When a simple bowl that may or may not be civilization’s greatest prize finds its way into the hands of the Dark Knight, it sets off an unforgettable battle between the forces of good and evil in BATMAN: THE CHALICE. THE CHALICE opens with a mysterious Gotham City denizen delivering an old box to its rightful owner: the only son of the late Dr. Thomas Wayne. This mysterious delivery sets in motion a dizzying series of events, as an array of villains that includes Ra’s al Ghul, Catwoman, the Penguin, and dozens of enigmatic mercenaries comes looking to take possession of the ancient, seemingly unremarkable drinking bowl now in the Dark Knight’s hands. Could this prize be the legendary Holy Grail? And if it is, can even its miraculous qualities keep Batman alive as the war to possess it builds to a savage crescendo. Collecting Batman : The Chalice graphic novel & Batman The Ankh # 1 & 2.