DC Comics, Paperback, 9781401238278, 264pp.
Publication Date: January 8, 2013
Grant Morrison continues his earth-shattering run on the Batman titles with this exciting new series illustrated by hot artistYanick Paquette that features the next stage of evolution of the Dark Knight. Bruce Wayne publicly announces that he is thefinancial backer of Batman and establishes a worldwide franchise of Batmen that will protect the entire globe.
This is the beginning of a stunning direction for the world's greatest detective that will team him with Catwoman, Batwoman and Batman Inrepresentatives on international crime fighting missions against Lord Death Man in Japan, South America and Argentina.
This volume collects Batman: The Dark Knight #1-9.
In his secret identity, Morrison is a counterculture spokesperson, a musician, an award-winning playwright and a chaos magician. He is also the author of the "New York Times" best-seller "Supergods," a groundbreaking psycho-historic mapping of the superhero as a cultural organism. He divides his time between his homes in Los Angeles and Scotland."
“A sublime return to Batman’s pulp origins….The stakes have never been higher. After all these many, long decades, Batman wants to be free. And reading Grant Morrison, more than anything else, is an act of trust that his project for the character is generationally definitive.”—PopMatters
“the most fun I’ve had reading a comic book”—MTV Geek
“A fun, exotic thrill-ride” —IGN
“This is a fun comic. Fun…. Wonderfully Entertaining”—Comic Book Resources