Knightsend part 1! Bruce Wayne turns to his old foe, Lady Shiva, for help in retraining. Meanwhile, moving in on an arms dealer, Batman discovers that the perpetrator might actually be an old and deadly enemy of the Order of St. Dumas. Continued in BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #29.
Knightsend part 6, continued from ROBIN #8. Azrael's war on the criminals of Gotham City has become too brutal, so Bruce Wayne demands that Jean-Paul Valley relinquish the Batman identity. But when Valley refuses, the final battle for the mantle of the bat begins! Continued in BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #30.
Prodigal part 1! Bruce Wayne has once again relinquished the role of the Dark Knight. Now a new Batman must show he is up to the task as his first adventure pits him against Killer Croc, who is again on the loose and plotting revenge against a Batman he's never met! Continued in BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #32.
Prodigal part 5, continued from ROBIN (1993-2009) #11. While a new Batman contends with a busload of convicted criminals freed by Two-Face, the hideously disfigured Harvey Dent pursues his plan to sabotage and destroy Gotham City's judicial system. Continued in BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #33.
Troika part 1! A new era begins for The Dark Knight as Bruce Wayne adopts a fearsome new look for his battle against a group of former KGB operatives. The Dark Knight's first encounter with the "Troika" turns into a savage clash with the Cossack. Continued in BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #35.
Contagion part 6, continued from AZRAEL (1995-2003) #15. Robin, Nightwing and the Huntress try to suppress rioters as panic over the Clench virus spreads through Gotham City. Meanwhile, Batman's search for a cure leads him to Arkham Asylum! Continued in BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #49.