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Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) comic books

  • Issue #0
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 0

    Continued from Batman (1940) #0. While surveying the aftermath of his decisive showdown with Azrael, Bruce Wayne looks back on his solitary youth. He recalls those years spent honing his body and mind for the day he would take his long-buried grief and rage to the streets of Gotham City. Plus, more hints of the dark secret in Batman's past are revealed. Continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #0. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #1P
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 1P

    Brian Stelfreeze posters, Arkham Blueprint & Bookmark Included in unopened poly bag. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1U
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 1U

    Part 1 of the 4-part "The Last Arkham." Arkham Asylum has a new warden, Jeremiah Arkham, the nephew of the asylum's founder, Amadeus. And Jeremiah's big plans for Gotham's madhouse include incarcerating Batman. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 2

    Part 2 of the 4-part "The Last Arkham." Batman is imprisoned in Arkham Asylum, a helpless victim of the mad, vengeful Jeremiah Arkham. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #3
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 3

    Part 3 of the 4-part "The Last Arkham." Nightwing tries to free Batman from Arkham Asylum, only to discover why he's really trapped inside. Meanwhile, Jeremiah Arkham succumbs to his heritage of madness. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #4
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 4

    Part 4 of the 4-part "The Last Arkham." Batman discovers the secret behind Mr. Zsasz's ghastly spree and accepts help from Nightwing to stop him. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 5

    The shadow of the bat falls over "The Black Spider," a recovered heroin addict willing to go to any lengths to break the habit of his addicted girlfriend before it kills her and endangers their child, leaving Batman to decide between the law...and justice. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #7
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 7

    Part 1 of the 3-part "The Misfits." Meet Chancer, a new villain with uncanny luck, who, while fleeing Batman, falls in with Catman, Calendar Man and Killer Moth. Meanwhile, Batman teams with a mysterious new hero, Nimrod the Hunter. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Tim Sale. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 8

    Part 2 of the 3-part "The Misfits." Jim Gordon, Bruce Wayne and the Mayor are kidnapped by the Misfits...and only Robin is left to save the day. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Tim Sale. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #9
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 9

    Part 3 of the 3-part "The Misfits." The Misfits hold Commissioner Gordon, the Mayor and Bruce Wayne prisoner...and at least one of the Misfits doesn't plan to return the hostages alive even if a ransom is paid. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Tim Sale. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #10
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 10

    An eccentric billionaire has built a Scottish castle outside Gotham and, when Batman intrudes to prevent a murder, he finds himself trapped in a fiendishly challenging mystery in "The Thane of Gotham." Written by Alan Grant, with art by Mike Collins and Steve Mitchell. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #11
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 11

    Part 1 of the 2-part "The Human Flea." Kadaver is obsessed with death, and for good reason...he himself is dying - and determined to take all of Gotham City with him! He might just get his wish. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Vince Giarrano. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #12
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 12

    Part 2 of the 2-part "The Human Flea." Kadaver has captured and infected 50,000 fleas he intends to release on Gotham...unless Batman and the Human Flea can stop him in time. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Vince Giarrano. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #13
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 13

    A "Nobody" accidentally discovers that Batman is Bruce Wayne and threatens to sell the information to the highest bidder from Gotham's underworld. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #14
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 14

    Part 1 of the 2-part "Gotham Freaks." Batman goes undercover as a roustabout in a sleazy carnival to find the mysterious Mirage, a brilliant, unstoppable thief, and becomes trapped in the freak show. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Joe Staton and Steve Mitchell. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #15
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 15

    Part 2 of the 2-part "Gotham Freaks." While in disguise, the Dark Knight discovers which of the carnival performers is responsible for the crime wave that's been plaguing Gotham City. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Joe Staton and Steve Mitchell. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #16
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 16
    Published Sep 1993 by DC.

    KnightFall tie-in. Part 1 of the 3-part "The God of Fear." The Scarecrow gathers a crew of helpers who help launch a massive fear attack on Gotham City. Meanwhile, Anarky escapes from juvenile detention and plots his revenge on Batman. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins and Mike Manley. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #17
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 17
    Published Sep 1993 by DC.

