The complete BATMAN: CONTAGION storyline is available for the first time ever, along with chapters that lead into the thrilling confrontation with the mastermind behind the outbreak in BATMAN: LEGACY.
A mysterious and lethal virus is unleashed on the unknowing inhabitants of Gotham City, causing excruciating pain—and ultimately death—within 48 hours of contact. Batman, Robin and Nightwing must race to contain the chaos while finding a cure—with the help of unlikely allies Azrael, Huntress, Catwoman and Poison Ivy.
But can the Dark Knight and his team of vigilantes stop an invisible enemy? And what happens when one of them is infected?
Collects AZRAEL 15-16, BATMAN 529, BATMAN CHRONICLES 4, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT 48-49, CATWOMAN 31-35, DETECTIVE COMICS 695-696 and ROBIN 27-30.
It begins with the return of the Apocalypse Plague—a deadly disease that infected Gotham City and almost killed Robin—now in an even more virulent form. Batman, Robin, Nightwing and even Catwoman must find out the origin of this ancient virus before it is released worldwide. Their travels take them from the heart of Gotham halfway around the world to Sudan, where two of their greatest enemies are revealed to be the masterminds of this wicked plot. The stakes have never been this high and the question remains: Will Batman and his allies stop a relic of the past from dooming mankind’s future?
Now, for the first time ever, get the complete BATMAN: LEGACY storyline along with never-before-collected chapters that reveal the architects of the outbreak in BATMAN: LEGACY! Collects BATMAN #533, BATMAN SHADOW OF THE BAT #53, CATWOMAN #33-35, DETECTIVE COMICS #697-700 and ROBIN #31.