"A Touch of Poison Ivy!": While Batman tries to get his mind off of Poison Ivy, the criminal in question sends Batman a special compact mirror that distracts Batman from doing his job, much to Robin's dismay
- There's nothing like a little danger to make you forget a dame! Right, Batman?
- -- Robin
Appearing in "A Touch of Poison Ivy!"
- Poison Ivy
- Joe the Undertaker (Single appearance)
- Gotham City Police Department
- Trina (Single appearance)
- Vickie (Single appearance)
- Gilda (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "A Touch of Poison Ivy!"
While Batman tries to get his mind off of Poison Ivy, the criminal in question sends Batman a special compact mirror that distracts Batman from doing his job, much to Robin's dismay. However, during a fight with some crooks the mirror is smashed.
Learning of this, the upset Poison Ivy, pretends to be heartbroken in prison and her prison guard manages to contact Batman to get him to come by to cheer her up. Batman soon finds himself under Poison Ivy's control and helps her escape from prison. However, Batman eventually snaps out of it at her hide out and he and Robin capture Poison Ivy and her thugs.
Appearing in "Batman's Baffling Turnabout!"
- Batman Impostor (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "Batman's Baffling Turnabout!"
When Batman is trapped by a crook who tries to take his place, a wise Robin (noticing that the crook is wearing an old version of the Batsuit) takes the faux Batman to a secondary Batcave until he can trick him to thinking he's alone long enough to go and finish off the real Batman. However, when the crook does this, Robin arrives and frees Batman and the two make short work of the crook.
- This book was first published on June 2, 1966.
- The cover of this issue is homaged in DC Comics Presents: Batman (Volume 2) #1 by Adam Hughes, as part of a tribute to Julius Schwartz. They update it by replacing the logo for the Batman (1966 TV Series) with the more contemporary logo from the cartoon The Batman. Carmine Infantino, the cover artist for this book, draws the story in that issue.
- "A Touch of Poison Ivy!" and "Batman's Baffling Turnabout" are both reprinted in Showcase Presents: Batman Vol 2.
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