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Batman (1940) - #401
"A Bird in the Hand..."
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Barbara J. Randall

Trevor Howard von Eeden

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John Costanza

Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil

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Cover Date: November 1986
Cover Price: US $ 0.75

Issue Tagline: Her Name is Magpie... and She Wonders How the Batman Will Look As He Dies!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Batman (1940) #401 No Month Issue
Batman (1940) #401 Second print - Bat Symbol UPC
Batman (1940) #401 SoMuchFun!, Inc. Variant
Batman (1940) #401 Third Printing

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Letters Column: Bat-Signals

Batman and Gordon tracked a jewel thief / murderer. She (the Magpie) attacked at a Wayne party. Batman and Robin tracked her down and stopped her.

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Batman Taschenbuch (1978) #40

First post-Crisis appearance of Batman.

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