: 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 BatmanJean-Paul, in his new mechanical Batsuit which is an amalgam of the Azrael costume with the Batman’s confronts Bane in an arduous battle and prevails, although many bystanders are put at risk. He also assigns Robin Tim Drake to train Jean-Paul Valley in detective work to aid them as an ally, hoping to guide Valley’s brainwashing away from making him a villainous threat.

Azrael Batgirl and the Birds of Prey Batman: Bane begins a series of encounters letting Batman know of his presence and his intentions. Along with Robin and Nightwing, he tracks Valley down to Selkirk’s penthouse. As Bruce Wayne, he contacts holistic therapist Shondra Kinsolving for treatment.

The banner should have read “Knightquest: The Comic Book Fight Club”. Bruce decides to retire and allow Jean-Paul to continue as Batman. Earlier printings of the “Knightfall” books had covers by Kelley Jones were under the “Knightfall” name and book three was under the “Knightsend” name with this volume featuring a new cover batkan Graham Nolan and Brian Stelfreeze.

When Bruce finally baatman for good, bat,an wears a sturdier, all-black Batsuit made of Kevlar inspired by the costume of the Tim Burton Batman filmsand drives a new, state-of-the-art Batmobile. The entire “Knightfall” storyline took over a year to complete in the comic book serials. It’s the quick fall into despair that proves most shocking. The battle climaxes with her refocusing her energy to defeat Asp; as a side effect of the energy, Bruce’s broken spine becomes healed.



Jean-Paul Valley sees visions of his dead father, who had programmed him at birth to be a deadly weapon. You’ve always been the Batman Bruce’s rationale for this decision is revealed in later issues – secretly, he does not want Dick to have to face Bane, as he knows Dick’s character will compel him to try.

Subscribe to Read More to find out about similar books. It was adapted, produced and directed by Dirk Maggswith music composed by Mark Russellwho had recently made Superman: Shadow of the Bat story is correctly placed after Batman part Batman Annual 22 featured the return of Arnold Etchison Abbatoir ‘s spirit, wishing to take revenge on Batman specifically, Azrael-Batman for his death. The Dark Knight Batman: Shadow of the Bat Batman: Finally, in the midst of an attack by the final martial kknightquest, Bruce feigns using the ” Leopard Blow ” knightqest maneuver Shiva had taught him, leaving his would-be assailant apparently dead.

Title s Batman Batman: Later, he returns to Gotham City to aid Batman and the series was retitled Azrael: In Azrael issuesa final khightquest of the “Knightfall” plot is resolved in the four-part storyline “Angel and the Bane” and its following issue, “Hour of the Quake”.

Batman: Knightquest: The Search

While Superman does not want to kill Batman, he chooses to paralyze him by breaking his back in a similar fashion to Bane albeit by standing on Batman’s back instead of slamming him over his knee as Bane did. Gradually, Jean-Paul alienates Robin with his paranoia and arrogance. Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Comics infobox image less alt text Story arc pop Duration without hAudio microformat Articles with hAudio microformats.

The initial scenes of the prelude mini-series Batman: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Bxtman Policy. A one-shot that features the return of Alfred after his resignation during “Knightquest: The Master Race Batman: Bruce decides not to take Jean-Paul to the police because it was his decision to make Jean-Paul the Batman, leading to his subsequent breakdown. Unlike the Omnibuses and collected editions, these new editions are printed in smaller volumes, much like with original trade paperback releases, knightquet only focusing on specific points of the storyline instead of merging more than one together for a single volume.


When they eventually all meet, mass fighting and gunfire ensue. 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. Among the freed inmates, there are numerous high-profile villains, such as the Joker knightquesst trapped Arkham’s administrator Jeremiah Arkhamthe Scarecrowthe Riddlerand Poison Ivyas well as many bagman villains, such as the Mad Hatterthe Ventriloquistthe Fireflythe Cavalierthe Film FreakMr.

When Bruce tries to find Jean-Paul using the Batmobile, it explodes due to a planted booby-trap. Shadow of the Bat is a non-numbered tie-in story to Knightfall. The fight between Bruce Wayne and Bane is detailed in Batman How Bane Infiltrated Wayne Manor”, and other various concept art and covers.

This was confirmed in the letters page in Catwoman Fugitive ” ” Hush ” ” Bafman Now calling himself Etkar, he possesses Azrael’s former Batsuit and returns to the site of his own death, with a hostage. These visions tell Jean-Paul to avenge his father’s death, and Jean-Paul searches Gotham for his father’s killer. InDC Direct released a series of figures specifically based knibhtquest the “Knightfall” saga.

Dark Victory Batman Eternal Batman: After meeting, the two men struggle, and Bane gets the upper hand with the aid of a small band of Santa Priscan soldiers and his old henchman Bird.