Adapted from the novel by Andrew Vachss. Written by Neal Barrett, Jr. Art by Denys Cowan & Prentis Rollins. Cover by Denys Cowan & Kent Williams. It's the comic-book adaptation of hard-boiled writer Andrew Vachss's new Batman novel from Warner Books! This passionate, disturbing and thought-provoking story offers a frank depiction of a real-life atrocity being perpetrated today, as the Dark Knight is introduced to the widespread problems of child abuse, including the sexual exploitation of children by adults for profit. As Batman's obsession to destroy this ultimate evil grows, Alfred reveals that Bruce Wayne isn't the first of his family to wage this war.