Batman #406 [Direct]
(April 1987)

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
1986-12-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Denny O'Neil (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #35.
This issue has variants:

Year One Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Mazzucchelli (signed)
Inks
David Mazzucchelli (signed)
Colors
Richmond Lewis
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Batman Year One Chapter Three: Black Dawn (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-2936
First Line of Dialogue or Text
They've got him cornered.
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

Story continues in Batman #407. Revamped origin of Batman.

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

Bat-Signals / letters page / 1.825 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-2640
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from "Me", Randy Freeman, Fred deBoom, Mic McConnell, John Egan, Brian Stillman and Michael Marz. Also 1/6-page "From the Den."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.175 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average # copies per issue, previous year - 187,309.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Year One Part 3
    Batman
  2. 1. ["Legends cross-overs"]
  3. 2. Batman Year One Chapter Three: Black Dawn
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["Where talent is made!"]
  7. 6. ["Chocolate fun for everyone!"]
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