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Batman (1940) - #497
"Knightfall, Part 11: The Broken Bat"
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Doug Moench

Jim Aparo

Dick Giordano

Adrienne Roy

Richard Alan Starkings - 'RS'

Jordan B Gorfinkel - 'Gorf'
Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil

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Kelley Jones
Bob K. LeRose

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Cover Date: Late July 1993
Cover Price: US $ 1.25

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
Batman (1940) #497 2nd Printing
Batman (1940) #497 First print - Overlay (outer cover) version
Batman (1940) #497 Second Printing No Overlay
Batman (1940) #497 Third Printing No Overlay
Batman (1940) #497 Third Printing w/overlay
Batman (1940) #497 With outer cover

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Batman confronted Bane. Bane beat him like a rag-doll - throwing him, crashing him through walls. The beating continued down the stairs and into the cave below Wayne Manor. When Batman refused to beg for mercy, Bane lifted him up and crashed him down across his knee. Alfred went to get Tim.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Batman (1990) #62
Batman [GER] (1989) #19
Batman: A Celebration of 75 Years (2014) HC
Batman: Knightfall (1993) 2012 Edition TPB vol. 01
Batman: Knightfall (1993) 2012 Edition TPB vol. 01 (4th Printing)
Batman: Knightfall (1993) 2012 Edition TPB vol. 01 (5th Printing)
Batman: Knightfall (1993) TPB vol. 01 (1st Printing)
Batman: Knightfall (1993) TPB vol. 01 (2nd Printing)
Batman: Knightfall (1993) TPB vol. 01 (3rd Printing)
Batman: Knightfall (1993) TPB vol. 01 (5th Printing)
Batman: Knightfall (1993) TPB vol. 01 (6th Printing)

Continued in Detective Comics #664

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