Batman #401 [Direct]
(November 1986)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1986-07-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Denny O'Neil
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Legends Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magpie [Margaret Pye]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (silhouette reflection in Magpie's glasses)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

A Bird in the Hand ... (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara J. Randall
Pencils
Trevor Von Eeden
Inks
Trevor Von Eeden
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Commissioner James Gordon; G. Gordon Godfrey; Magpie [Margaret Pye] (villain); Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Magpie shows up at a party showing the Wayne collection of jewels where G. Gordon Godfrey shows up. She escapes and Batman and Robin track her to a museum.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Legends crossover continues in Chapter 2: Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #568 and Legends (DC, 1986 series) #1.

From the Den (Table of Contents: 2)

Bat-Signals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil; Barbara J. Randall
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2491

Indexer Notes

Informational paragraphs from the Editor and Assistant Editor(who is also the writer of this issue).

[Pinup] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Raymond Chandler (quote)
Pencils
Brian Bolland (signed)
Inks
Brian Bolland (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Legends Chapter 1
    Batman
  2. 1. A Bird in the Hand ...
    Batman
  3. 2. From the Den
    Bat-Signals
  4. 3. [Pinup]
    Batman
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