([September] 2004)

DC, 2004 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
17.95 USD; 27.95 CAD
Pages
260
On-sale date
2004-09-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-4012-0341-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941244242 00111
Editing
Bob Schreck (editor - original series); Michael Wright (editor - original series); Matt Idelson (editor - original series); Nachie Castro (assistant editor - original series); Robert Greenberger (senior editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback

Issue Notes

Indexed from a first printing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Jean
Inks
James Jean
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

What Has Gone Before (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / recap / 2 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
typeset

[Cast of Characters] (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Scarification (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Pete Woods
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Cassandra Cain]; Debra Ann Farrow; Betty Lisecki; Derek; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Stanley
Synopsis
Batman shows little restraint as he tracks down dealers for a new and very powerful drug.
Reprints

The Surrogate, Part One: Lost and Found (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Pete Woods
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Dr. Leslie Thompkins
Synopsis
An ex-football player turned gangster shoots a pregnant woman, but no bullet is found. As Dr. Thompkins tries to save the lives of both mother and unborn child, she asks for Batman's help in searching for the woman's family.
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The Surrogate, Part Two: The Blinding (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Pete Woods
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Dr. Leslie Thompkins; Mr. Freeze
Synopsis
Batman searches for Dr. Thompkins, who has been kidnapped along with the pregnant woman she was treating for a gunshot wound. Batman discovers that Mr. Freeze is supplying weapons to gangs to help a mysterious third party gain control of the section of Gotham known as "The Hills."
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The Surrogate, Part Three: Deliverance (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Pete Woods
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Leslie Thompkins; Mr. Freeze [Dr. Victor Fries]; Neisha; L'Shea; Marquis; Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Batman assists Dr. Thompkins deliver a child as they are trapped within a collapsed building. Batman hunts down Mr. Freeze and attempts to find out who is making a move to take over the section of Gotham known as "The Hill."
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Monsters of Rot, Part One: Cleansing Fires (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Pete Woods
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Tarantula [Catalina Flores]; Orpheus [Gavin King]; L'Shea; The Murge; Commissioner Michael Akins
Synopsis
Smugglers accidentally bring The Murge to Gotham.
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Monsters of Rot, Part Two: Knee Deep (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Pete Woods
Inks
Nathan Massengill
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Orpheus [Gavin King]; Commissioner Michael Akins; Sanitation Commissioner Francis Johnson; Tarantula [Catalina Flores]; The Murge
Synopsis
Batman and Tarantula battle the Murge in the sewers beneath Gotham City.
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Polished Stone, Part One (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Brad Walker
Inks
Troy Nixey
Colors
Giulia Brusco
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Matt Idelson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Orpheus [Gavin King]; Onyx [Onyx Adams]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Synopsis
Green Arrow travels to a monastery to ask Onyx to come to Gotham and help Batman.
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Polished Stone, Part Two (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Brad Walker
Inks
Troy Nixey
Colors
Giulia Brusco
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Cassandra Cain]; Orpheus; Onyx; Penguin (villain)
Synopsis
Batman helps Onyx cement her rep in front of the Penguin and a restaurant full of baddies.
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A Life More Ordinary (Table of Contents: 11)

Robin / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Damion Scott
Inks
Damion Scott
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Phil Balsman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Stephanie Brown [Spoiler; Robin]; Tim Drake; Scarab; Jack Drake; Darla Aquista; Dana Drake; Bernard Dowd; Batman; Alfred Pennyworth
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Indexer Notes

Stephanie Brown becomes the new Robin.

...And Red All Over (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Andersen Gabrych
Pencils
Pete Woods
Inks
Nathan Massengill
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Stephanie Brown]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Victor Zsasz (villain)
Synopsis
Stephanie's training as the new Robin is violently interrupted as Victor Zsasz targets her as his latest victim.
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Girl Wonder (Table of Contents: 13)

Robin / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Damion Scott
Inks
Damion Scott; Robert Campanella
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Phil Balsman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Stephanie Brown]; Batman; Tim Drake; Jack Drake; Dana Drake; Scarab; Tiger Moth; Darla Aquista; Bernard Dowd; Oracle; Batgirl [Cassandra Cain]
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Fired! (Table of Contents: 14)

Robin / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Willingham
Pencils
Damion Scott
Inks
Damion Scott
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Phil Balsman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Stephanie Brown]; Batman; Scarab; Tim Drake; Batgirl [Cassandra Cain]; Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Batman "fires" Stephanie from the Robin role.
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Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 10 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tim Sale; Damion Scott
Inks
Tim Sale; Damion Scott
Colors
Mark Chiarello; Guy Major
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Designing a New Robin (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Damion Scott
Inks
Damion Scott
Colors
Damion Scott
Letters
typeset
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. What Has Gone Before
    Batman
  3. 2. [Cast of Characters]
    Batman
  4. 3. Scarification
    Batman
  5. 4. The Surrogate, Part One: Lost and Found
    Batman
  6. 5. The Surrogate, Part Two: The Blinding
    Batman
  7. 6. The Surrogate, Part Three: Deliverance
    Batman
  8. 7. Monsters of Rot, Part One: Cleansing Fires
    Batman
  9. 8. Monsters of Rot, Part Two: Knee Deep
    Batman
  10. 9. Polished Stone, Part One
    Batman
  11. 10. Polished Stone, Part Two
    Batman
  12. 11. A Life More Ordinary
    Robin
  13. 12. ...And Red All Over
    Batman
  14. 13. Girl Wonder
    Robin
  15. 14. Fired!
    Robin
  16. 15. Cover Gallery
    Batman; Robin
  17. 16. Designing a New Robin
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