Detail from the cover art for Detective Comics #779 (Feb. 2003).
Art by Tim Sale
|First appearance||Detective Comics #27|
|Created by||Bob Kane|
|In story information|
|Full name||James Worthington "Jim" Gordon|
|Supporting character of||Batman|
James "Jim" Worthington Gordon is a fictional character who appears in comic books published by DC Comics. Tim Sale (born 1956) is an American Eisner Award -winning comic book artist. DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company In Comic books and other stories with a long history first appearance refers to the first occurrence to feature a Fictional character. Detective Comics is an American comic book published monthly by DC Comics since 1937 best-known for introducing the iconic Superhero Batman Bob Kane (born Robert Kahn, October 24, 1915 &ndash November 3, 1998) was an American Comic book artist William "Bill" Finger ( February 8, 1914 &ndash January 18, 1974) was an American Comic strip and Comic Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man and still referred to at times as the Batman) is a fictional Comic book Superhero co-created A comic book (often shortened to simply comic and sometimes called a comic paper or comic magazine) is a Magazine or Book of narrative DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company The character first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (May 1939), and was created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane. Detective Comics is an American comic book published monthly by DC Comics since 1937 best-known for introducing the iconic Superhero Batman Year 1939 ( MCMXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. William "Bill" Finger ( February 8, 1914 &ndash January 18, 1974) was an American Comic strip and Comic Bob Kane (born Robert Kahn, October 24, 1915 &ndash November 3, 1998) was an American Comic book artist He was the first Batman supporting character to be introduced. Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man and still referred to at times as the Batman) is a fictional Comic book Superhero co-created A supporting character is a character of a Book, play, Video game, movie, television or Radio show other form
In most incarnations of the Batman mythos, Gordon is the police commissioner of Batman's home of Gotham City. Police Commissioner (or Commissioner of Police) is the title of the chief officer of many law enforcement agencies. Gotham City is a Fictional City appearing in DC Comics, and is best known as the home of Batman. He shares the hero’s deep commitment of ridding the dark and corrupting city of crime. A superhero (sometimes rendered super-hero or super hero) is a Fictional character "of unprecedented physical prowess dedicated to acts of derring-do In Golden and Silver age comics and on the 1960s Batman television show, Gordon fully trusts, and is even somewhat dependent on Batman. The Golden Age of Comic Books was a period in the history of American comic books generally thought as lasting from the 1930s until late 1940s during which Comic books The Silver Age of Comic Books was a period of artistic advancement and commercial success in mainstream American comic books predominantly those featuring the Superhero Batman is a 1960s American Television series, based on the DC Comic book character of the same name. In most modern stories, he is somewhat skeptical of Batman's vigilante method but recognizes the necessity of Batman and the two have a mutual respect and tacit friendship. The Modern Age of Comic Books is an informal name for the period in the history of mainstream American comic books generally considered to last from the mid-1980s until He was the husband of Barbara Kean Gordon and Sarah Essen Gordon. Sarah Essen Gordon is a fictional character in the DC Universe, created by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli as a supporting character in the Gordon is also the father or adoptive father, depending on the continuity, of Barbara Gordon, the original Batgirl and later Oracle, and James Gordon Jr. In Fiction, continuity (also called time-scheme) is consistency of the characteristics of persons plot, objects places and events seen by the reader or Barbara "Babs" Gordon is a Fictional character appearing in Comic books published by DC Comics and in related media created by Gardner Fox
Gordon is an important part of the Batman mythos and has appeared in most other media adaptations of the character.
