This paperback collects the Batman: Year Two storyline and its sequel Batman: Full Circle. Both stories were written by Mike W. Barr. The Batman: Year Two story was illustrated by Alan Davis and Paul Neary for the first part and by Todd McFarlane and Alfredo Alcala for the second to fourth part. Batman: Full Circle was illustrated by Alan Davis and Mark Farmer.
These stories explores Batman's second year prowling the streets of Gotham as its protector. As the Dark Knight continues to build the foundation for his relationship with James Gordon, Gotham's original vigilante, The Reaper, returns to the streets and begins dealing lethal justice. As the body count grows, Batman must form an uneasy alliance with the man who is responsible for his existence, Joe Chill, the murderer of Bruce Wayne's parents. Now as Batman struggles with emotions and ghosts of the past, he must find a way to stop the murderous onslaught of the Reaper before he becomes his next victim.
This paperback collects the following comic books:
- Detective Comics #575 (Fear the Reaper)
- Detective Comics #576 (Deal With the Devil)
- Detective Comics #577 (Deadly Allies)
- Detective Comics #578 (So Shall Ye Reap)
- Batman: Full Circle