    KnightFall tie-in. Part 2 of the 3-part "The God of Fear." While the Scarecrow declares himself the God of Fear and terrorizes Gotham City, Anarky sets a death trap for Batman. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #18
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 18
    Published Oct 1993 by DC.

    KnightFall tie-in. Part 3 of the 3-part "The God of Fear." Gotham City is in flames as the Scarecrow releases his fear gas everywhere and demands to be named God of Fear. Meanwhile, Anarky blames Batman for the level of crime in Gotham...and for that, the Dark Knight must pay! Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins and Steve George. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #19
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 19
    Tags: Batman Knightquest (part The Crusade 03)
    Published Oct 1993 by DC.

    KnightQuest: The Crusade continues, following the adventures of Azrael as the new Batman. Part 1 of the 2-part "The Tally Man." Pity Gotham City's criminals as Batman, flushed with his newfound power, begins an all-out war. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Vince Giarrano. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #20
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 20
    Tags: Batman Knightquest (part The Crusade 04)
    Published Nov 1993 by DC.

    KnightQuest: The Crusade continues, following the adventures of Azrael as the new Batman. Part 2 of the 2-part "The Tally Man." Batman's wounds don't prevent him from taking on the menace of a new villain, the Tally Man, who is seeking revenge for something Bruce Wayne once did to him. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Vince Giarrano. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #23
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 23
    Tags: Batman Knightquest (part The Search 05)
    Published Jan 1994 by DC.

    KnightQuest: The Search continues, following the adventures of Bruce Wayne. "Bruce Wayne Part Three: Curse of the Bat." Bruce Wayne finds evidence that Shondra Kinsolving is in league with Asp and may have been his accomplice in dozens of murders. Bruce Wayne's search continues in Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989-2007) #59, in the "Quarry" storyline. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins and Steve George. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #24
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 24
    Tags: Batman Knightquest (part The Crusade 16)
    Published Feb 1994 by DC.

    KnightQuest: The Crusade continues in the tale "The Immigrant: Rosemary's Baby." Encounters with a gang smuggling black-market babies into Gotham City leads Batman to use self-hypnosis in an attempt to learn the identity of his mother. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Vince Giarrano. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #25
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 25
    Tags: Batman Knightquest (part The Crusade 18)
    Published Mar 1994 by DC.

    KnightQuest: The Crusade continues. The Corrosive Man returns to Gotham City and proves to be too much for the Dark Knight...until Batman upgrades his costume to counter the villain's deadly power. But one thing Batman doesn't count on is the sudden appearance of Joe Public, the New Blood from Bloodbath (1993) and Batman Shadow of the Bat Annual (1993) #1. Costume designed by Joe Quesada. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins and John Beatty. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #26
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 26
    Tags: Batman Knightquest (part The Crusade 21)
    Published Apr 1994 by DC.

    KnightQuest: The Crusade continues in part 1 of a 2-part tale. "Creatures of Clay: Diary of a Lover." True love never dies...it merely becomes a motive for murder, a lesson Batman quickly learns when he encounters the Clayfaces. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins and Bob Smith. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #27
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 27
    Tags: Batman Knightquest (part The Crusade 22)
    Published May 1994 by DC.

    KnightQuest: The Crusade continues in part 2 of a 2-part tale. "Creatures of Clay: Child's Clay." Lady Clayface leads Batman to the site of Clayface and Abattoir's impending showdown. Plus...meet the Clayface baby. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins and Bob Smith. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #28
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 28
    Tags: Batman Knightquest (part The Crusade 25)
    Published Jun 1994 by DC.

    KnightQuest: The Crusade nears its conclusion as Detective Montoya learns the consequences of the Batman's actions and Commissioner Gordon finally confronts the Dark Knight in "Commissioner Gordon: The Long Dark Night." But Batman's crusade isn't over yet, and Jean Paul Valley is determined to become even harder-edged...no matter what the cost to Gotham City. Continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #675. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins and Bob Smith. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #29
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 29

    "Manimal: Proving Ground," the extra-sized Part 2 (of 12) of KnightsEnd, continued from Batman (1940) #509. Bruce Wayne and Robin recruit Nightwing, the first Robin, to keep tabs on Batman's activities even as Batman continues his pursuit of the deadly arms dealer while Wayne sets up a training facility in an abandoned logging mill in the hills outside Gotham City. Continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #676. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins and Bob Smith. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. 52 pages. New Format. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #30A
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 30A
    Published Aug 1994 by DC.

