This article is about the team. If you are looking for superhuman beings, see Metahumans.
The Mutants are a dangerous Gotham City street gang who become enemies to Batman. Their brutal master is the Mutant Leader, a deformed sadistic creature with incredible strength. His agenda is to wipe out the weaklings of humanity or assimilate them into his cult. The Mutants were created by Frank Miller, first appearing as part of his Dark Knight universe in Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #1. (1986)