Batman #428 [Direct]
([Holiday] 1988)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1988-10-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Denny O'Neil; Dan Raspler (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


A Death in the Family, Book Three 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
Robin [Jason Todd]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The direct sales edition has additional text where the UPC appears on the newsstand edition.

A Death in the Family, Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-3885
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd] (death); Shiela Haywood (death); Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Barbara Gordon; Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran; Joker (villain); Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (villain, flashback)
Synopsis
Death of Sheila Haywood. Burial of Sheila Haywood and Jason Todd. Joker becomes the Iranian Ambassador to the U.N.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Raspler (replies); Denny O'Neil
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3472

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Richard E. Hopkins, M.A. McConnell, Russ Bedell, Joel Cruz, Jerry Smith, Joseph Olszewski, Daniel Snyder, George Gustines, Charlie Harris, Rick Peterson and Rich Kreiner. Includes "From the Den" column.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Death in the Family, Book Three of Four
    Batman
  2. 1. A Death in the Family, Chapter 5
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
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