Batman battles supernatural forces in Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham

Batman - The Doom That Came to Gotham. Image courtesy Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment
Batman - The Doom That Came to Gotham. Image courtesy Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment /

Based on 2001 three-issue comic book miniseries written by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and Richard Pace, Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham is an tale that introduced an alternate-world version of Bruce Wayne and the residents of Gotham to Lovecraftian horrors. It’s the most overtly horrific entry in the animated Batman franchise as well as the strangest.

Batman Battles Supernatural Forces to Protect Gotham from the Cult of The Lurker

Prepare to be transported to a whole new world of Gotham in the latest Batman animated movie, Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham. With its steampunk-inspired aesthetic, this movie will take you on a journey through a twisted and dark alternate universe filled with unimaginable terrors.

In this thrilling adventure, you will witness eldritch horrors with tentacled appendages and unearth forbidden knowledge that lies beyond the veil of reality. This unique twist on the Batman story will keep you on the edge of your seat as you watch the Caped Crusader navigate this strange and dangerous world.

With its bold visuals and haunting storyline, Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham is not your typical Batman movie. It is a fresh and thrilling take on the classic character, filled with unexpected twists and turns that will keep you hooked until the very end. So, prepare to be amazed and transported to a world like no other in this unforgettable Batman adventure.

Batman battles supernatural forces in Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham
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Coming to digital, 4K and Blue-ray formats on Mar. 28 is the much-anticipated Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham, a film adaptation of the three-issue Elseworlds series of the same name. Set in an alternate 1920s era, this movie features a unique version of the Caped Crusader as he confronts terrifying creatures inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. The trailer teases a glimpse of the eerie and dark universe, showcasing Batman fighting a Killer Croc who eerily resembles Lovecraft’s Deep Ones, exploring forbidden tomes of ancient knowledge and teaming up with other revamped DC heroes like Etrigan the Demon and Green Arrow. Fans of Lovecraft and Batman alike will surely be thrilled by this unusual and fascinating crossover.

Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham plot

In 1928, Gotham City is a place of darkness and fear, ruled by the corrupt and the criminal. But for Bruce Wayne, it’s also home. After 20 years away, he returns to find that the city has become even more twisted and dangerous than he remembered. And as if that weren’t enough, a sinister cult has risen to power, worshipping an ancient and malevolent entity known only as The Lurker on the Threshold.

Bruce Wayne knows he must act and quickly. But the traumas of his past weigh heavily on him, and the horrors he faces now are unlike anything he’s ever encountered before. The Lurker’s followers are not human, and they will stop at nothing to bring their dark lord back to this world.

Undeterred, Bruce Wayne sets out to save his city and his friends. He will need all his strength, both physical and mental, to stand against the supernatural forces that threaten to overwhelm him. But as he delves deeper into the mysteries of The Lurker and its cult, he realizes that there may be a terrible price to pay for his victory.

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