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"Gotham Roulette": Two-Face threatens to shoot Lev Carmichael, whose gang has been at war with his, unless a captured Batman agrees to play "Gotham Roulette." After a few rounds, Batman points out that by giving him a choice at the start, Two-Face invalidated his own claim of chance. To make up

Batman 80-Page Giant #2 is an issue of the series Batman 80-Page Giant (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1999.

Synopsis for "Gotham Roulette"

Two-Face threatens to shoot Lev Carmichael, whose gang has been at war with his, unless a captured Batman agrees to play "Gotham Roulette." After a few rounds, Batman points out that by giving him a choice at the start, Two-Face invalidated his own claim of chance. To make up for it, Two-Face offers Carmichael a similar choice, and Carmichael tells him to shoot Batman. When he fires, the gun backfires and knocks him out.

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Synopsis for "Hunting for Answers"

The Huntress chases the Riddler back to his lair where he has three hostages. If the Huntress can't solve his riddle in the next ten minutes, they'll all die when his bomb goes off. He escapes. She solves the riddle just in time, but then the hostages reveal she got it wrong. The Riddler never intended to kill anyone. The Huntress realizes she lucked out, and she is determined to never rely on luck again.

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  • Exquisite Facets Jewelry Exchange
  • Gotham Cultural Museum

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  • Huntress's crossbow

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Synopsis for "The Lucky Break"

Masterminded by Scarface, Ventriloquist, Killer Croc, and Mad Hatter escape Arkham Asylum during their poker night. They go to the Lucky Break casino, which is owned by the Penguin. The Penguin fixes their games so they win big, but calls in Batman and Robin to arrest them before they can cash out. They are returned to Arkham.

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Synopsis for "Footsteps"

Nightwing follows Tim Drake, who recently qualified as Robin, when he sneaks out of Drake Manor. Tim leads him to Haly's Circus, revealing he knew Nightwing was following him. They talk for a while before Alfred arrives with a car to drive them back.

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Synopsis for "In Clover"

Poison Ivy is drugging wealthy men and robbing them. Batman and Commissioner Gordon realize all the victims ordered a four-leaf clover through the mail, which points them to Poison Ivy. Batman finds her in her hideout where she commands her animal-plant hybrids to attack him. Her escape is stopped by Catwoman, whose cat Ebony attacks her, and Batman brings her in.

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  • Mr. Martin
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Synopsis for "Lucky's Seven"

A black cat is following Catwoman around Manhattan and crying as she committed crimes. One night, it leads her to a warehouse where two men are torturing and killing cats. She handles the men and frees the cats. "Blackie" then leads Catwoman to a pet cemetery where a little girl mourns one of the victims. The freed cats surround her, and she promises to take care of them as "Blackie" is revealed to be the ghost of the girl's cat Lucky.

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Synopsis for "A Run of Bad Luck"

Deadshot shoots Batman while he is on patrol. He makes it back to the Batcave where Alfred removes the bullet, and Bruce adds it to the collection of bullets that almost got him. When Batman beats him in a shootout with a Batarang, Deadshot reveals Two-Face was behind it. Batman finds Two-Face at his hideout and knocks him out.

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  • Batcave
  • Tricorner Yards
    • Binary Books Warehouse

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See Also

  • Cover gallery for the Batman 80-Page Giant series


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