The latest chapter of Batman reveals the full scope of Bane’s plot to destroy the Dark Knight.
Warning: this article contains spoilers for Batman #72!
This new issue makes it clear that every Batman issue dating back to the beginning of the series is connected. Every story since “I Am Gotham” has been part of Bane’s complex plan to psychologically destroy Batman. Even as Batman and Bane battle it out inside Wayne Manor, a series of narrative captions from the Thomas Wayne of the Flashpoint universe connect the dots of the previous 71 issues.