In most versions of the Batman mythos, he is at one point or another depicted as Gotham City's police commissioner. Gotham City is a Fictional City appearing in DC Comics, and is best known as the home of Batman. Police Commissioner (or Commissioner of Police) is the title of the chief officer of many law enforcement agencies. He succeeded Commissioner Grogan in the rank at GCPD. Gordon frequently contacts Batman for help in solving various crimes, particularly those committed by supervillains. A supervillain or supervillainess is a variant of the Villain character type commonly found in Comic books, Action movies and Because DC Comics retconned its characters' history in the 1985 miniseries Crisis on Infinite Earths, and because of different interpretations in television and film, the details of Gordon's history vary from story to story. Retroactive continuity is the deliberate changing of previously established facts in a work of serial fiction Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) Crisis on Infinite Earths is a twelve-issue American comic book Limited series (identified as a "12-part maxi-series" and crossover
In the original pre-Crisis version of his history, Gordon was a police detective who initially bitterly resented the mysterious vigilante's interference in police business. Crisis on Infinite Earths is a twelve-issue American comic book Limited series (identified as a "12-part maxi-series" and crossover Police are agents or agencies usually of the executive, empowered to enforce the law and to effect public and social order through the legitimatized use of force A vigilante is a person who ignores Due process of law and enacts their own form of Justice in response to a perception of insufficient response by the Although the Batman seemed to fight on the side of justice, his methods and phenomenal track record for stopping crimes and capturing criminals embarrassed the police by comparison. JUSTICE is a Human rights and law reform organisation based in the United Kingdom. Eventually, Batman met up with Gordon and persuaded the detective that they needed each other's help. Batman was deputized and worked with Gordon as an agent of the law.
The post-Crisis version of the character was introduced in the late-1980s storyline Batman: Year One, written by Frank Miller. Batman Year One is the title of an American Comic book Story arc written by Frank Miller, illustrated by David Mazzucchelli Crisis on Infinite Earths is a twelve-issue American comic book Limited series (identified as a "12-part maxi-series" and crossover Batman Year One is the title of an American Comic book Story arc written by Frank Miller, illustrated by David Mazzucchelli Frank Miller (born January 27, 1957) is an American Writer, Artist and Film director best known for his dark In this version, Gordon was transferred back to the city after spending more than fifteen years in Chicago. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. A man of integrity, Gordon found that his only ally against the mob-controlled administration was the Batman. The Mafia (also known as Cosa Nostra) is a Sicilian Criminal Secret society which is believed to have first developed in the mid-19th century One of the most significant differences in this version is that Batman was never deputized and Gordon's relationship with him was kept out of the public eye whenever possible. It was also added that he was a Special Forces veteran who was more than capable of hand to hand combat.
When Gordon needs to summon Batman, he uses the Bat-Signal, a specially modified Klieg searchlight with a stylized symbol of a bat placed on it so that it projects a large emblem shaped in Batman's bat insignia on the sky or buildings of Gotham City. The Bat-Signal is a Fictional Distress signal device appearing in the various interpretations of the Batman mythos Klieg light is an intense Carbon Arc lamp especially used in Filmmaking. Batman often disappears silently when Gordon's back is turned, often while Gordon is in the middle of a rant about legal red tape. " Red tape " is a derisive term for excessive Regulation or rigid conformity to formal rules that is considered redundant or bureaucratic and hinders or prevents
The miniseries Gordon of Gotham takes place about nearly twenty years prior to the current events of the DC Universe and ten years before coming to Gotham in Batman: Year One. It reveals that Gordon, during his tenure in Chicago, struggled with his wife over conceiving a child while taking university night classes in criminology. Schools of thought In the mid-18th century criminology arose as social philosophers gave thought to crime and concepts of law He faces brutality among other officers after uncovering corruption within the force. Later, Gordon uncovers evidence of rigging the mayoral election and brings down two of his fellow officers, which leads to his commissioner recommending to him that he transfer to Gotham quickly.
