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[[Ra's al Ghul (New Earth)|Ra's al Ghul]] sends two of his followers to Gotham, armed with a supply of elixir that will last them for 20 weeks. Part of their mission involves destablising the five organised crime operations that have been carving Gotham City up for the past 3 months, turning them against each other. One of them, {{a|[[Whisper A'Daire (New Earth)|Whisper A'Daire]]}}, encounters [[Bruce Wayne (New Earth)|Bruce Wayne]] at the gala reopening of the Gotham Public Library, where she sets mental alarm bells ringing both for him and [[Barbara Gordon (New Earth)|Barbara Gordon]]. At this opening, it becomes clear that there is a great social rift developing between those who stayed in Gotham over the terrible past year and those who deserted the city but have now returned, the so-called DeeZees.
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[[Ra's al Ghul (New Earth)|Ra's al Ghul]] sends two of his followers to [[Gotham City]], armed with a supply of elixir that will last them for 20 weeks. Part of their mission involves destablising the five organised crime operations that have been carving Gotham City up for the past 3 months, turning them against each other. One of them, [[Whisper A'Daire (New Earth)|Whisper A'Daire]], encounters [[Bruce Wayne (New Earth)|Bruce Wayne]] at the gala reopening of the Gotham Public Library, where she sets mental alarm bells ringing both for him and [[Barbara Gordon (New Earth)|Barbara Gordon]]. At this opening, it becomes clear that there is a great social rift developing between those who stayed in Gotham over the terrible past year and those who deserted the city but have now returned, the so-called DeeZees.
   
At the same time as the gala, al Ghul's other operative, {{a|[[Kyle Abbot (New Earth)|Kyle Abbott]]}}, attacks the home of the Lucky Hand Triad's leader, Ekin Tzu, killing his wife and leaving one man standing, telling him that he was sent by the Russians. Later, Batman is on patrol and stops at the Able Crown Youth Center, funded by the head of the Burnley Town Massive. Noticing that a door is ajar, he investigates and encounters Abbott, who assumes a semi-bestial form when he fights Batman. Abbott leaves, setting off a massive explosion and saying "goodbye, detective" and blowing the place to pieces with Batman inside.
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At the same time as the gala, al Ghul's other operative, [[Kyle Abbot (New Earth)|Kyle Abbott]], attacks the home of the Lucky Hand Triad's leader, [[Ekin Tzu (New Earth)|Ekin Tzu]], killing his wife and leaving one man standing, telling him that he was sent by the Russians. Later, Batman is on patrol and stops at the Able Crown Youth Center, funded by the head of the Burnley Town Massive. Noticing that a door is ajar, he investigates and encounters Abbott, who assumes a semi-bestial form when he fights Batman. Abbott leaves, setting off a massive explosion and saying "goodbye, detective" and blowing the place to pieces with Batman inside.
   
 
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'''Supporting Characters:'''
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
 
* {{a|[[Gotham City Police Department]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Gotham City Police Department]]}}
:* {{a|[[James Gordon (New Earth)|James Gordon]]}}
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** {{a|[[James Gordon (New Earth)|James Gordon]]}}
:* {{a|[[Mackenzie Bock (New Earth)|Hardback Bock]]}}
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** {{a|[[Mackenzie Bock (New Earth)|Hardback Bock]]}}
:* {{a|[[Harvey Bullock (New Earth)|Harvey Bullock]]}}
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** {{a|[[Harvey Bullock (New Earth)|Harvey Bullock]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Barbara Gordon (New Earth)|Oracle]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Barbara Gordon (New Earth)|Oracle]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Alfred Pennyworth (New Earth)|Alfred Pennyworth]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Alfred Pennyworth (New Earth)|Alfred Pennyworth]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Lucius Fox (New Earth)|Lucius Fox]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Lucius Fox (New Earth)|Lucius Fox]]}}
'''Villains:'''
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'''Antagonists:'''
* {{a|[[Whisper A'Daire (New Earth)|Whisper A'Daire]]}} {{1st}}
 
* {{a|[[Kyle Abbot (New Earth)|Kyle Abbott]]}} {{1st}}
 
 
* {{apn|[[Ra's al Ghul (New Earth)|Ra's al Ghul]]|Action Comics #760|JLA #43}}
 
* {{apn|[[Ra's al Ghul (New Earth)|Ra's al Ghul]]|Action Comics #760|JLA #43}}
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** {{a|[[Whisper A'Daire (New Earth)|Whisper A'Daire]]}} {{1st}}
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** {{a|[[Kyle Abbot (New Earth)|Kyle Abbott]]}} {{1st}}
 
