Five Things to Watch For in Tonight's Gotham Premiere

We couldn’t begin to guess what your plans are for this morning or afternoon. But if you’re anything like us, we know where you’re spending tonight—Gotham.

Yes, it’s finally here. The eagerly awaited new series focusing on Gotham City in the years before Batman hit the scene debuts tonight on FOX. You’ve seen the trailers, clips and billboards. You’ve read the interviews and articles. But what can you actually expect to see when the show opens and the action unfolds? Well, we’re not about to ruin it, but we can give you a few things to watch for…

Gotham - "There Will Be Light, Bruce"

On the scene investigating the gruesome murders of Thomas and Martha Wayne, Detective Jim Gordon shares few choice words with the Waynes' orphaned son, Bruce, in this clip from the Gotham pilot.

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The Evolution of The Dark Knight

In the final issue of the current run of BATMAN, The Dark Knight’s past is illuminated. Featuring appearances by a wide array of classic characters including Robin, Catwoman, Batgirl, Nightwing, The Riddler, Jim Gordon and Superman, BATMAN #713 traces the evolution of The Dark Knight and Bat-family.

The Mystery of Dawn Revealed

When Batman found Dawn, he thought he was finally bringing her to safety. But when she reveals the origins of a hell-bent vendetta against her soul, Batman quickly learns that no matter where she is, Dawn will always need protection. Meanwhile, Gotham’s mayor mandates that Jim Gordon go on leave and gives his position to the scheming Lieutenant Forbes. And deep in the underbelly of the city, Etrigan the Demon’s loyalties are tested to the max, resulting in him unleashing a war against The Dark Knight.

“Joker is Bruce's greatest foe, but he's also Jim Gordon's.” – Scott Snyder

SPOILER WARNING: If you have not read DETECTIVE COMICS #879 and do not wish to know what happened, do not read any further.

In the gripping conclusion to DETECTIVE COMICS #879, Jim Gordon was forced to come to terms with the fact that his son really is the cold-blooded monster that Barbara feared he would be all along. And while he and Barbara unmasked James Jr.’s devious plan to destroy Gotham City, The Joker made his way out of Arkham Asylum.

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