"Criminals are a terror. Hearts of the night. I must disguise my terror. Criminals are cowardly. A superstitious terrible omen. A cowardly lot. My disguise must strike terror. I must be black. Terrible. Criminals are a superstitious cowardly lot. I must be a creature. I must be a creature of the night. Mommy's dead. Daddy's dead. Brucie's dead. I shall become a bat."

This marks the first in a line of commissions collecting the entire cast of the Batman universe as represented by the Knight Models company. I've deliberately gone for a film noir, desaturated palette with these miniatures as befits the nature of Batman's shadowy world.