Blackgate Penitentiary
Geographical Information
Galaxy Milky Way
Planet Earth
Country United States
State New Jersey
Locale Gotham City
Behind the Scenes
First Appearance Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Blackgate Penitentiary is the primary penitentiary in which the sane criminals of Gotham City are incarcerated, whereas criminally insane individuals are housed at Arkham Asylum. It is located on a small island in the Gotham Bay.


Blackgate is the primary prison for the criminals of Gotham City, with many of Batman's defeated enemies ending up in it.

Notable Prisoners Edit

Name Status Information
Pete Doumanian Imprisoned A burglar caught by Batman.
Sal Imprisoned A burglar who worked with Firefly also caught by Batman.
Cesar Santos Deceased Sex Trafficker; branded by Batman; killed on Anatoli Knyazev's orders.
Other Bat-Branded Inmates Deceased Killed following their branding by Batman, most likely on Knyazev's orders as well.



Batman universe
Media Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice | The Batman
Characters Bruce Wayne/The Batman | Alfred Pennyworth | Dick Grayson/Nightwing | Barbara Gordon/Batgirl | James Gordon | Lucius Fox | Thomas Wayne | Martha Wayne | Jason Todd/Robin | Clark Kent/Superman | Diana/Wonder Woman
Enemies Joker | Harley Quinn | Killer Croc | Deadshot | Penguin | Lex Luthor | Deathstroke | Catwoman | Poison Ivy | Jonny Frost | Cesar Santos | Anatoli Knyazev | Joe Chill | Doctor Aesop | Firefly | Black Mask | Victor Zsasz
Miscellaneous Gotham City | Batcave | Arkham Asylum | Wayne Manor | Batmobile | Batsuits | Wayne Enterprises | Bat-Signal | Gotham City Police Department | Aragon Theatre | Batman film series | Ace Chemicals | Glasshouse | Batwing | Wayne Family | Blackgate Penitentiary | Batman Family | Joker's Gang | Wayne Hangar
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