Batman R.I.P. part 4! Robin searches for Batman and calls in backup! Meanwhile, the Club of Villains--The Hunchback, Pierrot Lunaire, King Kraken, Charlie Caligula, Scorpiana and El Sombrero--descend on Arkham! And Batman pulls together a version of himself you have to see to believe!
It's "Batman R.I.P." part 5, and this issue features two events so monumental that one comic can barely contain them! First, Batman faces off against The Club of Villains. Then, the newest incarnation of The Joker makes his stand, challenging The Dark Knight to the ultimate battle of wits.
This is it--"Batman R.I.P." concludes here! The final, heartrending confrontation between Bruce Wayne and Jezebel Jet. The final fate of The Dark Knight. And the horrifying and shocking truth behind the Black Glove. With The Joker, the Club of Villains, Robin, Damian, plus an ending you'll never see coming--this one has it all!
If you thought mastermind Grant Morrison surprised you with "R.I.P.," just wait until you see what he has planned for this two-part retrospective story! Experience the life story of Batman as you've never seen it before in this adventure bridging the events of "Batman R.I.P." and FINAL CRISIS.
Grant Morrison delivers a story of past memories, present heartache, and future promises in this finale bridging the events of "Batman R.I.P." and FINAL CRISIS! With guest appearances by Batman friends and foes from every era of Batman's history, this epic adventure can't be missed.
Last Days of Gotham part 2! In a world without Batman, can Nightwing and Commissioner Gordon stand against the growing tide of insanity and crime sweeping Gotham City? Without The Dark Knight to protect its walls, Gotham may be facing its final days! Continued from DETECTIVE COMICS #851.
Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" part 1! In the wake of Batman's death, Neil Gaiman delivers a captivating and mysterious tale that delves into the realms of life, death and the afterlife and explores every facet and era of Bruce Wayne's life. Concluded in DETECTIVE COMICS #853!
Penguin ups the ante in his bid to become Gotham City's top crook and enlists a few of Arkham's finest to keep Batman busy. Meanwhile, a mysterious presence enters the scene to aid the Penguin, and Two-Face takes a massive leap forward in uncovering one of Batman's greatest secrets.
Tony Daniel returns as the new BATMAN writer and artist! With Batman pounding the pavement in search of Black Mask and the completion of the new Arkham Asylum looming close, Gotham City has reached a boiling point! Featuring the return of Gotham's most notorious crime family!
Grant Morrison returns to BATMAN in this oversized, stand-alone special and he's brought an all-star roster of artists along including Andy Kubert, Tony Daniel and Frank Quitely for stories spotlighting each of the Batmen from different eras--Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne...and beyond!
Eye of the Beholder part 1! Tony Daniel takes over as writer and artist! When an aging but wealthy technology developer comes to Gotham with his beautiful daughter, it turns out he's in search of a joint project with WayneTech. But when the developer goes missing, Batman finds that his tracks stop in the city's violent Chinatown neighborhood, where a new deadly Triad gang has taken root.
A powerful relic, hidden and protected by an ancient order, falls into the hands of one of Batman's deadliest foes! The Dark Knight and his allies are outnumbered and outmatched as they struggle to free themselves from their merciless adversary. "Eye of the Beholder" part 3.
Eye of the Beholder part 4! Batman uncovers the secrets of Gotham City's founding fathers and the secrets hidden within the city's foundation. In a captivating turn of events, the Dark Knight finds that he alone holds the key to stopping the cataclysmic events that loom over Gotham.
Judgment on Gotham part 3, continued from GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #22. Batman becomes Gotham City's last hope! Can he help the city avoid a cleansing scourge? Will the Angels of Death find one good man whose soul is pure? And what is the tragic secret in Dick Grayson's past that might doom Gotham?
Batman acts on his suspicions of a newly elected political figure in Gotham City and finds himself literally in deep water. Meanwhile, Two-Face fights his way back from the brink of death to find an unlikely ally who will show him that there are two sides to every story. "Pieces" part 2.
Beginning "Batman R.I.P.," the epic story that will change the legend of The Dark Knight forever! Everything in Grant Morrison's groundbreaking run on Batman has been leading to this story! While Batman and Robin deal with personal issues, the Club of Villains approaches The Joker for membership.
Batman learns the tragic story behind the last of the "Batman Replacements!" This tale leads to revelations about Batman's participation in a bizarre isolation experiment years ago, and how involved The Black Glove may have been in his life since his early crime-fighting years!
After a recent skirmish, Batman's body lies near death! Meanwhile, his delirious mind travels back to a defining adventure in the life of young Bruce Wayne...the hunt for his parents' killer! And is Bat-Mite actually visiting Batman? Or has insanity finally come to claim The Dark Knight?
The Resurrection of Ra's al Ghul, Prelude. Ra's al Ghul has enigmatically returned from the dead...but what does that mean for Batman's teenaged son, Damian--whose mother is Ra's al Ghul's daughter? It will take the combined skills of Batman, Robin and Nightwing to get to the bottom of these mysteries and stop Ra's al Ghul's insidious plans.
Meet Damian Wayne, the Batman of Tomorrow, in this special issue set 15 years from now in a nightmarish future Gotham! Only 24 hours are left before the climactic battle of Armageddon, and only one man might be capable of stopping it. Can Damian make peace with his heritage and save the world?
The creative team behind the acclaimed series, THE SPECTRE, deliver this hauntingly disturbing storyline! Three horrific murders rock Gotham City with only one gruesome connection: parts of the victim's faces have been carved away. Can Batman stop his bizarre new foe known only as "Grotesk"?
Comic book legends Grant Morrison (ALL STAR SUPERMAN, SEVEN SOLDIERS) and Andy Kubert (Ultimate X-Men) join forces to bring you an unforgettable tale of The Dark Knight! Batman receives the greatest shock of his life when he discovers that he may have a son! Morrison's acclaimed run begins here!