Random House, Inc. This new collection features four tales of Gotham City in Batman's absence.
First, a wave of heroes arrive in Gotham City with hopes of helping stem the tide of chaos threatening to overwhelm everybody! Starring Huntress, Batgirl, Misfit, Ragman, Manhunter and many others. But will these heroes succeed or become victims?
Then, with Gotham City in a state of emergency, one man has stood firm against the criminal element in Gotham - Police Commissioner James Gordon. Now, Gordon and his police department must reclaim Gotham and take down Mister Freeze without the assistance of Batman.
In the third story, Bat-villains including Catwoman, the Riddler, Harley Quinn, Two-Face, Poison Ivy, The Penguin and Ra's Al Ghul are on the loose. But will they work together to take down Gotham City - or destroy each other?
Finally, in the heart of Arkham Asylum, will administrator Dr. Jeremiah Arkham fall prey to the madness that has plagued so many of his inmates? Or will he usher in a new era for Gotham's most haunted institution?
Includes BATMAN: BATTLE FOR THE COWL: ARKHAM, THE NETWORK, MAN-BAT, COMMISSIONER GORDON and UNDERGROUND.
Baker & Taylor In the aftermath of Batman's death, criminals rule in Gotham, but as the battle to determine his successor continues, a network of unlikely heroes steps up to temporarily take his place and fight to protect the city.