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.

The cover logo has red lettering on a white bat symbol. Some copies have an additional black and white stiff paper partial cover 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

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

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

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

Script
Jordan B. Gorfinkel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Knightfall 11
    Batman
  2. 1. The Broken Bat [Knightfall 11]
    Batman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bat-Signals
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