1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Denny O'Neil; Dan Raspler (assistant editor)
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Was Ongoing Series
A Death In the Family Book One of Four
Batman/ cover / 1 page
Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.
A Death in the Family (Chapter 1 & 2)
Batman/ comic story / 44 pages
Batman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Joker (villain); Two-Face (flashback); Sharmin Rosen; Shiva Woosan (cameo image on computer monitor); Dr. Sheila Haywood (cameo image on computer monitor)
Jason discovers that his "real" mother was really his step-mother, and his birth mother is still alive. 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.
Infamous story where readers called an 800 number, and 'voted' to have Robin killed! Story continues in Batman #427.