The next animated feature from DC Entertainment will be the dark drama "Batman: Gotham By Gaslight", adapting the 1991 comic book one-shot by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola ("Hellboy"), as part of an 'Elseworlds' series of adventures for the Caped Crusader:
"...in the year 1889, 'Bruce Wayne' is on a tour of Europe. His trip to Europe ends in Vienna, where he has come to learn from 'Dr. Freud'.
"Bruce tells Freud that he has a recurring dream in which he recalls the murder of his parents and decides he must return to 'Gotham City'.
"Shortly after arriving, 'Inspector Gordon' informs Wayne about criminal gangs currently operating in Gotham. Gordon also shows Bruce the case of a man who poisoned his wife and tried to commit suicide with the poison, which left him alive with a permanent grin.
"Bruce takes up the mantle of 'Batman' to fight criminals on the street. But at the same time, a series of murders take place and some people suspect Batman is the killer..."
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