Batman #692 [Direct Sales]
(Late December 2009)

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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
2009-10-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200057 69211
Editing
Mike Marts (credited) (editor); Janelle Asselin (credited as Janelle Siegel) (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

Copyright © 2009 DC Comics.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Dick Grayson]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Black Mask
Reprints

Life After Death Part 1: The Awakening (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (credited)
Inks
Sandu Florea (credited)
Colors
Ian Hannin (credited)
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Dick Grayson]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. Gruener; Black Mask (villain); Dr. Death [Dr. Karl Hellfern] (villain); False Faces (villains); Fright [Linda Friitawa] (villain); Kitrina (villain); Professor Hugo Strange (villain); Mario Falcone (villain); Holiday [Alberto Falcone] (cameo; flashback; villain); Sofia Gigante (cameo; flashback; villain)
Synopsis
Black Mask recruits Dr. Death, Fright and Hugo Strange for his Ministry of Science.
Reprints

DC Nation [189]: "As it is my turn, honor and duty to deliver a memorable DC Nation" (Table of Contents: 2)

DC Nation / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Script
Simona Martore ? (credited as Simona)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Starman

Indexer Notes

The author discusses projects for Starman and Catwoman, using French and Italian. Appears on page 34 in this issue. Here are the official translations, from DC's The Source blog (http://dcu.blog.dccomics.com/2009/10/30/dc-nation-international-martores-m…):
TRANSLATION: Do you have a multilingual dictionary with you? Very good! Let's begin, then. I will start writing in French, which is the most beautiful language in the world. What I'd like to do is to tell you something about a night, the darkest of them all, when some black rings caused hell in the heroes' world. Once upon a time, there was a superhero named Starman. After his death, he came back several times under different names. I am very happy to announce that one of his incarnations is coming back, but this time, he will do something strange and terrifying! Our superhero will behave in a peculiar manner and will have an interesting encounter with an old, Irish friend and another character who’s very dark in his own way. This new Starman episode will be written by the magic hand of James Robinson.
TRANSLATION: And what about Italian? Do you speak it better than I do? Perhaps. However, as it's my mother tongue, I feel obliged to honor the country of spaghetti and Roman emperors and to annoy you even further by writing something in a language that probably sounds like Latin gibberish to many [of] you. Let's start then. Speaking of blackest nights again…I am always very excited at the idea of reading a story that has a solid and original plot, and I think that this time I am dealing with something like that. In fact, a new adventure featuring Catwoman, associated somehow to a "dark night" and written by Fabian Nicieza, is going to be presented to you very soon. This time, our favorite feline will have to face an old enemy who is known for his passion for artifacts generally used ornamentally.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. Life After Death Part 1: The Awakening
    Batman
  3. 2. DC Nation [189]: "As it is my turn, honor and duty to deliver a memorable DC Nation"
    DC Nation
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