Issue: Gotham Knights #33
Subtitle: Tabula Rasa Prologue: "The devil you know..."
Date: November 2002
Feature Characters: Batman (Bruce Wayne)
Supporting Characters: Alfred Pennyworth, Robin (Timothy Drake), Nightwing (Richard Grayson), Batgirl (Cassandra Cain)
Villains: Bane, Ra's al Ghul
Guest Appearances: Leslie Thompkins, Oracle (Barbara Gordon), Jason Blood
Other Characters: Chuck, Cobb
As the Bat Family mend wounds made during the Bruce Wayne murderer case, Bane shows up looking for help in locating and destroying the last of Ra's al Ghul's Lazarus Pits. Batman complies much to the skeptism of his family and accompanies Bane on the mission, at the end of which Bane reveals evidence that he was sired by Thomas Wayne.
"No...We're okay until we start racking up spinal injuries and replacement Batmen."
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- Alusions to the Bruce Wayne Murderer incident - Rememberance of September 11