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  • Item #41625047
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    Published Oct 2016 by DC.

    Auction Item: All Star Batman (2016) 1NYCC VF+ 8.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Foil Cover Convention Edition. My Own Worst Enemy: Part 1 - Written by Scott Snyder. Art by John Romita, Danny Miki and Declan Shalvey. Cover by John Romita and Danny Miki. Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight's greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Every assassin, bounty hunter and ordinary citizen with something to hide is on their tails with one goal: kill Batman! Handcuffed together on the road to hell, this is Batman and Two-Face as you've never seen them before! 40 pages, full color. Rated T

  • Item #41451869
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    Batman (1940) #26 GD/VG 3.0
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    Published Jan 1945 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 26 GD/VG 3.0

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    Starts Feb 6

    Cover by Jerry Robinson. "Twenty-Ton Robbery!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane); The Cavalier returns in disguise to acquire a new mob that he plans to use to rob the city blind, but the theft of a whale undoes his plans. "Recipe for Revenge!", script by Jack Schiff, art by Jerry Robinson; Alfred criticizes Bruce and Dick for not eating healthy meals, because of the crime-fighting activities, so he heads to the market to stock up on "good" food and runs headlong into a case he thinks that only he can solve. "The Year 3000!", script by Joseph Greene, art by Dick Sprang; In the year 3000, a man, who is the direct descendant of Bruce Wayne, and his son, run across a time capsule containing the exploits of Batman and Robin, and don those guises in order to fight and rally support against a warlord named Fura. "Night Rider" text story by Tod Lowry. "Crime Comes to Lost Mesa!", script by Don Cameron, art by Dick Sprang; Two criminals enlist the aid of an Indian medicine man as a cover to allow them to rob the tribal temple of its riches. 52 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #41604122
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 79 FN- 5.5

    Starts Feb 6

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "Bride of Batman!", script by David Vern, pencils by Dick Sprang (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; When the Shah of a foreign nation wants Vicki as his wife, she gets out of it (or so she thinks) by announcing that she is secretly engaged to Batman! Give Your Pet All the Breaks! public service announcement with Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Batman of Yesterday!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Bob Kane (Batman and Robin figures only) and Lew Sayre Schwartz, inks by Ray Burnley; A criminal claims to have recovered a long lost treasure of gold; Batman and Robin ask Professor Nichols to send them back in time to the Gotham of 1753, where they meet with Captain Lightfoot. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Grand Jury" text story by Jack Miller. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batman--Gang Boss!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; Batman and Robin are escorting a prisoner transport when their plane crashes on what appears to be a deserted island; But the island is controlled by the murderous pirate Lars Veking, and Batman and Robin find unexpected brothers-in-arms in the form of the prisoners they are escorting. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. 44 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #41505260
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1959 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 125 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Feb 6

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Secret Life of Bat-Hound," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; After Ace is brought to permanently live at Wayne Manor by John Wilker, Bat-Hound goes into action with Batwoman to save the Caped Crusaders trapped in a cave-in. Half-page Crime Punishment! story. Tips on Summer Fun! public service announcement with Peter Porkchops, art by Rube Grossman. "The Last Days of Batman," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Charles Paris; Carter Nichols sends the Dynamic Duo back to ancient Venice to gather evidence in a case, but only Batman returns, while Robin is shifted to Gotham City a few days into the future, where he discovers a new criminal will kill Batman. Half-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. "King Batman the First," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; While chasing down a wanted criminal, the Dynamic Duo are transported to another planet where Batman becomes king, albeit temporarily, as his being an alien causes him to be imprisoned. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #40502663
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1960 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 133 CGC 7.5

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    • Label #0280306014
    Starts Feb 6

