Batman: Dead White
Cover of Batman: Dead White (2006)
|25 July 2006|
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|Followed by||Batman: Inferno|
Batman: Dead White was written by cyberpunk/science fiction author John Shirley and was published exclusively in paperback format on 25 July 2006 by Del Rey Books. The novel was released in audiobook format by GraphicAudio on 1 July 2009.
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- Bruce Wayne/The Batman – a vigilante early in his crime fighting career that has taken it upon himself to protect Gotham City from a vast criminal underworld. Little does the public know that the Batman is secretly an alias of Bruce Wayne, a famed billionaire philanthropist and resident of Gotham.
- White Eyes – a racist militia leader whose high-profile crimes have caught the attention of the vigilante known as the Batman. Due to the heavy usage of steroids, White Eyes is more than a physical match for the inexperienced Dark Knight.
- Captain James Gordon – a young captain of the Gotham City Police Department who is secretly allied with the Batman.
- Alfred Pennyworth – Bruce Wayne's trusted butler and closest ally.
- Lieutenant Burkhart – a GCPD lieutenant who stands against the Batman.
- Teia – a love interest of Bruce Wayne's.
On 31 October 2006, a sequel was published by Del Rey Books titled Batman: Inferno, written by Alex Irvine. Batman: Inferno introduced the Joker into the series as well as an original villain known as Enfer. The novel focuses on Batman, still early in his career, attempting to defeat the two supervillains and end their criminal activity.
On 27 February 2007, Del Rey published a third book titled Batman: Fear Itself, written by authors Michael Reaves and Steven-Elliot Altman. Batman: Fear Itself focuses on Batman's early encounters with the Scarecrow.
- "Batman: Dead White". GraphicAudio.
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