He was Gotham CityÕs top cop. Now heÕs its Dark Knight. Jim Gordon never imagined heÕd step into the shoes of his sometime ally, sometime enemy and take on the role of the Batman. But now that heÕs the man behind the mask, heÕs discovering that the risks are more deadly than he ever believedÑand the rewards greater than he could have dreamed. Freed from the rules and regulations of the GCPD, Gordon has the power to crack his coldest cases, help his oldest friends and take the battle straight to the enemy. But history has a way of catching up, and even though heÕs inhabiting a new role in the war on crime, the ghosts of the past have come calling. Martyrs and madmen, Marines and magic, murder and mayhemÑif Gordon wants to be GothamÕs guardian, he must face them allÉ The creative team of Peter J. Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin are joined by a gallery of the greatest artists in comics for BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 9: GORDON AT WAR, a milestone chapter in the legend of the new Dark Knight, spinning off of Scott Snyder and Greg CapulloÕs BATMAN series! Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #48-52 and a special preview of BATMAN: REBIRTH #1.