Batman (1940 series) #509 (A Multi-Title Crossover) [SET] — Knightsend; The Complete Saga

$50.00

Bruce Wayne completes his improbable recovery from his broken back and is ready to resume his role as Gotham's protector.

But Jean Paul Valley, the man who now patrols the night as a vicious and violent Batman, is not willing to give up his new identity.

Driven to the brink of madness by inner demons, the new Batman seeks to destroy Bruce as they meet in mortal combat.

 

 

Collecting the Complete"Knightsend" Story-Arc crossing-over every Bat-Book DC Published: Batman #509-510 Plus Batman; Legends of the Dark Knight #62-63, Batman; Shadow of the Bat #29-30, Catwoman #12-13, Detective Comics #676-677, Showcase '93 #7-8, and Robin #8-9.

 

 

Batman (1940 series) #509
By Doug Moench & Mike Manley / Dick Giordano. 
“Spirit of the Bat”  KnightsEnd pt 1 (of 10)
Bruce Wayne tries to regain his fighting spirit by training with Lady Shiva. Problem, he cannot trust her.
Batman; Shadow of the Bat (1992 series) #29
By Alan Grant & Bret Blevins / Bob Smith. 
“Manimal Proving Ground”  KnightsEnd pt 2 (of 10)
Manimal, the third disciple of the Armless Master is on his way to Gotham City to seek vengeance, while Bruce Wayne trains upon the grounds where they will meet in battle later that night. As the sun sets, Manimal sees a hawk take a bat in mid-air. A possible omen?
Detective Comics (1937 series) #676
By Chuck Dixon & Graham Nolan / Scott Hanna. 
"Too Many Ninjas"  KnightsEnd pt 3 (of 10)
Nightwing and Robin sneak into the Batcave in order to set up surveillance devices to monitor all of Jean Paul's activities. While looking around Nightwing questions Robin why Bruce would choose Jean Paul to be Batman. Robin defends Bruce as not being in the right frame of mind when he made the decision and that Dick wouldn't want the job anyway.
Batman; Legends of the Dark Knight (1989 series) #62
By Chuck Dixon & Ron Wagner / Ron McCain. 
“Devils”  KnightsEnd pt 4 (of 10)
While Batman continues his pursuit of the mysterious arms dealer, Lady Shiva's scheme to corrupt Bruce Wayne into a killer succeeds as, before the very eyes of Nightwing and Robin, Wayne slays the last of the martial arts assassins who have been stalking him!
Robin (1993 series) #8
By Chuck Dixon & Tom Grummett / Ray Kryssing. 
"Death's Door"  KnightsEnd pt 5 (of 10)
Bruce Wayne has delivered the fatal Leopard Blow to an opponent. Robin and Nightwing are both appalled, whereas Lady Shiva is delighted. But all is not as it seems...
Catwoman (1993 series) #12
By Jo Duffy / Chuck Dixon & Jim Balent / Rick Burchett. 
"Fire in the Sky"  KnightsEnd pt 6 (of 10)
Bruce Wayne has returned to reclaim the mantle of the bat from Jean-Paul Valley.
Batman (1940 series) #510
By Doug Moench & Mike Manley / Joe Rubinstein. 
“Return of the Bat”  KnightsEnd pt 7 (of 10)
Batmen old and new fight for the mantle of the bat since Jean-Paul Valley refuses to listen to reason, Catwoman searches for the neural enabler and Robin and Nightwing find themsleves caught in the crossfire.
Batman; Shadow of the Bat (1992 series) #30
By Alan Grant & Bret Blevins. 
“Wild Knights, Wild City"  KnightsEnd pt 8 (of 10)
Bruce Wayne and Jean-Paul Valley hang dangerously on Selkirk's out of control helicopter with Catwoman on board heading straight for the Gotham River Bridge.
Detective Comics (1937 series) #677
By Chuck Dixon & Graham Nolan / Scott Hanna.
"Flesh and Steel"  KnightsEnd pt 9 (of 10)
Jean-Paul Valley, The New Batman vs. Nightwing... To the Death!  Jean-Paul will not allow any “Pretenders” to the Mantle of the Bat, so Dick Grayson must Die!
Batman; Legends of the Dark Knight (1989 series) #63
By Denny O'Neil & Barry Kitson / Scott Hanna. 
“Climax”  KnightsEnd pt 10 (of 10)
Jean-Paul Valley vs. Bruce Wayne for The Mantle of The Bat.  This is IT!  Only One can Be The Batman!
Robin (1993 series) #9
By  Chuck Dixon & Tom Grummett / Ray Kryssing. 
 "The Triumph"  KnightsEnd Aftermath pt 1 (of 2)
Robin tentatively returns to the Batcave, not sure what he'll find there. He is relieved to discover Bruce Wayne there, Jean-Paul having left for good.
Catwoman (1993 series) #13
By Jo Duffy / Chuck Dixon & Jim Balent / Bob Smith. 
“Catfish”  KnightsEnd Aftermath pt 2 (of 2)
During the pursuit for the enabler, the device is thrown down Gotham City bridge. Catwoman must wet her fur and confront dangerous underwater thugs to get it back only to find out that when the price is right, even good intentions can be turned around...