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Batman (1940) - #407
"Batman: Year One, Part 4, Chapter Four: Friend in Need"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Frank Miller

Penciller(s):
David Mazzucchelli

Inker(s):
David Mazzucchelli

Colorist(s):
Richmond Lewis

Letterer(s):
Todd Klein

Editor(s):
Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil

Cover Artist(s):
David Mazzucchelli
 

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Cover Date: May 1987
Cover Price: US $ 0.75

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Batman: Year One

Synopsis:
Jim Gordon and Batman meet face to face for the first time, realizing that they are not enemies, but are both fighting the same war. Jim Gordon takes to the police department, turning in several corrupt offices, drawing the ire of the rest of the department. Meanwhile, a strange new figure calling himself "The Joker" has arrived in Gotham City, so Gordon has a feeling that the Batman is needed.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Batman (1940) HC
Batman (1940) HC
Batman (1940) HC (2012 Edition)
Batman (1940) TPB (1st Printing)
Batman (1940) TPB (7th Printing)
Batman (1940) TPB (8th Printing)
Batman (1940) TPB (Deluxe Edition 1st Printing 2007)
Batman (1940) TPB (Deluxe Edition 2nd Printing)
Batman (1940) TPB (Deluxe Edition 4th Printing)
Batman (1940) TPB (Deluxe Edition 6th Printing)
Batman (1940) TPB (Deluxe Edition 7th Printing)
Batman (1940) TPB (Deluxe Edition 8th Printing)
Batman (1940) TPB (Titan Books - First Edition)
Batman (1940) TPB (Titan Books Edition)
Batman (1940) TPB (Warner Books Edition)
Batman [FIN] (1987) 1987-06
Batman [GER] (1989) #2
Batman-spesiaali (2007) 2007-01
The Complete Frank Miller Batman (1989) HC
Klassiker der Comic-Literatur (2005) #7

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Jefferson Skeevers
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