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"Underground Railroad, Part Two": Mackenzie Bock is fighting Angel, as it was previously arranged. Bock is doing well because of the teachings of Alfonso DeVries and in the end he manages to beat Angel in the most ruthless way. After that, [[Oswald Cobblepot (New E


Quote1 I know heroes when I see them. Vanessa. Her dad. Those amazing kids. The national guardsmen. My citizen's brigade. And God help me, even a man like Cobblepot. And Me? I'm just a guy doing a job. If the shoes fit, you wear them, or you walk away. Quote2
Mackenzie Bock

Batman: Shadow of the Bat #91 is an issue of the series Batman: Shadow of the Bat (Volume 1) with a cover date of November, 1999.

Appearing in "Underground Railroad, Part Two"

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  • Angel

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  • School Bus

Synopsis for "Underground Railroad, Part Two"

Mackenzie Bock is fighting Angel, as it was previously arranged. Bock is doing well because of the teachings of Alfonso DeVries and in the end he manages to beat Angel in the most ruthless way. After that, Penguin has to fulfill his part of the pact and he gives Bock the instructions for that night.

Later, Bock and Vanessa DeVries move the children under their care to the bus that will take them to the way out of Gotham City. Robin arrives and provides protection to the bus while it goes to the place. Soon, the bus is surrounded by street gangsters led by Angel. Robin takes some of them out and gives Bock and the kids enough time to reach the underground train station that they are going to use to get out of Gotham.

When the train starts moving, Angel and his men reach the railroad. Penguin's men radio their boss and asks him for help. At first, Penguin isn't going to help them, but after a change of heart caused by the image of the Joker, he decides to go out and help Bock and the children.

Bock, Vanessa and Alfonso try to hold the line but they are outnumbered by Angel's people. Angel manages to get in the train and he and Bock start fighting again. Penguin arrives just in time to prevent all the thugs from getting into the train. Angel and Bock are fighting on the engine and Angel damages the brakes of the train. Bock de-couples the train from the engine and it crashes on the outside wall of Gotham. The U.S. Marshals notice the train coming from out of it and go to check the situation. Bock explains to them that the kids need to be taken to a hospital and Angel tries to tell them that he is going to capture all of them for violating the curfew. The Marshals notice the truth and they take the kids to a hospital and apprehend Angel and all of his men. Vanessa and her father bid farewell to Bock and he returns to Gotham along with Penguin and his henchmen. In the end, Bock is feeling more like a hero than he has ever felt before.



Notes

  • This is the second and last part of the storyline labeled Underground Railroad. The previous chapter was Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #123. No Man's Land continues in Nightwing #38.
  • As in the previous chapter, there is a special thanks to Stevan Plink; for the martial arts choreography.

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This issue is a part of the Batman: No Man's Land crossover that swept through all Batman Family Titles during 1999. Gotham City was declared by the President to be no longer a part of the United States after the combined disasters of Contagion, Legacy and Cataclysm.
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