    1st appearance of Bat-Mite in Batman comics and his 3rd appearance anywhere in "Batwoman's Publicity Agent!" Cover by Sheldon Moldoff. "Crimes of the Kite-Man," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Charles Paris; The Caped Crusaders must battle an ingenious criminal who uses kites to commit his crimes! Lend a Friendly Hand! public service announcement with Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Voyage of the S.S. Batman," script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff; After building a mock Bat-Cave on board a ship and allowing the public in, several crooks break in to it, attempting to steal a trophy on display which has part of a map inside it that will lead the criminals to some stolen loot. Half-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Warden Willis story by Henry Boltinoff. "Batwoman's Publicity Agent," script by Bill Finger, art by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane); Batwoman and Bat-Mite team up to fight crime and the Dynamic Duo do not know what to make of it; The truth, that Bat-Mite is in love with the female crime fighter, is the reason that the imp from another dimension being in town. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Item #41624039
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    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1963 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 155 VG- 3.5

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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. "Batman's Psychic Twin" starring Batman, Robin, and Kathy Kane, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A rare chemical explosion psychically links Batman with Jo-Jo Gagan, and when the underworld finds out about this, they turn on Gagan and attempt to kill him, believing that the Caped Crusader will perish as well. "The Return of the Penguin" (1st Silver Age appearance of the Penguin) starring Batman, Robin, and Vicki Vale, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; Emerging from semi-retirement, due to the mocking of the underworld, the Penguin renews his battle of wits with the Caped Crusaders with a series of new bird-related crimes. Full-page ad for Metal Men # 1. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #41448593
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    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1965 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 171 GD- 1.8

    Starts Feb 6

    1st Silver Age Riddler appearance (the question-marked criminal hadn't appeared in a Batman book since 1948). Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. What's Wrong with These Pictures! public service announcement, art by Bernard Baily. "Remarkable Ruse of the Riddler!" (the Batman TV pilot was based on this story), script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; The Riddler is released from prison and informs the Dynamic Duo that he has turned from crime, and, as proof, leads them to the hideout of the Molehill Mob; But when the former felon begins deluging them with riddles, the Caped Crusaders aren't sure he really has reformed. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #39824762
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1966 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 181 VG- 3.5

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    Starts Feb 6

    The 1st appearance of Poison Ivy. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Beware of--Poison Ivy!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; While Bruce and Dick are attending an art show, a woman shows up, claiming to be the greatest criminal of those currently residing in Gotham. Centerspread is a great two-page color poster of Batman and Robin, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Perfect Crime--Slightly Imperfect!", script by Gardner Fox, inks by Sid Greene; At the latest meeting of the Anaylists, Kaye announces that she didn't write her latest book, and seems to be threatened by a voice from her brooch; Batman has a feeling that the Kaye at the meeting is an imposter, so he looks into the matter. Letter from future comics writer Mike Friedrich. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #41624042
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1966 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 181 PR 0.5

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    Starts Feb 20

    The 1st appearance of Poison Ivy. Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Beware of--Poison Ivy!", script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff (as Bob Kane), inks by Joe Giella; While Bruce and Dick are attending an art show, a woman shows up, claiming to be the greatest criminal of those currently residing in Gotham. Centerspread is a great two-page color poster of Batman and Robin, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Perfect Crime--Slightly Imperfect!", script by Gardner Fox, inks by Sid Greene; At the latest meeting of the Anaylists, Kaye announces that she didn't write her latest book, and seems to be threatened by a voice from her brooch; Batman has a feeling that the Kaye at the meeting is an imposter, so he looks into the matter. Letter from future comics writer Mike Friedrich. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #41584325
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Jun 1968 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 202 CGC 6.5

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    • Label #0286230020
    Starts Feb 20

    Cover art by Irv Novick. "Gateway to Death!" starring Batman and Robin, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Chic Stone, inks by Sid Greene; A rash of psychic robberies, in which objects appear to move with the power of mind over matter, puzzle the Caped Crusaders, but not Alfred. "Menace of the Motorcycle Marauders!" starring Robin, script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Chic Stone, inks by Joe Giella; Robin, on his way to school to make a speech for the Presidency of the Junior Class, stops a motorcycle gang, whicjh is led by an expelled student; He successfully captures the gang, but, in the process, loses the chance to become class president at school. Cap's Hobby Hints by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Item #41624051
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Sep 1973 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 251 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Feb 6

    The Clown Prince of Crime is back in Gotham, and he's going to make everyone pay in this classic story. "The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!" Script by Denny O'Neil, art and cover by Neal Adams. Cover price $0.20.

