([February] 1997)

DC, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
45.00 USD; 62.95 CAD
Pages
232 ?
On-sale Date
1996-12-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Publisher's Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-341-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941209210 00111
Editing
Dick Giordano (credited) (co-editor - original series); Denny O'Neil (credited as Dennis O'Neil) (co-editor - original series); Archie Goodwin (credited) (editor - collected edition); Bob Kahan (editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
hardcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Simultaneously released in a deluxe slipcased edition; also available later in a softcover edition.

Collects Batman: The Dark Knight (DC, 1986 series) #1-4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller (credited, signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited, signed)
Colors
Klaus Janson (credited, signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
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The Dark Knight Returns (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed)
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Half-title page.

[Editorial Credits] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Background is the silhouette of Batman from the cover from Batman: The Dark Knight (DC, 1986 series) #1.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns -- Tenth Anniversary Edition (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Title page illustrated with the central portion of the cover from Batman: The Dark Knight (DC, 1986 series) #1.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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Dark Knight Days (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller (credited)
Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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Book One: The Dark Knight Returns (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller (credited)
Pencils
Frank Miller (credited)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited)
Colors
Lynn Varley (credited)
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lola Chong; Bill; Dave; James Gordon; Harvey Dent; Dr. Bartholomew Wolper (introduction); Dr. Herbert Willing; Alfred Pennyworth; Carrie Kelley (introduction); Michelle; Mackie; Morrie; Lana Lang
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Book Two: The Dark Knight Triumphant (Table of Contents: 8)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller (credited)
Pencils
Frank Miller (credited)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited)
Colors
Lynn Varley (credited)
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
James Gordon; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]; Tom; Lola; Dr. Bartholomew Wolper; Chuck Brick; Lana Lang; Margaret Corcoran; Ellen Yindel; Arnold Crimp; Peppi Spandeck; Vasquez; Alfred Pennyworth
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Book Three: Hunt the Dark Knight (Table of Contents: 10)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller (credited)
Pencils
Frank Miller (credited)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited); Frank Miller (credited)
Colors
Lynn Varley (credited)
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]; Bruno; Sunflower Standish; Lola; Dr. Bartholomew Wolper; James Gordon; Ellen Yindel; Superman [Clark Kent]; Alfred Pennyworth; David Letterman; Joker (death); Selina Kyle; Lana Lang; Morrie
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Book Four: The Dark Knight Falls (Table of Contents: 12)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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The Dark Knight Falls (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller (credited)
Pencils
Frank Miller (credited)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited)
Colors
Lynn Varley (credited)
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Robin [Carrie Kelley]; James Gordon; Lola Chong; Alfred Pennyworth; Oliver Queen
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[Acknowledgements] (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

This and the following page have a background with the silhouette of Batman from the cover of Batman: The Dark Knight (DC, 1986 series) #1.

Gallery: The Original Covers (Table of Contents: 15)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

This and the preceding page have a background with the silhouette of Batman from the cover of Batman: The Dark Knight (DC, 1986 series) #1.

Book One: The Dark Knight Returns (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Book Two: The Dark Knight Triumphant (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Carrie Kelley]
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Indexer Notes

Actually the cover to Batman: The Dark Knight (DC, 1986 series) #3.

Book Three: Hunt the Dark Knight (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Actually the cover to Batman: The Dark Knight (DC, 1986 series) #2, flipped vertically.

Book Four: The Dark Knight Falls (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed)
Colors
Lynn Varley (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]
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Collected Edition: Warner Books (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Image flipped vertically.

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first 48-page chapter of The Dark Knight Returns...
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The Dark Knight Falls (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / text story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller (credited)
Pencils
Frank Miller (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

The original plot for the 4th issue.

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Frank Miller (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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