Part 1 of "Tabula Rasa." A savage attack on an innocent woman triggers a development in the life of the Dark Knight. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne is confronted by his old nemesis Bane who brings startling information about the late Thomas Wayne! Could this be the beginning of the strangest Dynamic Duo ever? Plus, a Batman Black & White backup, "The Delusions of Alfred Pennyworth," written by Danielle Dwyer and illustrated by C. Scott Morse (Magic Pickle).