In the 1988 graphic novel The Killing Joke, the Joker kidnaps Gordon after shooting and paralyzing Barbara. Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) Batman The Killing Joke is an influential one-shot Superhero Comic book written by Alan Moore and drawn by Brian Bolland The Joker is a fictional character appearing in Comic books published by DC Comics. In Criminal law, kidnapping is the taking away or Asportation of a person against the person's will usually to hold the person in False imprisonment Paralysed redirects here For other uses see xx Paralysed (disambiguation Paralysis is the complete loss of Muscle function He then cages Gordon in the freak show of an abandoned amusement park and forces him to look at enlarged photos of his wounded daughter in an effort to drive him insane, thus proving to Batman that even the most grounded, seemingly normal people can lose their minds after having "one bad day. Generally considered in contemporary times as a highly inappropriate and dehumanizing term a freak show is an exhibition of rarities "freaks of nature" — such Theme park is the generic term for a collection of rides and other Entertainment attractions assembled for the purpose of entertaining a large group Traditionally insanity or madness is the behaviour whereby a person flouts societal norms and may become a danger to himself and others " Batman eventually apprehends the Joker and rescues Gordon. Despite the intense trauma he has endured, Gordon's sanity and code of ethics is intact; he insists that Batman apprehend the Joker without harming him in order to "show him that our way works. Psychological trauma is a type of damage to the psyche that occurs as a result of a traumatic event. Sanity considered as a legal term denotes that an individual is of sound mind and therefore can bear Legal responsibility for his or her actions "
The No Man's Land storyline took place after Gotham was destroyed by an earthquake and isolated from outside assistance. Batman No Man’s Land is an American comic book crossover storyline that ran for the whole of 1999 through the Batman comic book Inside Gotham, Gordon struggled to maintain order amidst rampant crime. Batman was mysteriously absent for the initial three months, and Gordon felt somewhat betrayed. He forged an uneasy alliance with Two-Face but was later double-crossed, kidnapped, and put on trial by Two-Face for breaking their "legally-binding" alliance. This article is about the DC comics villain For the Nigerian musician see 2face Idibia. He escaped punishment, and later met with Batman once again. In this confrontation, Gordon expressed his disgust towards Batman for letting Gotham "fall into ruin". Batman offered to prove his trust by revealing his secret identity, but Gordon refused to look when Batman removed his mask. Eventually their relationship was repaired.
Gordon fell in love with and married fellow officer Sarah Essen. Sarah Essen Gordon is a fictional character in the DC Universe, created by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli as a supporting character in the However, Essen could not comprehend why Gordon needed Batman so much, which occasionally put a strain on their relationship. Unfortunately, she was fatally shot by the Joker at the end of the No Man's Land storyline. An enraged Gordon was able to restrain himself from killing Joker, shooting the Joker's knee instead. Not long after this, Gordon was gunned down by a crook seeking revenge for a previous arrest. Revenge (also vengeance, retribution, or vendetta amongst others consists primarily of retaliation against a person or group in response Though seriously injured, he eventually pulled through.
Gordon retired from the police force after having served more than 20 years in it. Retirement is the point where a person stops employment completely He remained in Gotham, and occasionally enjoyed nighttime visits from Batman who came to him for company and advice. Commissioner Michael Akins had taken his position. Michael Akins is a Fictional character in DC Comics ' Batman comics series
After Barbara required surgery to save her life from the Brainiac virus, Gordon visited his adopted daughter in Metropolis. Brainiac is a DC Comics Supervillain that appears in the Comic books published by DC Comics. A metropolis (from the Greek μήτηρ mētēr meaning 'mother' and πόλις pólis meaning 'city/town' is a big City, in most cases with She revealed to him her current role as Oracle, as well as her past as Batgirl. Gordon admitted that he knew of her life as Batgirl, but was pleasantly surprised to know of her career as the computer information broker of the heroes. He is very proud of her accomplishments.
As part of DC's "One Year Later" Gordon has returned to the role of Commissioner; as of the year-long jump he has been back in the job for 3 months. One Year Later was a 2006 event running through the DC Universe. The circumstances behind this are currently unknown, though there have been allusions to extreme corruption within the GCPD. These allusions are supported by events within Gotham Central, especially involving Detective Jim Corrigan. Gotham Central is a Police procedural Comic book Jim Corrigan is the name of three Fictional characters that have appeared in numerous Comic books published by DC Comics. Most recently, Gordon survived an attempt on his life by the Joker (Batman #655), who had drugged him with Joker Venom in an attack on the GCPD. He was taken to the hospital in time.
