Batman #242

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/25159

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Batman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1200
Characters
Batman

Credits

Art
Michael Kaluta
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Show/hide 1. Bruce Wayne -- Rest in Peace! (Batman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1162
Characters
Ra's Al Ghul (Cameo); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Matches Malone; Dr. Harris Blaine; Lo Ling

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

From GCD
in Saga of Ra's Al Ghul (DC, 1988 series) #3
in Batman: Tales of the Demon (DC, 1991 series) #[nn]

Synopsis

Batman begins his war agains Ra's Al Ghul by faking Bruce Wayne's death and recruiting some allies.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 2. Death-Point! (Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1143
Characters
Lilith (of the Teen Titans); Robin; Terri Bergstrom

Credits

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #102 ([November 1973?])
Death-Point!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Robin The Boy Wonder (DC, 2008 series) #Vol. 1 ([January] 2008)
Death-Point!

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

Show/hide 3. The People Vs. the Batman (Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1174
Characters
Horatio Delmar; Weasel Venner (I, D for both), Freddie Hill; Batman; Robin

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
George Roussos
Colours
George Roussos

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #7 (October-November 1941)
The People vs. the Batman
Also printed
Australia
Batman Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #38 ([December 1977?])
The People vs. The Batman
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #2 (November-December 1979)
The People Vs. the Batman
 
United States
Batman: The Dark Knight Archives (DC, 1992 series) #2 (July 1995)
The People Vs. the Batman
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #7 October-November 1941

Notes

Inks credit verified by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos. Colors credit verified by George Roussos


Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41224

Cover added

  • 25/07/2010

Index completed

  • 25/07/2010