This paperback is the second paperback to reprint all Batman stories in chronological order. This second paperback reprints stories from Detective Comics, Batman, and New York World's Fair Comics, from May to November, 1940.
This paperback collects stories from the following comic books:
- Detective Comics #39 (The Horde of the Green Dragon)
- Detective Comics #40 (The Murders of Clayface)
- Batman #2 (The Joker Meets the Cat-Woman; Wolf, the Crime Master; The Case of the Clubfoot Murders; and The Case of the Missing Link)
- Detective Comics #41 (The Masked Menace of the Boys' School)
- New York World's Fair Comics #2 (Batman and Robin Visit the 1940 World's Fair)
- Detective Comics #42 (The Case of the Prophetic Pictures)
- Detective Comics #43 (The Case of the City of Terror)
- Batman #3 (The Strange Case of the Diabolical Puppet Master; The Ugliest Man in the World; The Crime School for Boys; and The Batman vs. the Cat-Woman)
- Detective Comics #44 (The Land Behind the Light)
- Detective Comics #45 (The Case of the Laughing Death)
- No special notes.