Featuring the origin of Killer Croc! Batman searches for the whereabouts of Killer Croc while Croc himself breaks into Gotham City Jail to take care of the last obstacle in his path toward ruling the Gotham Underground.
Featuring the first appearance of Black Mask! After losing control of his company, cosmetics king Roman Sionis becomes the criminal known as Black Mask in order to take revenge. Continued in DETECTIVE COMICS (1937-2011) #553.
With the Crisis turning the skies red, Batman re-encounters Catwoman and Nocturna while the Night-Slayer goes on a killing rampage against the False Face Society. Continued in DETECTIVE COMICS (1937-2011) #556.