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"City without Guns": This story is reprinted from Detective Comics #196.
Appearing in "City without Guns"
- Inspector Degger (Single appearance)
- Frank Lumardi (Single appearance)
- Gotham City Police Department
- Chester Gleek (Single appearance)
- Captain Percy (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "City without Guns"
This story is reprinted from Detective Comics #196.
A wanted criminal escapes Gotham City and heads towards London. Bruce and Dick visit London and they go to Scotland Yard as Batman and Robin, where they are shocked to see a frame that once held a picture of Batman and Robin empty, and seek to find out why this has happened.
While solving the case of the missing picture, the Dynamic Duo come across the fugitive and a passionate fan who gives them a replica of the Batmobile to chase down the criminal. By the end of the investigation, the criminal is captured and the missing picture is recovered.
Appearing in "Batman of the Mounties!"
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- Bob Jason (Single appearance)
- Remy Leclerc (Single appearance)
- Pierre Leclerc (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "Batman of the Mounties!"
This story is reprinted from Batman #78.
The Canadian Mounted Police is holding a celebration in Batman and Robin's names, and the Dynamic Duo travel to Canada to attend the event. However, during the celebration, the news about a couple of criminals at large spread and the law enforcers have to stop the event and start looking for the criminals in the wilderness. Using their advanced technology and knowledge on survival techniques, Batman and Robin are able to locate the criminals and bring them back to justice. Having captured the criminals, there is more reason to celebrate and after the event is done, the Dynamic Duo return home.
Appearing in "The Mardi Gras Mystery"
- Ann Lacey (Single appearance)
- Mr. Bagley (Single appearance)
- Monk (Single appearance)
- Lebette (Single appearance)
- Klink (Single appearance)
- Mrs. Bridges (Single appearance)
- Madame Josette (Single appearance)
- Blackjack Lucas (Flashback only)
Synopsis for "The Mardi Gras Mystery"
Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson are invited to the Mardi Gras parade in Louisiana. They arrive at the house of Mr. Bagley, who provides them with Batman and Robin costumes for the parade. The duo choose to wear their actual uniforms and during the parade, a woman gives Batman a secret envelope. This causes some thugs to attack the dynamic duo, but the heroes manage to overcome the odds.
Afterwards, Batman learns that the envelope contains the secret location of a missing treasure and that Bagley was responsible for the attack on them. Batman manages to locate the woman who gave him the envelope and she informs Batman about the lost treasure. Batman, Robin and the lady go to the marked place, unaware that Bagley and his thugs are following them.
When they finally reach the lost boat in which the treasure is located, Bagley strikes and manages to place the heroes in a deadly trap. Batman breaks free and helps Robin and the lady to get out of the trap. Then, they work together to stop Bagley and his henchmen. During the struggle, a fire starts and the boat is consumed by the flames. Batman and Robin are more concerned on capturing the thugs and saving the girl, causing the ship to burn and sink and the treasure is lost once again. With the criminals behind bars, Batman and Robin are free to enjoy the rest of the Mardi Gras festival.
Appearing in "Journey to the Top of the World!"
- Hans Verglas (Single appearance)
- Paul Frechet (Single appearance)
- Ramon Nosotro (Single appearance)
- Sidney Smythe Impostor (Single appearance)
- Sidney Smythe (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "Journey to the Top of the World!"
This story is reprinted from Batman #93.
Batman and Robin are summoned by the FBI and tasked to recover a valuable microfilm atop Mount K-4 at the Himalayas. The microfilm was lost in an accident and it contains the names of many members of an international crime cartel. For this purpose, the Dynamic Duo join a mountain expedition to the mountain and during their mission, they come across a criminal who wants to retrieve the microfilm before the law enforcers. Batman and Robin fight the criminal on the mountain and they manage to retrieve the microfilm, after which they return home.
Appearing in "Around the World in 8 Days"
- Claus (Single appearance)
- Medical Serum
Synopsis for "Around the World in 8 Days"
This story is reprinted from Detective Comics #248.
To save a dying patient in need of a miracle drug, Batman and Robin must literally trace a ring of criminal fences around the world. The Dynamic Duo have to find the drug in a week, or the patient will die. So begins a race across various countries in which Batman and Robin confront several criminals to recover the drug. The heroes manage to retrieve the drug and deliver it back in time to save the patient, but they are utterly exhausted and fall asleep in the waiting room of the Gotham Hospital.
- This book was first published on May 12, 1970.
- "The Mardi Gras Mystery" consists of reprinted stories from Sunday strips (8/6/1944 - 9/17/1944).
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