ac186bab57 1 On Sale 8/17 2016-08-17 00:00:00 Previous Next . In Spring of 1940, Batman #1 was published and introduced new characters into Batman's pantheon, most notably those of Catwoman and Batman's eventual nemesis, the Joker. Alfred Pennyworth, the Wayne family butler, was introduced in issue #16 (AprilMay 1943).. Joker's next target is Bruce Wayne. 2) Greg Capullo (vol. Bruce would learn a lot from Ducard, while also developing a rivalry with Morgan, but when Bruce discovers, that the Ducards were also mercenaries and would kill their targets, Bruce cuts all ties from them. Batman later discovers that Jason's mother died of an overdoes and his father was a reluctant partner of Two-Face, who ended up getting killed by the criminal.
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