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When a series of crimes involving child abuse shocks the citizens of Gotham City, Batman and Commissioner Gordon embark on a quest to find the immoral perpetrator. But when Batman is accused of being the enraged killer of the child abuser, it is up to a young battered girl to come forth and clear his name. Treating this issue with the true severity that it demands, this book also includes a subplot in which Commissioner Gordon must come to terms with the abuse of his past and break its vicious cycle.

Set during Batman's early years along with a newly appointed commissioner Gordon, the subplot details the breakdown of Gordon's first marriage.

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This is a wonderful tale about the vicious cycle of abuse, written by the great Archie Goodwin (Star Wars) and painted by spectacular Scott Hampton ( Books of Magic & Lucifer).  This may just be one of the best "forgotten" mature Batman stories.  I enjoy the over-sized Magazine size and the fact it is fully painted is icing on the cake.  From a young age Bruce Wayne was exposed to violence.  This book further explores abuse children may experience and the violent cycle of it being pasted o...

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