The series uncovers what happens when DC universe heroes have to deal with PTSD. There is a special secret hospital called Sanctuary where superheroes who have been traumatized by crimefighting and epic combat. But when patients suddenly end up dead, Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman must investigate. The series was controversial enough to net the writer death threats (see “Tom King Gets Death Threats”).
The Heroes in Crisis collection will include the entire nine-issue miniseries written by King, with art by Clay Mann, Travis Moore, Lee Weeks, Mitch Gerads and Jorge Fornes. The cover will be illustrated by Mann. The 240-page hardcover has an MSRP of $19.95. Comic shop release will be November 25, with book market trade to follow on October 1.