In most versions of the mythos, Gordon is ignorant of Batman's identity, though some fans and writers feel that Gordon is smart enough to solve the puzzle but chooses not to in order to preserve Batman's effectiveness. In the 1966 Batman theatrical movie, Gordon explicitly states his desire not to know for such a reason. Batman (also known as Batman The Movie) is a 1966 film spin-off of the popular ''Batman'' television series, and was the first In Batman: Year One, Gordon claims not to see the unmasked Batman well (whom his wife at that time, Barbara, also sees) because he doesn't have his glasses on. Glasses, also called eyeglasses or spectacles, are frames bearing lenses worn in front of the Eyes normally for vision correction, The Batman: The Animated Series episode "Over the Edge" ends with a conversation between Commissioner Gordon and Barbara (his daughter not his wife) which implies that Gordon at least knows that Barbara is Batgirl but cannot acknowledge it because that would put him in an uncomfortable legal position. Batman The Animated Series (often shortened Batman TAS or BTAS) is an American, two time Emmy Award winning During No Man's Land, Batman attempts to regain Gordon's trust by revealing himself, but Gordon turns his face away, stating that if he wanted to know Batman's identity, he already would.
Likewise, in the 1980s Detective Comics storyline Blind Justice, the world at large incorrectly supposes Batman is dead and Gordon comments to Bruce Wayne that Batman has earned the right to retirement if he so desires. Retirement is the point where a person stops employment completely He then rather pointedly asks Bruce's advice on whether or not he should reveal that Batman still lives. In Batman: Year One, Gordon suspects early on that Bruce Wayne may be Batman, though he never follows up on his suspicions, although Sarah Essen is correct in her suspicions, even being correct with Bruce's motivation. In Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns, Gordon and Bruce Wayne are portrayed as close friends, with Bruce having revealed his identity to Gordon years ago. Batman The Dark Knight Returns, originally published under the title Batman The Dark Knight, is a Batman comic book mini-series
In Pre-Crisis continuity, James Gordon was the biological father of Anthony "Tony" Gordon and Barbara Gordon (later Batgirl). Originally referred to as a college student, Tony later disappeared while hiding from Communist spies. He was later reunited with his sister Barbara and perished in a battle with the Sino-Supermen. (Batman Family #12, Detective Comics # 482) 
In Post-Crisis continuity, there has been no mention of Tony Gordon. James Gordon has a brother, Roger Gordon. James and his wife, Barbara Eileen Gordon, are the parents of a son, James Gordon, Jr. (Batman #404-407) 
Roger Gordon and his wife, Thelma Gordon, are parents of Barbara "Babs" Gordon (later Batgirl and Oracle). When Babs was 12 or 13, her parents (Roger and Thelma) died. She moved to Gotham City and lived with her uncle, aunt and cousin. Eventually, James and Barbara adopted Babs. However, the couple divorced and James retained custody of Babs, while Barbara moved to Chicago with James, Jr. (Secret Origins #20). Barbara and James, Jr. are rarely mentioned and presumably still reside in Chicago. It has recently been revealed that James had an affair with Thelma, and might be the biological father of Babs. (Batman: Gotham Knights #6)
In one post-crisis story, James and Babs visit the grave of his late wife. However, this story is later retconned when it is revealed that his wife is not dead, but instead they are divorced. James eventually marries Sarah Essen. (Batman Annual #13, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Annual #2). Unfortunately, Sarah was murdered by the Joker at the end of the No Man's Land storyline. Batman No Man’s Land is an American comic book crossover storyline that ran for the whole of 1999 through the Batman comic book During the One Year Later storyline, Gordon makes a slight reference to his ex-wife Barbara "doing well," implying that he keeps tabs on her. One Year Later was a 2006 event running through the DC Universe. Whether Gordon is Barbara's uncle or father in rebooted continuity has not been touched on One Year Later, though the latest arc in Batman Confidential features Batgirl and may touch on this, solicitations claim Gordon to be Batgirl's father,
James Gordon was referred to in the first issue of the series, All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder. One Year Later was a 2006 event running through the DC Universe. All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder is an ongoing American Comic book series published by DC Comics. He made a full appearance on issue 6, as a police captain, having a conversations with his ex-partner, Sarah Essen, about Batman. He's still married to Barbara Kean Gordon, who is now an alcoholic, and has a son James Jr. Just as other continuities, his daughter, Barbara, who is fifteen, becomes Batgirl. Frank Miller has commented that the series is set in his Dark Knight Universe, which includes all of the Batman works by Frank Miller, therefore Barbara's inclusion confirms that Gordon had two children during Batman: Year One.
