In this episode, Greg, Leon and Rahul are joined by special guest Marvyn For the third installment in our epic discussion and breakdown of BATMAN: KNIGHTFALL.
The Bat is broken, Gotham is firmly in the venom enhanced iron grip of Bane. What comes after? A new deadlier Batman? Here we witness the birth of a darker more violent guardian of Gotham, a reckless zealot hell bent on exacting vengeance and justice...
-Batman vol. 1 #498-500
-Detective Comics vol. 1 #664-666
-Showcase '93 #7-8
-Batman: Shadow of the Bat #16-18
This is the portion of the Knightfall epic known as “WHO RULES THE NIGHT”
To fully explore what happens next beyond the breaking of Bruce Wayne we also return to the origin of the man who takes up the mantle, Jean-Paul Valley otherwise known as Azrael.
We discuss his introduction to the DC Universe in Batman: Sword of Azrael #1-4