    "Wild Knights: Wild City," Part 8 of the 12-part KnightsEnd, continued from Batman (1940) #510. Hanging from a helicopter high over Gotham Harbor, it's Batman's battle...against Batman! While Catwoman fights thugs within its cockpit, Nightwing and Robin can only watch as the copter goes down in a fiery blaze. Continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #677. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #30B
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 30B
    Published Aug 1994 by DC.

    Second Printing. Written by Alan Grant, Art by Bret Blevins. cover by Brian Stelfreeze. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #31
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 31

    The scrambled timeline resulting from ZERO HOUR brings Alfred back to the Batcave as if he never left. But this Alfred is more than different-looking - he has dreams of becoming a detective. And when Batman must contend with a gang of killers, his butler may prove to be an even greater menace in "The Battling Butler!" Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins. Cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #32
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 32
    Published Nov 1994 by DC.

    Prodigal Part 2, continued from Batman (1940) #512. The Ventriloquist returns with a new scheme to reestablish his supremacy in Gotham City's criminal underworld...but his homicidal alter ego Scarface may have other plans for the new Batman that has never before encountered this unique villain. Meanwhile, Two-Face is freed from jail because of a bureaucratic snafu, presenting an even greater problem for the Batman. 'Prodigal' continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #679. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #33
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 33
    Published Dec 1994 by DC.

    Prodigal Part 6, continued from Batman (1940) #513. Batman must quell a prison riot ignited by Two-Face, who is one step away from reducing Gotham City to chaos. Plus, Gordon and Essen's disagreements over the Dark Knight threaten their marriage. 'Prodigal' continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #680. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Bret Blevins. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #34
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 34
    Published Jan 1995 by DC.

    Prodigal Part 10, continued from Batman (1940) #514. The Tally Man returns to Gotham determined to get revenge on Batman, who once defeated and disabled him. But the villain doesn't know that the man who wears the cape and cowl is not the man he hates. 'Prodigal' continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #681. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Mark Bright and Scott Hanna. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #35A
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 35A

    Part 2 of the 4-part 'Troika,' continued from Batman (1940) #515. A new era is under way for the Dark Knight, with the return of Bruce Wayne as Batman in a new costume! Batman's war against the renegade Russians seeking to take over Gotham's underworld escalates in a brutal battle with Colonel Vega. Continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #682. Written by Alan Grant, with art by the new regular art team of Barry Kitson and Ray McCarthy. #35A multilevel embossed, spot-varnished cover by Kitson and Terry Austin. New Format. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #35B
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 35B

    Part 2 of the 4-part 'Troika,' continued from Batman (1940) #515. A new era is under way for the Dark Knight, with the return of Bruce Wayne as Batman in a new costume! Batman's war against the renegade Russians seeking to take over Gotham's underworld escalates in a brutal battle with Colonel Vega. Continues in Detective Comics (1937- ) #682. Written by Alan Grant, with art by the new regular art team of Barry Kitson and Ray McCarthy. #35B standard edition cover painted by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #36
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 36

    Black Canary comes to Gotham City to investigate the senseless murder of her father's godson in "Black Canary: In the Name of the Father." But the Dark Knight is on the same case...and he isn't overly fond of uninvited help in his city. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Barry Kitson and Ray McCarthy. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #37
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 37

    In "The Joker Part One: The King of Comedy," a rash of seemingly random kidnappings erupts into something far worse when Batman begins a new hunt for the Joker. Concludes next issue. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Barry Kitson and John Stokes. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #38
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 38

    In "The Joker Part Two: Tears of a Clown," concluding the tale begun last issue, the Joker has made several people laugh themselves to death in a deserted mansion, while Batman and the mysterious Wild converge on the Clown Prince of Crime. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Barry Kitson and Scott Hanna. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. New Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #39
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 39

