- Joel Rivers (Only appearance; dies)
- Synopsis not yet written.
- This is the seventh part of the Batman: Contagion storyline; as indicated in the cover.
- The events of this issue takes place between Batman #529 and Detective Comics #696.
- This issue is reprinted in the Batman: Contagion collected edition.
- There is a reference to Edgar Allan Poe's story The Masque of the Red Death. The story of Babylon Towers and it's inhabitants bears a resemblance to this Poe's story.
- Discuss Batman: Shadow of the Bat Vol 1 49 on the forums
- Cover gallery for the Batman: Shadow of the Bat series
- Batman (Volume 1)
- Batman (Volume 2)
- Batman and Robin (Volume 1)
- Batman and Robin (Volume 2)
- Batman Confidential
- Batman: Gotham Knights
- Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight
- Batman: Shadow of the Bat
- Batman: Streets of Gotham
- Batman Incorporated
- Batman: The Dark Knight (Volume 1)
- Batman: The Dark Knight (Volume 2)
- Detective Comics (Volume 1)
- Detective Comics (Volume 2)
- Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (Volume )
Links and ReferencesEdit
- Batman at Wikipedia.org
- Batman at DC Comics
- Batman at DCU Guide
- Batman at IGN Comics
- Batman at Newsarama
- Batman at Dark Knight
- Batman at DC Indexes
- Batman at Comic Book Resources
- Batman Yesterday Today and Beyond
- Batman at TV Tropes
- First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
The events from this issue are related to the Contagion crossover that went through the Batman Family Titles in 1996, in which Gotham City had an epidemic of a mutant strand of the Ebola virus. The events of Contagion lead into Batman: Legacy, Batman: Cataclysm, and ultimately No Man's Land.