([November] 2008)

DC, 2008 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
19.99 USD
Pages:
228
On-sale date:
2008-11-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
1-4012-1928-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
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Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover
Binding:
softcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gotham / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Calafiore
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints:

Book One: Kidnapped (Table of Contents: 1)

Gotham / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore
Inks:
Jack Purcell
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Steve Wands

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Matches Malone [Bruce Wayne; Batman]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Suicide Squad [Rick Flag; Bane; Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton]; Plastique [Bette Sans Souci]]; VILLAINS: Hugo Strange; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Tobias Whale; Mr. Galante (dies)
Synopsis:
The villains of Gotham know that several of their number have mysteriously disappeared, and a struggle for power has begun. Batman is working undercover as Matches Malone while his allies handle things publicly.
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Book Two: Gangs of Gotham (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore [as J. Calafiore]
Inks:
Jim Calafiore (pages 1-4); Jack Purcell (pages 5-22)
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Wayne [as Matches Malone; Batman]; Dick Grayson [as Freddie Dinardo; Nightwing]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli] (cameo); Question [Renee Montoya] (cameo); Spoiler; VILLAINS: Irish Wounded Ravens (cameo; flashback); Italian East-Siders (cameo; flashback); Free Men Gang (cameo; flashback); Jewish Sons of David (cameo; flashback); All-Americans (cameo; flashback); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Tobias Whale; Lockdown; Killer Moth; Firefly; Ventriloquist [Sugar; Scarface]; Mr. Zsasz (cameo)
Synopsis:
Tobias Whale makes a move to take over crime in Gotham.
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Book Three: Fancy Meeting You Here... (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore
Inks:
Jack Purcell
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Randy Gentile

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Wayne [as Matches Malone; Batman]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Spoiler; Suicide Squad [Bane; Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner]; Captain Boomerang, Jr. [Owen Mercer]; Deadshot [Floyd Lawton]; Plastique [Bette Sans Souci]]; VILLAINS: Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Tobias Whale; Lockdown; Killer Moth; Firefly; Ventriloquist [Sugar; Scarface]; Mr. Zsasz; Hugo Strange; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Mad Hatter [Jervis Tetch]; Johnny Stitches [Johnny Denetto]
Synopsis:
The Scarecrow escapes and tries to warn the other criminals about the Penguin and the Suicide Squad. Meanwhile, it's Matches Malone versus Mr. Zsasz - to the death!
Reprints:

Book Four: Scars (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore [as J. Calafiore]
Inks:
Jack Purcell
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Randy Gentile

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Wayne [as Matches Malone; Batman]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Spoiler; Dick Grayson [as Freddie Dinardo; Nightwing]; Vigilante; Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; VILLAINS: Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Tobias Whale; Lockdown; Killer Moth; Firefly; Ventriloquist [Sugar; Scarface]; Johnny Stitches [Johnny Denetto]; Great White Shark; Ugly Mannheim
Synopsis:
The villains continue to jockey for position in the new crime hierarchy of Gotham. An injured Matches Malone escapes from the prison infirmary. Oracle's headquarters is breached.
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Book 5: Pieces of the Puzzle (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore [as J. Calafiore]
Inks:
Jack Purcell
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Travis Lanham

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Wayne [as Matches Malone; Batman]; Captain Maggie Sawyer; VILLAINS: Tobias Whale; Johnny Stitches [Johnny Denetto; also as Handsome Johnny] (origin); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Joker; Mr. Jessup; Amygdala; Ugly Mannheim [Bruno Mannheim]; Desaad; The Hundred; Bane
Synopsis:
The Penguin offers super-enhancement equipment to Gotham's gangs. Johnny Stitches recalls the torture that ruined his face.
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Book Six: Breaking Out (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore [as J. Calafiore]
Inks:
Jack Purcell; Mark McKenna
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Wayne [as Matches Malone; Batman]; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Tim Drake]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Spoiler; Dick Grayson [as Freddie Dinardo; Nightwing] (gets shot); Leslie Thompkins (hallucination?); Vigilante [Dorian Chase]; Suicide Squad [Bane (flashback); Bronze Tiger [Ben Turner] (flashback); Deadshot [Floyd Lawton] (flashback); Plastique [Bette Sans Souci] (flashback)]; VILLAINS: Tobias Whale; The Hundred; Johnny Stitches [Johnny Denetto] (in photo); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; The New Rogues; Dead End Boys; The Five Points Gang; L.O.D.; Femmes Fatales; Great White Shark
Synopsis:
Batman finds out how Great White Shark ended up in the hospital ward in the prison, and also first learns about the villains being sent to the prison planet. Tobias Whale and the Penguin go to war, and Nightwing is shot.
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Book Seven: War (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore [as J. Calafiore]
Inks:
Jack Purcell; Mark McKenna
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Dick Grayson [as Freddie Dinardo; Nightwing]; Batgirl [Cassandra Cain]; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; Leslie Thompkins (hallucination); Vigilante; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Tobias Whale (villain); The Hundred (villains); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); The New Rogues (villains); Dead End Boys (villains); The Five Points Gang (villains); L.O.D. (villains); Femmes Fatales (villains)
Synopsis:
Riddler allies himself with Nightwing but is later taken down by the Penguin. Penguin and Tobias Whale come to an undertsanding.
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Book Eight: The Ticking Clock (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore [as J. Calafiore]
Inks:
Jack Purcell
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Commissioner James Gordon; Vigilante; Tobias Whale (villain); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); The New Rogues (villains); Dead End Boys (villains); The Five Points Gang (villains); L.O.D. (villains); Femmes Fatales (villains); Johnny Stitches [Johnny Denetto] (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman faces off against Vigilante, while Johnny Stitches makes his move against the Penguin.
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Book Nine: The Day the Penguin Died (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tieri
Pencils:
Jim Calafiore [as J. Calafiore]
Inks:
Jack Purcell
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Commissioner James Gordon; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli] (cameo); Wildcat [Ted Grant] (cameo); Outsiders [Batgirl [Cassandra Cain]; Grace Choi; Geo-Force [Brion Markov]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Katana [Tatsu Yamashiro]; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]] (cameo); Thunder [Anissa Pierce] (cameo); Sir Nigel Cobblepot (picture); Col. Nathan Cobblepot (picture); Theodore Cobblepot (picture); Mrs. Cobblepot (Oswald's mother; picture); Tobias Whale (villain); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Johnny Stitches [Johnny Denetto] (villain); Bruno (villain); Ugly Mannheim (villain); Intergang (villains)
Synopsis:
Batman maneuvers Penguin into cutting a deal with him so that they can eventually force Intergang out of Gotham.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gotham
  2. 1. Book One: Kidnapped
    Gotham
  3. 2. Book Two: Gangs of Gotham
    Batman
  4. 3. Book Three: Fancy Meeting You Here...
    Batman
  5. 4. Book Four: Scars
    Batman
  6. 5. Book 5: Pieces of the Puzzle
    Batman
  7. 6. Book Six: Breaking Out
    Batman
  8. 7. Book Seven: War
    Batman
  9. 8. Book Eight: The Ticking Clock
    Batman
  10. 9. Book Nine: The Day the Penguin Died
    Batman
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