Batman book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Video game tie-in reveals real motivation behind Mayor Sharp's plans for th. An all new epic bridging the gap between the hit game BATMAN: ARKHAM Batman: Arkham City and millions of other books are available for site Kindle . Arkham Asylum is in ruins. Gotham's new mayor has a radical concept to take its place: Arkham City, a walled city-within-a-city to house the most dangerous.
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Batman: Arkham City is a five-issue American comic book limited series written by Paul Dini, drawn by Carlos D'Anda and published by DC Comics. It bridges. Written by veteran Batman writer Paul Dini with Paul Crocker and Sefton Hill, Arkham City is inspired by the long-running comic book mythos. In the game's main. See also: Batman: Arkham City (comic book) and a five-issue miniseries titled Batman: Arkham City.
A mutated, beastly, Joker attempted to destroy Batman during the chaos, but after his eventual defeat was left sickly and weakened.
In their ensuing murder spree, three hundred Gotham civilians are killed. This gives Mayor Sharp the pretext he needs to declare martial law and give himself almost unlimited legal powers under an imposed state of emergency.
Batman, wary of Sharp's secret new plans for Gotham, proceeds to investigate his records, discovering that the mayor is obsessed with him and that he is bordering on being declared a public enemy.
Around this same time, the Caped Crusader also comes to the conclusion that someone has been manipulating Quincy behind the scenes; he is merely a puppet in a much larger game. The concept of "Arkham City" is then unveiled shortly afterwards: Arkham Asylum and the local penitentiary are closed - permanently.
Arrangements are then made for their respective inmates to be moved to a new location. The result is Sharp's most ambitious and controversial project yet: to wall off half of the city as an open-air detention area reserved only for society's criminal elements.
Prisoners housed inside will not be kept in cells but allowed to degenerate into warring factions reveling in anarchy; these lawbreakers will be segregated from the rest of Gotham by heavily fortified defences diligently monitored by a private military company under Sharp's direction: Tyger Security. Batman, realizing that the mayor's dreadful "solution" to the rising crime rate will light the fuse to a powder keg, infiltrates Arkham City to observe the atmosphere inside.
The latest doctor explains that Joker has been poisoned by a mutated form of the Titan formula, and presents him with a weaponized form of the Titan toxin.
Hours following Batman's discovery of Hugo Strange's identity Batman gathers all available, and rather incriminating, information on him.
He further boosts his popularity by secretly releasing Zsasz and having his forces recapture him, proving that The Gotham Police Force are weak and obsolete and giving TYGER a defining reputation.
Hugo Strange's goal is revealed to be to seize complete control over Gotham City and use Arkham City and TYGER, who are also under Sharp's mind control through hypnosis techniques, as a way to eliminate other super-villains. With all the criminals in Gotham either fleeing the city or being locked up in Arkham City to fight to the death, Strange intends to become the leading power not only in Gotham's political affairs, but also in the criminal underworld.
By this point, Strange has even concluded that Bruce Wayne and Batman are one and the same and intends to make use of TYGER, Arkham City, and several alliances he made with other villains to take everything Batman has, break his spirit, destroy him, and take his place and obtain the legend of Batman for himself, becoming, in his own words, "immortal", with Gotham City as his own personal domain.
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