Grant Morrison's epic saga is collected here in its entirety, in this beautiful new Absolute edition. Bruce Wayne publicly announces that he is the financial backer of Batman and establishes a worldwide franchise of Batman that will protect the entire globe. Joining him are strange heroes such as Knight & Squire, El Gaucho and Batwing, as well as allies Nightwing and his own son, Robin. However, it seems that as soon as Batman creates his own crime fighting force, another organization rises to challenge him: Leviathan. As the war between the two forces reaches its apex, Bruce Wayne will face the greatest tragedy of his life.