Batman: The Merciless – 1


Batman: The Merciless – 1

General Info

Issue No:
1
On Sale Date:
October 2017
Cover Date:
2017
Era:
Rebirth
Story Title:
Wrath Child

Creative Team

Cover Artist:
Jason Fabok
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Penciller:
Francis Manapul
Inker:
Francis Manapul
Letterer:
Tom Napolitano
Colourist:
Francis Manapul
Editor:
Eddie Berganza, Andrew Marino (assistant editor)

Characters

Main:
Earth 12 Batman (Bruce Wayne)
Heroes:
Earth 12 versions - Wonder Woman (Princess Diana), Aquaman (Arthur Curry), Flash (Barry Allen), Superman (Clark Kent/Kal El)
Villains:
Earth 12 verion- Ares
Olympians:
N/A
Amazons:
N/A
Other:
Amanda Waller, Etta Candy, Steve Trevor, Colonel Jonas, Director Bones, General Lane, Father Time, Tom Kalmaku, Cassius
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One-shot issue which was part of the Batman “Dark Metal” crossover event.

Synopsis

On Earth -12, Ares had fashioned a new helmet that amplified his powers. The Batman and Wonder Woman of that world, who were romantically involved, led the final battle to defeat Ares, but it cost Wonder Woman her life. Grief-stricken, Batman donned Ares helmet gaining his powers and becoming the new God of War. Recruited by the Batman Who Laughs, he travels to Earth Zero, where he confronts a joint task force of the heads of A.R.G.U.S., S.H.A.D.E., the D.E.O. and Task Force X and turns them all against each other.