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Batman (1940) - #429
"A Death in the Family, Book Four, Chapter 6"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Jim Starlin

Penciller(s):
Jim Aparo

Inker(s):
Mike DeCarlo

Colorist(s):
Adrienne Roy

Letterer(s):
John Costanza

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

Cover Artist(s):
Mike Mignola
 

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Cover Date: January 1989
Cover Price: US $ 0.75

Issue Tagline:
Robin is dead, murdered by the Joker.
And the Batman can do nothing about it.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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A Death in the Family (Batman)

Synopsis:
With his new political position granting him diplomatic immunity, there is nothing that Batman can do to bring Joker to justice legally. Seeking out vengeance in his own way, Batman hunts for a way to stop the Joker. Can Superman talk some sense into Batman before he commits the same crime as the Joker did, thus lowering himself to that level?

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Batman (1940) TPB (All Four Collector's Item Issues in One Volume)
Batman Sonderband (1989) #12
Batman: A Death in the Family (2011) TPB
Batman: Kuolema kulkee suvussa (1989) 1989-03
DC Comics Classics Library (2009) HC vol. 07

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