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Batman (1940) comic books

  • Issue #401
    Batman (1940) 401
    Tags: Legends (DC) (part 1)
    Published Nov 1986 by DC.

    Legends crossover: Chapter 1. Batman and Robin are on the case when Magpie commits murder in her compulsive quest to collect bird-themed gemstones. "A Bird In The Hand..." Script by Barbara J. Randall, art by Trevor Von Eeden. Magpie previously appeared in Man Of Steel #3. Brian Bolland pin-up. John Byrne cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #401MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 401MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #401MULTIPK
    Published 1989 by DC.

    Multipack reprint edition. Legends crossover: Chapter 1. Batman and Robin are on the case when Magpie commits murder in her compulsive quest to collect bird-themed gemstones. "A Bird In The Hand..." Script by Barbara J. Randall, art by Trevor Von Eeden. Magpie previously appeared in Man Of Steel #3. Brian Bolland pin-up. John Byrne cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #401REP
    Batman (1940) 401REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1986 by DC.

    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #401SMF
    Batman (1940) 401SMF
    Tags: So Much Fun! (part DC2)
    Published 1987 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Second Printing.
    • Label #0288312002
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    3rd printing. Reprints Batman 401 featuring the second appearence of Magpie. This is the SoMuchFun! Inc. variant reprint that was bagged in sets of three and sold exclusively to gift shops, such as card stores. There were only 5,000 printed of each of the SoMuchFun! reprints and they are scarce, especially in high grade. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #402
    Batman (1940) 402
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1986 by DC.

    An imposter in the cape and cowl frames Batman for murder in this untitled tale. Script by Max Allan Collins, art by Jim Starlin. Starlin cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #402REP
    Batman (1940) 402REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1986 by DC.

    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #403
    Batman (1940) 403
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1987 by DC.

    Tommy Carma (from #402) escapes from Arkham Asylum and discovers a mysteries cave...a cave with a giant penny and dinosaur...in "One Batman Too Many". Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Greg Brooks. Cowan/Dick Giordano cover. 1st printing (White space on cover says Adventures of Superman #424 is coming OR has barcode). 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #403MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 403MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #403MULTIPK
    Tags: Batman
    Published 1989 by DC.

    Multipack reprint edition. Tommy Carma (from #402) escapes from Arkham Asylum and discovers a mysteries cave...a cave with a giant penny and dinosaur...in "One Batman Too Many". Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Denys Cowan, inks by Greg Brooks. Cowan/Dick Giordano cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #403REP
    Batman (1940) 403REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1986 by DC.

    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #404
    Batman (1940) 404
    Tags: Batman Year 1 (part 1)
    Published Feb 1987 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465105006
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1360674026
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0357757016
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1465192013
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0355289010
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Scratching to front of slab. Piece of plastic missing from bottom right corner on back of slab.
    • Label #1210086007
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    • Paper: White
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    • Label #0334164001
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    Batman Year One, Chapter One: "Who I Am, How I Came To Be".Part 1 of 4, continued next issue. A 25-year-old Bruce Wayne returns to Gotham after 12 years abroad, while Lieutenant James Gordon joins the Gotham police force. Script by Frank Miller, art by David Mazzucchelli. Selina Kyle appearance. Mazzucchelli cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #405
    Batman (1940) 405
    Tags: Batman Year 1 (part 2)
    Published Mar 1987 by DC.
    • Slight foxing.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0355484010

    Batman Year One, Chapter Two: "War Is Declared". Part 2 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Story continues next issue. Bruce Wayne dons the cape and cowl for the first time to take the fight to the criminal element, while James Gordon stirs up trouble within his own department. Script by Frank Miller, art by David Mazzucchelli. Harvent Dent appears as Assistant District Attorney. Mazzucchelli cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #406
    Batman (1940) 406
    Tags: Batman Year 1 (part 3)
    Published Apr 1987 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0355485010

