"Warpaint": As Bruce Wayne realizes he has lost some of his edge; Roman Sionis - Black Mask - is back in Gotham City and is ordering arson attacks on various properties owned by Bruce Wayne's companies. Batman infiltrates his gang, but there is soon an additional
- Know that the mask destroys one identity while creating anoter. Know that the mask recreates its wearer. Know that, through the sublimation of personality, inhibitions die and the nature of the wearer is altered--so that deeper drives and more primitive instincts rise to the surface.
- -- Black Mask
Appearing in "Warpaint"
- Ravenswood Cementery
- Arkham Asylum (Mentioned only)
Synopsis for "Warpaint"
As Bruce Wayne realizes he has lost some of his edge; Roman Sionis - Black Mask - is back in Gotham City and is ordering arson attacks on various properties owned by Bruce Wayne's companies. Batman infiltrates his gang, but there is soon an additional twist to the situation - Black Mask has Lucius Fox kidnapped.
- This book was first published on July 21, 1992.
- This issue might be considered as a prelude for the "Knightfall" Saga as it shows the first hints of Batman losing his edge.
- On page 7 a wall full of masks can be seen in the background. Some of this masks represents famous faces such as E.T., Medusa, Frankenstein, Darth Vader and just the chin of The Joker's face can also be seen.
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