Clock King uses "time for crime."
Not much is known or has been revealled about the man who calls himself Clock King. It is obvious he has an obsession with all matters of time-- from clocks of all shapes and sizes, to art depicting time, to proverbs about time. His speech is laced with time references. He plans every move like a timetable, every minute, every second is there in his head. He does not like to waste time.
He takes great pleasure from the sound of his collection of hundreds of clocks chiming the hour. While others would find the sound painful to the ears, Clock King describes it as "exquisite, exciting and rapsidious".
From time to time, a villain will slip into a guise in order to further their criminal deeds. These aliases could be just a name or they could include costumes and make-up. In every case, however, Batman and Robin would eventually see the real evil behind the mask. What follows is a list of aliases used by Clock King.
- Mister Chronos- fake name used to purchase a antique clock from Parkhurst. This clock was then rigged with a camera and sleeping gas capsules and placed inside Harry Hammert's. This device enabled Clock King to steal a set of diamond clips from the Hammert's.
- Progress Pigment- a more elaborate alias involving make-up, costume and accent. In the guise of a pop-artist, Clock King gained access to the Parkhurst Gallery with his 'art piece' called "Time Out of Joint". This sculpture gained Clock King access to a room full of antique paitings, one of which he stole.
Weapons and Equipment
- Time Out of Joint- This piece of pop-art was in fact a nifty little machine which allowed Clock King to rob the Parkhurst Galleries of one of their antique paintings. A secret panel in the back of the sculpture contained a saber saw which was used to cut a hole in the wall. His art produced a series of super sonic sounds which was used to hide the vibrations of the saber saw as well as forcing gallery patrons from getting to close to the sculpture.
- knock--out gas- another villainous favorite. It's effects are temporary and non-harmful to the victim.
- Super slick watch oil- Clock King spread this liquid on the floor of his hideout. When Batman and Robin snuck onto the premises, they lost and could not regain their footing on the slicked surface.
Just as Batman and Robin do not go at crime-fighting alone, Gotham City's most notorious villains need fellow partners in crime to assist them with their malicious schemes.
Millie Second- It's not clear what role she played in Clock King's caper. She spent most of her time at Clock King's hideout, dusting his many clocks. When she was asked to stay at the hideout and keep her eyes open she says she will if she can manage; Millie Second is without a doubt the most useless and ditsy of any female associate. One has to wonder why Clock King kept her around.
Second Hands- two henchmen; there is no differention between the two in terms of name.
Thelma Timepiece- a former associate of Clock King who did some time behind bars and was released. Once free, she got a job at Dunbar's Drive-in. Three weeks prior to Clock King's return to Gotham City, Thelma moved back to her hometown somewhere out west.
To some people villainy is a job; but, unlike the rest of the law-abiding citizens of Gotham City, villains do not work in an office, factory, or from their own homes. They must establish a 'hideout' from which they can organize and orchestrate their evil deeds.
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From time to time, those nasty villains would resort to insults. What follows are the names used by Clock King.