Genre: Science Fiction
A savage fight with the supervillain Bane has left Batman virtually crippled-and Gotham City defenseless. As Bruce Wayne begins the long and painful path to recovery, he realizes he must choose a successor in his role as the Dark Knight. But is Wayne's apprentice, Jean Paul Valley-a young vigilante known as Azrael-worthy of the mantle of the Bat? Is Gotham ready for this new Batman and his lethal brand of justice? And what will happen when Bruce Wayne returns to reclaim Gotham City and his role as the true Batman?