Detective Comics, Vol. 1 #574

Detective Comics

"...My Beginning... And My Probable End."

May 1987
Modern Age / USA / English
Comic / 22 pages / $0.75


WriterMike W. Barr
PencillerAlan Davis
InkerPaul Neary
ColoristAdrienne Roy
LettererRichard Starkings
Cover PencillerAlan Davis
Cover InkerPaul Neary
EditorDenny O'Neil


Alfred Pennyworth
Leslie Thompkins
Thomas Wayne
Robin (Jason Todd)
Martha Wayne
Joe Chill
Batman (Bruce Wayne)


Batman takes a critically-wounded Robin to the clinic of Dr. Leslie Thompkins. As Robin sits through surgery and post-op, Batman reflects back on his own history of becoming Batman, and Dr. Thompkins openly questions Batman's motivations.