Gotham City is plagued with crime and corruption in places high and low, but one man has taken a stand against evil of all forms: the dark avenger known as Batman. In two tales from early in the Dark Knight's career, first witness the terrifying genesis of the Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime and Batman's nemesis! When a new costumed criminal starts killing millionaires, Batman must stop him before Bruce Wayne becomes a target! Plus, Batman's first team-up with the Green Lantern, in a race to catch a serial killer from both their pasts! Award-winning author Ed Brubaker ("Gotham Central") is joined by artists Doug Mahnke ("Stormwatch PHD") and Patrick Zircher ("Iron Man") for this pair of noir-tinged thrillers!
Ed Brubaker is an award-winning writer whose work includes Batman, Captain America, Criminal, Daredevil, The Dead Boy Detectives, Deadenders, Gotham Central, The Immortal Iron Fist, Lowlife, Scene of the Crime, Sleeper and Uncanny X-Men. Doug Mahnke has pencilled Aliens, Batman, Seven Soldiers: Frankenstein and Superman: The Man of Steel. He is now the artist on Stormwatch: Post-Human Division Patrick Zircher's work includes Iron Man, New Warriors and Thunderbolts.