* {{a|[[Lucky Hand Triad]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Lucky Hand Triad]]}}
:* {{a|[[Ekin Tzu (New Earth)|Ekin Tzu]]}} {{1st}}
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** {{a|[[Ekin Tzu (New Earth)|Ekin Tzu]]}} {{1st}}
* {{a|[[Escabedo Cartel]]}}
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* {{a|[[Escabedo Cartel]]}} {{1st}}
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** {{a|[[Emanuel Escabedo (New Earth)|Emanuel Escabedo]]}} {{photo}} {{1st}}
 
* {{a|[[Odessa Mob]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Odessa Mob]]}}
* Sicilian Mafia
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** {{a|[[Vasily Kosov (New Earth)|Vasiliy Kosov]]}} {{photo}}
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* {{a|[[Five Families|Sicilian Mafia]]}}
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** {{a|[[Pasquale Galante, Jr. (New Earth)|Junior Galante]]}} {{photo}}
 
* {{a|[[Burnley Town Massive]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Burnley Town Massive]]}}
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** {{a|[[Able Crown (New Earth)|Able Crown]]}} {{photo}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
* {{a|[[Daniel Dickerson (New Earth)|Mayor Daniel Dickerson]]}} {{1st}}
 
* {{a|[[Daniel Dickerson (New Earth)|Mayor Daniel Dickerson]]}} {{1st}}
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'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
 
* {{a|[[Gotham City]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Gotham City]]}}
:* {{a|[[GCPD Headquarters|Gotham City Police Headquarters]]}}
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** {{a|[[GCPD Headquarters|Gotham City Police Headquarters]]}}
:* {{a|[[Wayne Manor]]}}
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** {{a|[[Wayne Manor]]}}
:* {{a|[[Batcave]]}}
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*** {{a|[[Batcave]]}}
:* Gotham Public Library
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** {{a|[[Gotham City Public Library]]}}
:* Able Crown Youth Center
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** Able Crown Youth Center
 
* {{a|[[Libya]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Libya]]}}
 
'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''

Latest revision as of 20:21, January 9, 2019

"Evolution One: Whispers in the Dark": Ra's al Ghul sends two of his followers to Gotham City, armed with a supply of elixir that will last them for 20 weeks. Part of their mission involves destablising the five organised crime operations that have been carving


Quote1 We're going to start a war, Mr Abbott. Quote2
Whisper A'Daire

Detective Comics #743 is an issue of the series Detective Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of April, 2000.

Appearing in "Evolution One: Whispers in the Dark"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Mayor Daniel Dickerson (First appearance)
  • District Attorney Willis (First appearance)
  • Mei Ling (Ekin Tzu's wife) (Single appearance) (Dies)
  • Emma Jankow (violinist) (Single appearance)
  • Dirk Sims (Tribune gossip columnist) (Single appearance)
  • Congressman Chaffey (Single appearance)
  • Sarah Essen (In a photograph only)

Locations:

Items:

Vehicles:

  • Bruce Wayne's limousine


Synopsis for "Evolution One: Whispers in the Dark"

Ra's al Ghul sends two of his followers to Gotham City, armed with a supply of elixir that will last them for 20 weeks. Part of their mission involves destablising the five organised crime operations that have been carving Gotham City up for the past 3 months, turning them against each other. One of them, Whisper A'Daire, encounters Bruce Wayne at the gala reopening of the Gotham Public Library, where she sets mental alarm bells ringing both for him and Barbara Gordon. At this opening, it becomes clear that there is a great social rift developing between those who stayed in Gotham over the terrible past year and those who deserted the city but have now returned, the so-called DeeZees.

At the same time as the gala, al Ghul's other operative, Kyle Abbott, attacks the home of the Lucky Hand Triad's leader, Ekin Tzu, killing his wife and leaving one man standing, telling him that he was sent by the Russians. Later, Batman is on patrol and stops at the Able Crown Youth Center, funded by the head of the Burnley Town Massive. Noticing that a door is ajar, he investigates and encounters Abbott, who assumes a semi-bestial form when he fights Batman. Abbott leaves, setting off a massive explosion and saying "goodbye, detective" and blowing the place to pieces with Batman inside.



Notes

  • There is a special thanks to Alex Combach in the credit box for research assistance.

Trivia

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