A sequel to the Batman: Hush storyline. The crazed childhood friend of Bruce Wayne, known only as Hush, is planning a new assault on Gotham City, against the criminal fraternity, as well as Batman himself. Meanwhile, Batman's arch-enemy, the Joker is planning his own revenge against a figure from his own shadowy past.
AJ Lieberman is an new writer to the comics medium, and has cut his teeth on the Batman: Detective Comics and Gotham Knights titles. Al Barrionuevo's artwork has appeared in various Batman titles.