In this new edition of a classic Batman epic, a clash between Gotham City's underworld families erupts into a wave of chaos that engulfs the city. Batman must use every available asset - Oracle, Batgirl, Nightwing, Orpheus, Onyx and Tarantula - to preserve life and contain the chaos! This new edition includes chapters never before reprinted chapters from Batman: The 12-Cent Adventure numbered 1, Detective Comics numbered 790-797, Robin numbered 126-129, Batman: Legends Of The Dark Knight numbered 182, Nightwing numbered 96, Batman: Gotham Knights numbered 56, Batman numbered 631, Batgirl numbered 55 and Catwoman numbered 34.
Writer Paul Dini has earned five Emmy Awards for his work on Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited. His live action work includes story editing for Lost. In comics, his BATMAN ADVENTURES: MAD LOVE, with artist Bruce Timm, won numerous awards. In 2006, he was head writer for DC's COUNTDOWN TO INFINITE CRISIS and took over Batman's adventures in DETECTIVE COMICS. He was also the writer of BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM, GOTHAM CITY SIRENS and the ZATANNA comic book series.