  • Item #41448236
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    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1975 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 263 VF- 7.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Riddler appears in book-length tale, "Riddler on the Move!" Script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Ernie Chan as "Ernie Chua," inks by Dick Giordano. Cover price $0.25.

  • Item #41623691
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    Published Feb 1978 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 296 VF- 7.5

    Starts Feb 20

    Cover pencils by Sal Amendola, inks by Al Milgrom. "The Sinister Straws of the Scarecrow," script by David Vern (as David V. Reed), pencils by Sal Amendola; Criminals are running scared because of the fear instilled by the Scarecrow; They turn over their stolen goods to the police; Batman steps in and battles Scarecrow. Letter from comics historian Peter Sanderson. Daily Planet Volume 77 Issue 45 Week of November 7, 1977 article by Bob Rozakis; Information on Showcase #97, World's Finest Comics #249, comics on sale the week of November 14th and Ask the Answer Man! 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Item #41170493
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Apr 1978 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 298 CGC 9.8

    • Paper: White
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    • Label #1395906004
    Starts Feb 6

    Cover art by Jim Aparo. "The Case of the Crimson Coffin!", script by David Vern (as David V. Reed), pencils by John Calnan, inks by Dick Giordano; Batman battles the Carib machete assassins, who are kidnapping and drugging victims for a human sacrifice. Hostess snack cakes ad with Superman. Daily Planet Volume 78 Issue 1 Week of January 2, 1978 article by Bob Rozakis; Information on Claw the Unconquered #10, House of Secrets #151, comics on sale the week of Jauary 9th and Ask the Answer Man. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Item #41228756
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1983 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 357 CGC 8.0

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    • Label #1395909006
    Starts Feb 6

    1st printing. 1st appearance of Jason Todd and Killer Croc (cameo). Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Dick Giordano. "Squid" starring Batman, Dick Grayson, Commissioner Gordon, Hamilton Hill, Joey Taylor, Waldo Flynn, Olivia Ortega, and the Squid (first appearance), script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala; The Squid comes to Gotham City to launch a takeover of its underworld, and to trap the Batman; A mobster offering crooked protection threatens a circus owner; Refusing to give in, the owner unwittingly puts a target on the heads of his star performers, a husband and wife trapeze act; Days later, a young boy discoveres that his parents had been brutally murdered. Taken in by the sympathetic millionaire Bruce Wayne (Batman) the boy trains and becomes his new mentor's sidekick as Robin, the boy wonder; Not Dick Grayson, though--This time it was the copycat story of Jason Todd, the second person to become Robin. Letter to the editor from comics editor/writer Kevin Dooley. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Item #41088491
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Mar 1983 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 357 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Feb 6

    1st printing. 1st appearance of Jason Todd and Killer Croc (cameo). Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Dick Giordano. "Squid" starring Batman, Dick Grayson, Commissioner Gordon, Hamilton Hill, Joey Taylor, Waldo Flynn, Olivia Ortega, and the Squid (first appearance), script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala; The Squid comes to Gotham City to launch a takeover of its underworld, and to trap the Batman; A mobster offering crooked protection threatens a circus owner; Refusing to give in, the owner unwittingly puts a target on the heads of his star performers, a husband and wife trapeze act; Days later, a young boy discoveres that his parents had been brutally murdered. Taken in by the sympathetic millionaire Bruce Wayne (Batman) the boy trains and becomes his new mentor's sidekick as Robin, the boy wonder; Not Dick Grayson, though--This time it was the copycat story of Jason Todd, the second person to become Robin. Letter to the editor from comics editor/writer Kevin Dooley. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.60.

