Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Crossfire is an official companion book to the 2016 film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It was released on February 16, 2016. This novel takes place before the events of the film and less than two weeks after the end of the Man of Steel film.
After saving Metropolis from an Alien invasion, Superman is now famous around the world. Meanwhile Gotham City's own guardian, Batman, would rather fight crime from the shadows. But when the devious Doctor Aesop escapes from Arkham Asylum, the two very different heroes begin investigating the same case and a young boy is caught in the cross fire.
- Alfred reveals near the end of the book that Crane is actually his middle name.