Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham

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Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham
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Publication information
PublisherDC Comics
FormatLimited series
Publication dateNov. 2000 – Jan. 2001
No. of issues3
Creative team
Written byMike Mignola, Richard Pace
Penciller(s)Troy Nixey
Inker(s)Dennis Janke

Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham is a three-issue comic book miniseries published from November 2000 to January 2001 under DC Comics' Elseworlds imprint. Written by Mike Mignola and Richard Pace and illustrated by Troy Nixey (pencils) and Dennis Janke (inks), with Mignola providing covers, the story deals with an alternate Batman in the 1920s fighting against mystical and supernatural forces that are taking Gotham by storm after he accidentally reawakens the being known as the Lurker on the Threshold.

Mignola's third work for the character, the story is full of many Lovecraft-inspired renditions of both the Dark Knight's friends and foes, including Green Arrow, Two-Face, Ra's al Ghul, and so on. In 2015, the story was finally collected into one full volume by DC and published as a trade paperback.