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Detective Renee Montoya investigates the disappearance of evidence amid a gang war and travels to Keystone City in an attempt to unveil the truth about a fellow officer's strange mutation in this collection featuring issues #23-31 of the award-winning series. Plus, the dead body of Robin, the Boy Wonder, is found on the streets, forcing the detectives to solve the case while dealing with Batman and The Teen Titans.

Back Blurb

THE COPS OF GOTHAM CITY HAVE A NEW ENEMY...BATMAN!

A brutal gang war rages in Gotham City. After a tragic mistake, the police feels that they can no longer trust Batman, so the Commissioner makes a fateful decision --- the Dark Knight is now a wanted man,, and the famous Bat-Signal is removed from the roof of headquarters. But it couldn't have come at a worse time time, as the Major Crimes Unit has to face a super-villain they've never dealt with before, and good cop's life hangs in the balance.

As the events of the gang war take their toll on detectives Renee Montoya and Crispus Allen, the two partners set events in motion that will change their lives forever. To keep Gotham safe without Batman's help, Allen and Montoya will have to make some very powerful enemies...and face some hard truths about their darkest secrets.

The third volume of the multiple award-winning GOTHAM CENTRAL series is collected in hardcover, brought to you by acclaimed writers Greg Rucka and Ed Brubaker, and artist Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano and Jason Alexander.

Story Arcs

This book contains the story arcs "Corrigan", "On the Freak Beat", and "Keystone Kops" as well as a one issue story "Lights Out".

"Corrigan" - Montoya and Allen are caught in the crossfire of a gang war which results in Allen being investigated by Internal Affairs. Montoya must clear her partner.

"Lights Out" - The Bat-signal is remove from the roof of the GCPD.

"On the Freak Beat" - Marcus Driver and Josephine MacDonald investigate a crime that Catwoman is suspected of committing.

"Keystone Kops" - An accidental cause a Gotham police officer to start mutating. Dr. Alchemy is involved and so Montoya and Allen travel to Keystone City to investigate.

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