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1st appearance of The Monk, Batman's first costumed enemy

1st appearance of Julie Madison, Bruce Wayne's girlfriend

5th appearance of Batman

Debut of the Batgyro, an airborn vehicle later replaced by the Batplane

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Debut of the Batarang

Stories take place in New York City

📣 Signature Auction: New High [Previous High]

2.5 sold for $90,000 [$87,000 in 2021] +3%

DC ⋅ 1940
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1st appearance of the Joker

1st appearance of the Cat, Selina Kyle, later becomes Catwoman

Debut of the first Batplane which has multiple designs from one issue to the next including Batman #3 and Batman #4

💰 Batman #1 sold for over one million dollars 3x with a record-high in 9.4 for $2,220,000

DC ⋅ 1941
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Debut of the Batmobile design with the bat-shaped head on the front

DC ⋅ 1948
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1st appearance of the Mad Hatter, Jervis Tetch

1st appearance of Vicki Vale

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1st appearance and cover of Talia al Ghul, daughter of Ra's al Ghul

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1st appearance of Silver St. Cloud, a romantic partner of Bruce Wayne

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1st appearance of Nocturna, a woman afflicted with a disease that causes sensitivity to light

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"Year Two" part 1

1st appearance of the second Reaper, Judson Caspian

1st appearance Rachel Caspian

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1st appearance of Shondra Kinsolving, a love interest of Bruce Wayne

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84-page one-shot special by the creators of Batman: The Long Halloween featuring an early Batman vs. Scarecrow story

Characters seen in a costume party sequence: Alice in Wonderland, Bill Watterson's Hobbes, Phoney Bone, Cerebus the Aardvark, Evan Dorkin's Milk & Cheese

Embossed, foil cover

1st appearance of Jillian Maxwell, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne

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1st appearance of the Phantasm, Andrea Beaumont, in comics

Character adapted from the animated movie 'Batman: Mask of the Phantasm'

Issue went on sale December 1993, released simultaneously with the red cover Deluxe Edition

A promotional mini-comic was included with the VHS tape which was released in May 1994

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1st appearance of Vesper Fairchild

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1st appearance of Sasha Bordeaux, initially served as a bodyguard to Bruce Wayne, then a partner and eventually worked for Maxell Lord

[June 2024 - Sol Rodriguez has been cast as Bordeaux in Peacemaker season 2]

Batman #591

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DC ⋅ 2001
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1st appearance of Mallory Moxon

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1st appearance of Rachel Dawes, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne, not in continuity

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1st full appearance of Damian Wayne, in final panel

1st appearance of Jezebel Jet

Batman #659

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DC ⋅ 2006
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1st appearance of Amina Franklin, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne

DC ⋅ 2007
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1st appearance of Lorna Shore, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne whose name was used by a New Jersey deathcore band

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1st appearance of April Clarkson, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne

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1st appearance of White Rabbit, Jaina Hudson who has the ability to split into two separate bodies, previously Angora Lapin

1st appearance of Dawn Golden, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne

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1st appearance of Dollmaker, a serial killer who makes dolls out of the skin and body parts of his victims

1st appearance of Charlotte Rivers, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne

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1st appearance of Natalya Trusevich, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne

DC ⋅ 2012
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1st appearance of Mio, a romantic interest of Bruce Wayne who later became Penumbra

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