0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Was Ongoing Series
Year One Part 4
Batman / cover / 1 page
? (known to be David Mazzucchelli's girlfriend at this time)
Batman; Lt. James Gordon
Cover colorist credit from Anthony Tollin
Batman Year One Chapter Four: Friend in Need
Batman / comic story / 22 pages
Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Catwoman; Lt. James Gordon; Detective Sarah Essen; Holly; The Roman (villain); Harvey Dent [Two-Face](cameo)
Batman takes on the upper echelons of organized crime and becomes allies with Gordon.
Joker mentioned at end of story, placing his first story in the first year. Revamped origin of Batman.