With Batman's 300th appearance in Detective Comics #327, editor Julius Schwartz decided to give Batman and Robin a "new look". This hardcover is the second collection to reprint the first stories from Detective Comics and Batman with this new editorial approach in color and in chronological order. This second collection reprints stories from December, 1964 to May, 1965.
This hardcover collects stories from the following comic books:
- Detective Comics #334 (The Man Who Stole from Batman!)
- Batman #168 (The Fight That Jolted Gotham City!, and How to Solve a Perfect Crime - In Reverse!)
- Detective Comics #335 (Trail of the Talking Mask!)
- Detective Comics #336 (Batman's Bewitched Nightmare)
- Batman #169 (Partners in Plunder!, and A Bad Day for Batman!)
- Detective Comics #337 (Deep Freeze Menace!)
- Batman #170 (Genius of the Getaway Gimmicks!, and The Puzzle of the Perilous Prizes!)
- Detective Comics #338 (Batman's Super-Powered Punch!)
- Detective Comics #339 (Batman Battles the Living Beast-Bomb!)
- Batman #171 (Remarkable Ruse of the Riddler!)
- No special notes.