Gotham City is home to a riot of deadly criminals. The Joker, Poison Ivy, the Mad Hatter and Killer Croc have all done their best to bring anarchy to the city's streets, back alleys and sewers. Thankfully, Gotham is also home to the Batman. Throughout the years, he's been able to keep his infamous rogues gallery in check.
But now, lurking at the end of this seemingly endless gauntlet of foes, emerges the deadliest menace of all--a wild berserker known as Bane. It is his destiny to destroy Batman and take control of Gotham City.
Batman: Prelude to Knightfall kicks off an ambitious nine-volume saga that revisits Batman's memorable and life-changing battle with Bane. Collects Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1, Batman #484-491 and Detective Comics #654-658.