The Joker: [after punching Batman with a set of brass knuckles] What's the matter, freak? Can't take a little joke? Batman: [after kicking Joker] You're path
etic! The Joker: Oh, that's rich... coming from someone who runs in the dark, wearing a cape... and a mask! Batman: [grabbing Joker] We both wear masks! The Joker: Look at my face. This is who I am. My... 'mask' is permanent. You have a choice. Batman: You made your choice a long time ago, Joker. The Joker: NO! You did this to me! And you condemned me to that asylum, like some bastard child that you refuse to take responsibility for! That's why you'll never kill me, Bats! You made me... Daddy! Batman: Criminal scum like you... made me! Batman: [slams Joker against the wall] The Joker: [insane laughter] Batman: You're going back to Arkham! Male newscaster: [radio reports are heard while Batman is suiting up] Murder and mayhem in Gotham City; evil mastermind 'The Joker' has once again escaped the Arkham asylum... Female newscaster: [newscaster is downed out by another voice] This is Shannon Comb reporting for Arkham asylum, where the scene can only be described as grim. Two guards brutally beaten, and criminal mastermind 'The Joker' has escaped from his maximum-security cell. At this time Dr. Harley Quinn Is still missing. Police Chief James Gordon could not be reached for comment.