In the conclusion to “Pieces,” Two Face not only finally tracks down his long-lost coin, but also his wife, Gilda. But is Gilda the woman he remembers her to be? Or will Two Face be too blinded by betrayal and vengeance to spare his wife’s life? Meanwhile, The Riddler inches ever closer to obtaining the skeleton key to his locked memories. With these two bloodthirsty rogues on the loose in Gotham City, which one must Batman stop first before innocent lives are lost?
An all-new Terrible Trio tries to use the citizens of Gotham City as their own personal ATM as they attack on land, sea, and air. It’ll be up to Batman to counter The Terrible Trio’s every blow with his arsenal of bat-subs and explosive batarangs on his never-ending quest for justice.
This October, Gotham City will be overrun by new villains. In DETECTIVE COMICS, Batman will face the Gotham Ripper. In BATGIRL, Barbara Gordon will take on Mirror. Mysterious villains will be terrorizing Gotham in BATMAN, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT, BATWOMAN and NIGHTWING. And around the globe, evil takes new forms in BATWING and RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS. Can the Bat family defeat all these foes or is the fate of Gotham – and the world at large – permanently doomed?
When Batman and Hawkman outsmart the shape-shifting criminal Byth, they think their battle has already been won. But when the duo travels through space to lock Byth up on the planet Thanagar, their spaceship falls under attack by Byth’s associates. Can Batman and Hawkman prevent the war raging outside of their ship while simultaneously preventing the war inside with Byth?
As time runs out for Batman to rescue Dawn Golden from deep beneath Gotham City, the city above is at the mercy of the Demon possessing Ragman. And when The Penguin kidnaps innocent civilians and Commissioner Gordon begins to lose hope, will Batman’s efforts be enough to save the city from its demons? BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #3 is written and pencilled by David Finch, inked by Scott Williams and Richard Friend and hits stores on Wednesday. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
(The cover for BATMAN #1 by Greg Capullo; The cover for SWAMP THING #1 by Yanick Paquette)
The hunt for The Joker continues as Jim Gordon seeks out Oracle, who may have some leads as to where the villain is hiding. As Jim approaches the Joker’s alleged hideout, he falls for a treacherous trap that will forever shatter the lives of those he’s trying to save. It’ll be up to Batman to try to save Jim. But when the identity of the Joker is revealed – will the Dark Knight be able to live up to his task?