  • Item #41625053
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 1984 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 368 VF 8.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Dick Giordano. In this key issue, Jason Todd begins as the new Robin (with a new costume) in a book-length story titled "A Revenge of Rainbows" starring Batman, Robin, Crazy-Quilt, Dick Grayson, Vicki Vale, Joker (flashback), Two-Face (flashback), Scarecrow (flashback), and Penguin (flashback), script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Alfredo Alcala; Dick Grayson officially passes along the mantle of Robin to Jason Todd, who accompanies Batman on a "shakedown cruise" around Gotham. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Item #41096996
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Aug 1985 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 386 VF+ 8.5

    Starts Feb 6

    Cover by Tom Mandrake. "Black Mask: Losing Face" starring Batman, Commissioner Gordon, Harvey Bullock, Black Mask (1st appearance and origin), and Lucius Fox, script: Doug Moench, art by Tom Mandrake; Roman Sionis loses his family's company, Janus Cosmetics, and turns to a life of crime as Black Mask. Part 1 of 3, continued in Detective Comics (1937) #553. Missive by letter hack T.M. Maple. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Item #41447981
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    Published Jul 1994 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 509-SBSIGNED NM- 9.2

    Starts Feb 20

    Score Board Signed Edition. Signed and numbered by Dick Giordano and Doug Moench and limited to 2,500 copies. Includes a certificate of authenticity from Score Board, Inc.
    This extra-sized issue begins 'KnightsEnd,' a new multi-part story arc in the saga of the Dark Knight. With the failure of Bruce Wayne's encounter with Batman in Robin (1993-2009) #7 weighing on him, Wayne turns to his old foe, Lady Shiva, for help in retraining. Meanwhile, moving in on an arms dealer, Batman discovers that the perpetrator might actually be an old and deadly enemy of the Order of St. Dumas. Continued in Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) #29. Written by Doug Moench, with art by Mike Manley and Dick Giordano. Cover by Kelley Jones and John Beatty. 52 pages.

  • Item #41448434
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    Tags: Batman
    Published Feb 2005 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 635 CBCS 9.6

    • Paper: White
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    • Label #18B009-001
    Starts Feb 6

    Written by Judd Winick. Art by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen Cover by Matt Wagner. Part 1 of the 4-part "Under the Hood," featuring the new BATMAN team of writer Judd Winick (OUTSIDERS, GREEN ARROW), artists Doug Mahnke (JLA, JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE) & Tom Nguyen (JLA) and cover artist Matt Wagner (BATMAN/SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN: TRINITY)! In the wake of "War Games," Batman must deal with a city in turmoil. While battling new criminal chieftains raiding his city, Batman is confronted with a face from the past? or rather, a hidden face from the past. Welcome the return of the Red Hood! Cover price $2.25.

  • Item #40502876
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    Published Feb 2005 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 635 VF 8.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Written by Judd Winick. Art by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen Cover by Matt Wagner. Part 1 of the 4-part "Under the Hood," featuring the new BATMAN team of writer Judd Winick (OUTSIDERS, GREEN ARROW), artists Doug Mahnke (JLA, JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE) & Tom Nguyen (JLA) and cover artist Matt Wagner (BATMAN/SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN: TRINITY)! In the wake of "War Games," Batman must deal with a city in turmoil. While battling new criminal chieftains raiding his city, Batman is confronted with a face from the past? or rather, a hidden face from the past. Welcome the return of the Red Hood! Cover price $2.25.

  • Item #41088506
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    Published Feb 2005 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (1940) 635 VF 8.0

    Starts Feb 27

    Written by Judd Winick. Art by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen Cover by Matt Wagner. Part 1 of the 4-part "Under the Hood," featuring the new BATMAN team of writer Judd Winick (OUTSIDERS, GREEN ARROW), artists Doug Mahnke (JLA, JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE) & Tom Nguyen (JLA) and cover artist Matt Wagner (BATMAN/SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN: TRINITY)! In the wake of "War Games," Batman must deal with a city in turmoil. While battling new criminal chieftains raiding his city, Batman is confronted with a face from the past? or rather, a hidden face from the past. Welcome the return of the Red Hood! Cover price $2.25.

  • Item #38121533
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    Tags: Night of the Owls (part 001 Prelude), Batman, DC New 52
    Published Nov 2011 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (2011 2nd Series) 1A CGC 9.8

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0190249005
    Starts Feb 6

    FIRST PRINTING Cover by GREG CAPULLO Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Be here for the start of a new era for The Dark Knight from writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE, BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and artist Greg Capullo (Spawn)! A series of brutal killings hints at an ancient conspiracy, and Batman learns that Gotham City is deadlier than he knew. First appearance of Harper Row (cameo, not named in issue) Cover price $2.99.

