Gotham City, home to Batman, Joker, Harley Quinn and many more famous heroes and villains is probably the best -known fictional city to be written about in comic books. Gotha is home to some of the best super-heroes and some of the greatest villains to hint the comic book world.
The birth of Gotham is shrouded in mystery. It is said that an evil warlock was buried alive beneath what would one day be Gotham City. Legend has that the warlock lies in a state of inactivity, under Gotham, his evil essence seeps into the soil, poisoning the ground with his dark, corruptive touch.
In the 19th century Gotham became a major port, this brought they arrival of the Wayne family and the historic Wayne Manor. In the 1930’s crime and corruption had taken a hold on Gotham, everyone was corrupt from major politicians to the police department. Thieves and murders ran rampant, killing and destroyer anything that represented good.
With evil there must be good to fight it, this is the comic universe, thus the birth of superheroes, Golden-age Green Lantern and Black Canary were two of the first to hit Gotham. The Justice Society even had a headquarters, for a very short time in Gotham. But, alas the more they tried, the harder they pushed; they just could not rid the city of organized crime.
Crime continued leading to the birth of one of the most famous superhero to grace comic books, Batman and also one of the most notable villains to hit comic books, The Joker. Gotham City has brought to life the best in superheroes and supervillain comic book characters. Batgirl, Huntress, and Robin all started in Gotham City. Villain greats Mr. Freeze, The Riddler, Catwoman, Scarecrow, Two-Face, Penguin, Poison Ivy and Ra Al Ghul all got their start in Gotham City.
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