"Bloodstorm": The Joker takes over the remains of Dracula's vampires. Though them he quickly take control of Gotham's mobs. Selina Kyle is bitten by one of the Joker's vampire but turns into a werecat creature. First attacking Batman, she teams up with Batman to wipe out the vampires. Her dev
Batman: Bloodstorm is a one-shot with a cover date of January, 1995.
Synopsis for "Bloodstorm"
The Joker takes over the remains of Dracula's vampires. Though them he quickly take control of Gotham's mobs. Selina Kyle is bitten by one of the Joker's vampire but turns into a werecat creature. First attacking Batman, she teams up with Batman to wipe out the vampires. Her devotion allows Batman to control his lust for blood. However she takes a crossbow bolt meant for Batman fired by the Joker. The anger and grief cause him to kill the Joker by draining the Joker's blood. Because this is the first truly human blood he has drunk Batman become vulnerable to crosses and holy water. Realizing he will become even worse then Dracula he leaves a note for Alfred and Commissioner Gordon that effectively states for them to destroy him. The stake him with the saying "to death...in peace".
Appearing in "Bloodstorm"
- Batman (Apparent Death)
- Alfred Pennyworth
- Catwoman (Dies)
- James Gordon
- This is the second of what becomes the Batman - Vampire trilogy. The previous volume was Batman and Dracula: Red Rain and next volume was Batman: Crimson Mist.
- This issue is reprinted in Batman: Vampire and Elseworlds: Batman Vol. 2.
Links and References
|Main||Batman & Dracula: Red Rain • Batman: Bloodstorm • Batman: Crimson Mist|
|Others||Search for Ray Palmer: Red Rain #1 • Infinite Halloween Special #1 • Countdown: Arena|
|See Also||Detective Comics #455 • The Batman vs. Dracula • Elseworlds • Tales of the Multiverse: Batman - Vampire|
|Creators||Doug Moench • Kelley Jones|
This storyline exists within an Elseworlds continuity, and as such is not a part of the mainstream DC Universe, although it may be the basis for one of the realities of the 52 Multiverse. This template will categorize articles that include it into the category "Elseworlds Storylines."