Artie the thug is a chainsaw wielding thug and is one of Joker's most loyal henchmen. He is usually seen with Joker and his gang preforming the Clown of evil's dirty work willingly. He also knows about the Shreck family as his dad was a good friend. Commissioner James Gordon asked Batman to investigate the flow of drugs in Gotham he investigated and found out it was Artie. Batman explains to Artie he expected the drugs to be his. After Batman leaves Artie than explains to The Joker about Batman, A little whie later he chainsaws someone in the back on the orders of the Joker. He is set on fire and killed by The Joker after he criticized him for not doing enough to take down Batman.