This story follows Batman R.I.P. and Final Crisis, which saw the apparent death of Batman. Now, months following the disappearance of her protector, Gotham City sits at a precipice and it may be too far gone for Nightwing, Robin, Commissioner Gordon and the rest of the city's heroes to save the day. Amid the fires, rioting, looting and gang warfare, one question rings out from the souls of Gotham's desperate citizens: where is Batman?
This paperback collects the following comic books:
- Gotham Gazette: Batman Dead? #1 (Batman Dead?)
- Batman: Battle for the Cowl #1 (A Hostile Takeover)
- Batman: Battle for the Cowl #2 (Army of One)
- Batman: Battle for the Cowl #3 (Last Man Standing)
- Gotham Gazette: Batman Alive? #1 (Batman Alive?)
- No special notes.