This issue has variants.
Two covers were done for this issue; one by Lee/Williams featuring Batman and Black Canary, and an alternate one by Miller featuring just Black Canary (50/50 percent mixture). This issue went on sale on 2005-12-29 in the US.
Story continued from previous issue and continues in the next issue.
House ad for: Hard Time Season 2. Appears on page 32 in this issue.
Ads for next issue, Hard Time: Season Two, All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder #3, The Flash #227, and Legion of Super-Heroes #11. Appears on page 34 in this issue.
Total of 9 one-page and 1 two-page ads for: Batman Begins (DVD, WB), The Nightmare Before Christmas Oogie's Revenge (game, Nightmare), Count Duckula (DVD, Capital Entertainment), ZatchBell Mamodo Battles (game, Ban Dai), Stars Wars Battlefront II (game, LucasArts), Marvel Nemesis (game, Electronic Arts, 2 pages), "The Lake of Souls" Cirque Du Freak book 10 (book, Little, Brown and Company), Batman Begins Batmobile (toy, Mattel), Oxy (acne pads, Mentholatum Company), and US Army Reserve. Appear in various places in the issue.