He later appeares in the limited series Batman: The Dark Knight Returns which takes place many years later presents a future where a retiring Gordon not only knows Batman's identity, but is good friends with Bruce Wayne. Batman The Dark Knight Returns, originally published under the title Batman The Dark Knight, is a Batman comic book mini-series He then makes a cameo on Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again. Batman The Dark Knight Strikes Again (also referred to as DK2) is a Batman mini-series by Frank Miller with Lynn Now retired, he wrote a book about Batman who was believed to be dead.
On the Anti-Matter Earth, where the evil Crime Syndicate of Amerika live, James Gordon's counterpart is a crime boss named Boss Gordon, who was an ally to Owlman, and it is implied that he had an affair with Martha Wayne, although this might have been a lie meant to anger Thomas Wayne. JLA Earth 2 was a 2000 Comic book written by Grant Morrison with art by Frank Quitely in and published by DC Comics The Crime Syndicate, is the base name of various fictional team of Supervillains from one of DC Comics ' parallel universes and are the Evil counterparts Owlman is the name of several fictional Supervillains published by DC Comics who are the intended reverse counterpart of Batman Boss Gordon was the city's leading crime boss until his empire was toppled by Batman and Commissioner Thomas Wayne.
In the Elseworld title set in 1940s Gotham, Jim Gordon is an alcoholic hard-boiled private detective who had left the police force following a failure to solve the dissaperance of a Judge. He is Selina Kyle's former lover and Bruce Wayne's wartime partner.
In the Elseworld story Batman: In Darkest Knight, Jim Gordon is an honest cop who distrusts the Green Lantern (who in this reality is Bruce Wayne) because of his near limitless power. Batman In Darkest Knight is a one-shot Comic book, published in 1994 and written by Mike W Green Lantern comes to him in order to find the identity of the man who killed his parents but he rebukes him, later on he relents and goes over the files and narrows it down, but he is then interrupted and killed by Sinestro who ruptures his heart. Joe Chill is a fictional character in the DC Comics Batman series Sinestro is a Fictional character, an alien Supervillain in the DC Comics Universe.
In Lord Havok and the Extremists #3, an alternate version of Gordon, known as Zombie Gordon is featured as part of Monarch's army. Lord Havok is a Fictional character, a DC Comics Supervillain, part of the supervillain team called the Extremists. The Extremists are a team of supervillains in DC Comics Justice League titles they were introduced in Justice League Europe issue #15 Monarch is the name of three fictional DC Comics Supervillains The first Monarch is Hank Hall, formerly Hawk, who A flesh-hungry beast, Zombie Gordon is kept in line by Bat-Soldier, via a large chain.
In the 1949 15-episode movie serial Batman and Robin, Commissioner Gordon was portrayed by Ed Wood regular Lyle Talbot. The year 1949 in film involved some significant events Events Top grossing films (U Ed Wood redirects here For the film see Ed Wood (film, and for the former British Foreign Secretary see E Lyle Talbot ( February 8, 1902 - March 2, 1996) was an American actor best known for playing Joe Randolph on television's
In the 1989 Batman film, and its three sequels, Gordon is portrayed by Pat Hingle. Events Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton Georgia for $20 million Batman is a 1989 Superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. A sequel is a work in Literature, Film, or other media that portrays events following those of a previous work Martin Patterson "Pat" Hingle (born July 19, 1924) is an American Actor. In the first film, he regards the Batman as a rumor at best and vigilante at worst, though by the end of the film, he and the citizens of Gotham publicly acknowledge his usefulness, and receive from him the gift of the Bat-signal. A vigilante is a person who ignores Due process of law and enacts their own form of Justice in response to a perception of insufficient response by the In the sequels, Gordon plays only a minimal role compared to his role in other media, but is shown to completely trust Batman and publicly defend him. Although Barbara Gordon is his daughter in the comics, in the last Schumacher film of the series, Batman & Robin, her name is changed to Barbara Wilson and she is Alfred Pennyworth's niece. Barbara "Babs" Gordon is a Fictional character appearing in Comic books published by DC Comics and in related media created by Gardner Fox " Batman & Robin " is a 1997 film from the Batman film series starring George Clooney as Batman, Chris O'Donnell returning Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth (or simply Alfred) is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by DC Comics. There are no known women in his life in this series, although his wife appeared with him at the party Bruce Wayne was hosting in Batman and Poison Ivy seduces him and he gives in, giving her the keys to Police Headquarters in Batman & Robin.
