Director: Yasuhiro Aoki (segment “In Darkness Dwells”), Yûichirô Hayashi (co-director) (segment “In Darkness Dwells”), Futoshi Higashide (segment “Crossfire”), Toshiyuki Kubooka (segment “Working through Pain”), Hiroshi Morioka (segment “Field Test”), Jong-Sik Nam (segment “Deadshot”), Shoujirou Nishimi (segment “Have I Got a Story for You”)
Writer(s): Bob Kane (creator), Jordan Goldberg (“Have I Got a Story for You”, “Crossfire”, “Field Test”, “In Darkness Dwells”, “Working through Pain”, “Deadshot”), Josh Olson (“Have I Got a Story for You”), Greg Rucka (“Crossfire”), David S. Goyer (“In Darkness Dwells”), Brian Azzarello (“Working through Pain”), Alan Burnett (“Deadshot”)
Actors: Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville, Gary Dourdan (segment “Crossfire”), George Newbern, Corey Padnos, Crystal Scales, Alanna Ubach, Hynden Walch, Corey Burton, Jim Meskimen, Pat Musick, Ana Ortiz, Rob Paulsen, Andrea Romano
Synopsis: A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne’s life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight. In this 6-story anthology collection, Batman faces new villains and old ones in a time-line after Batman Begins. In “Have I Got A Story For You”, 3 kids tell wildly different stories about Batman during a fight through Gotham. “Crossfire” focuses on two policemen who end up getting in the middle of a crime battle. “Field Test” has Lucius Fox creating a new technology for Batman, but is it too powerful? “In Darkness Dwells” features Killer Croc and Scarecrow, who have kidnapped a priest. “Working Through Pain” goes through flashbacks of Bruce Wayne’s training while Batman finds his way through the sewers. Finally, “Deadshot” focuses on the titular sniper, who has a new target in Gotham.
Release Date: July 8, 2008 (USA) | Length: 75 min | Genre: Animation, Action, Crime | MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for stylized violence, including some bloody images.