    Batman Year One, Chapter Three: "Black Dawn". Part 3 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Story concludes next issue. An injured and cornered Batman is up against the police, James Gordon crosses a line, and Selina Kyle becomes Catwoman. Script by Frank Miller, art by David Mazzucchelli. Mazzucchelli cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #407
    Batman (1940) 407
    Tags: Batman Year 1 (part 4)
    Published May 1987 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0355483009

    Batman Year One, Chapter Four: "Friend In Need". Part 4 of 4, continued from the previous issue. James Gordon is blackmailed, Catwoman gets in Batman's way and Bruce Wayne must come to the rescue sans cape and cowl. Script by Frank Miller, art by David Mazzucchelli. Mazzucchelli cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #408
    Batman (1940) 408
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1987 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0340421023
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    • Label #0340421025

    When Dick Grayson is injured by the Joker, Batman decides to go solo in his war on crime. But how long will this last...when he meets street kid Jason Todd in "Did Robin Die Tonight?" Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Chris Warner, inks by Mike DeCarlo. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #408MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 408MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #408MULTIPK
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1987 by DC.

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    Multipack reprint edition. When Dick Grayson is injured by the Joker, Batman decides to go solo in his war on crime. But how long will this last...when he meets street kid Jason Todd in "Did Robin Die Tonight?" Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Chris Warner, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #408REP
    Batman (1940) 408REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1987 by DC.

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    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #409
    Batman (1940) 409
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1987 by DC.

    Batman inadvertently enrolls street urchin Jason Todd in Ma Gunn's school for training juvenile criminals in "Just Another Kid On Crime Alley!" Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. Ed (Hannigan?)/Bruce Patterson cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #409MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 409MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #409MULTIPK
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1987 by DC.

    Multipack reprint edition. Batman inadvertently enrolls street urchin Jason Todd in Ma Gunn's school for training juvenile criminals in "Just Another Kid On Crime Alley!" Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Dick Giordano. Ed (Hannigan?)/Bruce Patterson cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #409REP
    Batman (1940) 409REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1987 by DC.

    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #410
    Batman (1940) 410
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1987 by DC.

    Jason Todd origin, part 1 of 2. Batman tries to keep Two-Face's past hidden from Jason Todd, while Jason takes on the mantle of Robin in "Two Of A Kind". Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Dave Cockrum, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Letters column includes fan letter by comics artist Leonard Kirk. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #410REP
    Batman (1940) 410REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1987 by DC.

    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #411
    Batman (1940) 411
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1987 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Direct Edition.
    • Label #940FED-008

    Jason Todd origin, part 2 of 2. In "Second Chance", Jason Todd's connection to Two-Face causes Todd to lose control. Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Dave Cockrum, inks by Don Heck. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #411REP
    Batman (1940) 411REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1987 by DC.

    2nd or later printing. In "Second Chance", Jason Todd's connection to Two-Face causes Todd to lose control. Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Dave Cockrum, inks by Don Heck. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #412
    Batman (1940) 412
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1987 by DC.

    Batman and Robin must stop the silent...yet deadly...rampage of the maladjusted Mime in "The Sound of Silence". Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Dave Cockrum, inks by Don Heck. Kevin Nowlan cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #412REP
    Batman (1940) 412REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1987 by DC.

    2nd or later printing. Batman and Robin must stop the silent...yet deadly...rampage of the maladjusted Mime in "The Sound of Silence". Script by Max Allan Collins, pencils by Dave Cockrum, inks by Don Heck. Kevin Nowlan cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #413
    Batman (1940) 413
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1987 by DC.

    Batman and Robin must solve the mystery when a 16th century travelling exhibit from Japan comes to life in "The Ghost of Masahiko Tahara". Script by Jo Duffy, pencils by Kieron Dwyer, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Ed Hannigan/Walt Simonson cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #413MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 413MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #413MULTIPK
    Tags: Batman
    Published 1989 by DC.

    Multipack reprint edition from 1989. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #413REP
    Batman (1940) 413REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1987 by DC.

    Second printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #414
    Batman (1940) 414
    Tags: Batman
    Published Dec 1987 by DC.