In the 2005 film Batman Begins Gordon is portrayed by Gary Oldman. Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958 is an English actor writer director, producer, Voice-over artist and occasional Musician who Batman Begins is a 2005 American Superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman, directed by The year 2005 in film involved some significant events Releases of sequels took place with movies like The Devil's Rejects, Cheaper Batman Begins is a 2005 American Superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman, directed by Gary Leonard Oldman (born 21 March 1958 is an English actor writer director, producer, Voice-over artist and occasional Musician who The film partly concerns Gordon's rise from beat cop to Sergeant and, by the end of the film, Lieutenant. Sergeant is a rank used in some form by most militaries police forces and other uniformed organizations around the world He did his best to comfort the eight-year-old Bruce Wayne after the murder of his parents, when he was a young man, and Wayne later recognizes him as one of the few honest police officers in the city and would always remember his kindness after his parents' death. Seventeen to eighteen years later, after being promoted as a detective-sergeant on the force, while working late on his office, Bruce, wearing a ski-mask, visited Gordon's office, to ask Gordon about Carmine Falcone's criminal operation and the police inability to stop the notorious crimelord. When Bruce threatens Gordon with a common office stapler, which was thought to be a pistol, Bruce suggested that they form an alliance. This is kept secret from all other police officers, with Gordon proving pivotal in Batman's defeat of Ra's al Ghul by driving the Batmobile to destroy the Gotham monorail tracks and prevent the madman from vaporising the water supply. Ra's al Ghul, sometimes written Rā's al Ghūl (رأس الغول is a DC Comics Supervillain and an enemy of Batman. James Gordon's involvement in saving Gotham results in his promotion to the rank of lieutenant. He developed a Bat-Signal with the department's spare searchlight to summon Batman in times of need. Gordon called the Batman to announce his promotion on the force, his appreciation to the Dark Knight, and also to discuss a criminal whose identity is a mystery. The criminal has committed an armed robbery and double homicide, with an apparent taste for theatrics, leaving a calling card: a Joker playing card. The Joker is a fictional character appearing in Comic books published by DC Comics.
Although he does not condone vigilantes, Gordon sees that it is necessary to operate outside of laws in the crime-filled Gotham City, especially since most members of Gotham's police department are mired in corruption. Before the emergence of Batman, he was increasingly jaded and disillusioned of the corruptions around him. The arrival of the Dark Knight gives the police detective the hope he needs to build a better Gotham for his wife and children. After being promoted as a lieutenant, he is determined to clean the department up from within. The detective is still clueless of who Batman is, or that he is one of the people who inspired the Dark Knight to be what he is now.
Oldman will reprise his role of Gordon in the sequel The Dark Knight. The Dark Knight is a 2008 American Superhero film directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan. In the trailer, Gordon is seen destroying the Bat-Signal with a fire axe, presumably on the orders of his superiors as a public denouncement of Batman's vigilante activities.
