CONTAGION: Part 1 of 11. The Apocalypse Plague - Written by Alan Grant. Art by Vince Giarrano & Ray McCarthy. Painted Cover by Brian Stelfreeze. After an entire Greenland village is annihilated by a lethal virus, the plague is set loose in Gotham City. Now Batman must use his matchless detective skills as never before to defeat an enemy unlike any he's ever had to face. If not, in a matter of days, Gotham will become a single, vast graveyard. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $1.95.