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''The Black Mirror'' is the first Franchise/{{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-ComicBook/New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of ComicBook/RedRobin, ComicBook/{{Oracle}}, and Jim Gordon.

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''The Black Mirror'' is the first Franchise/{{Batman}} ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Creator/ScottSnyder.

Written pre-ComicBook/New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of ComicBook/RedRobin, ComicBook/{{Oracle}}, and Jim Gordon.






** WhenHeSmiles: One of the characters makes a CallBack to when Dick first put on the cowl after ''ComicBook/FinalCrisis'' and re-debuted to the public as Batman. Dick's little smile there was proof positive that this wasn't the original Batman.



* WhamShot: [[spoiler: Ben Wolff strung up in his own basement, his limbs and lower jaw hacked off, TheReveal that, yes, James Jr has been EvilAllAlong.]]

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* WhamShot: [[spoiler: Ben Wolff strung up in his own basement, his limbs and lower jaw hacked off, TheReveal that, yes, James Jr has been EvilAllAlong.]]]]
* WhenHeSmiles: One of the characters makes a CallBack to when Dick first put on the cowl after ''ComicBook/FinalCrisis'' and re-debuted to the public as Batman. Dick's little smile there was proof positive that this wasn't the original Batman.


''The Black Mirror'' is the first Franchise/{{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-ComicBook/New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of Red Robin, Oracle, and Jim Gordon.

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''The Black Mirror'' is the first Franchise/{{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-ComicBook/New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of Red Robin, Oracle, ComicBook/RedRobin, ComicBook/{{Oracle}}, and Jim Gordon.


''The Black Mirror'' is the first Franchise/{{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-ComicBook/New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of Red Robin, Oracle, and Jim Gordon. ''The Black Mirror'' collects three separate storylines: "Black Mirror" where Dick faces off against an auction house of super villain trophies, "Hungry City" where Dick must solve the murder of a bank employee left in the stomach of an orca, and "Skeleton Cases" where Jim and Barbara Gordon deal with the return of sociopath James Gordon Jr to Gotham. ''The Black Mirror'' was published in the pages of ''Detective Comics'' and was so acclaimed that Snyder was moved to the main ''Batman'' series following the New 52 reboot.

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''The Black Mirror'' is the first Franchise/{{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-ComicBook/New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of Red Robin, Oracle, and Jim Gordon.

''The Black Mirror'' collects three separate storylines: but related storylines:
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"Black Mirror" where Dick faces off against an auction house of super villain trophies, trophies
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"Hungry City" where Dick must solve the murder of a bank employee left in the stomach of an orca, and orca
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"Skeleton Cases" where Jim and Barbara Gordon deal with the return of sociopath James Gordon Jr to Gotham. Gotham.

''The Black Mirror'' was published in the pages of ''Detective Comics'' and was so acclaimed that Snyder was moved to the main ''Batman'' series following the New 52 reboot.


* SocialDarwinist: [[spoiler: James Jr believes that empathy is weakness and looks to eradicate it in the next generation of Gothamites by mixing his psychosis-enhancing formula to baby formula in the city.]]

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* SocialDarwinist: [[spoiler: James Jr believes that empathy is weakness and looks to eradicate it in the next generation of Gothamites by mixing his psychosis-enhancing psychopathy-enhancing formula to baby formula in the city.]]


* AmbiguousSituation: It's unclear what exactly created James Junior's mental problems: the PTSD from the fall during ''ComicBook/BatmanYearOne'', a genetic defect, or Gotham itself.

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* AmbiguousSituation: It's unclear what exactly created James Junior's mental problems: the PTSD brain damage from the fall during ''ComicBook/BatmanYearOne'', a genetic defect, or Gotham itself.


** WhenHeSmiles: One of the characters makes a CallBack to when Dick first put on the cowl after ''FinalCrisis'' and re-debuted to the public as Batman. Dick's little smile there was proof positive that this wasn't the original Batman.

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** WhenHeSmiles: One of the characters makes a CallBack to when Dick first put on the cowl after ''FinalCrisis'' ''ComicBook/FinalCrisis'' and re-debuted to the public as Batman. Dick's little smile there was proof positive that this wasn't the original Batman.


''The Black Mirror'' is the first Franchise/{{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of Red Robin, Oracle, and Jim Gordon. ''The Black Mirror'' collects three separate storylines: "Black Mirror" where Dick faces off against an auction house of super villain trophies, "Hungry City" where Dick must solve the murder of a bank employee left in the stomach of an orca, and "Skeleton Cases" where Jim and Barbara Gordon deal with the return of sociopath James Gordon Jr to Gotham. ''The Black Mirror'' was published in the pages of ''Detective Comics'' and was so acclaimed that Snyder was moved to the main ''Batman'' series following the New 52 reboot.

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''The Black Mirror'' is the first Franchise/{{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-New52, pre-ComicBook/New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of Red Robin, Oracle, and Jim Gordon. ''The Black Mirror'' collects three separate storylines: "Black Mirror" where Dick faces off against an auction house of super villain trophies, "Hungry City" where Dick must solve the murder of a bank employee left in the stomach of an orca, and "Skeleton Cases" where Jim and Barbara Gordon deal with the return of sociopath James Gordon Jr to Gotham. ''The Black Mirror'' was published in the pages of ''Detective Comics'' and was so acclaimed that Snyder was moved to the main ''Batman'' series following the New 52 reboot.

