Before landing in theaters on March 2, The Batman is playing on the nerves of fans by offering a website dedicated to the Mystery Man. The latter challenges us to find the solutions to his puzzles.
Expected for next March 2 in theaters, The Batman continues to raise the tension with the posting of a viral site dedicated to the Mystery Man.
This iconic villain of the DC universe will give the Dark Knight a hard time in the feature film directed by Matt Reeves. The superhero, played by Robert Pattinson, will face the king of riddles, played by Paul Dano.
As part of the promotion of the blockbuster, the filmmaker posted on Twitter an enigmatic animated poster. It presented us with the shadow of Batman surmounted by a huge red question mark. Strange symbols also surrounded the hero.
Insightful fans made the connection with displays of the film posted in front of several theaters. In particular, we could read inscriptions similar to those unveiled by Matt Reeves. By combining the different letters, Internet users were able to decipher the message: “You Are El Rata Alada” (you are the winged rat).
This cryptic message led fans to a website, rataalada.com. By clicking on this link, you will come across a page with a green question mark, symbol of Edward Nashton alias the Mystery Man (or The Riddler in English). The site will then offer you, via an old school DOS menu, to answer various puzzles.
If you want to decipher these riddles on your own, then don’t read any further. Otherwise, here are the answers that will unlock a little surprise.
- What’s black and blue and dead all over? (reply that we could hear the trailer)
- Answer: Batman
- Those who make me are likely to break me.
- Answer: Law
- I can be easy or a dead end. Careful when you cross me.
- Answer: Street
If you manage to solve these puzzles, you will have access to some sketches of Batman drawn by the Gotham City police. A little somewhat esoteric bonus that will surely feed some fan theories between now and the release of the feature film.
As a reminder, here’s the official synopsis for the film, which gives some clues to the plot: Two years roaming the streets as Batman and instilling fear in criminals led Bruce Wayne to the heart of the darkness of Gotham City. With only a few trusted allies – Alfred Pennyworth, Lieutenant James Gordon – among the city’s corrupt network of officials and personalities, the lone vigilante has established himself as the sole embodiment of vengeance among his fellow citizens.
When a killer takes on Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends the world’s greatest sleuth on an underworld investigation, where he meets characters such as Selina Kyle. , alias Catwoman, Oswald Cobblepot, alias the Penguin, Carmine Falcone and Edward Nashton, alias the Mystery Man.
As the evidence accumulates and the scale of the culprit’s plans becomes clear, Batman must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit, and restore some semblance of justice amid the abuse of power and corruption plaguing Gotham City. since a long time.