Year of the Villain Tie-in - Written by Peter J. Tomasi. Art and Cover by Doug Mahnke and Jaime Mendoza. 'Year of the Villain' kicks into overdrive! Victor Fries has only ever wanted one thing…to bring his wife Nora back to life in a healthy body. Now, with Lex Luthor's aid, Victor's wish will finally come true. But how will Nora adjust to the new world she has missed? And how will Batman try to tear Victor's dream away from him?