Batman Absolution HC (2002 DC) comic books
1st printing. Written by J.M. DeMatteis. Painted art and cover by Brian Ashmore. A lushly painted original Batman hardcover! Ten years after an attack on Wayne Enterprises by a group of urban terrorists, Batman discovers the architect behind the bombing is in hiding in India. But, in the course of a harrowing journey that takes him from the Taj Mahal to the hidden temple of a great Indian saint, Batman will find all his precious concepts of crime and punishment, justice and retribution, God and man, turned inside out. He will find himself questioning whether any human being can truly change - and whether a mass murderer could possibly be worthy...of absolution. Hardcover, 96 pages, full color. Cover price $24.95.