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Encyclopedia > Blüdhaven

Blüdhaven is a fictional city in the DC Comics is one of the largest companies in comic book and related media publishing. DC is responsible for such famous characters as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and their teammates in the Justice League. For decades, DC Comics has been one of the two largest American comic book companies (the... DC universe and the most recent home of A classic image of Batman and Robin reinterpretted by painter Alex Ross. Note the sharp color contrast between the two Robin is a DC Comics superhero, a teenaged sidekick to Batman. Since 1940, several different characters have stepped into the role of Robin. In each incarnation, Robins brightly colored... Dick Grayson (aka A classic image of Batman and Robin reinterpretted by painter Alex Ross. Note the sharp color contrast between the two Robin is a DC Comics superhero, a teenaged sidekick to Batman. Since 1940, several different characters have stepped into the role of Robin. In each incarnation, Robins brightly colored... Nightwing). While it is located adjacent to For other meanings of Gotham, see Gotham. Gotham City is a fictional city appearing in DC Comics, best known as the home of Batman. It was first named in Detective Comics #48 (February 1941), before that Batmans adventures happened in New York or an unamed city. At one point... Gotham City, the location of Blüdhaven in relation to Gotham City is rarely mentioned. However it is noted in the "Cataclysm" story arc that Gotham lies north of Blüdhaven, along the coast of Gotham River.


The city itself seems to be a paragon of corruption and moral terpitude, having worse crime rates than Gotham and being largely the domain of organized crime syndicates and corrupt cops. The corruption in the police force is oft noted by Nightwing as starting from the mayor's office and working it's way down. This is evidinced by the fact that Chief of Police in United States usage is the title typically given to the head of a police department. In contrast to a sheriff, who is generally elected by the voters of a county, chiefs of police usually are municipal employees who owe their allegiance to a city. Often they... Chief of Police Chief Redhorn is steeped the most in criminal activities and has the highest number of criminal ties.


 
 

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