Issue: Detective Comics #959
Subtitle: Intelligence Part 2: Transcendence
Date: August 2017
Feature Characters: Batman (Bruce Wayne), Zatanna Zatara
Supporting Characters: Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley), Orphan (Cassandra Cain), Clayface (Basil Karlo), Batwing (Lucas Fox), Batwoman (Katherine Kane), Nomoz, Doctor Victoria October
Other Characters: Brother Kodo
Despite being apposed by Batman's team and Zatanna, Ascalon manages to see to the death of Brother Kodo, however, during the battle he confronts Jean-Paul Valley and alters his mind. Meanwhile, Lucas Fox discusses his theories on Ascalon's AI program with Batwoman.
"You brood better than just about anyone I've ever seen in my life."