([August] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.99 USD; 28.99 CAD
Pages
324
On-sale date
2012-08-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
978-1-4012-2317-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401223175 52499
Editing
Sean Mackiewicz
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Hush; Huntress; Catwoman; Harley Quinn; Killer Croc; Joker; Thomas Elliot; Superman; Poison Ivy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

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

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Characters
Batman; Catwoman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Huntress; Catwoman
Synopsis
Title page and credits, with illustrations.

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Batman #617

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman
Synopsis
List of credits for Dc Comics personnel. Indicia. Illustration.

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Batman #608

Just Right (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman
Synopsis
Introduction by Jeph Loeb, with illustrations.

Indexer Notes

Illustrations from Batman #608

The Legend of the Batman. Who He is and How He Came to Be (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings
Editing
Bob Schreck; Morgan Dontanville (assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman (origin); Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Alfred Pennyworth narrates the origin of Batman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story and art closely follow the original origin story from Detective Comics #33.

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

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Indexer Notes

This illustration, basically filler, appears before every chapter.

Hush Chapter One The Ransom (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings
Editing
Bob Schreck

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman; Killer Croc; Poison Ivy
Reprints

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

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Poison Ivy; Batman; Catwoman
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Two The Friend (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashback); Huntress; Poison Ivy; Alfred Pennyworth; Thomas Elliot (also in flashback); Thomas Wayne (flashback); Martha Wayne (flashback); Oracle (voice); Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Batman is seriously injured in an alley, and the only one that can save him is The Huntress.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Killer Croc
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Three The Beast (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashback); Killer Croc; Amanda Waller; Alfred Pennyworth; Thomas Elliot (also in flashback); Thomas Wayne (flashback); Catwoman; Oracle (voice)
Synopsis
Batman has recovered from the injuries and now must confront Killer Croc to know the truth about the ransom.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Four The City (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashback); Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (flashback); Icicle (flashback); Thomas Elliot (also in flashback); Catwoman; Alfred Pennyworth (flashback); Thomas Wayne (flashback); Poison Ivy; Talia
Synopsis
Batman arrives in Metropolis following the trail of Poison Ivy. But Poison Ivy has an unexpected ally in Superman.
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Indexer Notes

Two pages have been added to the original story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Five The Battle (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Superman; Catwoman; Poison Ivy; Lois Lane; Krypto; Hush
Synopsis
Superman is under the control of Poison Ivy and has orders to kill Batman. Now Batman must free his friend from that control and stay alive at the same time.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman; Harley Quinn
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Six The Opera (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashback); Alfred Pennyworth; Leslie Thompkins; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Thomas Elliot [Hush] (also in flashback); Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Joker
Synopsis
Bruce Wayne goes to the opera with Selina Kyle, Leslie Thompkins and Thomas Elliot, but Harley Quinn robs the public! Thomas Elliot won't let himself be robbed.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Seven The Joke (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashback); Oracle [Barbara Gordon](also in flashbacks); James Gordon; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Joker (also in flashback); Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Robin [Jason Todd] (in flashback); Harvey Dent [Two-Face, disguised as Hush]
Synopsis
Batman wants to kill the Joker but is stopped by Jim Gordon.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Nightwing
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Eight The Dead (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashback); Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Tim Drake [Robin]; Alfred Pennyworth; Leslie Thompkins; Lucius Fox; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Thomas Elliot (flashback); Joker; Harvey Dent [Two-Face] (possibly Hush in disguise); Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Synopsis
After the funeral of Thomas Elliot, Batman and Nightwing team up to stop the Riddler.
Reprints

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

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Nine The Assassins (Table of Contents: 33)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Alfred Pennyworth; James Gordon; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Pete Ross; Lex Luthor; Harvey Dent [Two-Face]; Ra's al Ghul; Talia Head; Lady Shiva; League of Assassins
Synopsis
Batman takes on Ra's al Ghul. Catwoman tries to prevent Lady Shiva from freeing Talia.
Reprints

Hush Interlude: The Cave (Table of Contents: 34)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings
Editing
Bob Schreck

