Batman (1940 series) #440 (A Multi-Title Crossover) [SET] — A Lonely Place of Dying

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The Origin of how Tim Drake Became Robin. 

Traumatized by the Death of Jason Todd, the Dark Knight Detective descends into a brutal existence.

But this blind quest for retribution has extremely hazardous mental and physical consequences as a careless and unhinged Batman suffers injury after injury.

Deducing the connection between Bruce Wayne and Batman...

As well as the repercussions that the murder of the Boy Wonder are having on him...

A teen-aged Tim Drake seeks out Dick Grayson, the original Robin, in a desperate attempt to reunite the Dynamic Duo! 

An emotional and intense adventure, BATMAN: A LONELY PLACE OF DYING illustrates the true significance of Batman and Robin's relationship and also introduces a new Boy Wonder.

 

 

Collecting issues #440-442 Plus New Teen Titans #60-61.

 

 

Batman (1940 series) #440
By Marv Wolfman / George Pérez & Jim Aparo / Mike Decarlo. 
“Suspects”  A Lonely Place of Dying pt 1 (of 5)
Batman continues to act in an uncontrolled and undisciplined manner, unaware that Two-Face is trying to have him killed, or that someone has been tailing him and taking photos. This same someone attempts to find Dick Grayson, and hearing that Haly's Circus is closing, assumes that this will be Dick's destination.
New Teen Titans (1980 series) #60
By  Marv Wolfman / George Pérez & Bob McLeod. 
“Roots”  A Lonely Place of Dying pt 2 (of 5)
On a journey of self discovery, Dick Grayson returns to the place where it all began, the circus. And, he soon learns that there is more going on under the Big Top than meets the eye. Plus, who is the mysterious kid following Dick around and what is his connection to Batman?  Guest-starring Speedy. 
Batman (1940 series) #441
By Marv Wolfman / George Pérez & Jim Aparo / Mike Decarlo. 
“Parallel Lines!”  A Lonely Place of Dying pt 3 (of 5)
Batman tries to capture Two-Face, while Two-Face attempts to lure Batman to his death - inevitably both fail in their endeavours. Meanwhile, Dick Grayson brings Tim Drake to Wayne Manor, where Tim explains how he deduced Batman and Robin's secret identities. He tries to persuade Dick to take up the Robin identity to help Batman. However, although Dick wants to help his mentor, he will do so as Nightwing, not as Robin.   
New Teen Titans (1980 series) #60
By  Marv Wolfman / George Pérez & Bob McLeod. 
 “Going Home”  A Lonely Place of Dying pt 4 (of 5)
The Dynamic Duo reunited! Batman and Nightwing team-up to stop Two-Face's dastardly plan. Or have they been reunited only to fall into the arch fiends trap? 
Guest-starring Batman and Speedy.
Batman (1940 series) #442
By Marv Wolfman / George Pérez & Jim Aparo / Mike Decarlo. 
“Reborn”  A Lonely Place of Dying pt 5 (of 5)
Batman and Nightwing are Trapped, and at the Mercy of Two-Face.  There is only one thing that can save them now...
Presenting The First Appearance of Tim Drake as Robin!