Beneath the brick and mortar of modern Gotham, a centuries old secret stirs.
Batman is led through a labyrinthine urban maze by his old nemesis the Riddler, who seems to have changed into an abominable monster with one purpose: to drive Batman insane. Why the elaborate ruses and constructs? What is the Riddler really trying to achieve? Find out in Dark Knight, Dark City.
DC Comics Presents - Batman: Dark City, Dark Knight
Grant Morrison would later take this story's occult connections and incorporate into his Batman story. A scene similar to the story shown in flashbacks from 1765 is shown in Batman and Robin #16