([April] 2012)

DC, 2012 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
29.99 USD; 34.00 CAD
Pages:
260
On-sale date:
2012-04-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-3212-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781401232122 52999
Editing:
Scott Nybakken (Collection Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
7.25" x 11"
Binding:
hardcover with dust jacket

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman, Inc. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Inks:
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Colors:
J. H. Williams III (signed)
Letters:
Rian Hughes (logo design)

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

Indexer Notes

Logo design information from Batman: The Return (DC, 2011 series) #1.

Mr Unknown Is Dead (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman, Inc. / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Yanick Paquette
Inks:
Michel Lacombe
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle; also as Elva Barr]; Mr. Unknown (first appearance, death); Jiro Osamu (first appearance); Daisuke (first appearance); Misaki (first appearance); Lord Death Man (villain)
Synopsis:
Bruce heads to Japan to get his first recruit for Batman, Inc.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lord Death Man first appeared (as Death-Man) in Batman #180 (May 1966)

Resurrector! (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Yanick Paquette
Inks:
Michel Lacombe
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (cameo flashback); Mr. Unknown [Jiro Osamu]; Shiny Happy Aquazon [Kim]; Misaki; Lord Death Man (villain); Batman [Jiro Osamu]; Professor Gorilla
Synopsis:
Batman and Catwoman help Jiro Osamu fake his own death as Mr. Unknown so he can establish his new identity as tha Batman of Japan.
Reprints:

Scorpion Tango (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Yanick Paquette; Pere Perez (pages 16-17)
Inks:
Michel Lacombe; Pere Perez (pages 16-17)
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
Pat Brosseau [as Patrick Brosseau]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; El Gaucho [Don Santiago Vargas]; Cimmaron [also as Black Miguel]; Inspector Bruno; Captain Carnation (flashback); Fadar (flashback); Iron Lady (flashback); Knight (flashback); Mr. Albion [Charlie] (flashback); Dedalus (flashback, villain); Papagayo (villain); Scorpiana [Tristessa Delicias] (villain); El Sombrero (villain)
Synopsis:
Batman and the Gaucho pursue the mystery of Oroboros and try to locate three kidnapped children.
Reprints:

The Kane Affair (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Chris Burnham
Inks:
Chris Burnham
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kate Kane]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane] (flashback, origin); Bat-Girl (flashback); El Gaucho [Don Santiago Vargas; also as Agent-33 (in flashback)]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (flashback); Alfred Pennyworth (flashback); Ace the Bat-Hound (flashback); Colonel Jake Kane; Aldrin Stoja (flashback);
Johnny Valentine (villain); Scorpiana [Tristessa Delicias] (villain); El Sombrero (villain); Jimmy the Jackdaw (flashback, villain); Agent-Zero [Otto Netz; also as Dr. Dedalus] (flashback, villain)
Synopsis:
Batman learns that the Gaucho was involved in the long-ago murder of Kathy Kane, the first Batwoman.
Reprints:

Masterspy (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Yanick Paquette
Inks:
Michel Lacombe
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kate Kane]; Batwing [David Zavimbi] (first appearance); El Gaucho [Don Santiago Vargas]; The Hood [George Cross]; Colonel Jake Kane; Scorpiana [Tristessa Delicias] (villain); El Sombrero (villain); Adolf Hitler (flashback, villain); Dr. Dedalus [Otto Netz] (villain); Leviathan (villains)
Synopsis:
Batwoman and the Hood rescue Batman and the Gaucho from Scorpiana and the plans of Doctor Dedalus.
Reprints:

Nyktomorph (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Chris Burnham
Inks:
Chris Burnham
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne; also as Nero Nykto]; Batman [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Red Robin [Tim Drake]; Batgirl [Stephanie Brown]; Blackbat [Cassandra Cain]; Batwing [David Zavimbi]; Dark Ranger; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; Nightrunner [Bilal Asselah]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Outsiders [Freight Train [Cecil]; Halo [Gabrielle Doe]; Katana [Tatsu Yamashiro]; Looker [Lia Briggs]; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]]; The Super-Collective [The Kollektiv; Spidra; Traktir]; Alfred Pennyworth; Joe Average and the Average Joes [Joe Average (villain); Electrician (villain); Mechanic (villain)]; Dr. Dedalus [Otto Netz] (villain); Leviathan (villains)
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne continues to advertise the advantages of Batman, Inc. and assigns Red Robin to work with the Outsiders. He is also working undercover as Nero Nykto to bring down Joe Average and the Average Joes.
Reprints:

Medicine Soldiers (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Chris Burnham
Inks:
Chris Burnham
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
Pat Brosseau [as Patrick Brosseau]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Man-of-Bats [Dr. William Eagle]; Raven Red [Charlie]; Neal (death); Lucy (corpse); Redz Gang (villains); Sam Black Elk (villain); Leviathan (villain); Johnny Cloud (villain)
Synopsis:
Raven Red is annoyed and embarrassed by his father's crimefighting methods until Batman shows him that Man-of-Bats is indeed a hero.
Reprints:

Nightmares in Numberland (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Scott Clark
Inks:
Scott Clark
Colors:
Dave Beaty
Letters:
Dave Sharpe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Ari Zamaroff; Belle Bourgeois; Chun Wei; Dr. Solomon; Mr. Velocet; Mr. Tanaka (villain)
Synopsis:
Bruce Wayne's virtual reality demonstration of his new Internet 3.0 is disrupted by one of his investors.
Reprints:

Chapter 1: The School of Night (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Cameron Stewart
Inks:
Cameron Stewart
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Stephanie Brown]; Jolisa Windsor; Zedette Makarov; Dragon Fly; Tiger Moth; Silken Spider; Miss Hexley (villain); Son of Pyg [Johnny Valentine; also as Janosz Valentin] (villain)
Reprints:

Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman, Incorporated / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Chris Burnham
Inks:
Chris Burnham
Colors:
Nathan Fairbairn
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batman [Dick Grayson]; Batwing [David Zavimbe; also as Desmond Zavimbi]; Dark Ranger [Johnny Riley]; El Gaucho [Don Santiago Vargas; also as Agent 33]; The Hood [George Cross]; Nightrunner [Bilal Asselah]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon] (voice only); Outsiders [Freight Train [Cecil]; Halo [Gabrielle Doe]; Katana [Tatsu Yamashiro]; Looker [Lia Briggs]; Metamorpho [Rex Mason]]; Red Robin [Tim Drake]; Ro-Bats; Robin [Damian Wayne];
Lucius Fox; Leviathan [Dr. Dedalus [Otto Netz] (villain); Heretic (villain); Jezebel Jet (villain, corpse); Talia al Ghul (villain); Lord Death Man (villain)]
Reprints:
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman, Inc.
  2. 1. Mr Unknown Is Dead
    Batman, Inc.
  3. 2. Resurrector!
    Batman, Incorporated
  4. 3. Scorpion Tango
    Batman, Incorporated
  5. 4. The Kane Affair
    Batman, Incorporated
  6. 5. Masterspy
    Batman, Incorporated
  7. 6. Nyktomorph
    Batman, Incorporated
  8. 7. Medicine Soldiers
    Batman, Incorporated
  9. 8. Nightmares in Numberland
    Batman, Incorporated
  10. 9. Chapter 1: The School of Night
    Batman, Incorporated
  11. 10. Chapter 2
    Batman, Incorporated
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