    In "Solomon Grundy: One Night in Slaughter Swamp," Solomon Grundy has been sighted in the swamps just outside Gotham City, as Batman searches for missing tourists last seen in that area. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Kevin Walker, Curt Shoultz and Frank McLaughlin. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. Beginning this issue, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT is upgraded to DC's Miraweb Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #40
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 40

    In "Anarky Part One: Prophet of Doom," Anarky learns that a self-styled prophet of doom is intent on fulfilling the apocalyptic prophecies of the past in today's Gotham City. Concludes next issue. Written by Alan Grant, with art by John Paul Leon and Ray McCarthy. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. Miraweb Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #41
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 41

    In "Anarky Part Two: The Anarkist Manifesto," concluding the tale begun last issue, Batman and Anarky find themselves tied to a dirigible loaded with explosives and headed for Gotham City. Written by Alan Grant, with art by John Paul Leon and Ray McCarthy. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. Miraweb Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #42
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 42

    Batman unearths a bizarre secret when a rock star who was killed years ago returns from the dead to begin a terrifying rampage in "Feedback: The Day the Music Died." Ties into Batman Chronicles (1995) #2. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Liam Sharpe, Joe Staton and Ray McCarthy. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. Miraweb Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #44
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 44

    Part 3 of the 3-part "The Secret of the Universe," continued from Catwoman (1993-2001 2nd Series) #26. The Dark Knight teams with Catwoman to save Gotham City from the threat of Ratcatcher and his pestilence of mutant rats. Catman is also featured! Written by Alan Grant, with art by Barry Kitson. Painted cover by Brian Stelfreeze. Miraweb Format. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #46
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 46

    Cornelius Stirk: Part 1 of 2 - Written by Alan Grant. Art by Tommy Lee Edwards & Ray McCarthy. Painted Cover by Brian Stelfreeze. Arkham Asylum escapee Cornelius Stirk is out to cut short the political careers -- and the lives -- of Gotham's newly elected mayor and district attorney! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #48
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 48
    Published Mar 1996 by DC.

    CONTAGION: Part 1 of 11. The Apocalypse Plague - Written by Alan Grant. Art by Vince Giarrano & Ray McCarthy. Painted Cover by Brian Stelfreeze. After an entire Greenland village is annihilated by a lethal virus, the plague is set loose in Gotham City. Now Batman must use his matchless detective skills as never before to defeat an enemy unlike any he's ever had to face. If not, in a matter of days, Gotham will become a single, vast graveyard. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #49
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 49
    Published Apr 1996 by DC.

    CONTAGION: Part 7 of 11. Angel of Death - Written by Alan Grant. Art by Vince Giarrano & Ray McCarthy. Painted Cover by Brian Stelfreeze. As the plague spreads, Poison Ivy tries to sell the vaccine to the highest bidder. Now the Dark Knight must confront her where the plague is at its worst! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #50
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 50

    Painted cover art by Carl Critchlow. Written by Alan Grant. Pencils by Bret Blevins, Norm Breyfogle, Vince Giarrano, Barry Kitson, and Dave Taylor. Inks by Ray McCarthy and Rob Leigh. While chasing after a criminal at a chemical plant, Batman faces off against past enemies. But are they real or merely illusions? Story continues in next issue. 32 pgs. Full color. $1.95 cover price. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #52
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 52

    Painted cover by Carl Critchlow. Written by Alan Grant. Pencils by Dave Taylor. Inks by Joe Rubenstein. Batman tries to learn how Narcosis plans to release his drug on Gotham City before it's too late. Story concludes from last two issues. 32 pgs. Full color. $1.95 cover price. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #53
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 53
    Published Aug 1996 by DC.

    LEGACY: Prelude. Hobson's Choice - Written by Alan Grant. Art by Dave Taylor & Stan Woch. Painted Cover by Carl Critchlow. Batman learns the plague that almost destroyed Gotham City in CONTAGION has reappeared elsewhere...and Robin may still have it! Forced to leave the city to learn the truth, the Dark Knight reluctantly leaves Gotham's care in the hands of the Huntress! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #54
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 54
    Published Sep 1996 by DC.

