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""By Death's Eerie Light!"": Gotham City’s water supply is poisoned, and Batman tracks down the cause of the problem, a villain named Dr. Phosphorus with an “X-ray skeleton” appearance, but fails to capture him.


Quote1 In a way, it's lucky that the Batman can't bring you in... because Bruce Wayne is the one to grieve for his butler... and Bruce Wayne gets the best wherever he goes! Quote2
-- Batman



Appearing in "By Death's Eerie Light!"

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  • Doctor Bell (First appearance)

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Synopsis for "By Death's Eerie Light!"

Gotham City’s water supply is poisoned, and Batman tracks down the cause of the problem, a villain named Dr. Phosphorus with an “X-ray skeleton” appearance, but fails to capture him.

Appearing in "The Origin of Doctor Phosphorus"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Doctor Bell

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Other Characters:


Locations:

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  • None

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  • None

Synopsis for "The Origin of Doctor Phosphorus"

Dr. Phosphorus breaks into the home of Gotham City Council member Dr. Bell and reveals his origin to him. Phosphorus was once Dr. Alex Sartorius, who was transformed by sand irradiated during a nuclear plant’s meltdown, driven up one element on the chemical table, from silicon to phosphorus. Now he has sworn to make Gotham pay, and demands that Bell use the city council to stop Batman from interfering with him, or die. Bell calls the Council’s head man, Boss Rupert Thorne.

Notes

  • "The Origin of Doctor Phosphorus" is reprinted in Shadow of the Batman #1.

Trivia

  • This issue includes an advertisement for Hostess Cupcakes featuring Wonder Woman.



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