"The People of the Abyss!": The Outsiders travel to Switzerland in order to rescue Metamorpho and Emily Briggs, both of whom were kidnapped by strange beings. On their quest, they find a secret entrance to an un
- You've done the same for me... and even if you hadn't, you're no good to me dead.
- — Batman
Synopsis for "The People of the Abyss!"
The Outsiders travel to Switzerland in order to rescue Metamorpho and Emily Briggs, both of whom were kidnapped by strange beings. On their quest, they find a secret entrance to an underground world, where they are attacked by a mind-controlled Metamorpho. In the struggle, Geo-Force and Halo are captured by Metamorpho and taken to the treacherous Princess Tamira, who uses her mind-spheres to control them.
Meanwhile, Batman, Katana and Black Lightning are taken by the honest creatures from the underground world of Abyssia and they find Emily Briggs as part of their community and Prince Mardo explains that she is to become the ruler of their world.
Appearing in "The People of the Abyss!"
- This issue is set during the short period where the Pre-Crisis Batman of Earth-One existed on the post-Crisis New Earth. So while all the other characters in this issue are their post-Crisis New Earth versions, Batman is still pre-Crisis Earth-One. (For more about this period, see the Notes for Batman #392).
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