Author(s): Greg Capullo
As the new Batman, former police commissioner Jim Gordon is in for the fight of his life against the bizarre threat of Mr. Bloom, who controls plant life in Gotham City! At the same time, an amnesiac Bruce Wayne has discovered the truth of his past as the Dark Knight - now, he must descend into the Batcave and reclaim that painful legacy. With Bruce back in the cape and cowl once more, can the combined skills of two Batmen defeat Mr. Bloom and his minions? The penultimate chapter to Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's epic number 1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series is here in BATMAN VOL. 9. Now in paperback, this graphic novel collects issues numbered 47-50.
Praise for BATMAN VOL. 8: SUPERHEAVY ..".a great jumping on point for anyone looking to get into what I hope will continue to be a long and continuing run on this title from one of the best creative teams it's ever had." --Nerdist ..".beautifully imagined..." --IGN ..".the creative team continues to investigate the inspiration of Batman, just from a totally different, inspired perspective." --Comic Book Resources ..".a great reminder of the abundance of stories that can be told with Batman at the center." --Newsarama"
Scott Snyder is a #1 NEW YORK TIMES best-selling writer and one of the most critically accalimed scribes in all of comics. His works include BATMAN, BATMAN: ETERNAL, SUPERMAN UNCHAINED, AMERICAN VAMPIRE and SWAMP THING. He has also been published in ZOETROPE, TIN HOUSE, ONE-STORY, EPOCH, SMALL SPIRAL NOTEBOOK, and other journals, and has a short story collection, VOODOO HEART, which was published by Dial Press. He teaches at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence University and lives in New York with his wife, Jeanie, and his son, Jack Presley.