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 Unofficial Task Force Z Index

Task Force Z 1


Cover Date: December 2021
Cover Price: $3.99
Publication Date: 10-26-2021


Cover Credits:
Pencils: Eddy Barrows (signed)
Inks: Eber Ferreira (signed)
Colors: Adriano Lucas

Variant Covers:
Cover C
Art: Dan Mora (signed)
Cover D
(1:25 Variant)
Art: Rodolfo Migliari (signed)
Cover E
(1:50 Variant)
Art: Kyle Hotz (signed)
Colors: Alejandro Sanchez (signed)

Story: "Task Force Z, Chapter 1: Death's Door" (22 Pages)


StoryMatthew Rosenberg
PencilsEddy Barrows
InksEber Ferreira
LetteringRob Leigh
ColorsAdriano Lucas
Associate editingDave Wielgosz
EditingPaul Kaminski
Group editingBen Abernathy

Feature Character(s):

Task Force Z
Red Hood (last in Detective Comics #1043/2)
Arkham Knight (last in Detective Comics #1043/2)
"Bane" (last in Detective Comics #1043/2)
Man-Bat (last in Detective Comics #1043/2)
Mr. Bloom (last in Detective Comics #1043/2)

Supporting Character(s):

Task Force Z
Director Crispin (last in Detective Comics #1043/2; voice only)
Dr. Amelia Shelley (first appearance; last in flashback in issue #10)
Dr. Delia Shelley (first appearance; last in flashback in issue #10)
Hanna Hobart (first appearance)


Crazy Quilt (last in ???)
Mister Freeze (last in ???)
Mister Freeze's gang (at least nine; at least two die)


Gotham City
Project Halperin


Story continues in the next issue.


In life, they’ve terrorized the people of Gotham. Now, they are Gotham’s last hope.
Task Force X saw villains working their way to freedom. Task Force Z will see dead villains working for a new chance at life! On A-DAY, the attack on Arkham Asylum left hundreds of Gotham’s most cunning and deranged criminals dead…now, a mysterious benefactor has activated the government’s TASK FORCE clause to bring them back as the ultimate army of the night! To lead this team of the undead, only a person who knows exactly what it feels like to be brutally murdered and brought back to life can handle the job… enter: RED HOOD. But when Jason Todd unravels the mystery surrounding Task Force Z’s creation, will he try to destroy it…or embrace it? BANE. MAN-BAT. THE ARKHAM KNIGHT. SUNDOWNER. MR. BLOOM. RED HOOD. THEY ARE TASK FORCE Z, AND DEATH WAS JUST THE BEGINNING...!