    In "Victims!", Batman is affected on a personal level when a string of murders plague Gotham. Story thread picks up again in #421. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Aparo cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #414MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 414MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #414MULTIPK
    Published 1989 by DC.

    Multipack reprint edition from 1989. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #414REP
    Batman (1940) 414REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1988 by DC.

    Second printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #415
    Batman (1940) 415
    Published Jan 1988 by DC.

    Millennium Week 2. Batman and Robin break in to Arkham Asylum to foil Commissioner Gordon's plans in "Millennium". Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. The Scarecrow, the Floronic Man. Millennium story thread continues in Millennium #3. Aparo cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #415MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 415MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #415MULTIPK
    Published 1989 by DC.

    Multipack reprint edition from 1989. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #415REP
    Batman (1940) 415REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1988 by DC.

    2nd or later printing Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #416
    Batman (1940) 416
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1988 by DC.

    Nightwing (the former Robin) confronts Batman about his decision to take on a new sidekick in "White Gold And Truth". Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Aparo/Bill Sienkiewicz cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #416MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 416MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #416MULTIPK
    Published 1989 by DC.

    Multipack reprint edition from 1989. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #416REP
    Batman (1940) 416REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1988 by DC.

    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #417
    Batman (1940) 417
    Published Mar 1988 by DC.

    The KGBeast arrives in Gotham on a mission to cripple the country's strategic defense initiative in "Ten Nights Of The Beast!" Part 1 of 4, continued next issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Mike Zeck cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #418
    Batman (1940) 418
    Published Apr 1988 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0781941012

    The KGBeast proves to be a skilled and cunning foil for Batman, as the caped crusader attempts to halt the assassinations in "Ten Nights Of The Beast!" Part 2 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Story continues next issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Mike Zeck cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #419
    Batman (1940) 419
    Published May 1988 by DC.

    The KGBeast does the unthinkable in an effort to escape from Batman in "Ten Nights Of The Beast!" Part 3 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Story concludes next issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Mike Zeck cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #420
    Batman (1940) 420
    Published Jun 1988 by DC.
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    • Label #1445010005

    Batman tracks the KGBeast into the sewers, and tries his best to prevent the assassination of President Ronald Reagan in "Ten Nights Of The Beast!" Part 4 of 4, continued from the previous issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Mike Zeck cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #421
    Batman (1940) 421
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1988 by DC.

    Batman picks up the trail of the so-called 'Dumpster Slasher', and confronts one of the suspects in "Elmore's Lady". Continues story thread begun in #414. Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Joe Rubinstein. Jerry Bingham cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #421REP
    Batman (1940) 421REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1988 by DC.

    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #422
    Batman (1940) 422
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1988 by DC.

    The 'Dumpster Slasher' meets his ultimate fate, while Robin starts to get reckless in "Just Desserts". Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Mark Bright, inks by Joe Rubinstein and Steve Mitchell. Jerry Bingham cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #422REP
    Batman (1940) 422REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1988 by DC.

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    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #423
    Batman (1940) 423
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1448937021
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1616226014
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1396785014
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #0345201024

    Three cops relate three tales of the Dark Knight, revealing different facets of Batman's character, in "You Shoulda Seen Him..." Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Dave Cockrum, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Todd McFarlane cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #423REP
    Batman (1940) 423REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1988 by DC.

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    2nd or later printing Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #424
    Batman (1940) 424
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1988 by DC.

    1st printing. Robin vows to take down Felipe Garzonas for his crimes, no matter the cost, in "The Diplomat's Son". Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Mark Bright, inks by Steve Mitchell. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #424REP
    Batman (1940) 424REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Oct 1988 by DC.

    2nd printing. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #425
    Batman (1940) 425
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1988 by DC.

    Batman receives a note from Jose Garzonas, along with a photo of a kidnapped Jim Gordon, in "Consequences". Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Mark Bright, inks by Steve Mitchell. 1-page ad for Batman #426 and #427 featuring original art by Jim Aparo. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #425REP
    Batman (1940) 425REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1988 by DC.

