Appearing in "A Death in the Family (Part III of IV)"
Synopsis for "A Death in the Family (Part III of IV)"
Jason finally finds his birth mother only to be set up by her and Joker. Joker knocks Robin to the ground and beats him with a crowbar and then ties up his mother and blows them both up!!!!!!!! Batman doesn't make it in time to save Robin and Jason's mother dies in Batman's arms!!!
- This issue is reprinted in the Batman: A Death in the Family trade paperback.
- The month of publication is not printed on the cover to this issue.
- At the time of publication, this issue was considered the canonical last appearance of Jason Todd. He re-emerged years later in Batman Annual #25 as the Red Hood. Via retcon, Jason's first canonical "post-death" appearance actually takes place during the twelve-part Hush running through issues of Batman in 2003.  Originally, the Jason Todd character from "Hush" was actually Johnny Williams, the new Clayface, but this was altered later. 
- Joker's Body Count = 2
- This issue is the final appearance of Barbara Gordon under her regular name. From this point forward, she begins operating under the name Oracle. 
- Ruhollah Khomeini was an actual living person who functioned as the Ayatollah of Iran from 1979-1989.
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