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Batman (1940) - #686
"Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Part 1 of 2: The Beginning of the End"
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Neil Gaiman

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Alex Sinclair - 'Sinc'

Jared K. Fletcher

Dan DiDio
Michael 'Mike' Marts
Janelle Siegel

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Andy Kubert
Alex Sinclair - 'Sinc'

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Cover Date: April 2009
Cover Price: US $ 3.99

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 48 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
Batman (1940) #686 2nd Printing
Batman (1940) #686 3rd Printing
Batman (1940) #686 Alex Ross Cover
Batman (1940) #686 Andy Kubert Variant Sketch Cover

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Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?

The Batman is dead and many of his friends - and enemies - have come together to pay their respects and share their memories.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Batman [GER] (2007) #35
Batman Legends (2007) #33
Batman: Viimeinen Batman-tarina (2010) HC
Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? (2009) HC
Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? (2009) TPB

The story is concluded in Detective Comics #853

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