  • Item #40501835
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    Published Jul 2012 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (2011 2nd Series) 9C VF- 7.5

    Starts Mar 6

    Limited 1 for 200 Variant Cover by Greg Capullo Night of the Owls Tie-In - (W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion 'NIGHT OF THE OWLS' continues here! Batman must stop the TALONS that have breeched the Batcave in order to save an innocent life...and Gotham City! In the backup story, learn more about the PENNYWORTH family and the secrets they've kept from the Wayne family! Cover price $3.99.

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    Auction Item: Batman (2011 2nd Series) 23.1A CGC 9.8

    • Paper: White
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    • Label #0230453013
    Starts Feb 6

    3D COVER (W) Andy Kubert (A) Andy Clarke (CA) Jason Fabok The Joker has FOREVER been the face of EVIL in the DC Universe...but what led him on this devious path of treachery? Andy Kubert pens this early adventure showcasing the maniacal exploits of the Crown Prince of Gotham-The JOKER! Cover price $2.99.

  • Item #41302163
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    Published Aug 2016 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman (2016 3rd Series) 1DREP CGC 9.8

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Aspen Edition/ Second Printing.
    • Label #1446679030
    Starts Feb 6

    2nd Printing - Aspen Comics Exclusive Cover by Michael Turner. DC Universe Rebirth Tie-In - I am Gotham: Part 1 of 5 - Written by Tom King. Art and Cover by David Finch and Matt Batt Banning. 'I AM GOTHAM' chapter one No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight? CAN'T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to Batman alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline. 32 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $2.99.

  • Item #41097005
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    Auction Item: Batman Adventures (1992 1st Series) 12 VF 8.0

    Starts Feb 6

    1st appearance of Harley Quinn in a comic book. "Batgirl: Day One." Barbara Gordon attends a costume party dressed as Batgirl. Unfortunately, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn also decide to show up. Based on Batman The Animated Series. Script by Kelley Puckett, pencils by Mike Parobeck, inks by Rick Burchett. Cover by Parobeck. Cover price $1.25.

  • Item #40819400
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    Auction Item: Batman Adventures (1992 1st Series) 12FANEXPOB CGC 9.2

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Special Convention Foil Edition.
    • Label #0291798004
    Starts Feb 20

    Convention Exclusive Foil Cover by Jonboy Meyers - 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in a comic book. "Batgirl: Day One." Barbara Gordon attends a costume party dressed as Batgirl. Unfortunately, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn also decide to show up. Based on Batman The Animated Series. Script by Kelley Puckett, pencils by Mike Parobeck, inks by Rick Burchett. Cover by Parobeck.

  • Item #41391638
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    Published Feb 1994 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman Adventures Mad Love (1994) 1 CGC 9.6

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1161743015
    Starts Feb 6

    Story by Paul Dini, art by Bruce Timm. Featuring the origin of the Joker's girlfriend, Harley Quinn. This is the 1st Printing, which has a black cover and a playing card in the lower right corner with "Mad Love" in red letters. Cover price $3.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman and Robin (2011 2nd Series) 23.1A PGX 9.9

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    Starts Feb 6

    3D COVER (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Guillem March (CA) Chris Burnham Two-Face is approached to join the Secret Society! Which side will his coin land on? Cover price $2.99.

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    Auction Item: Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) 63SBSIGNED VF/NM 9.0

    Starts Feb 20

    Score Board Signed Edition. Signed and numbered by Scott Hanna, Barry Kitson, and Dennis O'Neil. Limited to 2,500 copies and includes a certificate of authenticity from Score Board, Inc.
    KnightsEnd Part 10, continued from Detective Comics (1937- ) #677. The battle of the original Batman versus the new reaches its climax in the very caverns where Bruce Wayne was broken - the Batcave. But the outcome of this conflict will have far-reaching consequences for the world of the Dark Knight. The KnightsEnd excitement is followed up in the 2-part KnightsEnd: Aftermath, beginning in Robin (1993-2009) #9. Written by Dennis O'Neil, with art and cover by Barry Kitson and Scott Hanna. Deluxe format.

