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Batman Secret Files (1997) - #1
DC Comics


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Scott Alan McDaniel
Karl Story
 

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Cover Date: October 1997
Cover Price: US $ 4.95

Issue Tagline:
Man Behind the Bat: Alfred Pennyworth Speaks
An All-New Origin Story
The Waynes: The First Family of Gotham City
Who Is Batman? An Exclusive Psychological Profile
Plus Inside Info on Batman's Allies
Going Underground: Guided Tour...

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Secret Files and Origins

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Batman Special (1997) #4
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Special (2010) #1
JLA - Die neue Gerechtigkeitsliga Sonderband (1997) #4
JLA - Oikeuden puolustajat (2001) #1
Secret Origins featuring the JLA (1999) TPB

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