In crime ridden Gotham City, Thomas and Martha Wayne are murdered before young Bruce Wayne's eyes. Although Gotham City Police Department detectives, James Gordon, and his cynical partner, Harvey Bullock, seem to solace's the case quickly, things are not so simple. Inspired by Bruce's traumatized desire for justice, Gordon vows to find it amid Gotham's corruption. Thus begins Gordon's lonely quest that would set him against his own comrades and the underworld with their own deadly rivalries and mysteries. In the coming wars, innocence will be lost and compromises will be made as some criminals will fall as casualties while others will rise as super villains. All the while, young Bruce observes this war with a growing obsession that would one day drive him to seek his own justice against the evil of Gotham as The Batman.
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From Madness comes Clarity. From Love comes Hatred. From Darkness comes Light.
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Did You Know?
The Joker's real name and backstory is never fully explained in any form of media. The only exceptions are for Tim Burton's "Batman" (1989), and "The Killing Joke" graphic novel, written by Alan Moore, in which the man who will become The Joker is an unnamed engineer who quits his job at a chemical company to become a stand-up comedian, only to fail miserably. He then helps several men break into the chemical company, only to trip into a vat of chemicals after seeing Batman. The Joker says that even this is probably fake due to him always forgetting his past. See more
The DC Comics logo (2014-2015) features a comic-book image of Gotham City. See more