City of Scars
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|City of Scars|
|Directed by||Aaron Schoenke|
|Produced by||Aaron Schoenke|
|Written by||Aaron Schoenke|
by Bob Kane
|Narrated by||Kevin Porter|
|Music by||Sean Schoenke|
|Edited by||Aaron Schoenke|
Bat in the Sun
City of Scars, also known as Batman: City of Scars, is a 2010 superhero fan film produced by Aaron and Sean Schoenke, based on the Batman franchise. The film had a budget of $27,000 and was shot in 21 days. The 30-minute short film is partly set in Arkham Asylum.
City of Scars was followed by the 2011 sequel Seeds of Arkham.
The Joker escapes from Arkham Asylum, spraying Joker venom in a nurse's face as he runs and putting her in intensive care. Upon arriving in Gotham City, he kidnaps Councilman Johnson and his son shortly after brutally murdering the Councilman's wife. Determined not to let his archenemy kill anyone else, Batman hunts him through the city. After Councilman Johnson is found dead while his son remains in The Joker's captivity, Batman questions whether his crusade against evil does more bad than good. Batman tracks The Joker to a carnival, where he thwarts the villain's plot of bombing a ferris wheel. He then races to the location of The Joker and the councilman's son, but when the young boy kills The Joker with his own gun, Batman debates if his greatest nemesis' death is a step toward Gotham's peace, or rather a sign that things are getting worse.
- Kevin Porter as Batman/Bruce Wayne
- Paul Molnar as The Joker
- Christopher Parker as Detective Crispus Allen
- Guy Grundy as Victor Zsasz
- Katie Joy Horwitch as Renee Montoya
- Jay Caputo as Arnold Wesker/Scarface
- Madelynn Rae as Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn
- Tess Kielhamer as Black Canary
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