    2nd printing. Turbo-Grafix 16 Ad on back. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #426
    Batman (1940) 426
    Published Dec 1988 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1571142012
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1210127002
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    1st printing. Cover art by Mike Mignola. "A Death in the Family" part 1 of 4, script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Jason discovers that his "real" mother was really his step-mother, and his birth mother is still alive; Joker escapes from Arkham and Batman chases him to the Middle East where he runs across Jason looking for one of the women he thinks is his mom. Infamous story where readers called an 800 number, and 'voted' to have Robin killed! Story continues in Batman #427. 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 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #427
    Batman (1940) 427
    Published Jan 1989 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1210127003

    1st printing. Cover art by Mike Mignola. "A Death in the Family" part 2 of 4, script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Jason meets his real mother, Sheila Haywood, but she turns out to be working for the Joker and allows her son to fall into his deadly hands inside of a warehouse; Joker beats Robin with a crowbar and leaves him for dead as a badly beaten Robin attempts to save his mom and himself from the dynamite left behind by the Joker as he leaves them both to a horrible fate; Batman watches in horror as the warehouse containing Jason and Sheila blows up, too late to stop the Joker. Infamous Phone Poll on death or life for Robin (Jason Todd). The Direct Sales copies of this comic, released first, contained a 1-800 phone number to either vote "for" or "against" the death of Jason Todd on the inside back cover. The newsstand copies, released 3 weeks later did not contain the 1-800 number. 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 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #428
    Batman (1940) 428
    Published Jan 1989 by DC.
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1248820003
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1248820002
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    1st printing. Cover art by Mike Mignola. "A Death in the Family" part 3 of 4, script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Death of Sheila Haywood; Burial of Sheila Haywood and Jason Todd; The Joker becomes the Iranian Ambassador to the U.N. Results of Phone Poll as to whether Robin dies this issue or not. 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 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #429
    Batman (1940) 429
    Published Feb 1989 by DC.

    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 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #430
    Batman (1940) 430
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1989 by DC.

    Batman recalls his past, a time before his parents were killed, while trying to take down a sniper in "Fatal Wish". Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #430REP
    Batman (1940) 430REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1989 by DC.

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    2nd or 3rd printing. Batman recalls his past, a time before his parents were killed, while trying to take down a sniper in "Fatal Wish". Script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #431
    Batman (1940) 431
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1989 by DC.

    Batman battles the League of Assassins, hired killers trained by the same master who trained Bruce Wayne, in "The Wall". Script by James Owsley, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. George Pratt cover. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #431REP
    Batman (1940) 431REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1989 by DC.

    2nd printing with Capcom game ad on back cover. Has a 2nd printing notice after the indicia on first page. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #432
    Batman (1940) 432
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1989 by DC.

    1st Printing - Batman teams up with a private investigator to find a 10-year-old boy abducted seven years prior in "Dead Letter Office". Script by James Owsley, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Uncredited cover looks to be pencilled by Mark Bright. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #432MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) 432MULTIPK
    Batman (1940) #432MULTIPK
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1989 by DC.

    1989 Multipack Reprint. Cover by Mark Bright. Batman teams up with a private investigator to find a 10-year-old boy abducted seven years prior in "Dead Letter Office". Script by James Owsley, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. 1st printing. 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. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #432REP
    Batman (1940) 432REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1989 by DC.

    2nd or later printing with 2nd printing notice after the indicia on first page. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #433
    Batman (1940) 433
    Published May 1989 by DC.

    In "The Many Deaths Of The Batman, Chapter One: Period of Mourning", a silent tale depicts the effects of a shocking act against the caped crusader. Part 1 of 3, continued next issue. Script by John Byrne, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Dick Grayson, Starfire, Penguin, Two-Face. Byrne cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #434
    Batman (1940) 434
    Published Jun 1989 by DC.

