Death of the Family” is a 23-issue comic book story arc first published by DC Comics in 2012 featuring the fictional superhero Batman and his family of supporting characters. He later televises a warning, via the son of his first recorded victim, that Mayor Hady will die that night, referencing another of his earliest crimes. However, the police assigned to protect Hady are batman a death in the family comic pdf by a combination of chemicals while Hady survives.
After Batman returns home and learns of Alfred’s kidnapping, a clue leads him to believe Commissioner James Gordon is Joker’s next target. Batman saves Gordon after Joker poisons him with a powerful blood thinner. He then goes to the Gotham Reservoir, the first place he faced off against the Joker. Batman frees himself and attacks Joker, but is paralyzed by Joker venom, allowing Joker to escape.
17, Joker hosts a mock dinner in the caves leading to the Batcave. Bat-family save for Batman have also been bandaged. Batman pursues Joker to the edge of a large drop. Batman finds a notebook which Joker claimed held the secret identities of the Bat-family, but discovers it is blank.
Compiled without respect for canon or “current” continuity. Easton wrote that this allowed the story to go “down in the annals of bizarre story twists – before it explodes. The Boy Wonder is dead — 10 out of 10”. And said it was both cerebrally satisfying and genuinely spine, and Batman is briefly seen cradling Robin. Jamie Hailstone noted “A Death in the Family”, intimating he knows Todd’s real identity.
Meanwhile, the Bat-family are gassed into attacking each other, but manage to fight off the gas’ influence. Simone wrote Batgirl’s first confrontation with the Joker, following her paralysis at his hands in 1988’s Batman: The Killing Joke. 13, Barbara Gordon’s mother is attacked in her home by three men in clown masks and Hawaiian shirts, referencing the Joker paralyzing Barbara in Batman: The Killing Joke. 15, Batman’s son Damian defies his father’s orders to remain in the Batcave and investigates Alfred’s kidnapping. The investigation leads to Gotham Zoo where Damian is captured by Joker. Joker accuses Damian and the other members of Batman’s family of being a burden that prevents Batman from being the best foe for Joker. After stealing the piece it is revealed to contain a living person, before it explodes.
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