: Welcome to the Official Site for DC. DC is home to the “World’s Greatest Super Heroes,” including SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN. Continuing from Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. Part of a massive 25th anniversary recut of the entire Batman: Knightfall saga, this graphic novel. Knightquest: The Crusade Chapter 1. Story by Chuck Dixon. Art by Graham Nolan and Scott Hanna. There’s a new Batman in Gotham City and the criminal.

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Aware that he would lose in a direct assault against Batman, Bane’s plan consists of weakening Batman by forcing him to deal with the deadly villains simultaneously.

Batman: Knightquest: The Search

Detective Comics 9: The Road Home knightquet ” Batman: This was confirmed in the letters page in Catwoman At pages, this edition contains the entire contents of the edition of Batman: Mentally defeated and physically broken, Bruce Wayne suffered a crippling blow while battling the brutal Bane.

The Batman’s spirit is broken before his vertebrae and that’s a feat you’ll never see accomplished anywhere else. He eventually comes to believe that Penn Selkirk, a Gotham mobster turned weapons dealer who has taken over the remnants of LeHah’s organization, is his father’s murderer. Jean-Paul purposely lets Abattoir die, thereby condemning the prisoner to death as well.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Master Race Batman: Bane begins a series of encounters letting Batman know of his presence and his intentions. Valley now spends his time doggedly pursuing him. Detective Comics 8: Eventually, he also adds a Bat-symbol, matching the one used for the series’ logo.


He finds himself unable to meditate or even focus. The cover of issue 37 depicts Bane breaking Azrael over his knee in a recreation of the famous cover of Batman”Knightfall” part knihtquest Batman [note 2] 1: Finally, in the midst of an attack by the final martial artist, Bruce knightquestt using the ” Leopard Blow ” fatal maneuver Shiva had knightqueest him, leaving his would-be assailant apparently dead.

Indeed, Bruce gives Jean-Paul strict orders never to engage Bane in combat—and when Jean-Paul does face Bane, only his modified gloves save Jean-Paul from being thrown to his death.

Returning to Gotham, Bruce meets with Tim.

The rescue of Mayor Krol from the teaming of the Joker and Scarecrow pushes Batman to his mental and physical limits: Shadow of the Bat 25 Batman Batman: Bruce passes the mantle of Batman to Grayson so he can re-evaluate what it will take to restore his aura of invincibility.

Azrael, has assumed the role of the Caped Crusader, but without Bruce’s inightquest as a calming influence, Jean-Paul is swiftly getting out of hand, alienating both Robin and Commissioner Gordon.

Bruce eventually leaves England to return home to a civilian life in Gotham, but Alfred remains in England, not wanting to see Bruce Wayne damage his body further.

This escalation culminates in an assault on Arkham Asylum in Batman Aprilwhere Bane breaks the inmates free and supplies them with numerous weapons to escape.



The plot of “Knightfall” begins [note 2] with the master criminal Bane freeing all of the maximum-security inmates of Arkham Asyluma notorious psychiatric facility in Gotham City. His journeys baatman him to Europe, where he uncovers conspiracies within the Sacred Order of Saint Dumas which had brainwashed him. Also by Chuck Dixon.

Shadow of the Bat 33 7: They arrive just as the massive earthquake occurs. How Bane Infiltrated Wayne Manor”, and other various concept art and covers. During the breakout at Arkham Asylum, Batman and Robin both wear a black arm band with the S-shield engraved on it.


Along with Robin and Nightwing, he tracks Valley down to Selkirk’s penthouse. Over the next few issues, Batman becomes weaker and weaker as each criminal is put away. At the conclusion of this story, Bane and his henchman are shown monitoring Batman’s performance. Shadow of the Bat is a non-numbered tie-in story to Knightfall. Elegy ” ” Bruce Wayne: Shadow of the Bat to avoid giving away their plans, the publishers treated it as though it were the new status quo, so issues were not numbered as chapters.