Synopses & Reviews
After suffering a cataclysmic earthquake, the U.S. government has deemed Gotham City uninhabitable and ordered all citizens to leave. It is now months later and those that have refused to vacate "No Man's Land" live amid a citywide turf war in which the strongest prey on the weak.
Batman and his allies continue their fight to save Gotham during its darkest hour. In this final volume, Lex Luthor swoops in to help rebuild Gotham City - but his secret plan is to secure the ownership of much of the city's real estate! In the chaos of the waning days of the city's crisis, The Joker strikes, kidnapping a number of infants and killing members of the Gotham City Police Department.
About the Author
Greg Rucka is a novelist whose work on Batman brought fresh attention to the character and to the inhabitants of Gotham City. He won the Eisner Award for Best Story with GOTHAM CENTRAL's "Half a Life." His other DC credits include ACTION COMICS, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN, WONDER WOMAN, the new Batwoman adventures in DETECTIVE COMICS and SUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON. He was one of the co-writers of DC's weekly series 52. As a novelist, Rucka has nearly a dozen books to his credit, including the recent Walking Dead (Bantam). His graphic novel series Whiteout is the inspiration for the September 2009 movie of the same name.