([April] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.99 USD; 27.99 CAD
Pages
232
On-sale Date
2009-02-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
978-1-4012-2090-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401220907 52499
Editing
Mike Marts (credited) (editor - original series); Jeanine Schaefer (credited) (associate editor - original series); Janelle Asselin (credited as Janelle Siegel) (assistant editor - original series); Scott Nybakken (credited) (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
8.5" x 13"
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

DC Universe #0; Batman #676-683

Batman R.I.P. (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (credited) (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (credited) (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (credited) (painting)

Genre
superhero
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Black Glove welcomes you! (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
typeset

Prologue (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Tony Daniel
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

"What we are about to do will be a work of art." (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
typeset

Characters
Bruce Wayne

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Tony Daniel
Colors
Guy Major

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Same as the first printing variant cover with new coloring.

Batman R.I.P.: Midnight in the House of Hurt (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Randy Gentile

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Le Bossu; Doctor Hurt; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Swagman]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Honor Jackson (introduction); Alfred Pennyworth; Jezebel Jet; Joker
Synopsis
The members of the Black Glove are shown together and Batman and Robin take the new batmobile for a spin.
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Indexer Notes

A new batmobile is introduced this issue. The splash page shows the new Batman and Robin while the rest of the issue occurs six months earlier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jezebel Jet
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Tony Daniel
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Same as the Tony Daniel variant cover with different coloring.

Batman R.I.P.: Batman in the Underworld (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Jezebel Jet; Commissioner Gordon; Doctor Hurt; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Le Bossu; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Swagman]
Synopsis
Bruce gives Jezebel a tour of the Batcave. The Black Glove attacks Alfred.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Colors
Guy Major

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Batman R.I.P.: Zur En Arrh (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Randy Gentile

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Rainbow Creature (cameo flashback); Nightwing [Dick Grayson] (also as Robin in flashback); Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (cameo flashback); Robin [Tim Drake]; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Le Bossu; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Swagman]; Honor Jackson; Doctor Hurt; Lone Eye Lincoln (introduction); Alfred Pennyworth; Bat-Mite
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Indexer Notes

Bruce Wayne dresses as the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Colors
Guy Major

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman of Zur-En-Arrh [Batman; Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Batman R.I.P.: Miracle on Crime Alley (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Randy Gentile

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman of Zur-En-Arrh [Batman; Bruce Wayne] (origin flashback); Bat-Mite (hallucination); Robin [Tim Drake]; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Le Bossu [Dr. Dax]; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Swagman]; The Club of Heroes [The Knight [Cyril Sheldrake]; The Squire [Beryl Hutchinson]]; Commissioner Gordon; Black Glove [Doctor Hurt]; Alfred Pennyworth; Dr. Arkham; Jezebel Jet; Joker
Synopsis
Batman slips further into his Zur-En-Arrh identity, and the Black Glove continues to go after his allies.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Club of Villains [Charlie Caligula; El Sombrero; King Kraken; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Spring-Heeled Jack]
Reprints

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Daniel (signed)
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major

Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Batman R.I.P.: The Thin White Duke of Death (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Randy Gentile

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Glove [Doctor Hurt; Al Khidr; Cardinal Maggi]; Jezebel Jet; Club of Villains [El Sombrero; Le Bossu [Dr. Guy Dax]; Scorpiana]; Joker; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Batman of Zur-En-Arrh [Batman; Bruce Wayne]; Bat-Mite (hallucination); Commissioner Gordon; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Talia al Ghul; Ubu
Synopsis
First, Batman faces off against The Club of Villains. Then, The Joker makes his stand, challenging the Dark Knight to the ultimate battle of wits.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Daniel (signed)
Inks
Sandu Florea (signed)
Colors
Guy Major

