([April] 2005)

DC, 2005 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 26.99 CAD
Pages
152
On-sale date
2005-04-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-4012-0690-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941249186 00111
Editing
Dale Crain (senior editor collected edition); Chip Kidd (publication design)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
hardcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

New printing: March 14, 2012.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
David Mazzucchelli

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

The Crime Blotter (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Slam Bradley]
Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Written March 1988.

Year One Part 1 (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
David Mazzucchelli (signed)
Inks
David Mazzucchelli (signed)
Colors
? (known to be David Mazzucchelli's girlfriend at this time)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bruce Wayne; Thomas Wayne (death); Martha Wayne (death)
Reprints

Batman: Year One Chapter One: Who I Am How I Came to Be (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
Richmond Lewis
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
G-2835
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bruce Wayne [Batman](does not appear in costume); Alfred Pennyworth; Lt. James Gordon; Lieutenant Flass; Commissioner Gill Loeb; Selina Kyle [Catwoman](does not appear in costume; 1st appearance in Modern Age continuity); Holly; Thomas Wayne (Death)(flashback); Martha Wayne (Death)(flashback)
Synopsis
Bruce and Gordon both arrive in Gotham on missions that are sure to put their paths on a collision course. Gordon joins the GCPD which is rife with corruption and he is taught a savage lesson when he tries to buck this new system. Bruce tries out his years of training in a simple street brawl that does not go as planned. Wounded and searching for inspiration, Bruce finds it as a bat flies through the window.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previous regular cast member Julia ReMarque (Pennyworth) disappears from storylines. Revamped origin of Batman. First post-Crisis Batman story?

Year One Part 2 (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
? (known to be David Mazzucchelli's girlfriend at this time)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Batman Year One Chapter Two: War Is Declared (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
Richmond Lewis
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
G-2899
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lieutenant James Gordon; Detective Sarah Essen (1st appearance); Commissioner Gill Loeb; Barbara Gordon (James' pregnant wife); Detective Flass; Harvey Dent (assistant district attorney)
Synopsis
Bruce dons his new guise as Batman and begins to clean up Gotham. When he starts to harass the corrupt officials of the city, the police are commanded to take him down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sarah Essen eventually becomes Commissioner Gordon's second wife. Revamped origin of Batman.

Year One Part 3 (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
David Mazzucchelli (signed)
Inks
David Mazzucchelli (signed)
Colors
? (known to be David Mazzucchelli's girlfriend at this time)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Batman Year One Chapter Three: Black Dawn (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
Richmond Lewis
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
G-2936
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lieutenant James Gordon; Detective Sarah Essen; Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (1st in Modern Age costume); Holly; Commissioner Gill Loeb; Barbara Gordon (James' pregnant wife)
Synopsis
The police have Batman cornered and are intent on taking him in and it will take all of his training and cunning to escape from their grasp.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Revamped origin of Batman.

Year One Part 4 (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
? (known to be David Mazzucchelli's girlfriend at this time)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Lieutenant James Gordon
Reprints

Batman Year One Chapter Four: Friend in Need (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
Richmond Lewis
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
G-3028
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Lieutenant James Gordon; Detective Sarah Essen; Holly; The Roman (villain); Harvey Dent (assistant district attorney); Jefferson Skeevers; Detective Flass; Commissioner Gill Loeb; Barbara Gordon (James' pregnant wife)
Synopsis
Batman takes on the upper echelons of organized crime and becomes allies with Gordon.
The Gordon's have a baby boy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joker mentioned at end of story, placing his first story in the first year. Revamped origin of Batman.

Afterword(s) (Table of Contents: 11)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 36 pages (report information)

Script
David Mazzucchelli
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Colors
Richmond Lewis
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a new 4 page story on the philosophy of the character of Batman, sketches for the series, original art reproductions and differences in the color between the newsprint and book versions.

A Shadow Fell Across Me... (Table of Contents: 12)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Written in 1988.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
David Mazzucchelli
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frank Miller lives and works...

Indexer Notes

Brief biographies of Frank Miller, David Mazzucchelli, and Richmond Lewis.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Crime Blotter
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. Year One Part 1
    Batman
  5. 4. Batman: Year One Chapter One: Who I Am How I Came to Be
    Batman
  6. 5. Year One Part 2
    Batman
  7. 6. Batman Year One Chapter Two: War Is Declared
    Batman
  8. 7. Year One Part 3
    Batman
  9. 8. Batman Year One Chapter Three: Black Dawn
    Batman
  10. 9. Year One Part 4
    Batman
  11. 10. Batman Year One Chapter Four: Friend in Need
    Batman
  12. 11. Afterword(s)
  13. 12. A Shadow Fell Across Me...
  14. 13. ["Frank Miller lives and works..."]
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