Batman #405 [Direct]
(March 1987)

DC, 1940 Series
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Batman Year One Chapter Two: War Is Declared (Table of Contents: 2)

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
First Line of Dialogue or Text
He has trained and planned and waited eighteen years.
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.
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Indexer Notes

Sarah Essen eventually becomes Commissioner Gordon's second wife. Story continues in Batman #406. Revamped origin of Batman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Bat-Signals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Kesel (replies); Denny O'Neil
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2600
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Brad Keefauver, John LeMaitre, Chris Romano, Elvis Orten, Janet L. Hetherington and Page Davis. Also includes 1/3-page "From the Den."

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Year One Part 2
    Batman
  2. 1. ["Chocolate fun for everyone!"]
  3. 2. Batman Year One Chapter Two: War Is Declared
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
  5. 4. ["Great Christmas fun for everyone!"]
  6. 5. ["Big and crunchy."]
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