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Axis Chemicals is a fictional chemical plant in the first Batman film and in DC Comics. It is famous for being the plant where the Red Hood, the man who would become the The Joker fell into a vat of toxic waste, dyeing his hair green, his skin chalk-white, and his mouth stretched into a hideously permanent grin. A Chemical plant is an industrial process plant that manufactures chemicals, usually on a large scale. ... Batman is a 1989 superhero film based on the Batman character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. ... DC Comics is one of the largest American companies in comic book and related media publishing. ... Cover to Batman: Under The Hood (2005). ... The Joker is a fictional character, a DC Comics supervillain widely considered to be Batmans archenemy. ... Toxic waste is a waste which is toxic for a variety of reasons. ...

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Comic's History

Little is known about the chemical plant before the Joker's transformation. However, in Batman: The Killing Joke, the future Joker worked as an engineer there, and later quit to become a failing stand-up comedian. He was contacted by a group of criminals to rob the plant (with his knowledge of it's workings), and agreed for his wife and unborn child. Cover to Batman: The Killing Joke. ...


However, the plan failed when the Batman arrived, and the Red Hood, terrified, fell into the vat of waste. He would escape and found that he had been transformed into the Joker. Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man and still sometimes as the Batman) is a DC Comics fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ...

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Film History

As Jack Napier (the film's name for the future Joker) was a mobster, Axis Chemicals was one of Carl Grissom's properties, but it was getting dangerous, and the police were planning a raid. As Napier suggested to burn the company's records, Grissom set Napier up to be arrested by the police during the raid. However, Napier escaped, as in the comics, and became the Joker. Boss Carl Grissom was the most powerful crime lord in Gotham City in the 1989 Tim Burton Batman film. ...


After Joker shot Grissom, he took over Axis Chemicals, using it to poison beauty products in Gotham City. Gotham Citys skyline, as it appears in the 1989 Batman movie. ...


Shortly before the film's climax, Batman broke into the the factory using a remote-controlled Batmobile and destroyed it in an attempt to stop the Joker's production of his "smylex" toxin. The Batmobile is the fictional personal automobile of comic book superhero Batman. ... The Joker with a victim of Joker venom, in the OverPower card game Joker venom is a fictional toxin, utilised by The Joker in the Batman series of movies, comics, and cartoons. ...


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Axis Chemicals is a fictional chemical plant in the first Batman film and in DC Comics.
It is famous for being the plant where the Red Hood, the man who would become The Joker fell into a vat of toxic waste, dyeing his hair green, his skin chalk-white, and his mouth stretched into a hideously permanent grin.
As Jack Napier (the film's name for the future Joker) was a mobster, Axis Chemicals was one of Carl Grissom's properties, but it was getting dangerous, and the police were planning a raid.
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