"Made of Wood, Conclusion": Oracle contacts Batman and Green Lantern with the worrying news that her father has gone missing while investigating the Made of Wood killer case. While James Gordon is at the killer's mercy, Batman uses his dete
Appearing in "Made of Wood, Conclusion"
- Francis Sullivan (Flashback and main story)
- Seamus Sullivan (Flashback only)
- Ben Goldman
- Sportmaster (Flashback only)
- Gotham City Police Department (In a photograph only)
- Mrs. Hallihan
- Thomas Wayne (In a photograph only)
- Gotham City (Flashback and main story)
Synopsis for "Made of Wood, Conclusion"
Oracle contacts Batman and Green Lantern with the worrying news that her father has gone missing while investigating the Made of Wood killer case. While James Gordon is at the killer's mercy, Batman uses his detective skills to track him down, with assistance from Green Lantern. They learn that the original Made in Wood killer was an immigrant who witnessed his shop burned down in the aftermath of a battle between Green Lantern and Sportsmaster. He had seen a humble baseball bat take Green Lantern down, so carved the message 'Made in Wood' into the body of the mayor and other people. Now his grandson has taken up his modus operandi and intends to make Jame Gordon his next victim. But Batman and Green Lantern arrive in time to save him, though Green Lantern still regrets his inability to do anything all those years ago.
Appearing in "Tales of Gotham: The Dogcatcher, Part Two"
Synopsis for "Tales of Gotham: The Dogcatcher, Part Two"
Larry the dogcatcher tries to track down the Joker so that he can return his dog, but has little luck. The Joker escaped from incarceration some time ago, and the rest of Gotham's criminal element wants nothing to do with Larry's search. He resorts to posters, which soon attract Batman's attention.
- This book was first published on September 3, 2003.
- The "Made of Wood" storyline is collected along with Batman: The Man Who Laughs.
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