Batman R.I.P. RIP Graphic Novel Trade Paperback TP DC Comics. Written by Grant Morrison, Art by Tony Daniel & Sandu Florea, Cover by Alex Ross. Legendary writer Grant Morrison concocts an unthinkable plot: The death of The Dark Knight! While Bruce Wayne drops out of sight, The Club of Villains begins a crime spree through the streets of Gotham City, while Batman's allies attempt to keep order in the city and find The Dark Knight.