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    Published Jun 1992 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 1 CGC 9.8

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    • Label #1395907012
    Starts Feb 6

    Part 1 of the 4-part "The Last Arkham." Arkham Asylum has a new warden, Jeremiah Arkham, the nephew of the asylum's founder, Amadeus. And Jeremiah's big plans for Gotham's madhouse include incarcerating Batman. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

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    Published Jul 2016 by DC.

    Auction Item: Batman Superman (2013 DC) 32B CGC 9.8

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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Second Printing.
    • Label #0289239013
    Starts Feb 6

    Second Printing. The Final Days of Superman (The Super League): Part 5 - "Omen of Death!" Written by Peter J. Tomasi. Art by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy. Cover by Yanick Paquette. 'Super League' continues this month as Kal-El's bid to strengthen his forces brings him, Batman and Wonder Woman into China and into conflict with the might of that nation's greatest heroes: the Great 10! Story continues in Action Comics #52. 32 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $3.99.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight (2011 2nd Series) 23.4A CGC 9.8

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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0230453014
    Starts Feb 6

    3-D Motion Cover Written by Ann Nocenti. Art by Georges Jeanty. Cover by Jason Fabok The Gotham Underground is quickly becoming a base of power in the DC Universe! After the destruction of Arkham Asylum, The Joker's Daughter is gaining hordes of followers across the terrifying and brutal landscape! In a world where ugly is considered beautiful, what dark initiation rites befall this madwoman's new recruits? Cover price $25.00.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 1 VF/NM 9.0

    Starts Feb 20

    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th printings of #1 are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Returns," script and pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Set 20 years in the future, this story finds that in the absence of superheroes, criminals have run amok, and a gang called the Mutants are terrorizing Gotham City; Bruce Wayne has been retired from super-heroing for 10 years following the death of Jason Todd, the second Robin; Despite Wayne's funding of the rehabilitation of Harvey Dent (Two-Face), Dent returns to being a super-villain; Bruce, overcome with the grief over what Gotham has become, dons the Batman costume again and captures Dent. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 1 FN- 5.5

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    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th printings of #1 are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Returns," script and pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Set 20 years in the future, this story finds that in the absence of superheroes, criminals have run amok, and a gang called the Mutants are terrorizing Gotham City; Bruce Wayne has been retired from super-heroing for 10 years following the death of Jason Todd, the second Robin; Despite Wayne's funding of the rehabilitation of Harvey Dent (Two-Face), Dent returns to being a super-villain; Bruce, overcome with the grief over what Gotham has become, dons the Batman costume again and captures Dent. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 2 CGC 9.4

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1161739014
    Starts Feb 20

    1st printing. NOTE: 1st printing has almost matching grey background on inside front cover and facing page. 2nd printing doesn't have matching gray background--grays are very different. 3rd printings are labeled as such. Cover by Frank Miller. "Dark Knight Triumphant," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; an aging Batman battles the Mutant gang and their anonymous leader; While walking to work, considering retirement, Jim Gordon is almost killed by a 17-year old boy with an M60; Carrie Kelly, a young girl who owes her life to Batman, seeks out her hero and becomes Robin. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 2 VF- 7.5

    Starts Feb 20

    1st printing. NOTE: 1st printing has almost matching grey background on inside front cover and facing page. 2nd printing doesn't have matching gray background--grays are very different. 3rd printings are labeled as such. Cover by Frank Miller. "Dark Knight Triumphant," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; an aging Batman battles the Mutant gang and their anonymous leader; While walking to work, considering retirement, Jim Gordon is almost killed by a 17-year old boy with an M60; Carrie Kelly, a young girl who owes her life to Batman, seeks out her hero and becomes Robin. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 3 CGC 9.4

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1161739015
    Starts Feb 20

