"The Citadel of Crime": Bruce Wayne is informed about a secret base of operations for the criminal underworld of Gotham City inside an abandoned castle near the harbor. He also learns that the leader of the criminals is a member of the Gotham Men's Club and in ord
Appearing in "The Citadel of Crime"
- Stanford (Single appearance)
- Mrs. Blythe (Single appearance)
- Wayne Foundation
- Gotham Men's Club
- Foster's Folly
Synopsis for "The Citadel of Crime"
Bruce Wayne is informed about a secret base of operations for the criminal underworld of Gotham City inside an abandoned castle near the harbor. He also learns that the leader of the criminals is a member of the Gotham Men's Club and in order to blend in the club as Bruce Wayne, he pretends to be a heartless snob. His plan succeeds and Bruce is able to convince the members of the club of going on a party on his yatch, where he pretends to unmask the criminal mastermind.
While on the yatch, Bruce and his guests notice the abandoned castle and when they are close enough to see the place, Bruce activates some fireworks as part of his party, but it is all part of his plan to find the crooks. When the secret hideout is discovered, the leader of the criminals finally reveals himself and Batman confronts him outside of Bruce Wayne's yatch. By the end of the party, Batman has captured the criminals and the secret hideout is closed for good. Afterwards, Batman makes up for Bruce Wayne's fake selfishness and donates a large sum of money to a charity organization.
Appearing in "Case of the Kidnapped Crusader!"
- Tom Carson (Single appearance)
- Starly Evans
Synopsis for "Case of the Kidnapped Crusader!"
Dick Grayson learns that consumer advocate Tom Carson, is to be part of a test drive at Hudson University, but when the man turns up missing after driving in the experimental car along with one of Dick's fellow students, Robin sets out to find out where he is and who kidnapped him.
The police officers who get to the scene are in a hurry to take the car away, but Robin convinces them to allow him to inspect the vehicle. Robin finds nothing suspicious, but as soon as the officers leave, Robin realizes that the men were phony and he gives them chase. Robin catches up with them and forces the thugs to stop the car, knocking them unconscious. Finallt, Robin finds that Tom Carson was never abducted, but he was locked inside a secret compartment in the vehicle. With the crooks captured, Tom Carson leaves Hudson Univestity and Dick continues his student life.
- "Case of the Kidnapped Crusader!" is reprinted in Showcase Presents: Robin, the Boy Wonder Vol. 1.
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