    LEGACY: Part 4 of 7. The Power of the Picts - Written by Alan Grant. Art by Dave Taylor & Stan Woch. Painted Cover by Carl Critchlow. Batman travels to Edinburgh to stop Ra's al Ghul's agents from releasing the plague virus, and finds himself battling three ancient Picts who may not be al Ghul's allies at all! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #55
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 55

    NightwingPainted cover art by John Van Fleet. Standard Operating Procedure, script by Alan Grant, pencils by Rick Burchett, inks by Klaus Janson; Bruce Wayne suspected of murder and cleared. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #56
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 56

    Painted cover art by Duncan Fegredo. Leaves of Grass, Part 1: Twin Peaks, script by Alan Grant, pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Stan Woch; A mysterious supplier of genetically-enhanced marijuana triggers a drug war in Gotham; Meanwhile, Poison Ivy is released from Arkham by mercenaries Holly Wood and Eva Green. At School, Tim Drake deals with marijuana use among his friends. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #57
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 57

    Painted cover art by Duncan Fegredo. Leaves of Grass, Part 2: Reefer Madness, script by Alan Grant, pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Stan Woch; Poison Ivy confronts Jason Woodrue (the Floronic Man), who is revealed to be the supplier of the genetically-enhanced marijuana that is flooding Gotham; He relates being regrown under the influence of marijuana; The Floronic Man believes that marijuana can save the world. He pays Poison Ivy for the use of her blood to create a new life form; The Batman tracks them and is surprised and knocked unconscious by Holly and Eva; Also, the Tim Drake subplot continues as Tim's friend Norris has a bad reaction to the genetically-enhanced marijuana. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #58
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 58

    Painted cover art by Duncan Fegredo. Leaves of Grass, Part 3: Comedown!, script by Alan Grant, pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Stan Woch; Tim Drake's friend Norris hallucinates under the influence of the marijuana created by the Floronic Man. Poison Ivy kisses Batman, releases him and watches as he and the Floronic Man fight. Batman wins the fight by shocking the Floronic Man and cutting off his head (which doesn't kill him, he's a plant); The Batman easily dispatches Holly and Eva; However, Poison Ivy escapes due to paralysis induced by the kiss she shared with Batman earlier in the story; Tim Drake stands before his class and explains why he will never take drugs. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #59
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 59

    Cover art by Tom Taggart. Killer Killer Part One Storm Gird, script by Alan Grant, pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Stan Woch; Arnold Wesker (The Ventriloquist), is tormented by dreams of Scarface while in Blackgate prison; He is upset when an Albatross flies over; The bird has been a sign of impending disaster for him. A guard in Wesker's cell is shot from a rooftop across the courtyard. On his own in Gotham, Rhino has been unable to learn ventriloquism to make Scarface talk; When Rhino is confronted by three vengeful hoods, he is finally able to make Scarface speak. Back in prison, the authorities believe that the guard's death was actually a mistake; A Vigilante known as Killer Killer was actually trying to kill Wesker; After disposing of the hoods, Rhino and Scarface make a deal with The Penguin to break The Ventriloquist from jail; The Batman follows the trail of the Killer Killer. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #60
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 60

    Cover art by Tom Taggart. Killer Killer Part 2: The Old Man and the Sea, script by Alan Grant, pencils by Dave Taylor, inks by Stan Woch; The albatross that flew over Blackgate prison has taken up residence near a dockside restaurant; Obsessed, Scarface plans to force the ventriloquist to kill it; The Penguin, interested in the bird, comes to the restaurant to view it; The Batman confronts the "Killer Killer" as the Penguin is about to be shot; "Killer Killer" is actually one of the Penguin's men who wants to kill the Penguin and take over; The Vigilante pose was designed to throw suspicion away from him. The Batman struggles with the killer; He is distracted by Scarface and company who are about to kill an old man, who is trying to save the bird. 36 pgs. $1.95. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #61
    Batman Shadow of the Bat (1992) 61

    Batman must simultaneously protect a mob witness and an innocent boy in "Second Chances." Written by Alan Grant. Pencils by Jim Aparo. Inks by Stan Woch. Cover by Chris Moeller. Cover price $1.95.