Batman #442 [Direct]
([December] 1989)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1989-11-02
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 (associate 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 Lonely Place of Dying, Part 5 of 5 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

A Lonely Place of Dying, Chapter Five: Rebirth (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited) (writer); George Pérez (credited) (co-plot)
Pencils
Jim Aparo (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Adrienne Roy (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Two-Face [Harvey Dent] (villain); Joker (cameo)
Synopsis
Tim Drake dons the Robin costume and saves Batman and Nightwing from Two-Face.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Lonely Place of Dying story continues from The New Titans (DC, 1988 series) #61. Tim Drake's first appearance as Robin. Tim becomes a regular character in the strip.

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

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

Script
KC Carlson (signed) (letter replies); Denny O'Neil (signed as Denny) (From the Den column)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-5182

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Michelle E. Koller, Malcolm Bourne, Lon Wolf, Charlie Harris, and Ben M. Alsip. Has columns on "Bat Questions Answered", "Continuity Corner" and "From the Den".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Lonely Place of Dying, Part 5 of 5
  2. 1. A Lonely Place of Dying, Chapter Five: Rebirth
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
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