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Batman

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Batman

Venom

By Dennis J. O'Neil; Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (Illustrator)

DC Comics, Paperback, 9781401233839, 140pp.

Publication Date: April 24, 2012

Description

A new edition of the classic Batman tale by writer Dennis O'Neil that introduces the strength-enhancing drug Venom. After Batman fails to save a young girl, he begins taking the drug in order to lift his limitations; however, when the Dark Knight becomes addicted to the substance, his entire life begins to spiral out of control. The drug Venom later goes on to play a major role in the KNIGHTFALL storyline that sees the villain Bane breaking Batman's back.