Vicki Vale is captured in a village in Guatemala.
Bruce Wayne is able to get Jason Todd back to Wayne Manor after promising him to go out with him as Batman . While Bruce was a way from Gotham, Bullock his facing his reality of what he had done to Commissioner Gordon. Gordon has suffered a stroke after Bullock told Gordon that Batman was dead, at the order of the corrupt Mayor Hill.
Vicki Vale is busy getting herself in trouble in Guatemala while taking picutres of the rebels. After escaping and recaptured, Batman is on his way to rescue her after a note she dropped told of her peril. As for the note itself, it was allowed to pass to bait the Batman.
Alfred has left a mysterios note at Wayne Manor and is no where to be found. Batman gets ambushed in the jungle, and losses yet another batplane.
It becomes to late for the Batman as he faces the Joker, and a camp of rebel fighters. The damsal in distress is at the Joker's feet.