Arkham Asylum first appeared in Batman Oct. Arkham Asylum serves as a psychiatric hospital for the Gotham City area, housing patients who are criminally insane. Freeze , Deadshot , and the Scarecrow. Located in Gotham City , Arkham Asylum is where Batman's foes who are considered to be mentally ill are brought as patients other foes are incarcerated at Blackgate Penitentiary. Although it has had numerous administrators, some comic books have featured Jeremiah Arkham.
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Join , subscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles. Fans of both H. Lovecraft and the Batman universe can trace the roots of Arkham Asylum all the way back to a small rural community in 19th century Massachusetts where the inspiration for the terrifying fictional hospital stood made of real brick and mortar for over a century. The Danvers State Hospital was a massive multi-acre psychiatric complex built in Danvers, Massachusetts in the late 19th century. Construction started in , was completed in , and it was opened that same year.
Dollotrons were the final result of Lazlo Valentin aka Professor Pyg "perfecting" a person, using identity-destroying chemicals and surgical treatments in a brutal process that left his victims irreparably scarred, physically and mentally. Dollotrons are victims lobotomized into essentially organic robots unable to think or feel anything. This makes them highly resistant to pain and only complete unconsciousness was enough to prevent them from mindlessly attacking their target.
Arkham Asylum, written by veteran Batman writer Paul Dini, is based on the long-running comic book mythos, as opposed to most other Batman games which are adaptations of the character in other media besides the source material. The Joker, Batman's arch enemy, has instigated an elaborate plot from within Arkham Asylum where many of Batman's other villains have been incarcerated. Batman investigates