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Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 1
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1463413008
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Signed by Klaus Janson and Frank Miller on 09/03/2016.
    • Label #1323124004
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    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th printings of #1 are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Returns," script and pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Set 20 years in the future, this story finds that in the absence of superheroes, criminals have run amok, and a gang called the Mutants are terrorizing Gotham City; Bruce Wayne has been retired from super-heroing for 10 years following the death of Jason Todd, the second Robin; Despite Wayne's funding of the rehabilitation of Harvey Dent (Two-Face), Dent returns to being a super-villain; Bruce, overcome with the grief over what Gotham has become, dons the Batman costume again and captures Dent. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 2
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #0233934012
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    1st printing. NOTE: 1st printing has almost matching grey background on inside front cover and facing page. 2nd printing doesn't have matching gray background--grays are very different. 3rd printings are labeled as such. Cover by Frank Miller. "Dark Knight Triumphant," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; an aging Batman battles the Mutant gang and their anonymous leader; While walking to work, considering retirement, Jim Gordon is almost killed by a 17-year old boy with an M60; Carrie Kelly, a young girl who owes her life to Batman, seeks out her hero and becomes Robin. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 3
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1445026014
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0784574003
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0267943005
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #1244762003
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    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd printing of #3 is clearly labeled as such on the inside cover. "Hunt The Dark Knight," script and pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson and Frank Miller; Batman battles the Joker, who has convinced his psychiatrist, Dr. Bartholomew Wolper, that he is sane and regretful; Seeking to discredit Batman, Wolper exhibits the Joker on a late-night show ("David Endochrine", parodying Late Night with David Letterman) to try and show that the Joker is actually a victim of Batman's own psychosis; As the police attack Batman, the Joker murders everyone in the studio; Batman follows him to Selina Kyle's place, where the former Catwoman has become a depressed alcoholic; Superman is introduced as an undercover agent for the American government. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 4
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1445026015
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1260871010
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    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd printings are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Falls," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Russia launches a nuclear warhead called Coldbringer in response to Superman's presence in Corto Maltese; Superman diverts the missile to an uninhabited desert area; The warhead was designed to disrupt electronics and communications and throw dust and debris into the atmosphere; Deprived of sunlight, Superman nearly dies; Gotham descends into chaos; Some citizens, including Jim Gordon, pull together to fight the fires and retain some semblance of civilization until the power is restored; Batman battles the Joker and the police; The U.S. government sends Superman to take the Dark Knight down; Oliver Queen, the former Green Arrow, prepares Batman for his ultimate battle. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.