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Issue Details

Issue #5
Published December 2009
Frequency Monthly
Cover Price 2.99 USD
Pages 36
Editing Mike Marts; Janelle Siegel (assistant)
Notes U.S. on sale date: 2009-10-14. Copyright © 2009 DC Comics.

Cover Details - "Pupil of Ra's al Ghul?"

Characters Red Robin [Tim Drake]; Ra's al Ghul
Genre Superhero
Pencils Francis Manapul (signed)
Inks Francis Manapul (signed)
Colors Francis Manapul (signed)

22 page Red Robin story "Council of Spiders Part One of Four"

Characters Red Robin [Tim Drake; also as Alvin Draper; also as Tim Wayne]; Vitoria's mother (flashback; death); Vitoria (flashback; origin); Tam Fox; League of Assassins [Pru [Prudence] (villain); White Ghost (villain); The Expediter (villain)]; The Council of Spiders (villains)
Synopsis Ra's puts Tim in charge of the League of Assassins in the hunt for the Council of Spiders.
Genre Superhero
Script Christopher Yost
Pencils Ramon Bachs
Inks Guy Major (digital inks)
Colors Guy Major
Letters Sal Cipriano

1 page DC Nation promo (ad from the publisher) "DC Nation [187]: How Big is Blackest Night?"

Script Dan Didio
Letters typeset
Notes Dan Didio talks about eight classic DC titles that will come back for one issue as part of the Blackest Night event. The issues will be Power of Shazam #48, Catwoman #83, Suicide Squad #67, Question #37, Phantom Stranger #42, Weird Western Tales #71, Atom and Hawkman #46 and Starman #81.