Batman #426 [Direct]
(December 1988)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1988-08-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Denny O'Neil (editor); Dan Raspler (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

A Death in the Family, Book One of Four (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (signed)
Inks
Mike Mignola (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New logo designed by Kez Wilson. Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

A Death in the Family, Chapter 1 & 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3615
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker (villain); Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (flashback); Sharmin Rosen; Shiva Woosan (cameo image on computer monitor); Dr. Sheila Haywood (cameo image on computer monitor)
Synopsis
Jason discovers that his "real" mother was really his step-mother, and his birth mother is still alive. Joker escapes from Arkham and Batman chases him to the Middle East where he runs across Jason looking for one of the women he thinks is his mom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Infamous story where readers called an 800-number and voted to have Robin killed! Story continues in Batman #427.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Death in the Family, Book One of Four
    Batman
  2. 1. A Death in the Family, Chapter 1 & 2
    Batman
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Peets
  • Jim Van Dore