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* NotMeThisTime: Who hit Barbara Kean with Joker toxin? [[spoiler: James Jr]]

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* NotMeThisTime: Who hit Barbara Kean with Joker toxin? [[spoiler: James Jr]]Jr]].


* AmbiguousSituation: It's unclear what exactly created James Junior's mental problems: the PTSD from the fall during ''BatmanYearOne'', a genetic defect, or Gotham itself.

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* AmbiguousSituation: It's unclear what exactly created James Junior's mental problems: the PTSD from the fall during ''BatmanYearOne'', ''ComicBook/BatmanYearOne'', a genetic defect, or Gotham itself.



* CallBack: [[spoiler: James Jr falls off Gotham Bridge like he did in BatmanYearOne]]

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* CallBack: [[spoiler: James Jr falls off Gotham Bridge like he did in BatmanYearOne]]''ComicBook/BatmanYearOne''.]]


* CoolShip: Tiger Shark's Bond villain-esque submarnie

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* CoolShip: Tiger Shark's Bond villain-esque submarniesubmarine


''The Black Mirror'' is the first {{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of Red Robin, Oracle, and Jim Gordon. ''The Black Mirror'' collects three separate storylines: "Black Mirror" where Dick faces off against an auction house of super villain trophies, "Hungry City" where Dick must solve the murder of a bank employee left in the stomach of an orca, and "Skeleton Cases" where Jim and Barbara Gordon deal with the return of sociopath James Gordon Jr to Gotham. ''The Black Mirror'' was published in the pages of ''Detective Comics'' and was so acclaimed that Snyder was moved to the main ''Batman'' series following the New 52 reboot.

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''The Black Mirror'' is the first {{Batman}} Franchise/{{Batman}} story by now-acclaimed writer Creator/ScottSnyder. Written pre-New52, ''The Black Mirror'' stars Dick Grayson in his closing days as Gotham's Batman. While the newly returned Bruce Wayne is busy developing Batman Inc elsewhere, Dick has developed a new crime lab for the GCPD and James Gordon in particular to use. Simultaneously, he is continuing to fight crime as Batman with the technical support of Red Robin, Oracle, and Jim Gordon. ''The Black Mirror'' collects three separate storylines: "Black Mirror" where Dick faces off against an auction house of super villain trophies, "Hungry City" where Dick must solve the murder of a bank employee left in the stomach of an orca, and "Skeleton Cases" where Jim and Barbara Gordon deal with the return of sociopath James Gordon Jr to Gotham. ''The Black Mirror'' was published in the pages of ''Detective Comics'' and was so acclaimed that Snyder was moved to the main ''Batman'' series following the New 52 reboot.


* ArcWelding: [[spoiler: James Jr.]] is revealed to have played a part in ''everything'' villainous throughout all three arcs of this story.



* BigDamnVillains: [[spoiler: James Jr reveals he saved Dick from the mob at Mirror House]].



* SocialDarwinist: [[spoiler: James Jr believes that empathy is weakness and looks to eradicate it in the next generation of Gothamites by mixing his psychosis-enhancing formula to baby formula in the city.]]
* VillainousRescue: [[spoiler: James Jr reveals he saved Dick from the mob at Mirror House]].



* WhamShot: [[spoiler: Ben Wolff strung up in his own basement, his limbs and lower jaw hacked off, TheReveal that, yes, James Jr has been EvilAllAlong.]]
* SocialDarwinist: [[spoiler: James Jr believes that empathy is weakness and looks to eradicate it in the next generation of Gothamites by mixing his psychosis-enhancing formula to baby formula in the city.]]

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* WhamShot: [[spoiler: Ben Wolff strung up in his own basement, his limbs and lower jaw hacked off, TheReveal that, yes, James Jr has been EvilAllAlong.]]
* SocialDarwinist: [[spoiler: James Jr believes that empathy is weakness and looks to eradicate it in the next generation of Gothamites by mixing his psychosis-enhancing formula to baby formula in the city.
]]


** WhenHeSmiles: One of the characters makes a CallBack to when Dick first put on the cowl after ''FinalCrisis'' and re-debuted to the public as Batman. Dick's little smile there was proof positive that this wasn't the original Batman.



** WhenHeSmiles: One of the characters makes a CallBack to when Dick first put on the cowl after ''FinalCrisis'' and re-debuted to the public as Batman. Dick's little smile there was proof positive that this wasn't the original Batman.

Added DiffLines:

* NotMeThisTime: Who hit Barbara Kean with Joker toxin? [[spoiler: James Jr]]


Added DiffLines:

* WhamLine: [[spoiler: "Hey, sis."]]
* WhamShot: [[spoiler: Ben Wolff strung up in his own basement, his limbs and lower jaw hacked off, TheReveal that, yes, James Jr has been EvilAllAlong.]]

Added DiffLines:

* SlasherSmile: Dick busts one out a couple times when he wants to rub it in a criminal's face.
** WhenHeSmiles: One of the characters makes a CallBack to when Dick first put on the cowl after ''FinalCrisis'' and re-debuted to the public as Batman. Dick's little smile there was proof positive that this wasn't the original Batman.

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