([December] 1988)

DC, 1988 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.95 USD; 30.95 CAD
Pages
360
On-sale date
1988-12-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
0-930289-35-8 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Mike Gold
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks
Dave Dorman (painting, signed)
Colors
Dave Dorman (painting, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Growing Up With the Greatest (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Giordano
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

various covers used as illustrations

Our Darkest Knight (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

various covers used as illustrations

Batman versus the Vampire, Part One (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

title from Table of Contents. Sheldon Moldoff not credited.

Batman versus the Vampire, Part Two (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

title from Table of Contents. Sheldon Moldoff not credited.

Dr. Hugo Strange and the Mutant Monsters (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

title from Table of Contents

Knights of Knavery (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron [uncredited]
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Book credits Jerry Robinson with pencils and George Roussos with inks.

1001 Umbrellas of the Penguin (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz [uncredited]
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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  • From Batman Sunday comic strip, 1946-02-10 - 1946-03-10

Indexer Notes

Title from the Table of Contents.

The Origin of the Batman! (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger [uncredited]
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Inks miscredited to Lew Sayre Schwartz (as Lou [sic] Schwartz).

The Birth of the Batplane II! (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern Reed [uncredited]
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
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Operation "Escape"! (Table of Contents: 11)

Robin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
Shelly Eiber
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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The Jungle Cat-Queen! (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton [uncredited]
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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The First Batman (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger [uncredited]
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Book credits inks to Sheldon Moldoff

The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman and Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton [uncredited]
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Daniel Vozzo
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Robin Dies at Dawn (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger [uncredited]
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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The Blockbuster Invasion of Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Ghost of the Killer Skies! (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
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Half an Evil (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Constanza
Editing
Julius Schwartz [as Julie Schwartz] (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is hushed, here... the only sounds are the muffled murmuring of swamp beasts and the gentle lap of water against grassy banks...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Two-Face (villain); Commissioner Gordon [James Gordon]; Arthur Reeves; Alfred Pennyworth; Billy the Tramp; Robin [Dick Grayson] (flashback); Boss Maroni (flashback)
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Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Batrope; GCPD Headquarters; Gotham City; Nautical Museum; Two-Face's coin; Wayne Foundation

Man-Bat Over Vegas! (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Frank Robbins
Inks
Frank Robbins
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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The Batman Nobody Knows! (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Robbins
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1473
Genre
superhero
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Deathmask! (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Jim Aparo

Genre
superhero
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Death Flies the Haunted Skies (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Alex Toth
Editing
Archie Goodwin (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (original assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Earlier, a flash storm had shattered this Spring evening in Gotham!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Eve Dancer; Mason Terrell; Doug Garth; Rick Halstrom; Ben Dancer; Benjy Dancer
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Keywords
Batarang; Gotham City; SPAD S.XIII

Indexer Notes

With due homage to Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, George Roussos, and Neal Adams.

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley! (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Julia Lacquement
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Death Strikes at Midnight and Three (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / text story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil [as Dennis O'Neil]
Pencils
Marshall Rogers [as W. M. Rogers]
Inks
Marshall Rogers [as W. M. Rogers]
Colors
Bill Wray
Letters
typeset
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At eight o'clock the special prosecutor died.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Anthony Toombs; Milo Lewes; Gimp Malone; Boilerplate Thomas; Bernie Sorrel; Benjamin
Reprints
Keywords
Batcave; Gotham City; Utility Belt; Wayne Foundation

Indexer Notes

Prose story with illustrations.

The Deadshot Ricochet (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
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Bat-Mite's New York Adventure! (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
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A Caper a Day Keeps the Batman at Bay! (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
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To Kill a Legend (Table of Contents: 28)

Batman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Brennert
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
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The Autobiography of Bruce Wayne! (Table of Contents: 29)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Brennert
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
George Freeman
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
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Endnotes (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

various covers used as illoes

Creating the Greatest (Table of Contents: 31)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

biographies of stories' creators

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
    Batman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Growing Up With the Greatest
  4. 3. Our Darkest Knight
  5. 4. Batman versus the Vampire, Part One
    Batman
  6. 5. Batman versus the Vampire, Part Two
    Batman
  7. 6. Dr. Hugo Strange and the Mutant Monsters
    Batman
  8. 7. Knights of Knavery
    Batman
  9. 8. 1001 Umbrellas of the Penguin
    Batman
  10. 9. The Origin of the Batman!
    Batman
  11. 10. The Birth of the Batplane II!
    Batman
  12. 11. Operation "Escape"!
    Robin
  13. 12. The Jungle Cat-Queen!
    Batman
  14. 13. The First Batman
    Batman
  15. 14. The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team
    Superman and Batman
  16. 15. Robin Dies at Dawn
    Batman
  17. 16. The Blockbuster Invasion of Gotham City!
    Batman
  18. 17. Ghost of the Killer Skies!
    Batman
  19. 18. Half an Evil
    Batman
  20. 19. Man-Bat Over Vegas!
    Batman
  21. 20. The Batman Nobody Knows!
    Batman
  22. 21. Deathmask!
    Batman
  23. 22. Death Flies the Haunted Skies
    Batman
  24. 23. There Is No Hope in Crime Alley!
    Batman
  25. 24. Death Strikes at Midnight and Three
    Batman
  26. 25. The Deadshot Ricochet
    Batman
  27. 26. Bat-Mite's New York Adventure!
    Batman
  28. 27. A Caper a Day Keeps the Batman at Bay!
    Batman
  29. 28. To Kill a Legend
    Batman
  30. 29. The Autobiography of Bruce Wayne!
    Batman
  31. 30. Endnotes
  32. 31. Creating the Greatest
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