Robert Hastings, who voiced Gordon in Batman: The Animated Series and it's follow-up, The New Batman Adventures, reprised his role in the spin-off films, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, and Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman. Robert Hastings (born April 18, 1925) is an American film and television character actor Batman The Animated Series (often shortened Batman TAS or BTAS) is an American, two time Emmy Award winning The New Batman Adventures is the successor to the highly acclaimed American animated series Batman The Animated Series. Batman Mask of the Phantasm (also known as Batman The Animated Movie) is a 1993 Animated Superhero film based on the fictional Batman & Mr Freeze SubZero is a Direct to video animated continuance of Batman The Animated Series and a stand alone sequel Batman Mystery of the Batwoman is an animated Film based on the DC Comics character Batman and is the third film set in the
In Justice League: The New Frontier, Gordon makes a cameo appearance in the interogation scene with King Faraday and Martian Manhunter. Justice League The New Frontier is a Direct-to-video Animated film adaptation of the popular DC comic limited series King Faraday is a fictional Secret agent featured in DC Comics. Martian Manhunter is the Superhero alias of J'onn J'onzz, alternately known as John Jones or the Manhunter from Mars, a Fictional character
Gordon's also set to appear in Batman: Gotham Knight, voiced by Jim Meskimen. This article is about the animated film for the Batman comic series see Batman Gotham Knights. Jim Meskimen (born 10 September 1959) is an American Comedian and Actor, perhaps best known for his work on the improvisation
In the 1960s Batman series, Gordon was played by Neil Hamilton, and is portrayed as not only having the Bat-Signal at his disposal, but also an emergency "hotline" telephone that connects directly to the Batcave. The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969 Batman is a 1960s American Television series, based on the DC Comic book character of the same name. James Neil Hamilton ( September 9, 1899 – September 24, 1984) was an American actor famous for his role as Commissioner The Batcave is the secret headquarters of fictional DC Comics Superhero Batman, (the alternate identity of billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne consisting Batman and Robin are regular visitors to his office. Robin (also referred to as The Boy Wonder) is the name of several Fictional characters appearing in Comic books published by DC Comics, originally The series occasionally made light of his dependence on Batman. In one episode, when Batman is apparently unavailable, he laments that the police will have to solve a case "ourselves".
Actor Ted Knight provided the voice of James Gordon in The Batman/Superman Hour. Ted Knight ( December 7, 1923 &ndash August 26, 1986) was an American Actor best known for playing the comedic role of The Batman/Superman Hour was a Filmation Animated series that was broadcast on CBS from 1968 to 1969
Gordon makes two appearances in Super Friends. Super Friends is an American Animated television series about a team of Superheroes which ran from 1973 to 1986 on ABC as part He first appeared in Challenge of the Superfriends, episode "Superfriends, Rest In Peace", as The Riddler and Cheetah hold Gordon hostage so they can kill Batman with the Noxium Crystal. Challenge of the Super Friends is an American animated television series about a team of Superheroes which ran from September 9, The Riddler ( Edward Nigma or Nygma, or Nashton) is a Fictional character, a DC Comics Supervillain, an enemy of The Cheetah is a Fictional character, a Supervillainess appearing in DC Comics publications and related media
The second is in The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians, episode "The Fear". The Super Powers Team Galactic Guardians is an American animated television series about a team of Superheroes which ran from 1985 Along with Jonathan Crane, Gordon is trying to find and arrest The Scarecrow. The Scarecrow ( Dr Jonathan Crane) is a DC Comics Supervillain, an enemy of Batman. Gordon and Batman are both unaware that Crane is the Scarecrow.
He did also appear in some of the related comic with the show.
In Filmation's 1977 cartoon series The New Adventures of Batman, Commissioner Gordon, voiced by Lennie Weinrib, is prominently featured as are Batgirl and Bat-Mite. For the unrelated isometric graphics engine used by Ultimate Play the Game in their 8-bit computer games see Filmation engine. The New Adventures of Batman is an Animated series produced by Filmation in 1977 featuring the DC Comics Superheroes Leonard Weinrib ( April 29, 1935 &ndash June 28, 2006) was an American Actor, Voice actor and Writer Bat-Mite is a Character appearing in stories published by DC Comics.
