Not much is known of the Puzzler's background, only that he has obviously had extensive education in Shakespeare, one that rivals or perhaps surpasses Batman's own. He is constantly quoting a line from plays, often from Macbeth, his personal favourite. He also has an interest in flying, as most of his crimes have an aviatic theme.
Weapons and Equipment
- Puzzle balloons- the product of Puzzler's financial partnership with Artemis Knab. The plan was to sell the balloons as toys, but Puzzler used them to leave clues for Batman at the scene of a crime.
- Invisible puzzle balloon gas- when certain puzzle balloons were popped, this gas would temporarily paralyze anyone in the area unlucky enough to breathe it in.
- Model airplanes- could be used to deliver clues from a distance, or could be armed with a needle tipped with sleeping potion.
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.
Rocket O'Rourke- her dream was to become a movie star, and thought that working with Puzzler would somehow lead her to this end. She is also attracted to the jewellry she gets as reward for helping him. Her most important task was to slip a sleeping potion into Artemis Knab's drink while pretending to be auditioning for a movie. She did not get a call-back.
Glider, Blimpy, and Ramjet- henchmen
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.
From time to time, those nasty villains would resort to insults. What follows are the names used by Puzzler.