Batman: Battle for the Cowl Companion TPBEdit

Trade Paperback

Batman Battle for the Cowl Companion TPB Cover

Collects Batman: Battle for the Cowl - Arkham Asylum #1, Batman: Battle for the Cowl - Commissioner Gordon #1, Batman: Battle for the Cowl - Man-Bat #1, Batman: Battle for the Cowl - The Network #1 and Batman: Battle for the Cowl - The Underground #1.

Written by David Hine, Royal McGraw, Chris Yost, Fabian Nicieza and Joe Harris

Art by Jeremy Haun, Tom Mandrake, Pablo Raimondi, and Jim Calafiore

Cover by Ladrön

This collection features four tales of Gotham City in Batman's absence.

First, a wave of heroes arrive in Gotham City with hopes of helping stem the tide of chaos threatening to overwhelm everybody! Starring Huntress, Batgirl, Misfit, Ragman, Manhunter and many others. But will these heroes succeed or become victims?

Then, with Gotham City in a state of emergency, one man has stood firm against the criminal element in Gotham - Police Commissioner James Gordon. Now, Gordon and his police department must

In the third story, Bat-villains including Catwoman, the Riddler, Harley Quinn, Two-Face, Poison Ivy, The Penguin and Ra's Al Ghul are on the loose. But will they work together to take down Gotham City - or destroy each other?

Finally, in the heart of Arkham Asylum, will administrator Dr. Jeremiah Arkham fall prey to the madness that has plagued so many of his inmates? Or will he usher in a new era for Gotham's most haunted institution?

Softcover, 128 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

November 10, 2009