Detective Comics 578 Sep 1987 NM- (9.2)


Cover by Todd McFarlane and Pablo Marcos

Batman Year Two Chapter Four: So Shall Ye Reap

Script:Mike W. Barr
Pencils:Todd McFarlane
Inks:Todd McFarlane
Colors:Adrienne Roy
Letters:Todd Klein

Characters: Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joe Chill; Mr. Morritz; Reaper [Judson Caspian]; Blinky Sutton; Leslie Thompkins; Alfred Pennyworth; Rachel Caspian; Commissioner James Gordon; Bukowski; Thomas Wayne (cameo flashback)

Synopsis: While Bruce proposes to Rachel, the Reaper attacks the gathered mob bosses. Batman arrives late to the fight, and the Reaper escapes again, while Joe Chill is knocked unconscious. When Chill comes to, Batman takes the thug to the alley where he killed the Waynes and reveals their connection. But before Batman can complete his revenge, the Reaper kills Joe Chill. Batman and the Reaper fight one final time and the Reaper falls to his death. Later, Batman disposes of Joe Chill's gun in the base of the Wayne Foundation Building and Rachel enters the convent to atone for the sins of her father.


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