: Welcome to the Official Site for DC. DC is home to the “World’s Greatest Super Heroes,” including SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN. Continuing from Batman: Knightquest: The Crusade Vol. Part of a massive 25th anniversary recut of the entire Batman: Knightfall saga, this graphic novel. Knightquest: The Crusade Chapter 1. Story by Chuck Dixon. Art by Graham Nolan and Scott Hanna. There’s a new Batman in Gotham City and the criminal.

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Aware that he would lose in a direct assault against Batman, Bane’s plan consists of weakening Batman by forcing him to deal with the deadly villains simultaneously.

Earlier printings of the “Knightfall” books had covers by Kelley Jones were under the “Knightfall” name and book three was under the “Knightsend” name with this volume featuring a new cover by Graham Nolan and Brian Stelfreeze. At the same time, the Superman team was planning for a similar character-altering storyline, and neither they nor the Batman group initially had any knowledge of each other’s plans.

Batman Knightquest The Crusade Vol. 1 by Chuck Dixon – Penguin Books Australia

Other villains Jean-Paul faces include Mr. While Superman does not want to kill Batman, he chooses to paralyze him by breaking his back in a similar fashion to Bane albeit by standing on Batman’s back instead of slamming him over his knee as Bane did. Justice League Task Force [note 5] Batman: The bulk of the events in the Knightfall saga are estimated to take place in the 10th or 11th year of Batman’s career by most reckonings, including official DC timelines.

Despite the advice of everyone in his life, including Dr. Because of the events of the entire arc, considerable time passes before Commissioner Gordon restores his trust in the idea of a Batman working for good. Selkirk already wants to kill Jean-Paul for destroying a valuable weapons cache in Gotham Harbor. Knightqhest of Steel figure line based on The Death of Superman.


Storylines are listed in publication order. Originally released as Batman: Batman Annual 22 featured knightqusst return of Arnold Etchison Abbatoir ‘s spirit, wishing to take revenge on Batman specifically, Azrael-Batman for his death.

Batman: Knightquest

Although previous parts of the “KnightSaga” had taken considerable time to run their course, the entirety of “KnightsEnd” was published within a two-month batmqn, as the Batman books had to prepare themselves for DC’s impending company-wide crossover Zero Hourwhich would immediately follow the “KnightSaga”. He becomes increasingly violent and mentally unbalanced.

Shadow of the Bat to avoid knihgtquest away their plans, the publishers treated it as though it were the new status quo, so issues were not numbered as chapters.

This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Quick action by Robin and Alfred spares Batman’s life, but at great cost – he is left a paraplegic. In doing so, Dick avenges his worst mistake from his days as Robin, when a mistake in a confrontation with Two-Face caused a man to die and nearly killed Bruce.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Over the next few issues, Batman becomes weaker and weaker as each criminal is put away.

When Bruce Wayne finds Kinsolving, he finds himself caught in the middle of a telekinetic tug-of-war between Asp and Kinsolving. Eventually, he also adds a Bat-symbol, matching the one used for the series’ logo.

Batman Knightquest The Crusade Vol. 1

The breaking of the Bat. Along with Robin and Nightwing, he tracks Valley down to Selkirk’s penthouse. By this time, Batman is so exhausted jnightquest the exertion of catching the escaped criminals that he cannot even defend himself; Bane beats him mercilessly before breaking Wayne’s back over his knee inside knghtquest Batcave below the manor, symbolically “breaking” Batman.


The plot of “Knightfall” begins [note 2] with the master criminal Bane freeing all of the maximum-security inmates of Arkham Asyluma notorious psychiatric facility in Gotham City.

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Compiled without respect for canon or “current” continuity. Azrael Batgirl and the Birds of Prey Batman: When Bruce finally returns for good, he wears a sturdier, all-black Batsuit made of Kevlar inspired by the costume of the Tim Burton Batman filmsand drives a new, state-of-the-art Batmobile.

In several issues, Robin is left horrified as Jean-Paul ferociously attacks common criminals, often with a weapon and sometimes nearly to death. Detective Comics Batman: A one-shot that features the return of Alfred after his resignation during knightqueest As the contemporary Batmobile was destroyed in “KnightsEnd”, the original Batmobile with the large hood ornament was used by Batman and Robin for several issues batamn.

Shadow of the Bat [note 5] Batman: It consists of a trilogy of storylines that ran from toconsisting of “Knightfall”, ” Knightquest “, and ” KnightsEnd “. The rescue of Mayor Krol from the teaming of the Joker and Scarecrow pushes Batman to his mental and physical limits: The entire “Knightfall” storyline took over a year to complete in the comic book serials.