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Batman R.I.P. the Conclusion: Hearts of Darkness (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Sandu Florea
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashbacks); Robin [Tim Drake]; Club of Villains [Le Bossu [Dr. Guy Dax]; Pierrot Lunaire; Scorpiana; Spring-Heeled Jack]; The Club of Heroes [Dark Ranger; The Gaucho; The Knight [Cyril Sheldrake]; Man-of-Bats; The Musketeer; Raven Red; The Squire [Beryl Hutchinson]];
Black Glove [Doctor Hurt; Jezebel Jet (dies); Al Khidr; Cardinal Maggi (dies)]; Joker; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Commissioner Gordon; Talia al Ghul
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Riddler [Edward Nigma]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Mr. Freeze [Victor Fries]; Joker
Reprints

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 25)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Daniel (signed)
Inks
Tony Daniel (signed)
Colors
Guy Major

Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker
Reprints

The Butler Did It (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Lee Garbett
Inks
Trevor Scott
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth (flashback); Julie Madison (flashback); Doctor Death (flashback); Commissioner Gordon (flashback); Robin [Dick Grayson; also as Nightwing] (flashback); Flying Graysons [John Grayson (dies in flashback); Mary Grayson (dies in flashback)]; Joker (flashback); Ace the Bat-Hound (flashback); Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (flashback); Doctor Hurt (flashback); The Lump (villain); Catwoman (flashback); The Eraser (flashback); The Penguin (flashback); Gaggy (flashback); Simyan (villain); Mokkari (villain)
Synopsis
Simyan and Mokkari use Lump to steal and record all of Batman's memories.
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Indexer Notes

This is a Final Crisis tie-in issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Ra's al Ghul; Barbara Gordon [Batgirl]; Joker; Robin [Jason Todd]; Talia al Ghul; Damian Wayne
Reprints

[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents: 28)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Daniel
Inks
Tony Daniel
Colors
Guy Major

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1:25 variant cover.

What the Butler Saw (Table of Contents: 29)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Lee Garbett
Inks
Trevor Scott
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Batman of Zur-En-Arrh]; Talia al Ghul (flashback); Ra's al Ghul (flashback); Joker (flashback); Alfred Pennyworth (also as hallucination and in flashback); Man-Bat (flashback); Selina Kyle [as Elva Barr] (hallucination); The Lump; Simyan; Mokkari; Ace the Bat-Hound (hallucination); Deadshot (flashback); Jason Todd (flashback); Scarecrow (flashback); Barbara Gordon [Batgirl] (flashback); Robin [Tim Drake] (flashback); Mad Hatter (flashback); Bane (flashback); Batman [Jean Paul Valley] (flashback); Hush (flashback); Jack Drake (flashback)
Synopsis
Batman breaks free of Lump's mind control, disrupting Simyan and Mokkari's cloning program.
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Indexer Notes

This is a Final Crisis tie-in issue.

Breaking down the Bat (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
Tony Daniel; Grant Morrison
Inks
ton
Letters
Grant Morrison

Genre
superhero
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Creators' bio

The Dark Knight's Darkest Hour (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman R.I.P.
    Batman
  2. 1. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Black Glove welcomes you!
  3. 2. Prologue
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  5. 4. Table of Contents
  6. 5. "What we are about to do will be a work of art."
    Batman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  9. 8. Batman R.I.P.: Midnight in the House of Hurt
    Batman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  12. 11. Batman R.I.P.: Batman in the Underworld
    Batman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  14. 13. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  15. 14. Batman R.I.P.: Zur En Arrh
    Batman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  17. 16. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  18. 17. Batman R.I.P.: Miracle on Crime Alley
    Batman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  20. 19. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  21. 20. Batman R.I.P.: The Thin White Duke of Death
    Batman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  23. 22. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  24. 23. Batman R.I.P. the Conclusion: Hearts of Darkness
    Batman
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  26. 25. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  27. 26. The Butler Did It
    Batman
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  29. 28. [Variant Cover]
    Batman
  30. 29. What the Butler Saw
    Batman
  31. 30. Breaking down the Bat
    Batman
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. The Dark Knight's Darkest Hour
    Batman
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