The iconic anthology series returns with a brand-new slate of comics' most exciting and innovative storytellers to explore the Batman mythos in stark black and white! In this debut issue: James Tynion IV and Tradd Moore explore the world of Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins. J.H. Williams III returns to DC Comics for a trip through the Dark Knight's history. Paul Dini and Andy Kubert pit Batman against an infestation of Ninja Man-Bats in the Batcave. Emma Rios explores the eternal struggle of the Dark Knight. G. Willow Wilson and Greg Smallwood portray Batman in his strangest stand-off ever with Killer Croc. With a lineup this strong and a cover by legendary Batman artist Greg Capullo, you won't want to miss the start of this tremendous collection of Batman tales by some of comics' top creators! FINAL COVER MAY VARY! ALLOCATIONS MAY OCCUR! FINAL COVER MAY VARY! ALLOCATIONS MAY OCCUR!