Batman: Gotham Noir you will never have seen the first team-up of Criminal creative combo, writer Ed Brubaker and artist Sean Phillips. Luckily for you DC has just re-released it.
Sean's Batman is brilliant - all you ever see is a shadow with two haunting white eyes. Why other artists haven't ran with this in the days since is a question worthy of The Riddler himself. As usual though, The Joker threatens to steal the show, and the backstory Ed creates for this version is sadistically worth any price splashed on the cover.
Need another incentive to track down this noir piece? How about Sean's take on the Catwoman herself, Selina Kyle;