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Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 1-1ST
    Auction opens July 6
    • Paper: White
    • Label #4404322020
    Auction opens June 24
    • Paper: White
    • Label #4387140001
    Auction opens June 24
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed and Sketched by Frank Miller on 10/27/18 and Signed by Klaus Janson on 10/27/18.
    • Label #1323193014
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • SIGNED & SKETCH BY FRANK MILLER ON 10/27/18 & SIGNED BY KLAUS JANSON ON 10/27/18.
    • Label #1323194007
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: See item notes
    • Severe inner well scuff(s).
    • Label #3860125002
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #4263315010
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    • Paper: White
    • Name & "To Wolfgang" written in pen on page 1.
    • Label #3794254019
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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 #1-2ND
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 1-2ND
    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Witnessed Signatures: Frank Miller & Klaus Janson on 10/8/2022. Second Printing.
    • Label #23-0AFB6AC-052
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    • Paper: White
    • Second Printing.
    • Label #16-3C7A099-002
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    2nd printing; Frank Miller script and art. NOTE: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th printings of #1 are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover price $2.95.

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    $150 Batman:The Dark Knight Returns #1 First Print CBCS 9.0
    $330 Batman The Dark Knight Returns #1 1st Print CGC 9.6 White Pages 1st Carrie Kelly

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  • Issue #1-3RD
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 1-3RD
    • Paper: White
    • Third Printing.
    • Label #0258783004
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    3rd printing; Frank Miller script and art. NOTE: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th printings of #1 are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-4TH
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 1-4TH

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    4th printing; Frank Miller script and art. NOTE: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th printings of #1 are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1NYCC
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 1NYCC
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Significant scuff(s) inner well
    • Signed by Frank Miller on 10/29/22 Foil Edition
    • Label #2761721007
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Witnessed Sigs: Frank Miller & Klaus Janson on 10/7/2018. Custom Variant.
    • Label #18-3B50655-028
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    Virgin Foil Variant produced for NYCC. 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 #2-1ST
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 2-1ST
    • Paper: White
    • Label #4378586021
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Frank Miller on 7/24/21 & Klaus Janson on 7/30/21.
    • Label #2504952009
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Witnessed Signatures: Frank Miller & Klaus Janson on 10/8/2022.
    • Label #23-0AFB6AC-054
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    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Signed by inker Klaus Janson with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    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.

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    6 days left Auction Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #2 CGC 9.8 3rd Print Carrie Kelly becomes Robin
    2 days left Auction batman 2 hardback dark night in french edition aedena

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  • Issue #2-2ND
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 2-2ND
    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Newsstand Second Printing. Witnessed Signatures: Klaus Janson on 10/9/2021 & Frank Miller on 4/9/2022.
    • Label #22-1653D6D-051
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Witnessed Signatures: Frank Miller & Klaus Janson on 10/8/2022. Second Printing.
    • Label #23-0AFB6AC-053
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    2nd printing; Frank Miller script and art. NOTE: 3rd printings of #2 are labeled as such on the inside cover. 2nd printings don't have almost matching gray backgrounds on inside covers and first page--the inside covers are a good bit darker. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2-3RD
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 2-3RD
    • Paper: White
    • Third Printing.
    • Label #4254485019
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Frank Miller on 10/29/22 Third Printing
    • Label #2761721004
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.

    3rd printing; Frank Miller script and art. NOTE: 3rd printings of #2 are labeled as such on the inside cover. 2nd printings don't have matching gray backgrounds on inside covers and first page--the inside covers are darker. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 3-1ST
    Auction opens July 6
    • Paper: White
    • Label #4413401021
    • Paper: White
    • Label #4388409016
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson on 9/3/2016 at Fan Expo Toronto.
    • Label #16-340FEA5-016
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Witnessed Signatures: Klaus Janson on 10/9/2021 & Frank Miller on 4/9/2022.
    • Label #22-1653D6D-054
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Witnessed Signatures: Frank Miller & Klaus Janson on 4/9/2022.
    • Label #22-1653D6D-055
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Witnessed Signatures: Klaus Janson on 10/9/2021 & Frank Miller on 4/9/2022.
    • Label #22-1653D6D-053
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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 #3-2ND
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 3-2ND
    • Paper: White
    • Second Printing.
    • Label #1204116004
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.

    2nd printing; Frank Miller script and art. NOTE: 2nd and 3rd printings of #3 are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 4-1ST
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Frank Miller on 07/24/2021 and Klaus Janson on 07/30/2021.
    • Label #2504942001
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Significant scuff(s) front or back
    • Witnessed Signatures: Klaus Janson on 10/9/2021 & Frank Miller on 4/9/2022.
    • Label #22-1653D6D-060
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.
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    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • CBCS Authentic Signature
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Significant scuff(s) front or back
    • Witnessed Signatures: Klaus Janson on 10/9/2021 & Frank Miller on 4/9/2022.
    • Label #22-1653D6D-058
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    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    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.

  • Issue #4-2ND
    Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986) 4-2ND

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    SECOND printing; Frank Miller script and art. NOTE: 2nd printings are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover price $2.95.