: 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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In it, he is found on the street by Bruce Wayne and given money to leave Gotham to travel the world and find his purpose, as had Bruce. The Search” follows Bruce Wayne and Alfred Pennyworth’s search for Jack Drake and Shondra Kinsolvingthe father of the current Robin and the physical therapist with whom Bruce Wayne had fallen in love during his rehabilitation sessions, respectively. knightquuest

Showcase ’93 7 Following this, Jean-Paul is unable to shake the influence of the System, giving in to it completely after his first defeat at Bane’s hands and being increasingly influenced by it during the rest of his tenure as Batman. This escalation culminates in an assault on Arkham Asylum in Batman Aprilwhere Bane breaks the inmates knightqest and supplies them with numerous knlghtquest to escape.

Azraelwho becomes increasingly violent and unstable, tarnishing Batman’s reputation.

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Shadow of the Bat [note 6] Storylines are listed in publication order. Dorling Kindersleypp. Jean-Paul purposely lets Abattoir die, thereby condemning the prisoner to death as well.

Knightquuest becomes increasingly violent and mentally unbalanced. To help us recommend your next book, tell us what you enjoy reading. The initial idea for the character of Azrael stemmed from a two-part story idea pitched by Detective Comics writer Peter Milligan circaas he was leaving that position.

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Over the next few issues, Batman becomes weaker and weaker as each criminal is put away. The Search” was our mistake.


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. As Bruce Wayne, he contacts holistic therapist Shondra Kinsolving for treatment.

After the events of Batman: But when Robin tells Bruce of the circumstances surrounding Abattoir’s death, Bruce sneaks into the Batcave and demands that Jean-Paul step down. Judgment on Gotham Batman-Spawn: Detective Comics Batman: A young adults’ book version was also released, this one written by Alan Grant and titled Batman: The collection lasted two series and corresponded with the Superman: Finally, in the midst of an attack by the final martial artist, Bruce feigns baman the ” Leopard Blow ” fatal maneuver Shiva had taught him, leaving his would-be assailant apparently dead.

To rehabilitate his skills due to his lost reflexes after so long out of action, Bruce asks the famed assassin Lady Shiva to retrain him using a mask to conceal his identity and arguing that she will do it for the same reason that she does anything; it might be interesting.

With Batman incapacitated, Bane assumes control of Gotham City’s underworld and takes over several illegal operations within it. Detective Comics Jean-Paul continues to watch over Gotham after the fight, but grows increasingly unstable.


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Bruce passes the mantle of Batman to Knghtquest so he can re-evaluate what it will take to restore his aura of invincibility. In both the original trade paperback release as well as the reissue edition, this story was incorrectly placed between Detective Comics part 16 and Batman part Views Read Edit View history. Kinsolving’s brother-by-adoption Benedict Asp kidnapped her to use her special powers to kill people at a distance. The two characters were quickly added to the cast in the monthly Batman titles, with Azrael being a superhero-in-training who fights alongside Batman, while Bane was introduced as a supervillain.

The massive story was quickly collected into two volumes of trade knoghtquest. Despite the advice of everyone in his life, including Dr.

Shadow of the Bat inightquest 3: Instead, Azrael reaffirms his dedication to Bruce Wayne.

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A later flashback to this time period Showcase ’93 shows Batman pursuing Two-Face alone, being trapped and kidnapped to stand a mock trial ; he is saved only by a rescue attempt from Robin. However, to his shock, Jean-Paul finds Bruce waiting at Wayne Manor; Bruce had managed to escape the Batmobile before Jean-Paul’s trap destroyed it, reasoning that he would have done the same thing with a less dangerous trap. However, this issue was included in the original trade paperback edition “Broken Bat”, as well as the, and re-printings.