Batman #400 [Direct]
(October 1986)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.10 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1986-06-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Len Wein (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #29.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting)
Colors
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Catwoman; Joker
Reprints

Why I Chose Batman (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stephen King
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence on inside of front and iback cover.

Resurrection Night! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2665
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Talia
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introductory page (actually 1st page of story).

Chapter I: Trading Darkness [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Steve Lightle
Inks
Bruce D. Patterson
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Joker; Black Mask; Mad Hatter; Killer Croc; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Ridder; Cavalier [Mortimer Drake]; Cat-Man [Thomas Blake]; Poison Ivy [Pamela Isley]; Penguin; Calendar Man; Crazy-Quilt; Black Spider; Dagger; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton]
Reprints

Chapter II: The Master Below [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
George Perez
Inks
George Perez
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Joker; Black Mask; Mad Hatter; Killer Croc; Ridder; Cavalier; Catman; Poison Ivy; Penguin; Calendar Man; Crazy-Quilt; Black Spider; Deadshot; Dr. Double-X [Simon Ecks]; Cluemaster [Arthur Brown]; Killer Moth; Scarecrow; Night-Slayer; Tweedle Dum & Tweedle Dee
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Chapter III: First Steps [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Julia Remarque; Harvey Bullock; Vicki Vale; Scarecrow; Poison Ivy; Riddler; Black Spider
Reprints

Chapter IV: The Tempting [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Batman; GUEST: Commissioner Gordon; VILLAINS: Ra's Al Ghul; Joker; Penguin; Ridder; Two-Face; Scarecrow
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Chapter V: Pinocchio and Jonah's, Too! [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Art Adams
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Killer Croc; Ridder; Poison Ivy; Black Spider; Scarecrow; Catman
Reprints

Chapter VI: Barred [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Ricardo Villagran
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Talia; Commissioner Gordon; Joker; Penguin; Mad Hatter; Cavalier; Deadshot; Killer Moth; Ra's Al Ghul
Reprints

Chapter VII: A Small Itch Scratched! [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Steve Leialoha
Inks
Steve Leialoha
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman; Harvey Bullock; Poison Ivy; Scarecrow; Riddler
Reprints

Chapter VIII: The Big Sticking [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Andy Kubert

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Chapter IX: Branches Like Bones [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Ken Steacy
Inks
Ken Steacy
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman; Poison Ivy; Scarecrow; Riddler; Killer Croc; Alfred Pennyworth; Harvey Bullock; Julia Remarque; Vicki Vale
Reprints

Chapter X: The Dark Trade [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Rick Leonardi
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Talia; Catwoman; Commissioner Gordon; Cavalier; Deadshot; Mad Hatter; Penguin; Killer Moth; Joker; Ra's Al Ghul
Reprints

Chapter XI: Under the Wind [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Catwoman; Talia; Ra's Al Ghul
Reprints

Epilogue: Fated Fete [Resurrection Night!] (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Catwoman; Commissioner Gordon; Harvey Bullock; Alfred Pennyworth; Julia Remarque; Vicki Vale; Night-Slayer; Clayface [Preston Payne]; Mr. Freeze; Two-Face; Tweedle Dum & Tweedle Dee;, Black Mask; Doctor Phosphorous [Alex Sartorius]
Reprints

Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
?

Job Number
G-2665
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Batman Has Gone to Hell (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Colors
?

Job Number
G-2665
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
?

Job Number
G-2665
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Rude
Inks
Steve Rude
Colors
?

Job Number
G-2665
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Colors
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Catwoman; Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Virgin" version of front cover with no title or logo.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Why I Chose Batman
    Batman
  3. 2. Resurrection Night!
    Batman
  4. 3. Chapter I: Trading Darkness [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  5. 4. Chapter II: The Master Below [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  6. 5. Chapter III: First Steps [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  7. 6. Chapter IV: The Tempting [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  8. 7. Chapter V: Pinocchio and Jonah's, Too! [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  9. 8. Chapter VI: Barred [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  10. 9. Chapter VII: A Small Itch Scratched! [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  11. 10. Chapter VIII: The Big Sticking [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  12. 11. Chapter IX: Branches Like Bones [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  13. 12. Chapter X: The Dark Trade [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  14. 13. Chapter XI: Under the Wind [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  15. 14. Epilogue: Fated Fete [Resurrection Night!]
    Batman
  16. 15. Pin-Up
    Batman
  17. 16. Batman Has Gone to Hell
    Batman
  18. 17. Pin-Up
    Batman
  19. 18. Pin-Up
    Batman
  20. 19. [Back Cover]
    Batman
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