    While Batman's on a case in Paris, the bodies of men found in Batman costumes continue to pile up in Gotham in "The Many Deaths Of The Batman, Chapter Two: How Many Times Can A Batman Die?" Part 2 of 3, continued from the previous issue. Story concludes next issue. Script by John Byrne, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Byrne cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #435
    Batman (1940) 435
    Published Jul 1989 by DC.

    Batman must discover the identity of the 'Bat-Killer' before anyone else is murdered in "The Many Deaths Of The Batman, Chapter Three: The Last Death Of The Batman". Part 3 of 3, continued from the previous issue. Script by John Byrne, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Byrne cover. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #436
    Batman (1940) 436
    Tags: Batman Year 3 (part 1)
    Published Aug 1989 by DC.
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    • Signed by cover artist George Perez with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    1st appearance of Tim Drake. Cover art by George Perez. "Batman Year 3 (Part 1 of 4): Different Roads," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by John Beatty; Someone is killing off Gotham's mob bosses, and Batman keeps arriving too late to prevent the murders; Boss Zucco is up for parole, and Alfred Pennyworth pleads with the parole board not to let him free; Nightwing returns to Gotham, having heard that Batman's sanity is eroding, and sets off in search of his mentor; The Post-Crisis origin of Robin (Dick Grayson) in flashback. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #436REP
    Batman (1940) 436REP
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1988 by DC.

    2nd printing with green DC logo. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #437
    Batman (1940) 437
    Tags: Batman Year 3 (part 2)
    Published Aug 1989 by DC.

    Last 75-cent cover price. Cover art by George Perez. "Batman Year 3 (Part 2 of 4): Changes Made," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by John Beatty; Nightwing catches up with Batman in the rubble of the clifftop home of one of Gotham's mob bosses; Alfred remembers Dick's arrival at Wayne Manor and his introduction to Batman's world; Batman refuses to talk to Nightwing about his feelings regarding Jason's death, and neither of them is yet aware that Boss Zucco, the killer of Dick's parents, has been granted parole; Batman offers to help the surviving mob bosses, and Alfred considers killing Zucco. The Post-Crisis origin of Robin (Dick Grayson) in flashback. Story continues in Batman #437. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #438
    Batman (1940) 438
    Tags: Batman Year 3 (part 3)
    Published Sep 1989 by DC.

    First $1.00 cover price. Cover art by George Perez. "Batman Year 3" (Part 3 of 4): Turnabout," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by John Beatty; Alfred cannot bring himself to kil Boss Zucco and tries to bribe him to leave Gotham; Batman and Nightwing separately discover that Zucco will be released that night; The suspect hes connected to the recent mob killings. The Post-Crisis origin of Robin (Dick Grayson) in flashback. Story continues in Batman #439. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #439
    Batman (1940) 439
    Tags: Batman Year 3 (part 4)
    Published Sep 1989 by DC.

    Cover art by George Perez. "Batman Year 3 (Part 4 of 4): Resolutions," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Pat Broderick, inks by Michael Bair; Boss Zucco gets killed, and suddenly the criminals of Gotham are falling over one another to get hold of a book he kept uncovering their secrets; Batman and Nightwing trace the book to a hiding place in the orphanage where Zucco and Dick Grayson spent part of their childhoods; The relationship between Batman and Nightwing starts to heal; The Post-Crisis origin of Robin (Dick Grayson) in flashback. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #440
    Batman (1940) 440
    Published Oct 1989 by DC.

    Cover by George Perez. "A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter One: Suspects," script by George Perez (Co-Plot) and Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Batman pushes the limits following Jason Todd's death; Meanwhile, a mysterious individual stalks Batman and Nightwing; Batman discovers that Two-Face is back in town and planning his demise. Continued in The New Titans (1988-1996) #60. A Lonely Place of Dying Part 1 of 5. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #441
    Batman (1940) 441
    Published Nov 1989 by DC.

