Bob Schreck (editor - original series); Michael Wright (editor - original series); Matt Idelson (editor - original series); Nachie Castro (assistant editor - original series); Robert Greenberger (senior editor - collected edition)
An ex-football player turned gangster shoots a pregnant woman, but no bullet is found. As Dr. Thompkins tries to save the lives of both mother and unborn child, she asks for Batman's help in searching for the woman's family.
Batman searches for Dr. Thompkins, who has been kidnapped along with the pregnant woman she was treating for a gunshot wound. Batman discovers that Mr. Freeze is supplying weapons to gangs to help a mysterious third party gain control of the section of Gotham known as "The Hills."
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Leslie Thompkins; Mr. Freeze [Dr. Victor Fries]; Neisha; L'Shea; Marquis; Alfred Pennyworth
Batman assists Dr. Thompkins deliver a child as they are trapped within a collapsed building. Batman hunts down Mr. Freeze and attempts to find out who is making a move to take over the section of Gotham known as "The Hill."