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Endgame, the latest huge Batman event from Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, recently kicked off in Batman #35.  In addition to promising huge repercussions for the Batfamily, it also featured the long-awaited return of the Joker, who has been missing and presumed dead since the end of Death of the Family.

In addition to releasing the solicit for Batman #40, DC also revealed four tie-in books that will release throughout the month of March: Batgirl: Endgame #1, Detective Comics: Endgame #1, Arkham Manor: Endgame #1, and Gotham Academy: Endgame #1.

The synopses will be posted after the spoiler break, as there are potential details that could be considered spoilers:

Spoiler

BATMAN #40
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
MOVIE POSTER Variant cover by DAVE JOHNSON
1:25 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale MARCH 25 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $5.99 US

The finale of “Endgame” is here! Batman risks everything against The Joker! Who will laugh last?

BATGIRL: ENDGAME #1
Written by CAMERON STEWART and BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art by BENGAL
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
One-shot • On sale MARCH 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

There’s a mob of Jokerized madmen in Gotham City, and they’re determined to spread the virus into the world beyond… but they’re gonna have to get past Batgirl first! There are no words that can describe “The Battle For The Burnside Bridge”– you’ve got to see it to believe it!

ARKHAM MANOR: ENDGAME #1
Written by FRANK TIERI
Art by FELIX RUIZ
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
One-shot • On sale MARCH 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

What do Batman’s villains do on the craziest night in Gotham City? And who will survive when the madness of Arkham Manor spills into the streets?

DETECTIVE COMICS: ENDGAME #1
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by ROGE ANTONIA
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
One-shot • On sale MARCH 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The city is overrun by Jokerized victims, but a small band of teenagers unites to take a stand. Their secret knowledge of Gotham City’s streets helps them survive, but will Batman take help from this young group of upstarts? And what could it mean for the future of the young heroes in Gotham City?

GOTHAM ACADEMY: ENDGAME #1
Written by BECKY CLOONAN and BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art by KARL KERSCHL and others
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
One-shot • On sale MARCH 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Gotham City has been overrun by craziness, and the power is out at Gotham Academy! But don’t worry. The kids are safely locked up, huddled around candles and flashlights and telling the Gotham City version of ghost stories: Joker stories! Meanwhile, a mysterious figure connected to the Academy’s past is patrolling the grounds with a crossbow, but who is it?

The story, which follows up on the events of Batman Eternal, concludes with Batman #40 on March 25.

SOURCE: MTV News