    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd printing of #3 is clearly labeled as such on the inside cover. "Hunt The Dark Knight," script and pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson and Frank Miller; Batman battles the Joker, who has convinced his psychiatrist, Dr. Bartholomew Wolper, that he is sane and regretful; Seeking to discredit Batman, Wolper exhibits the Joker on a late-night show ("David Endochrine", parodying Late Night with David Letterman) to try and show that the Joker is actually a victim of Batman's own psychosis; As the police attack Batman, the Joker murders everyone in the studio; Batman follows him to Selina Kyle's place, where the former Catwoman has become a depressed and alcoholic; Superman is introduced as an undercover agent for the American government. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 4 CGC 9.6

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1445742010
    Starts Feb 6

    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd printings are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Falls," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Russia launches a nuclear warhead called Coldbringer in response to Superman's presence in Corto Maltese; Superman diverts the missile to an uninhabited desert area; The warhead was designed to disrupt electronics and communications and throw dust and debris into the atmosphere; Deprived of sunlight, Superman nearly dies; Gotham descends into chaos; Some citizens, including Jim Gordon, pull together to fight the fires and retain some semblance of civilization until the power is restored; Batman battles the Joker and the police; The U.S. government sends Superman to take the Dark Knight down; Oliver Queen, the former Green Arrow, prepares Batman for his ultimate battle. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 4 CGC 9.4 SS

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Signed by Klaus Janson and Frank Miller on 06/04/2016.
    • Label #1366742003
    Starts Feb 6

    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd printings are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Falls," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Russia launches a nuclear warhead called Coldbringer in response to Superman's presence in Corto Maltese; Superman diverts the missile to an uninhabited desert area; The warhead was designed to disrupt electronics and communications and throw dust and debris into the atmosphere; Deprived of sunlight, Superman nearly dies; Gotham descends into chaos; Some citizens, including Jim Gordon, pull together to fight the fires and retain some semblance of civilization until the power is restored; Batman battles the Joker and the police; The U.S. government sends Superman to take the Dark Knight down; Oliver Queen, the former Green Arrow, prepares Batman for his ultimate battle. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 4 CGC 9.2

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1161739016
    Starts Feb 20

    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd printings are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Falls," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Russia launches a nuclear warhead called Coldbringer in response to Superman's presence in Corto Maltese; Superman diverts the missile to an uninhabited desert area; The warhead was designed to disrupt electronics and communications and throw dust and debris into the atmosphere; Deprived of sunlight, Superman nearly dies; Gotham descends into chaos; Some citizens, including Jim Gordon, pull together to fight the fires and retain some semblance of civilization until the power is restored; Batman battles the Joker and the police; The U.S. government sends Superman to take the Dark Knight down; Oliver Queen, the former Green Arrow, prepares Batman for his ultimate battle. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 4 CGC 8.0 SS

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Signed by Klaus Janson and Frank Miller on 05/19/2016. From the Collection of Klaus Janson.
    • Label #1286844004
    Starts Feb 20

    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd printings are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Falls," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Russia launches a nuclear warhead called Coldbringer in response to Superman's presence in Corto Maltese; Superman diverts the missile to an uninhabited desert area; The warhead was designed to disrupt electronics and communications and throw dust and debris into the atmosphere; Deprived of sunlight, Superman nearly dies; Gotham descends into chaos; Some citizens, including Jim Gordon, pull together to fight the fires and retain some semblance of civilization until the power is restored; Batman battles the Joker and the police; The U.S. government sends Superman to take the Dark Knight down; Oliver Queen, the former Green Arrow, prepares Batman for his ultimate battle. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Dark Knight Returns (1986 1st Printing) 4 VF- 7.5

    Starts Feb 20

    1st printing. NOTE: 2nd printings are labeled as such on the inside cover. Cover by Frank Miller. "The Dark Knight Falls," script by Frank Miller, pencils by Frank Miller, inks by Klaus Janson; Russia launches a nuclear warhead called Coldbringer in response to Superman's presence in Corto Maltese; Superman diverts the missile to an uninhabited desert area; The warhead was designed to disrupt electronics and communications and throw dust and debris into the atmosphere; Deprived of sunlight, Superman nearly dies; Gotham descends into chaos; Some citizens, including Jim Gordon, pull together to fight the fires and retain some semblance of civilization until the power is restored; Batman battles the Joker and the police; The U.S. government sends Superman to take the Dark Knight down; Oliver Queen, the former Green Arrow, prepares Batman for his ultimate battle. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Killing Joke (1988) 1-1ST VF+ 8.5

