The story starts when Batman is hot on the trail of Killer Croc, trying to piece together the mystery of a $10 million stash - notionally ransom money for a kidnapped child whom Batman rescued from Catwoman. The clues lead the Dark Knight to Metropolis, where he must face Poison Ivy - and confront Superman.
This paperback collects the following comic books:
- Batman #608 (Chapter One: The Ransom)
- Batman #609 (Chapter Two: The Friend)
- Batman #610 (Chapter Three: The Beast)
- Batman #611 (Chapter Four: The City)
- Batman #612 (Chapter Five: The Battle)
- This paperback includes an introduction by Jeph Loeb.
- Later the full Batman: Hush storyline was published in one paperback: Batman: Hush.