"city" is bound to be in "flux"? You mean City at War? Sounds like that. I did stare at that last Vulpix panel quite some time, recognizing an awesomeness in the pose of the characters, but never having read Frank Miller, i didn't associate it with Batman. Still, really cool and did look like it was something important.
Dr Don, performing surgery on himself. Seriously, somebody give this Turtle a Nobel Prize already. Is there anything he can't pilot, fix, or create? That's like the jobs of the entire Hindu triad all in one. Also, transferring consciousness to a machine-body is the rage of the Philosophy Dept.s these days