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Alfred Pennyworth
Synopsis
Batman, having started a relationship with and revealed his identity to her, brings Catwoman to the Batcave, where she meets Alfred.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Ten The Grave (Table of Contents: 37)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; Scarecrow [Jonathan Crane]; Clayface [as Hush and Jason Todd]
Synopsis
Robin vs Catwoman, Catwoman vs the Huntress, and Batman vs the Scarecrow. Hush reveals his face, an adult Jason Todd.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Hush
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Eleven The Game (Table of Contents: 40)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Harold (dies); Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Clayface [as Jason Todd]; Robin [Jason Todd] (flashback); Hush [Thomas Elliot]
Synopsis
Batman fights the adult Jason Todd but finds he's an imposter made of clay.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Oracle
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Batman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

Hush Chapter Twelve The End (Table of Contents: 43)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (also in flashback); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; James Gordon; Harold (deceased, also in flashback); Harvey Dent [Two-Face]; Hush [Thomas Elliot] (also in flashback); Riddler [Edward Nigma]
Synopsis
Hush reveals his true identity and motive to Batman. Harvey Dent, no longer Two-Face, betrays Hush to help Batman. Batman gets the rest of the story from the Riddler, who has known Batman is Bruce Wayne. A final dramatic scene ends the relationship between Batman and Catwoman.
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BATMAN 608 second printing (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Jim Lee
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman
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BATMAN 608 special promotional cover (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Hush; Huntress; Catwoman; Harley Quinn; Killer Croc; Joker; Thomas Elliot; Superman; Poison Ivy

BATMAN Double Feature (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Catwoman; Poison Ivy; Killer Croc
Reprints

BATMAN 619 Heroes gatefold (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Oracle; James Gordon; Huntress; Superman; Nightwing; Harvey Dent; Catwoman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original 3 page gatefold printed on 1 page.

BATMAN 619 Villains gatefold (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Hush; Riddler; Harley Quinn; Poison Ivy; Clayface; Killer Croc; Ra's Al Ghul; Scarecrow; Lady Shiva; Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original 3 page gatefold printed on 1 page.

BATMAN 619 second printing (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Harley Quinn; Joker; Riddler; Hush; Catwoman; Poison Ivy; Huntress; Killer Croc
Reprints

Sketches (Table of Contents: 50)

Batman / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
?

Genre
superhero
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Batman
Synopsis
Four drawings of Batman (not used in the story).

Voices (Table of Contents: 51)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Lee
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman; Catwoman; Joker
Synopsis
Afterword by Jim Lee, explaining creation of this story arc. Two illustrations from the story.

Biographies (Table of Contents: 52)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batman; Catwoman
Synopsis
Biographies of the creative team, with one illustration from the story.

Batman: the Long Halloween (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

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

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
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  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  6. 5. Just Right
    Batman
  7. 6. The Legend of the Batman. Who He is and How He Came to Be
    Batman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  10. 9. Hush Chapter One The Ransom
    Batman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  13. 12. Hush Chapter Two The Friend
    Batman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  16. 15. Hush Chapter Three The Beast
    Batman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  19. 18. Hush Chapter Four The City
    Batman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  22. 21. Hush Chapter Five The Battle
    Batman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  25. 24. Hush Chapter Six The Opera
    Batman
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  28. 27. Hush Chapter Seven The Joke
    Batman
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  31. 30. Hush Chapter Eight The Dead
    Batman
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  34. 33. Hush Chapter Nine The Assassins
    Batman
  35. 34. Hush Interlude: The Cave
    Batman
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  38. 37. Hush Chapter Ten The Grave
    Batman
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  41. 40. Hush Chapter Eleven The Game
    Batman
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  44. 43. Hush Chapter Twelve The End
    Batman
  45. 44. BATMAN 608 second printing
    Batman
  46. 45. BATMAN 608 special promotional cover
    Batman
  47. 46. BATMAN Double Feature
    Batman
  48. 47. BATMAN 619 Heroes gatefold
    Batman
  49. 48. BATMAN 619 Villains gatefold
    Batman
  50. 49. BATMAN 619 second printing
    Batman
  51. 50. Sketches
    Batman
  52. 51. Voices
  53. 52. Biographies
  54. 53. Batman: the Long Halloween
    Batman
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    Batman
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