Talia al Ghul has always walked a precarious line between good and evil in the DC Universe. She is both the daughter of Ra’s al Ghul and the mother of Bruce Wayne’s son, Damian Wayne. She is at times a cunning, complex villain and other times a resourceful ally. All sides of Talia al Ghul will be examined in the upcoming trade paperback collection Batman Arkham: Talia al Ghul.
The Batman Arkham: Talia al Ghul anthology includes a wide range of issues, from her debut in Detective Comics #411 (1971) to her recent showdown with Catwoman in 2018’s Batman #35. Other issues included in the new collection are: Batman #232, 656, Batman: Son of the Demon #1, Batman: Death and the Maidens #9, President Luthor Secret Files #1, Batman Villains Secret Files 2005 #1, Red Hood: The Lost Days #1, Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #23, Batman and Robin #12, Batman Incorporated #2, Batman Incorporated #13, and Batman #34.
Batman Arkham: Talia al Ghul features writers such as Dennis O’Neil, Mike W. Barr, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Judd Winick, and Tom King and artists Neal Adams, Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson, Chris Burnham, Joelle Jones, among others.
Batman Arkham: Talia al Ghul will be released on March 23, 2021 with a new cover by Cliff Chiang. The edition will retail for $29.99.
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Point of clarification: Talia did not debut in BATMAN #232; her first appeared was DETECTIVE COMICS #411, and her second was BATMAN #232.