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Detective Comics (1937) - HC
"Private Casebook"
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  Penciller(s):
Dustin Nguyen

Editor(s):
Dan DiDio
Robert 'Bob' Joy

Cover Artist(s):
Dustin Nguyen
 

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Cover Date: December 2008
Cover Price: US $ 19.99

Issue Tagline: Nothing Stays Buried...

Format: Color; Hardcover; 160 pages

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Synopsis:
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Reprints/Collects:
DC Infinite Halloween Special (2007) #1
Detective Comics (1937) #840
Detective Comics (1937) #841
Detective Comics (1937) #842
Detective Comics (1937) #843
Detective Comics (1937) #844
Detective Comics (1937) #845

Notes:
Collects only the Zatanna story from DC Infinite Halloween Special (2007) #1.

In addition to the dust jacket, the front & back covers of the book itself are fully illustrated by Dustin Nguyen.

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An image for Dr. Jeremiah Arkham (DC) exists Dr. Jeremiah Arkham (DC)
An image for Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis)
An image for Blue Devil exists Blue Devil
An image for Harvey Bullock exists Harvey Bullock
An image for Carpenter (DC) (01 - Jenna Duffy) exists Carpenter (DC) (01 - Jenna Duffy)
An image for Catwoman (DC)(Post Crisis)(01 - Selina Kyle) exists Catwoman (DC)(Post Crisis)(01 - Selina Kyle)
An image for Detective Chimp exists Detective Chimp
Vicky Djonovic
An image for Echo (DC) (02 - Nina Damfino) exists Echo (DC) (02 - Nina Damfino)
Jeremy Ellis
An image for Ra's al Ghul (DC) exists Ra's al Ghul (DC)
An image for Talia al Ghul (DC) exists Talia al Ghul (DC)
The Globe
An image for James Worthington Gordon (DC)(Post Crisis) exists James Worthington Gordon (DC)(Post Crisis)
Gotham Jack
An image for Great White Shark exists Great White Shark
An image for Harley Quinn (DC) exists Harley Quinn (DC)
An image for Joker (DC)(Post-Crisis)(01 - 'Jack') exists Joker (DC)(Post-Crisis)(01 - 'Jack')
Albert Kozer
Sarah Larkin
Lion (DC)
An image for Mad Hatter (DC) (01 - Jervis Tetch) exists Mad Hatter (DC) (01 - Jervis Tetch)
March Harriet
An image for Anthony 'Little Italy' Marchetti (DC) exists Anthony 'Little Italy' Marchetti (DC)
  Moose (DC)(01)
An image for Mr. ZZZ (DC) exists Mr. ZZZ (DC)
An image for Penguin (DC) exists Penguin (DC)
An image for Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis) exists Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis)
An image for Poison Ivy (DC)(Pamela Isley) exists Poison Ivy (DC)(Pamela Isley)
An image for Query exists Query
Frederick Rhino (DC)
An image for Riddler (DC) exists Riddler (DC)
Sean Riley
An image for Robin (DC)(Post Crisis)(03 - Tim Drake) exists Robin (DC)(Post Crisis)(03 - Tim Drake)
Johnny Sabatino
An image for Scarface (DC) exists Scarface (DC)
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Donovan Stahl
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An image for Tweedledee (DC) exists Tweedledee (DC)
Tweedledum (DC) (02 - Dumson)
Ubu
Unicorn (DC)
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An image for Zatanna exists Zatanna

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"The Resurrection of Ra's Al Ghul: Epilogue" - Edit this story

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The Resurrection of Ra's al Ghul

Writer(s):
Paul Dini

Penciller(s):
Dustin Nguyen

Inker(s):
Derek Fridolfs

Colorist(s):
John Kalisz

Letterer(s):
Randy Gentile

Editor(s):
Michael 'Mike' Marts
Jeanine Schaefer

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An image for Dr. Jeremiah Arkham (DC) exists Dr. Jeremiah Arkham (DC)
An image for Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis)
An image for Ra's al Ghul (DC) exists Ra's al Ghul (DC)
An image for Talia al Ghul (DC) exists Talia al Ghul (DC)
The Globe
An image for Great White Shark exists Great White Shark
An image for Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis) exists Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis)
Ubu
An image for Damian Wayne exists Damian Wayne

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League of Assassins (DC)

Notes:
Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #840.

Talia al Ghul & Damian Wayne appear only in flashback.

