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  • Item #49052112
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    Published Feb 1989 by DC.

    Batman (1940) 429 CGC 9.8

    Top CGC census grade for this issue.

    Paper: White

    Label #1248822005

    Ended Jan 14 2020
    Winning Bid $96.00

    1st printing. Cover art by Mike Mignola. "A Death in the Family" part 4 of 4, script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Batman and Superman talk to CIA agent Ralph Bundy about the Joker's diplomatic status; The agent tries to get Batman to leave the Joker alone; Batman goes to the Joker's hotel room; The Joker confirms that he killed Jason; The Joker pulls a gun, but Batman is already gone; At the UN the Joker tries to poison the audience; Fortunately, Superman sucks up all the poison and flies out of the room to release it; The Joker activates bombs; Batman pursues him. NOTE: Most issues from 397-432 were reprinted in 1989 and sold in multipacks. These 2nd and 3rd prints have back cover ads dated 1989. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.75. Grade: CGC 9.8 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)