    Starts Feb 6

    1st Printing. Batman matches wits with his arch nemesis The Joker in this critically acclaimed, prestige format one-shot. He also laughs at one of his jokes. The book is infamous for the scene in which The Joker shoots and cripples Barbara Gordon, effectively ending her crime fighting career as Batgirl. Written by Alan Moore, with art by Brian Bolland. NOTE: 1st Printing, title is printed in lime green embossed ink. All others are later printings. Cover price $3.50.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Killing Joke (1988) 1-1ST FN/VF 7.0

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    1st Printing. Batman matches wits with his arch nemesis The Joker in this critically acclaimed, prestige format one-shot. He also laughs at one of his jokes. The book is infamous for the scene in which The Joker shoots and cripples Barbara Gordon, effectively ending her crime fighting career as Batgirl. Written by Alan Moore, with art by Brian Bolland. NOTE: 1st Printing, title is printed in lime green embossed ink. All others are later printings. Cover price $3.50.

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    Auction Item: Batman The Killing Joke (1988) 1-1ST FN 6.0

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    1st Printing. Batman matches wits with his arch nemesis The Joker in this critically acclaimed, prestige format one-shot. He also laughs at one of his jokes. The book is infamous for the scene in which The Joker shoots and cripples Barbara Gordon, effectively ending her crime fighting career as Batgirl. Written by Alan Moore, with art by Brian Bolland. NOTE: 1st Printing, title is printed in lime green embossed ink. All others are later printings. Cover price $3.50.

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    Auction Item: Batman Vengeance of Bane Special (1993) 1-1ST CGC 9.6

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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1395908001
    Starts Feb 6

    1st printing - In Batman Sword of Azrael (1992) #1-4, a major new hero was introduced to the Batman mythos. Now, another character is added to the Batman family. Only this time, it's a villain. Bane is the sole survivor of the Venom experiments (first revealed in Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989-2007) #16-20), an attempt to create drug-enhanced killing machines. As a result of these tests, Bane has spent a lifetime as the toughest inmate in the worst prison on the South American island of Santa Prisca where he acquired his berserk strength, a savage, calculating intellect, and an unparalleled megalomania. He ultimately sets his sights on Gotham City, and goes gunning for the Dark Knight. Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Graham Nolan and Eduardo Barreto. Painted cover by Glenn Fabry. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

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    Auction Item: Batman Vengeance of Bane Special (1993) 1-1ST VF/NM 9.0

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    1st printing - In Batman Sword of Azrael (1992) #1-4, a major new hero was introduced to the Batman mythos. Now, another character is added to the Batman family. Only this time, it's a villain. Bane is the sole survivor of the Venom experiments (first revealed in Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989-2007) #16-20), an attempt to create drug-enhanced killing machines. As a result of these tests, Bane has spent a lifetime as the toughest inmate in the worst prison on the South American island of Santa Prisca where he acquired his berserk strength, a savage, calculating intellect, and an unparalleled megalomania. He ultimately sets his sights on Gotham City, and goes gunning for the Dark Knight. Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Graham Nolan and Eduardo Barreto. Painted cover by Glenn Fabry. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

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    Auction Item: Batman Vengeance of Bane Special (1993) 1-1ST VF 8.0

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    1st printing - In Batman Sword of Azrael (1992) #1-4, a major new hero was introduced to the Batman mythos. Now, another character is added to the Batman family. Only this time, it's a villain. Bane is the sole survivor of the Venom experiments (first revealed in Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989-2007) #16-20), an attempt to create drug-enhanced killing machines. As a result of these tests, Bane has spent a lifetime as the toughest inmate in the worst prison on the South American island of Santa Prisca where he acquired his berserk strength, a savage, calculating intellect, and an unparalleled megalomania. He ultimately sets his sights on Gotham City, and goes gunning for the Dark Knight. Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Graham Nolan and Eduardo Barreto. Painted cover by Glenn Fabry. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.