The Mad Hatter has escaped from prison, and is on a quest to add Batman's cowl to his collection of hats. He attends Gotham City's annual headdress ball disguised as the Three-tailed Pasha Of Panchagorum, and snatches a large ruby off of columnist Hattie Hatfield's headdress. The villain makes a getaway, but not before turning Batman's cowl pink with a radioactive spray. He trails Batman to the Atomic Energy Laboratory, knowing he will have a chance to snatch his cowl when it is removed for decontamination. Written by
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I have Batman's cowl! The crowing achievement of my career and the end of his.
And the end of crime fightin' in Gotham City, boss.
Oh, such sweet victory!
Don't count us out yet, gentlemen. Victory and defeat are of the same price, Mad Hatter.