Curt Geda — Director
Twenty years after the original series and with a brand new Batsuit, Bruce Wayne takes on a gang of kidnappers to rescue a hostage only to suffer a heart attack. Forced to take up a gun to save his life he decides to retire.
Warren McGinnis, an employee of Wayne-Powers Industries, is given a disc containing classified information about a highly lethal kind of contaminant being manufactured by the company. The informant, a friend and fellow employee, vanishes.
Terry McGinnis, Warren's son, breaks his curfew and has a run-in with a gang called "The Jokerz". He flees to the countryside where an elderly Bruce Wayne comes to his aid. Weakened after the fight Bruce allows Terry to help him back to the manor. While he is unconscious Terry stumbles upon the Batcave.
Terry returns home to find his father dead. Swearing vengeance, he discovers the disc among his father's personal effects and returns to Wayne Manor to tells Bruce about the suspected corruption within his company...Read More
Bruce Wayne discovers the secret of the disc that was given to Terry's father, and instructs Terry to deliver the information directly to Commissioner Barbara Gordon.
On the way to the police station he is accosted by the CEO of Bruce's company, Derek Powers, but manages to escape. Unhappy with the situation, he returns to Wayne Manor to steal the Batsuit and take out his vengeance on the man who killed his father.
Although initially furious after discovering the theft, Wayne is impressed with Terry's performance and reluctantly agrees that the city of Gotham once again needs Batman, hiring Terry as his new assistant.Read More
Derek Powers' body is continuing to deteriorate. Desperate, he has Victor Fries (Mr. Freeze) revived, and creates a new body for him under the pretense of medical research. Finally cured, Fries is repentant, but Bruce Wayne doesn't trust him. Batman halfheartedly shadows Freeze, convinced that he has reformed. But how long can he stay reformed once he discovers that Powers is using him?Read More
Max Shreeve, a sound engineer working for Derek Powers, develops a suit that amplifies sound waves into awesomely destructive force. Powers is uninterested in the suit until Bruce Wayne interferes with his plans for Wayne-Powers once too often. On Powers' orders, Shreeve makes an attempt on Wayne's life, taking the name Shriek. Chris Mulkey makes his first appearance as the voice of Shriek.Read More
When Aaron, Inque's caretaker, is fired because of his infatuation with her, he cuts the power to her restraints. Injured and unable to regain her human form, she tries to coerce him to help her until he proves quite willing -- so long as she can make him like her. When Batman tries to stop her, she captures him and uses him as bait to lure Bruce Wayne into a trap.Read More
The latest teen craze is "splicing" -- incorporating animal DNA into a human body. While some kids just get cosmetic changes like cat eyes, many opt for more major transformations. Batman investigates Dr. Cuvier, the founder of splicing, and discovers his plan to kill D.A. Young before the process can be outlawed. Cree Summer makes her first appearance as the voice of Terry's classmate Max Gibson.Read More
Maxine "Max" Gibson, one of Terry's classmates and a bona fide genius, has created a computer program to figure out Batman's secret identity. When Max is targeted by the Jokerz, she rewrites the code to find the Jokerzs' identities, which only puts her in more danger. Michael Rosenbaum and Jill Eikenberry make their first appearances as the voices of Carter Wilson, another one of Terry's classmates, and his mother.Read More
When Dana finally blows up at Terry for his constant absences and broken dates, she finds a single rose in her car. Assuming it's from Terry, she makes a date to meet him so they can talk. On his way over, Terry is delayed by radical anarchist Mad Stan. Disappointed, Dana gives up waiting, only to be spirited away to the underground world of a boy with rat-like features named Patrick.
Smitten with Dana, he promises to always be there for her if she'll live underground with him. Henry Rollins makes his first appearance as the voice of Mad Stan. Easily Batman's funniest foe, Stan is a comic exaggeration of Rollins -- not only does he look like him, he has a slightly distorted version of the singer's own personality, distrusting the government and seeing conspiracies everywhere. His solution: blow everything up.Read More
When all of Gotham's animals start getting agitated at the same time, Terry and Bruce Wayne figure out that sound frequencies beyond human hearing are to blame. That points to one man: Shriek. The animals prove to be the tip of the iceberg when people suddenly lose the ability to understand each other's speech. Shriek eventually turns off the interference, but makes a demand of Commissioner Gordon: the city's safety for Batman's life.Read More
When Dr. David Wheeler, a prominent child psychologist, opens a new ranch/group home promising to help troubled teenagers, parents jump on the bandwagon and start sending their kids away for even the most minor infractions. Max encourages Terry to investigate as Batman when their friend Chelsea is sent away for writing a letter of protest to the principal.
Batman discovers that the kids are being held prisoner and brainwashed, but he is spotted and fired on. Since Batman can't get admissible evidence, he decides to get it as Terry by visiting Chelsea with a pocket recorder. When Terry is captured, he's forced to rely on a delinquent he's never gotten along with.Read More