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"Private Viewing": Before Batman can be thoroughly beaten by the man known as Tonka, two boxing students from the Southside Boy’s Club steps in to break up the fight. With their timely intervention, Batman is able to finally defeat Tonka and plant a tracer/bug on the man filming the brawl, Oscar
Appearing in "Private Viewing"
- Milton Sladek (Final appearance)
- Oscar Lampet (Final appearance)
- Tonka (Final appearance)
Synopsis for "Private Viewing"
Before Batman can be thoroughly beaten by the man known as Tonka, two boxing students from the Southside Boy’s Club steps in to break up the fight. With their timely intervention, Batman is able to finally defeat Tonka and plant a tracer/bug on the man filming the brawl, Oscar Lampet. A short time later, the Dark Knight is patched up at Gotham General Hospital and released. Following the signal from his tracer back to Lampet’s home, Batman overhears a conversation the “film maker” has with a Mr. S., the buyer of the recently shot video. When dawn breaks, the Dark Knight follows Lampet to the opulent home of Milton Sladek. Lampet gives his film to Sladek while Batman waits and then "convinces" the cameraman to turn himself and the buyer in. Back at the GCPD, Lampet confesses to Batman and Commissioner Gordon and tells them of a private showing later that night. At the viewing, Batman, who recognizes many of Gotham’s elite who have turned out to watch the video, busts Sladek and takes all of the “showgoers” into custody. Batman then takes them all to the the hospital room of Arch Gaines (who had been severely beaten the night before during a videotaping) and forces them to see the real life results of the videos they enjoy watching. Though Sladek tries one last gambit to flee his captors, the intervention of Gaines prevents the man’s escape.
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