In the 1990s Batman: The Animated Series, Gordon is voiced by Robert Hastings, and his relationship with Batman was similar to that in the comics, with the alliance largely kept between Batman, Gordon, and Harvey Bullock. Batman The Animated Series (often shortened Batman TAS or BTAS) is an American, two time Emmy Award winning Batman The Animated Series (often shortened Batman TAS or BTAS) is an American, two time Emmy Award winning Robert Hastings (born April 18, 1925) is an American film and television character actor This article is about the DC Comics character For the real life TV-movie writer please see Harvey Bullock (writer. Many scenes in the series portray Batman and the Commissioner having clandestine meetings at the Bat-signal. A flashback in the episode "Robin's Reckoning" depicts Gordon as a brown-haired police Lieutenant investigating the murder of Dick Grayson's parents. The following is an episode list for the Animated television series Batman The Animated Series, The New Batman/Superman In the episode "What Is Reality?" Batman must save Gordon's life and outwit The Riddler in a computer game at the same time. The following is an episode list for the Animated television series Batman The Animated Series, The New Batman/Superman The Riddler ( Edward Nigma or Nygma, or Nashton) is a Fictional character, a DC Comics Supervillain, an enemy of
Commissioner Gordon also appeared in the follow-up to Batman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures. The New Batman Adventures is the successor to the highly acclaimed American animated series Batman The Animated Series. In the episode "Over the Edge" Batgirl suffers from The Scarecrow's fear toxins, producing a nightmare where Batgirl dies in battle without telling her father her secret. The Scarecrow ( Dr Jonathan Crane) is a DC Comics Supervillain, an enemy of Batman. When Commissioner Gordon finds out, he blames Batman and starts a man hunt against his former ally after discovering his secret identity. After Barbara awakens, she tries to admit her secret to the real Commissioner Gordon, who says that he trusts his daughter with whatever choices she makes and that she doesn't need to tell him anything.
On a revelation on Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, Gordon is one of the few people who knew what happened to Robin and the Joker on a night at Arkham Asylum, and for the boy's sake, he kept it a secret. Batman Beyond Return of the Joker (also known as Batman of the Future Return of the Joker in Europe and Australia) is a Timothy "Tim" Drake Wayne is a Fictional character, a Comic book Superhero from the DC Comics universe. This event may also have led Gordon to learn who was under the cape and cowl of Batman. Hastings continues his role as Commissioner Gordon in guest appearances on Superman: The Animated Series, Gotham Girls and Static Shock. Superman The Animated Series is the unofficial title of a Warner Bros Gotham Girls is an American animated Flash cartoon series about the females of Gotham City, created and produced jointly by Warner Static Shock is an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros The spinoff show Batman Beyond also had Barbara following in her father's footsteps and becoming Gotham's new police commissioner. Batman Beyond (known as Batman of the Future in Europe, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and
In the animated series The Batman, James Gordon is voiced by Mitch Pileggi. The Batman was an Emmy Award -winning American Animated Television series produced by Warner Bros Mitchell Craig "Mitch" Pileggi (born April 5, 1952) is an American actor He is depicted as a newly appointed Gotham City police commissioner after an incident involving the Joker, the Penguin, and the Riddler. The Penguin ( Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot) a DC Comics Supervillain, was introduced by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger He ends the manhunt against Batman and goes public with his support for the Batman in order to help make Gotham safer for his daughter, Barbara (who, as in every other incarnation, becomes Batgirl).
A young officer was seen trying to comfort Bruce Wayne after his parents’ murders in a flashback in the episode Traction was seen and following Gordon's introductory episode, Night and the City, there arose speculation about the officer being a young Gordon, especially after a line by Alfred on how Gordon had "loomed large over [Bruce’s] life. The following is an episode list for the Kids' WB Animated television series The Batman, starring the titular character. The following is an episode list for the Kids' WB Animated television series The Batman, starring the titular character. ” Former The Batman producer/character designer Jeff Matsuda, confirmed that while not intended as a tie-in for Batman Begins (which, as noted above, has a similar scene) that the officer was indeed Gordon. Jeff Matsuda is a Japanese-American Emmy award-winning Concept artist, Comics artist, and Animator in the United States.