Collects Detective Comics #608-609, Batman Chronicles (1995-2000) #1, Batman: Shadow of the Bat (1992-2000) 40-41, and Anarky (1997 1st Series) #1-4.
Cover by Breyfogle. In this suspenseful tale of idealistic beliefs, Batman faces off against a foe that fights not for global domination or personal gain but instead the end of crime and corruption. Believing that a society of anarchy will right the wrongs of the world, a young teenager artificially augments his mind in order to create a world of chaos. Taking on the persona of a red-cloaked vigilante, Anarky sets forth to save society by ridding it of its laws. Sympathizing with the young anarchist's goals but not his methods, Batman must now find a way to stop an adversary who is not only as intelligent as the Dark Knight Detective but also as driven