Join Date: Dec 2012
Re: The Storyline Thread
Based on: The Court of Owls, Earth One, Year One
Villains: Talon, The Court of Owls, Commissioner Loeb, Mayor Oswald Cobblepot.
Synopsis: Batman's been operating for a few weeks at the start of the film. With the help of Alfred, he's following the trail of his parent's murderer and has traced it back to a childhood boogey-man, The Court of Owls. While pursued by the police, with allies Jim Gordon, Alfred Pennyworth and Lucius Fox, Batman is going to have to brave the Court's challenged to uncover the killer of his parents.
Streets of Gotham
Based on: Prey, War Games, Earth One and Year One
Villains: Hugo Strange, Black Mask, Deadshot, Commissioner Loeb, Mayor Oswald Cobblepot, Salvatore Maroni, Riddler.
Synopsis: After discovering that there was no conspiracy behind the death of his parents, Batman has been protecting the streets from both random violence and organized crime. His actions have attracted the attention of psychiatrist Hugo Strange, who will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery of the Batman. Using up-and-coming crime boss, Black Mask, and hired assassin, Floyd Lawton, Strange takes over Gotham's underground and uses it to wear down Batman until he makes his fatal mistake.
Based on: The Killing Joke, Death of the Family, The Man Who Laughs, The Long Halloween, The Dark Knight Returns.
Villains: The Joker, Harley Quinn, Carmine Falcone, Mayor Oswald Cobblepot.
Synopsis: Four years into his career, Batman has made the streets of Gotham cleaner than ever before. Now, his greatest enemy, the Joker, has been released from his confinement at Arkham Asylum after being deemed as reformed and ready to return to society by psychiatrist Harleen Quinzel. But can the Joker really be reformed?
Based on: The Long Halloween, Dark Victory, Venom, Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth.
Villains: Scarecrow, Two Face, Carmine Falcone, Sofia Falcone, Mickey Sullivan, Riddler.
Synopsis: Three months after failing to save a child's parents being killed at the hands of The Joker, Batman has become addicted to a substance known as Venom in order to make sure it never happens again. But when his new enemy threatens the minds of the city, is it enough? Venom and the Scarecrow's fear toxin take their tolls on Batman's mind as he follows the trail of the drug to Arkham Asylum. With the help of Jim Gordon, Harvey Dent, Alfred Pennyworth, Barbara Gordon and Lucius Fox, can the Dark Knight uncover the dealer and manufacturer of the fear toxin with his mind intact? Somebody won't make it out in one piece.
Gotham: City of Scars
Based on: The Dark Knight Returns, Hush, Heart of Hush, Streets of Gotham.
Villains: Riddler, Hush, Mayor Oswald Cobblepot, Deadshot, Roland Daggett, Ellen Yindel.
Synopsis: Ten years after a near-fatal heart attack, Batman has retired and turned his attention to charity work as Bruce Wayne. But when his friend, Thomas Elliot, is murdered by Deadshot, it forces him to return to the city to track down his killer. But the city is no longer the same and a new vigilante, the Huntress, operates at night. But as he pursues Deadshot, he stumbles upon a larger plan lead by someone who has been pulling the strings for years: The Riddler. But what can Batman do when the one they attack is Alfred Pennyworth.
Gotham: No Man's Land
Based on: No Man's Land, Knightfall, The Dark Knight Returns, Hush, Streets of Gotham.
Villains: Riddler, Hush, Two Face, Deadshot, The Mutant Leader, Christopher.
Synopsis: After being beaten by Hush, Batman is forced to travel the world to recover and train. While away, Gotham goes to hell. The city has been split into gangs that fight for territory, food and water. When Batman returns to find his city split up by Hush, Gordon and the GCPD, Two Face and the Mutant Leader, how can he repair the damage?