JLA #18 JLA, Vol. 18: Crisis of Conscience Geoff Johns (Writer) , Allan Heinberg (Writer) , Chris Batista (Penciler) , Mark Farmer (Inker) , David Baron (Colourist) , Ken Lopez (Letterer) , Rob Leigh (Letterer)
In the wake of Brad Meltzer's Identity Crisis , the JLA decides the time has come to tell Batman that they stole part of his memory. However, the League is attacked by the Secret Society of Super-Villains, out for vengeance now that their own memories are restored. As the JLA battles, Martian Manhunter confronts Despero, the alien conqueror, behind the villains memory-restoration. By the time the dust settles, the League may have won the battle but lost the war.