Batman #497 [Direct]
(Late July 1993)

DC, 1940 Series
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Price
1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD; 0.70 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1993-05-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Denny O'Neil; Jordan Gorfinkel (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.

Second and third printings exist and are noted on the cover behind the overlay.


Knightfall 11 (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kelley Jones (signed)
Inks
Kelley Jones (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Editing
Curtis King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Bane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Has an additional black and white stiff paper partial cover overlay.

The Broken Bat [Knightfall 11] (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Sondra Kinsolving; Tim Drake [Robin]; Bane (villain); Black Mask (flashback); Metalhead (flashback); Riddler (flashback); Joker (flashback); Two-Face (flashback); Scarecrow (flashback); Mad Hatter (flashback); Zsasz (flashback); Firefly (flashback); Poison Ivy (flashback)
Synopsis
Bane breaks Batman's back.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Knightfall continued from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #663.
Knightfall continues in Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #664.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Knightfall 11
    Batman
  2. 1. The Broken Bat [Knightfall 11]
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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