Metropolis is a large city. It is home to the large company LexCorp, run by CEO Lex Luthor.

According to members of the Gotham City Police Department, Metropolis is even more dangerous than Gotham, and the criminals there were once described as not being human.[1]

Amadeus Arkham recorded in his diary that he visited academics in Keystone and Metropolis during his medical training.[2]

During the Joker's takeover of Arkham Asylum, a few of his men made plans to head to Metropolis to work as enforcers, collecting debts from citizens.[2]

At some point, Batman had a romantic encounter with Talia al Ghūl in Metropolis, but neglected to contact her afterwards.[3]

After Protocol 10 in Arkham City went underway, Hugo Strange announced that other prisons would be opened in Keystone and Metropolis, both modeled after Arkham City. However, Batman put a stop to these plans, and Strange was killed.[3]


  • In the comics, Metropolis is home to Superman, arguably the most well-known and popular superhero in existence.