Batman: No Man's Land volume four

Detective 736

Cover Date: September 1999
Subtitle: Homecoming (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Larry Hama
Artists(s): Mike Deodato, Sean Parsons
Storyline: Bane broke into NML. Batman located him and gave him the fight he was looking for, but had to stop when Bane told him he'd planted a bomb under a nun's soup kitchen. Bane, again, was loose in Gotham City.


The Batman Chronicles 18

Cover Date: Fall 1999
Subtitle: Spiritual Currency (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Devin K Grayson
Artists(s): Dale Eaglesham, Jamie Mendoza, John Floyd
Storyline: Dr. Leslie Thompkins pondered her newest patient - Mr. Zsasz. AS she spoke to Killer Croc (who was there checking on a friend), Pettit's group showed up. Huntress tried to talk to Leslie about Zsasz, but she wouldn't listen. Batman and Batgirl arrived with supplies. While he was keeping Pettit from killing Croc, Zsasz woke up. Croc got loose and kept him from hurting Dr. Thompkins. Batman stopped Zsasz and Croc fled. Bruce and Leslie spoke.


Batman 571

Cover Date: November 1999
Subtitle: Goin' Downtown part 1: The Vault (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Mat Broome, Sean Parsons
Storyline: Bane found his employer's underground arsenal. He and his "volunteer" made way for his destination, killing everyone who crossed his path. Upon the victims, he placed playing cards - all 2 of Spades - in order to frame Two-Face. Bane neared the hall of records.


Detective 738

Cover Date: November 1999
Subtitle: Goin' Downtown part 2: The Vandal (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon
Artists(s): Mat Broome, Sean Parsons
Storyline: Bane planted explosives in the hall of records as Batman and Robin watched. Instead of stopping him, they saved Two-Face from being lynched by the gangs surrounding his headquarters. Bane's bombs completely destroyed the hall of records; Two-Face escaped.


Shadow of the Bat 92

Cover Date: December 1999
Subtitle: Stormy Weather (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Devin K. Grayson
Artists(s): Dale Eaglesham, John Floyd
Storyline: Superman paid another visit to No Man's Land. "Kal" got into trouble with Pettit's crew, but Batman showed up to bail him out. Batman convinced him he had things under control. Clark used his heat vision to help bring rain to the parched gardens and left.


Batman 572

Cover Date: December 1999
Subtitle: Jurisprudence part 1 (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Greg Rucka
Artists(s): Damion Scott, John Floyd
Storyline: Two-Face and Tallyman made a move on Blue Boy territory. James Gordon was captured. Penguin met with an agent who was stock piling in his territory. Batman moved in on him and learned it was all building materials. Oracle buzzed him with information on Two-Face's offensive. Two-Face began the trail of Commissioner Gordon.


Detective 739

Cover Date: December 1999
Subtitle: Jurisprudence part 2 (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Greg Rucka
Artists(s): Damion Scott, John Floyd
Storyline: Renee Montoya convinced Two-Face that he was also on trial. Two-Face declared Gordon guilty after hearing his testimony, but Gordon insisted he had the right to a defense. He chose Harvey Dent to defend him. Dent called Two-Face to the stand and got his client (Gordon) acquitted. Jim returned home to find the Batsquad had taken care of his wife and people while he was away.


Legends of the Dark Knight 125

Cover Date: January 2000
Subtitle: Falling Back
Writer(s): Greg Rucka
Artists(s): Rick Burchett, James Hodgkins
Storyline: Oracle and Robin waited as Batman and Jim Gordon met. They came to an understanding in their relationship. Batman offered him the only trust he could - he removed his cowl. Gordon refused to look at him.


Shadow of the Bat 93

Cover Date: January 2000
Subtitle: Assembly Redux (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): Greg Rucka
Artists(s): Paul Ryan, Bill Sienkiewicz
Storyline: Catwoman got the computer discs to Batman; Batman got them to Oracle. Pettit's crew went in with the intention of assassinating Two-Face, but Batman stopped them and removed them from the territory. Batman, Azrael, Batgirl, and Gordon met. Robin watched as Bane and his employer began moving. Lex Luthor arrived in No Man's Land.


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