The origin of the classic Batman villain Clayface is revealed--and a new mystery is introduced! Batman and Commissioner Gordon are forced into a tight corner as Clayface embarks on a murder spree throughout Gotham City. what led Clayface to become the monster that he is? The answers lie here. Collects Batman: The Dark Knight #22-29.
The third volume of the Best selling Batman: The Dark Knight kicks off with the new all star team of Gregg Hurwitz and Ethan Van Sciver. Batman discovers a trail of bodies but no leads. His detective skills are put to the test as the Mad Hatter begins kidnapping Gotham citizens for an unknown purpose. But as the Dark Knight delves deeper into this mystery, he soon realizes that this is unlike any Mad Hatter case before. The Hatter's gory past will be revealed and Batman's resolve will be put to the test. Collects issues #16-21 of BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT and BATMAN - THE DARK KNIGHT ANNUAL #1
The Scarecrow has returned to Gotham City, but he's no longer the meek punching bag Batman is used to. The villainous genius has always preyed on the worst fears of his victims, but has refined his legendary fear toxin to even greater effectiveness and deadlier consequences. As the Scarecrow's origin is unfurled, Batman must find out not only how to conquer this dangerous psychopath, but how to beat his own worst fear. Written by New York Times best-selling crime thriller novelist Gregg Hurwitz and art from comics superstar David Finch, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT VOLUME 2: CYCLE OF VIOLENCE is a terrifying look into the dark psyche of one of Gotham's most twisted villains. Collects from BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #10-15 and #0.