(W) Steve Englehart (A) Marshall Rogers (I) Terry Austin (C) Tatjana Wood (CA) Dan Panosian
Deadshot escapes from prison and goes after the Dark Knight!
After the Batman and Robin have put the Penguin behind bars, they split ways as Robin goes back to college. In prison the Penguin brags to Floyd Lawton/Deadshot how he is about to escape again. He is about to demonstrate with his laser lens monocle, when Floyd suddenly grabs it from the Penguin and cuts a hole in his prison cell wall and escapes. The Batman visits Boss Thorne to end the “cease and desist order” put on him. Then the Ghost of Hugo Strange visits Boss Thorne for a second time.
Bruce Wayne and Silver St. Cloud have a lunch date and bump into Commissioner Gordon at Gothams Exhibition Hall (where Silver works) when they learn of Deadshot’s escape and is bent on killing the Batman. That evening while the Batman is on patrol a bullet whizzes by just missing him. The Batman chases Deadshot which ends at Gotham Exhibition Hall and captures him in a giant typewriter there. Silver is still there working late and witnesses the battle. She calls out to the Batman. He turns and they have a moment of recognition. Silver then realizes that Bruce Wayne is the Batman.