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Comic Guide - Batman: Gotham Adventures

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Issue #01 - With A Price On His Head
Cover Date - June 1998 - Series Premiere
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Ty Templeton


There's a bounty out on the Clown Prince of Crime, and there's no shortage of people trying to claim it. The only place Batman can keep his nemesis safe is... the Batcave. But even that haven may not be safe enough when the Riddler comes calling.
 
Issue #02 - Lucky Day
Cover Date - July 1998
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Ty Templeton


Two-Face plans to rob a game-show contestant of 2.2 million dollars on live TV. But wait till you see who the money-winner is...

 
Issue #03 - Just Another Day
Cover Date - August 1998
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Ty Templeton


A boy's obsession with Batman turns out to be the key to the Dark Knight's salvation when the Scarecrow is on the loose.

 
Issue #04 - Claws
Cover Date -September 1998
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Ty Templeton


Revealing the secret behind Catwoman's new look! A thug leads Catwoman to an illegal animal-testing lab owned by a cosmetics company - a company that soon becomes the target of Catwoman's fearsome revenge.
 
Issue #05 - Polar Opposites
Cover Date - October 1998
Written by T-T-T-Ty Templeton; art by Rick B-B-B-Burchett and T-T-T-Terry Beatty; cover by Ty Templeton


Bruce Wayne suffers a concussion trying to foil the kidnapping of several cryogenics scientists from Wayne Tech. Now it's up to Robin, Nightwing and Batgirl to rescue them with help from an unexpected source: Mr. Freeze!
 
Issue #06 - Last Chance
Cover Date - November 1998
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Ty Templeton


Circus performer Boston Brand - a.k.a. Deadman - is murdered while performing side-by-side with Dick Grayson. While investigating the murder, Batman and Nightwing get help from an unexpected source: Deadman himself!
 
Issue #07 - Dagger's Secret
Cover Date - December 1998
Written by Trigger Templeton; art by Battle-Ax Burchett and Bayonette Beatty; cover by Ty Templeton


Batman and Robin cross paths with "Dagger" Dixon, a hood who knew Tim Drake's father and recognizes the face behind Robin's mask. Is this the end of Tim's career as Robin? Is it the end of Bruce Wayne's career as Batman? And how does the Penguin fit into things?
 
Issue #08 - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Cover Date - January 1999
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Ty Templeton


More than the scenery is strange when Batman and Batgirl go to Paris on the trail of the League of Assassins. In the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral, they clash with a dark and grotesque gargoyle-like creature. Is he friend or foe? Will he be Paris' savior or its destroyer?
 
Issue #09 - A League of His Own
Cover Date - February 1999
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Rich Burchett


Continuing their pursuit of the League of Assassins, Batman and Batgirl trek to Nepal to assault the League's Himalayan stronghold. But two surprises are in store for the Dark Knight: the gun that Batgirl insists on carrying... and the identity of the League's leader.
 
Issue #10 - Mightier Than The Sword
Cover Date - March 1999
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Bruce Timm and Shane Glines


Harley's been released and sets out to write a tell-all memoir about her years with the Joker. With Batman out of town, it's up to Nightwing and Robin!
 
Issue #11 - The Oldest One In The Book
Cover Date - April 1999
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Terry Beatty


The Riddler is out and at it again, with a twist. This time, he's leaving clues for Batman that solve other criminals' crimes! What's the Riddler up to?
 
Issue #12 - Never An Option
Cover Date - May 1999
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Craig Rousseau and Terry Beatty


Two-Face has escaped again, but this time he's been slipped a trick coin that's rigged to come up heads every time. Coupled with his rather tenuous grip on reality, it results in his becoming a suicidal force for good in Gotham.
 
Issue #13 - The End
Cover Date - June 1999
Written by Kelley Puckett; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Rick Burchett


It's the return of Mastermind, The Professor, and Mr. Nice! This criminal trio has faced its share of challenges in the past, but now a visit from a strange child could lead to the dissolution of their partnership, if not their very lives! Can Batman save some of his greatest enemies?
 
Issue #14 - Masks of Love: A Harley Quinn Romance
Cover Date - July 1999
Written by Kelley Puckett; art by Craig Rousseau and Stan Woch; cover by Craig Rousseau and Terry Beatty


A seemingly reformed Harley Quinn has written a romance novel. But bad sales and a savaging by the critics (not to mention her deep-running criminal streak) send her on a rampage that involves mind-control and mindless destruction.
 
Issue #15 - Cash N' The Hood
Cover Date - August 1999
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Tim Levins and Rob Leigh; cover by Bob Smith and Terry Beatty


Bane returns! Pulling daring bank robberies throughout Gotham, there are no leads. And no criminal in town seems to know Bane's whereabouts. Why are his hideout's neighbors in a rundown part of town? Is it simply the threat of his vengeance...or is there some other force at work?
 
Issue #16 - Captive Audience
Cover Date - September 1999
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Craig Rousseau and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Terry Beatty


Alfred's been kidnapped! But why doesn't Batman seem concerned? That's the question on the minds of Nightwing, Batgirl and Robin, who can't come to Alfred's aid until they battle their way through hordes of heavily armed thugs.
 
Issue #17 - Daddy Dearest
Cover Date - October 1999
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Tim Levins and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Terry Beatty


Batman finds himself in the middle of a family matter when a mob leader tries to kidnap the young son of immigrants - a boy the leader claims is his son. What if the evidence proves this to be true? Can even a super-hero change a person's nature?
 
Issue #18 - Like A Bat Outta Gotham
Cover Date - November 1999
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Craig Rousseau and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Terry Beatty


Kirk Langstrom's wife's disappearance coincides with attacks by Man-Bat on numerous corporate labs. What's the connection, and how can Batman stop the creature without one of them getting killed?
 
Issue #19 - A Little Thing
Cover Date - December 1999
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Tim Levins and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Terry Beatty


A disillusioned Robin must face the ferocious Lion Man and the alluring Prairie Girl. But what's the mystery behind these new villains and how will they change Robin's perception of crime-fighting?

 
Issue #20 - ...And Oh So Delicious
Cover Date - January 2000
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Tim Levins and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Terry Beatty


A new cereal called "Eden's Own" has taken Gotham City by storm, but there's a serpent hiding behind the all-natural breakfast choice of millions...and her name is Poison Ivy! Now Batman has to find out if there's more going on here than meets the eye - or tongue!

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