    Cover by George Perez. "A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter Three: Parallel Lines!", script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; As the Dark Knight and Two-Face face off, Dick Grayson and Tim Drake discuss the future of Batman and Robin; Tim Drake reveals how he deduced Batman was Bruce Wayne. Continued in The New Titans (1988-1996) #61. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #442
    Batman (1940) 442
    Published Dec 1989 by DC.
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    • Label #0288211017
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    • Label #0288211007
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    • Label #0288211013
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    • Label #0302046023
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    • Paper: White
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    • Label #0288211009
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.01) will be charged at checkout.
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    • Label #0288211005
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.10) will be charged at checkout.
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    • Label #0288211002
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    • Label #0288211012
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    Cover by George Perez. "A Lonely Place of Dying Chapter Five: Rebirth," script by George Perez (Co-Plot) and Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; With Batman and Nightwing trapped by Two-Face, there's only one person left to save the day; Prepare for the debut of the newest Robin, Tim Drake! Columns on "Bat Questions Answered," "Continuity Corner," and "From the Den," the latter by Denny O'Neil. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #443
    Batman (1940) 443
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jan 1990 by DC.
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1262420019

    Crimesmith enlists others to carry out robberies, and doesn't suffer betrayal well, in "The Coming Of Crimesmith". Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Insert comic: 16-page promotion for Lightning Racers race car toys. Val Semeiks/Michael Bair cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #444
    Batman (1940) 444
    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1990 by DC.

    Batman braves the gauntlet of Crimesmith's security system in "Crimesmith And Punishment". Part 2 of 2, continued from the previous issue. Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo. Michael Bair cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #445
    Batman (1940) 445
    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1990 by DC.

    Cover by Brian Bolland. "When the Earth Dies! Chapter One: Red Square! Bloody Square!" starrubg Slasher, Com. Gordon, Alfred, and Vicki Vale; script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Batman travels to the Soviet Union to track down the KGBeast's protege the NKVDemon, who is on a murdering spree; The brutal fight that ensues nearly costs Batman his life; Demon (protege of KGBeast, NOT Etrigan) appearance. "From the Den" column by Denny O'Neil. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #446
    Batman (1940) 446
    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1990 by DC.

    Cover by Brian Bolland. "When the Earth Dies Chapter Two: Underworlds," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Jim Aparo, inks by Mike DeCarlo; Still wounded from his previous encounter with the NKVDemon, Batman attends a hockey game in the Soviet Union; The Demon is somewhere in the stadium, looking to assassinate the 10 people he believes are responsible for ruining his country. "From the Den" column by Denny O'Neil. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #447
    Batman (1940) 447
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1990 by DC.

    The Demon (not Etrigan) is murdering leading members of the communist party, and his final target is Premier Mikhail Gorbachev in "Earth Day! Demon Night!" Part 3 of 3, continued from the previous issue. Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Jim Aparo & Mike DeCarlo. Cover by Brian Bolland. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #448
    Batman (1940) 448
    Published Jun 1990 by DC.

    "The Penguin Affair: Pawns." Part 1 of 3 The Penguin has the brilliant Harold create for him a technology that can control birds. Continued in Detective Comics (1937-) #615. Plot by Marv Wolfman & Alan Grant. Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Jim Aparo & Mike DeCarlo. Cover by Norm Breyfogle. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #449
    Batman (1940) 449
    Published Jun 1990 by DC.

    Part 3 of the 3-part 'The Penguin Affair,' continued from Detective Comics (1937- ) #615. The Penguin threatens the security of the United States...and there's not a thing Batman can do to stop him. Written by Marv Wolfman and Alan Grant, with art by Mark Bright and Randy Emberlin. Cover by Norm Breyfogle. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #450
    Batman (1940) 450
    Tags: Batman
    Published Jul 1990 by DC.

    Unable to see the humor in things of a criminal nature, the Joker tries to find the joke again in "Wildcard!" Part 1 of 2, continued next issue. Written by Marv Wolfman. Art by Jim Aparo & Mike DeCarlo. Cover by Norm Breyfogle. Cover price $1.00.