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Detective Comics (1937) - #856
"Affettuoso; Pipeline, Chapter One/Part Three"
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Harvey Richards
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James H. Williams III - 'J.H. Williams III / Jim'

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Cover Date: October 2009
Cover Price: US $ 3.99

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 40 pages

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Batman Reborn

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Reprinted/Collected in:
100% DC (2005) #26
Batman Legends (2007) #38
Detective Comics (1937) HC
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The Question: Pipeline (2011) TPB

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Alice with a gun to Batwoman's head. The monsters jump over the colonel and her head. They begin and attack Alice and her followers. The creatures take Batwoman and the colonel away from Alice. The Creatures are now called the true believers. In the morning Colonel and Kate argue about the true believers on whether they are good or evil. The debate goes on until they make it to the "Cave" Where Kate begins adding extra liquid armor to the outfit. That night at a fund raiser she meets up and learns that her cousin Bette Cain will be going to Gotham University and that her father has been called away for business. She also meets up with Maggie Sawyer of the Major Crimes Unit at G.C.P.D.. Abbot (a true believer) Cuts in on Kate dancing and explains that he follows the dark faith just not that interpretation of it. He also explains that Alice wants to destroy Gotham and that it would take some type of Weapon of Mass Destruction. Kate Calls who dad's cellphone and someone else answers.

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The Question wakes up from being tazed. Chandless gives her an injection to make her easier to deal with. The Question wakes up In a trunk with water coming in. She kicks open the trunk and swims to the surface. Stalking Mr.Bolt in a parking garage. She quickly seizes control over him and begins the interrogation. During the interrogation a gun goes off and strikes the question in the arm. As she finds cover more shots go off and the gunman runs away.

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