The death in the family that the title describes molds the batman character into what he is today. Death of the family storyline is now the newest addition in the bestselling line of statues spotlighting the dark knight and his rogues gallery of villains. It was published in the batman series with crossovers through batgirl, batman and robin, catwoman, detective comics, nightwing, red hood and the outlaws, suicide squad, and teen titans. Batman, batgirl, batman and robin, catwoman, detective comics, nightwing, red hood and the outlaws, suicide squad, and. But even for a man whos committed a lifetime of murder, hes more dangerous than ever before. A death in the family is a fourissue, 1988 batman comic book storyline published by dc comics. Originally starting in october 2012 and ending in february.
It is the final conclusion between the dark knight and the clown prince of crime. Apr 28, 2014 being gone for a year, the joker returns to gotham city to destroy the bat family. A death in the family was an amazing collection of comics full of the nerdy batman i always loved. Dc is home to the worlds greatest super heroes, including superman, batman, wonder woman, green lantern, the flash, aquaman and more. The character was created by artist bob kane and writer bill finger, and first appeared in detective. Jason discovers that his real mother was really his stepmother, and his birth mother is still alive. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics watcher. Every year on my birthday i splurge a little bit and buy myself a comic book. The arc spans several titles featuring characters of the batman family including.
The title of the volume, death of the family, is exactly that. Dec 06, 2017 from batmans deterioration to the death of alfred, the narrative can be quite shocking. I have always been a marvel fan boy who only dabbled in dc comics because of the frank miller dark knight graphic novels. If you discover an old collection full of batman comics. Rash and prone to ignore batman s instructions, jason was always quick to act without regard to consequences. The caped crusader and his sidekick, robin, have been around since the late 1930s.
This batman comics price guide will help you to value all the early issues of batman comics, the series which began in 1940. The direct sales copies of this comic, released first, contained a 1800 phone number to. Comic books in batman death in the family mycomicshop. As part of its new giant line of titles, dc launched batman family, with its memorable debut of the robin batgirl team. A death in the family is a four part storyline written by jim starlin and illustrated by jim aparo. The bumbling son of a retired military agent who had worked for the wayne family, alfred. When youre through checking out these solicitations for new releases, be sure to visit cbrs dc comics forum, batman forum, superman forum or wonder woman forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans. Batman reading order full chronological comics timeline. A death in the family total value for all issues of this title listed.
We love putting cool stuff in the hands of people who will love it, and keeping history out of the landfill. Nov 22, 2011 starlin is a 30year veteran of the comic industry who is best known for his exploration of the cosmic side of the marvel universe. Death of the family the new 52 batman dc comics paperback. Only he must pay the price for his oneman war on crime. The family has died not in the usual trite comic book way in which a character is killed off only to be brought back 6 months later. Strangely, this event reminds me of why batman is truly a hero. An opened version would depend on the condition of the actual comic book.
Dcs june 2020 comics have zombie superheroes, new justice. Death of the family book and joker mask set by scott. Being gone for a year, the joker returns to gotham city to destroy the bat family. A death in the family is a four part storyline written by jim starlin and illustrated by. Only this time, the joker drags the whole bat family into the mix, adding a new. Death of the family is a batman family crossover storyline written by scott snyder with illustrations by greg capullo. However, the story isnt just one that continuously evokes shock value. The joker tries to find a way to turn batman against his family nightwing, robin, et al. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. Apr 20, 2018 batman is a fictional superhero appearing in american comic books published by dc comics. Dc included the final issue of snyders death of the family storyline and batman and robin 17 as an epilogue. After all, a hero is only as strong as his villain, and there.
Comic books in batman death of the family mycomicshop. And how will the death of damian wayne drive batman into battle against jason todd. Death of the family is a little batman masterpiece, and it only makes sense that snyders finest batman story would be a joker tale. Accessible guide on where to start and how to read batman comics. Death of the family full comic online free and high quality. He has worked in every genre imaginable, and some of his other comic work is collected in life and death of captain marvel and infinity gauntlet. A death in the family part 1 of 4, script by jim starlin, pencils by jim aparo, inks by mike decarlo.
Maggin and artist mike grell unleashed the invader. As the second person to assume the role of batman s sidekick, jason todd had a completely different personality than the original robin. Fanfavorite artist greg capullos frightening rendition of the clown prince of crime from the bestselling batman. Batman a death in the family tpb trade paperback dc comics. A death in the family last edited by williamsburger on 012020 08. Lets talk about the death of the family conclusion. The story follows jason toddrobins quest to be reunited with his birth mother after being relieved of his duties by batman.
Death of the family, is now paired with a rubber replica mask of facial flesh worn by the joker, a musthave for any true fan of scott snyders groundbreaking work. Note that if you want everything, including all the batfamily books and to see how. The story was written by jim starlin and illustrated by jim aparo, while mike mignola designed each cover. Jim starlins time writing batman overlaps with a death in the family collection below.
Death of the family is a 23issue comic book story arc first published by dc comics in 2012 featuring the fictional superhero batman and his family of supporting characters. This batman comics price guide will help you to value all the early issues of batman comics. Published in 1988 on batman, the story provides one of the most shocking developments to the batman mythos as jason todd, the second robin, is killed at the hand of batman s arch enemy, the joker. Nov 08, 20 death of the family is a little batman masterpiece, and it only makes sense that snyders finest batman story would be a joker tale. Batman a death in the family tpb 1988 dc 1st edition 11st. He is already leaving his victims dead with a jokerstyle grin at least some of the time. Its of course the classic and incredibly important batman tale a death in the family by jim starlin and jim aparo. Joker escapes from arkham and batman chases him to the middle east where he runs across jason looking for one of the women he thinks is his mom. A death in the family is a batman comic book story arc first published in the late 1980s, which gave fans the ability to influence the story through voting with a 900 number.109 624 806 1058 1112 1158 1383 942 741 1351 415 891 775 955 614 1597 619 86 1108 188 1218 565 1370 1411 1371 1351 1489 749 317 971