(W) Alan Grant (A) Bob Smith & Various (CA) Brian Stelfreeze. In these tales from the "Knightfall" epic* Jean-Paul Valley* the former Azrael* has taken over as Batman! As this untested Dark Knight struggles to keep crime in Gotham City under control* battling the Corrosive Man* Lady Clayface* the Ventriloquist* Scarface and others* Bruce Wayne retrains for battle with Lady Shiva! Plus* in a "Zero Hour" crossover* Batman and Robin encounter an Alfred from another Earth! Collects BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #0 and #24-31 plus BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT ANNUAL #2.