The Caped Crusader is challenged by the mystery of the 900 in a special tale celebrating the 900th issue published of Detective Comics! Plus, Batman faces against two new foes: Emperor Penguin and the deadly vigilante known as the Wrath, a dark counterpart to the Dark Knight. Collects issues "Batman: Detective Comics" #19-24, "Detective Comic"s Annual #2.
Once an editor for Wildstorm, John Layman turned to writing comics full-time in 2002 and mainly wrote for Marvel Comics. However, he is mostly known for his creator-owned titles at Image Comics, such as the graphic novel "Puffed" and the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning series "Chew." He currently writes the monthly adventures of the Dark Knight in DETECTIVE COMICS.