"Sign of the Joker!"
The death toll mounts as the Batman is unable to save the Joker's second victim, Thomas Jackson. Shortly after the murder, the Joker taunts the Batman, informing him that this is only the beginning and more will follow. Meanwhile, Silver St. Cloud finalizes her plans to leave the country and the knowledge of Batman's true identity behind.
Note: Hugo Strange appears as an apparition to Rupert Thorne in two panels.