"War Games: Act 1, Part 1 of 8: Flashpoint": Word of the gun fight is starting to spread. The police and news media are investigating as Batman arrives. He checks out the scene with Batgirl's help and reports the i
- In an ideal world, no blood would have to be spilled. Unfortunately, this is the real world. And the chasm between the two is far and wide.
- -- Batman
Appearing in "War Games: Act 1, Part 1 of 8: Flashpoint"
- Gotham Organized Crime
- The Penguin
- Able Crown (Appears only as a corpse)
- Akahara (On a TV or computer screen)
- Charlie (cameraman)
- Franco (Escabedo Cartel)
- Gotham City Police Department
- Manuel Escabedo (On a TV or computer screen)
- Patty (nurse)
- Vera (doctor)
- Ventriloquist (On a TV or computer screen)
- Victor Kosov (On a TV or computer screen)
- Orpheus' Motorcycle
Synopsis for "War Games: Act 1, Part 1 of 8: Flashpoint"
Word of the gun fight is starting to spread. The police and news media are investigating as Batman arrives. He checks out the scene with Batgirl's help and reports the information to Oracle. He determines the survivors; Scarface, Orpheus, Penguin, Mr. Fun, Onyx, Deadshot, Zeiss and Escabedo's bodyguard, who turned up at Leslie Thompkins clinic in bad shape.
Oracle and Batman review the night's events at the clocktower. Meanwhile, retaliation for the shootout stared to ramp up. Batgirl fights in Chinatown to try and stop the violence. Batman tries to talk to Escabedo, but he blames Batman, and it turns into a fight, which is interrupted by an attack by the Odessa Mob.
Orpheus goes to the Iceberg Lounge, where he meets with Penguin, who denies starting the war. The violence continues to spread, erupting on the Hill. Batman, Orpheus and Batgirl struggle without success to quell the tide, but it spreads too far, too fast for them to act quick enough.
Appearing in "Low, Part I"
Synopsis for "Low, Part I"
Riddler believes he is safe, but soon, Ivy appears, tangles him with her vines and makes him understand that he has come to his doom.
- This book was first published on August 4, 2004.
- The events of this issue take place directly after "Batman: The 12-Cent Adventure #1." The story is continued in "Legends of the Dark Knight #182."
- This is part of the War Games saga running through all of the Batman Titles for the most part of 2004.
- As usual, a doll can be seen in Oracle's office. This time is a Superman doll.
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