At the age of nine, Timothy Drake cleverly deduced the identities of Batman and Robin. Four years later, after the death of Jason Todd, Tim convinced Batman that he should be the new Robin. Eventually resigning from the role, he is now Red Robin, leader of the Teen Titans.
Bruce Wayne, who witnessed the murder of his billionaire parents as a child, swore to avenge their deaths. He trained extensively to achieve mental and physical perfection, mastering martial arts, detective skills, and criminal psychology. Costumed as a bat to prey on the fears of criminals, and utilizing a high-tech arsenal, he became the legendary Batman.
Alfred Pennyworth is Bruce Wayne's loyal father figure and butler. Alfred raised Bruce (and later Dick Grayson) after the death of the Waynes. A former British secret agent, Alfred is a skilled surgeon who often treats members of the Bat-Family.
As the first Robin, Dick Grayson was the most famous sidekick in comic book history. As he ventured forth on his own, he formed the Teen Titans and became their leader. When the boy became a man, he became the independent hero known as Nightwing.
A brilliant botanical biochemist, Pamela Isley is a fervent eco-terrorist out to save the world's plant life by any means necessary. She often finds herself at odds with Batman, though they have, on occasion, fought on the same side.
Catwoman, the costumed alias persona of Selina Kyle, is a cat burglar with an on-again, off-again, romantic relationship with Batman. She is shown as a woman who is very strong-willed, independent and morally dubious.
The Joker, Clown Prince of Crime, is Batman's arch-nemesis. An agent of chaos known for his malicious plots, wacky gadgets and insidious smile, he has caused Batman more suffering than any other villain he has ever faced. His origin, name, and true motivations remain a mystery.
Nighthawk was a crack marksman, especially with a six gun. He was also proficient with the lasso and bullwhip as well as being an expert horseman. He and his lover Cinnamon were one of the many reincarnations of Hawkman and Hawkgirl.
Edward Nigma is a villain obsessed with riddles, puzzles, and brain teasers, who took the alias of the Riddler to commit crimes. Riddler frequently tries to outsmart Gotham's hero Batman, but is always defeated by the Dark Knight.
James Gordon is one of Batman's first supporters, helping him fight against crime and corruption in Gotham City. He eventually rose to the rank of Commissioner in the Gotham City Police Department, and continues to be one of Batman's greatest allies.
Harvey Bullock was once a corrupt GCPD cop, until he turned over a new leaf and made a conscious effort to be an honest lawman. He is now one of Jim Gordon's most trusted officers.
Formerly the D.A. of Gotham City, Harvey Dent was an ally of Batman and Commissioner Gordon until he had acid thrown onto the left side of his face by a mob boss, scarring him for life. The incident drove Harvey insane and he became Two-Face, obsessed with chance and always carrying a double-headed coin, which he flips to determine his every decision.
John Grayson is the husband of Mary Grayson and the father of Dick Grayson. He is the leader of the Family's Flying Grayson, a team of acrobatics that performs without the safety of a net.
The first person to don the identity of "Anarky," is teenager Lonnie Machin. He possesses a genius-level intellect, and is particularly skilled at computer hacking. Anarky is also an adept martial artist, brilliant inventor, gifted strategist, and tireless crusader against authoritarianism.
Razorsharp gained the ability to transform her limbs into razor sharp metal. A hacker, Razorsharp was a member of the Psyba-Rats and the Blood Pack before dying during the Infinite Crisis.
Channelman gained the power to travel into the world of television by the Bloodlines aliens. He was a founding member of the Psyba-Rats.
Venev is a monstrous, parasitic alien and the living embodiment of envy.
He is an expert marksman with both gun and bow. He is also a superior horseman and has expert tracking abilities.
Steve Smith was introduced as "the toughest cop in Gotham". Rough, tough but ultimately honest. He later had to leave the force on charges of corruption. He resurfaced as county sheriff and supporting character to Robin/Tim Drake.
Originally a young GCPD detective who had an affair with the young Jim Gordon. She eventually became Jim Gordon's second wife and for a time briefly took the role of commissioner of the GCPD. She was murdered by the Joker while saving a baby during the No Man's Land story arc.
Tony Zucco is the mobster who arranged the deaths of John and Mary Grayson for failing to pay protection money.
Mary Grayson is the mother of Dick Grayson and wife of John Grayson. She was an acrobat for Haly's Circus.
Ra's al Ghul, whose name translates to "The Demon's Head" in Arabic, is the centuries-old leader of the League of Assassins. He sees humanity as a cancer poisoning the Earth, and seeks to eliminate most of them in order to stave off environmental disaster. He has clashed frequently with Batman, whom he hoped to make his successor.
Damian Wayne is the son of Bruce Wayne and Talia al Ghul. Trained by the League of Assassins all his life, Damian joined his father’s side in the war against crime by becoming the fifth Robin.
Former by-the-book Lieutenant of Gotham P.D., currently a defense attorney.
A fellow student of Tim Drake's. Tim had to pretend to need to be tutored in math. The two dated a couple times but things didn't quite work out.
A deranged killer in Gotham.
Tad Trigger was a member of the Trigger Twins, two greedy look-a-likes who meet during a bank robbery. They were unaware of two people like them during the Crisis on Infinite Earths. They are now members of the Black Lantern Corps.
Tom Trigger was a member of the Trigger Twins, two greedy look-a-likes who meet during a bank robbery. They were unaware of two people like them during the Crisis on Infinite Earths. They are now members of the Black Lantern Corps.
Young woman chosen to become Robin in the distant future.
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