"One Hole in a Quilt of Madness": Batman realizes that Jason Todd has not been killed and he takes the boy's beated body back to Wayne Manor, where he provides medical care until his recovery. At dawn, Jason wakes and tells Batman that h
Appearing in "One Hole in a Quilt of Madness"
- Alfred Pennyworth
- Julia Pennyworth
- Thomas Wayne (Dies in flashback)
- Martha Wayne (Dies in flashback)
- Joe Chill (Flashback only)
Synopsis for "One Hole in a Quilt of Madness"
Batman realizes that Jason Todd has not been killed and he takes the boy's beated body back to Wayne Manor, where he provides medical care until his recovery. At dawn, Jason wakes and tells Batman that he was attacked by Crazy Quilt, but that the crook ran away when Batman approached. Bruce tells Jason to rest a while and the kid decides to spend the day in the Batcave.
Meanwhile in Montreal, Alfred and his daughter, Julia continue the investigations of her adoptive father's murder and back in the GCPD Headquarters, Harvey Bullock has taken a ruthless approach against crime.
At night, Batman is ready to go out and he is shocked to see Jason already wearing the Robin suit. He tries to talk to the boy, but Jason is in some kind of trance and attacks Batman, leaving him unconscious as he walks out to the city. Robin eventually arrives at the docks near the Gotham River, where Crazy Quilt is expecting him with several thugs ready to attack. Batman recovers a few minutes later and follows a clue left by Jason.
Robin is capable of dealing with most of the criminals and holds his ground until Batman arrives and they take down the thugs. Crazy Quilt then tries to eliminate Robin once and for all, but he fails, as the Boy Wonder has come prepared to fight him and uses a special device to reflect Quilt's light back to him. Then, Robin realizes that Quilt is only able to see thanks to his helmet and having hypnotized Quilt with his own light, Robin commands him to destroy his helmet and finally to go to sleep.
In the aftermath, Robin explains that he was hypnotized during his first fight with Quilt and that the villain introduced post-hypnotic commands on his mind, so that he would be forced to walk into his trap. However, knowing this, but unable to say anything about it, Jason created the device that helped him in the final battle using equipment from the Batcave. Batman is proud to see that Jason is living up to the challenge and keeping the name of Robin very high.
Appearing in "On the Cheap"
- The Detonator
- Werewolves of London (Biker Gang)
- Cheapjack (First appearance)
Synopsis for "On the Cheap"
Ozone makes an appearance at the junkyard the Werewolves are using for a headquarters, looking for stuff to cannibalize for equipment, and is captured. Green Arrow defeats the gang member who had stalked him and comes after the Werewolves, only to find Ozone in their custody. Together, GA and Ozone escape, defeat the Werewolves, and take the black box. But The Detonator appears, and demands they give it to him.
- "One Hole in a Quilt of Madness" takes place after the events of Batman #368.
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