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"The Wonderland Gang!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Paul Dini

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Dustin Nguyen

Inker(s):
Derek Fridolfs

Colorist(s):
John Kalisz

Letterer(s):
Randy Gentile

Editor(s):
Michael 'Mike' Marts
Jeanine Schaefer

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An image for Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis)
An image for Carpenter (DC) (01 - Jenna Duffy) exists Carpenter (DC) (01 - Jenna Duffy)
Lion (DC)
An image for Mad Hatter (DC) (01 - Jervis Tetch) exists Mad Hatter (DC) (01 - Jervis Tetch)
March Harriet
An image for Anthony 'Little Italy' Marchetti (DC) exists Anthony 'Little Italy' Marchetti (DC)
An image for Mr. ZZZ (DC) exists Mr. ZZZ (DC)
An image for Tweedledee (DC) exists Tweedledee (DC)
Tweedledum (DC) (02 - Dumson)
Unicorn (DC)
Walrus (DC)

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Wonderland Gang

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Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #841.

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"The Suit of Sorrows" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Peter Milligan

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Dustin Nguyen

Inker(s):
Derek Fridolfs

Colorist(s):
John Kalisz

Letterer(s):
Sal Cipriano

Editor(s):
Michael 'Mike' Marts
Jeanine Schaefer

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An image for Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis)
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Gotham Jack
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Order of Purity

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Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #842.

While Talia al Ghul does not physically appear, she is present in the form of a letter to Batman.

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"Opening Night!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Paul Dini

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Dustin Nguyen

Inker(s):
Derek Fridolfs

Colorist(s):
John Kalisz

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Steve Wands - 'SwandS'

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Michael 'Mike' Marts
Jeanine Schaefer

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An image for Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis)
Vicky Djonovic
Moose (DC)(01)
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Johnny Sabatino
An image for Scarface (DC) exists Scarface (DC)
Donovan Stahl
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Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #843.

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"Curtains" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Paul Dini

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Dustin Nguyen

Inker(s):
Derek Fridolfs

Colorist(s):
John Kalisz

Letterer(s):
Randy Gentile

Editor(s):
Michael 'Mike' Marts
Jeanine Schaefer

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An image for Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis)
An image for Harvey Bullock exists Harvey Bullock
An image for Harley Quinn (DC) exists Harley Quinn (DC)
An image for Joker (DC)(Post-Crisis)(01 - 'Jack') exists Joker (DC)(Post-Crisis)(01 - 'Jack')
Moose (DC)(01)
Frederick Rhino (DC)
Sean Riley
An image for Robin (DC)(Post Crisis)(03 - Tim Drake) exists Robin (DC)(Post Crisis)(03 - Tim Drake)
Johnny Sabatino
An image for Scarface (DC) exists Scarface (DC)
An image for Sugar (DC) (02 - Peyton Riley) exists Sugar (DC) (02 - Peyton Riley)
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Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #844.

Harvey Bullock, Harley Quinn, Joker, Sean Riley, Frederick Rhino, Robin & the Ventriloquist appear only in flashback.

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"The Riddle Unanswered" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Paul Dini

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Dustin Nguyen

Inker(s):
Derek Fridolfs

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John Kalisz

Letterer(s):
Randy Gentile

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Michael 'Mike' Marts
Jeanine Schaefer

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An image for Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis) exists Batman (DC)(03 - Post-Crisis)
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An image for Detective Chimp exists Detective Chimp
An image for Echo (DC) (02 - Nina Damfino) exists Echo (DC) (02 - Nina Damfino)
Jeremy Ellis
An image for James Worthington Gordon (DC)(Post Crisis) exists James Worthington Gordon (DC)(Post Crisis)
Albert Kozer
Sarah Larkin
An image for Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis) exists Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (DC)(Post Crisis)
An image for Poison Ivy (DC)(Pamela Isley) exists Poison Ivy (DC)(Pamela Isley)
An image for Query exists Query
An image for Riddler (DC) exists Riddler (DC)
An image for Stacy (DC) exists Stacy (DC)

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G.C.P.D. (DC)(Post Crisis)

Synopsis:
A new serial killer strikes and Batman along with the reformed Riddler are on the case. Not every criminal can be flushed out by beating up the usual suspects sometimes the greatest detective in the world must take a more subtle approach.

Notes:
Originally published in Detective Comics (1937) #845.

Echo, Poison Ivy & Query appear only in flashbacks.
Albert Kozer appears alive only in flashback, & as a dead body in the "present".

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"Kcirt Ro Taert" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Paul Dini

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Dustin Nguyen

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Dustin Nguyen

Letterer(s):
John J. Hill

Editor(s):
Eddie Berganza
Adam Schlagman

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Originally published in DC Infinite Halloween Special (2007) #1.

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