Batman #428

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  • "A Death in the Family" part 3
  • Death of Robin, Jason Todd, killed by the Joker
  • Batman #427 ended on a cliffhanger that placed Jason Todd in the blast zone of an exploding warehouse
  • DC set up a poll for readers to cast their vote of whether Jason Todd should survive the blast by calling one phone number, or die by calling another
  • 10,614 phone calls were made with Todd's death having been decided by only 72 votes more than the opposite outcome where he would've survived
  • DC had prepared both scenarios to go to print (tap cover and swipe to view unpublished pages)
  • "A Death in the Family" part 3
  • Death of Robin, Jason Todd, killed by the Joker
  • Batman #427 ended on a cliffhanger that placed Jason Todd in the blast zone of an exploding warehouse
  • DC set up a poll for readers to cast their vote of whether Jason Todd should survive the blast by calling one phone number, or die by calling another
  • 10,614 phone calls were made with Todd's death having been decided by only 72 votes more than the opposite outcome where he would've survived
  • DC had prepared both scenarios to go to print (tap cover and swipe to view unpublished pages)

Issue Details

Publisher DC
Artist Mike Mignola
Writer Jim Starlin
Published January 1989