Knightfall' part 12, continued from BATMAN #497. The diabolical man-brute known as Bane has broken the Batman. His back broken and left for dead, Batman is in no shape to stop Bane from taking Gotham for himself. Who will take up the fight? Continued in BATMAN #498.

Written By: Chuck Dixon Pencils: Graham Nolan Inks: Scott Hanna Cover By: Bob Lerose Kelley Jones