Fox has released official trailers for the second season of “Gotham.” The new footage of the series forecasts an ominous season, sporting the tagline “Rise of the Villains.”

Robin Taylor returns as the Penguin along with a new slew of DC Comics bad guys. Fans get a first look at The Joker, Victor Zsasz, Tigress and the Ogre in the new footage from the Batman prequel.

Police officer Jim Gordon, played by Ben McKenzie, is in for a lot of challenges to protect the dangerous streets of Gotham this upcoming season.

“Monsters are coming, cleanse this city in blood and fire,” voiced the villainous Theo Galivan (James Frain) in one trailer.

“Gotham” returns at 8 p.m. Sept. 21 on Fox.