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Detective Comics (1937) - #485
"The Vengeance Vow!"
DC Comics


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Cover Date: Aug/Sep 1979
Cover Price: US $ 1.00

Issue Tagline: Whose Death Causes Batman To Swear "The Vengeance Vow"? Plus: Batgirl Robin And Man-Bat In Their Own Full-Length Features! And A Bonus Story! The Demon's Last Battle!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Letters Column: Batcave

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Batman In The Seventies (2000) TPB
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (1st Printing)
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (2nd Printing)
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (3rd Printing)
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (4th Printing)
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (New Printing)
Batman: Tales of the Demon (1991) TPB (Warner Books Edition)
Steve Ditko Omnibus (2011) HC vol. 02
Tales of the Batman: Don Newton (2011) HC vol. 01
The Untold Legend of the Batman (Australian) (1982) nn

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Writer(s):
Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil

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Don Newton

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Dan Adkins

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Adrienne Roy

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Ben Oda

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Kathy Kane is attacked and killed by members of the League of Assassins, led by The Sensei and Batman is defeated in battle by Bronze Tiger. Ra's al Ghul, wanting to be head of the League of Assassins tricks Batman into chasing down The Sensei and Bronze Tiger.

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