Batman's vision); Mister Freeze [Victor Fries] (in Batman's vision); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (in Batman's vision); The Joker; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley] (in Batman's vision); Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (in Batman's vision); Clayface [Basil Karlo] (in Batman's vision); Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch] (in Batman's vision); Bane; Riddler [Edward Nigma] (in Batman's vision); Thomas Wayne (in Batman's vision); Martha Wayne (in Batman's vision)
Synopsis
As Scarecrow continues to use his fear gas to delve into Batman's psyche, he shows Batman a vision of what Gotham would be like if he never became the Batman.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Keywords
Bat-Signal; bats

Indexer Notes

Illustration of the Bat-Signal taken from Chapter Four Leggo My Ego, this page is between pages 5 and 6 of Chapter Five Batharsis.

[Batman: Kings of Fear #6] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited, signed)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Kings of Fear Conclusion The Once and Future King (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Peterson (credited)
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Commissioner James Gordon; Kenneth Rhee; Mister Freeze [Victor Fries]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; The Joker; unnamed Arkham Asylum analyst; Samuel "Scapel" Sanchez (flashback); Riddler [Edward Nigma] (flashback); unnamed daughter of Sanchez and the analyst (photo); Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
After recovering from Scarecrow's drugs and defeating him, Batman questions his purpose and wonders if Gotham would have been better off if he had not become Batman.
Reprints
Keywords
Arkham Asylum

[Batman: Kings of Fear #1 Variant Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (credited, signed)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (credited, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Batman: Kings of Fear Sketchbook by Kelley Jones (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Black and White sketches with preliminary character studies for Arkham villains and two unused cover concepts. Introductory page includes an illustration from Kings of Fear Conclusion The Once and Future King.

Biographies (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Biographies of Scott Peterson and Kelley Jones, includes an iluustration from Chapter Five Batharsis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

What Is Batman's Greatest Fear? (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kelley Jones (credited)
Inks
Kelley Jones (credited)
Colors
Michelle Madsen (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from Chapter Three Evaluation.