"If There Were No Batman ... I Would Have to Invent Him!": Dr. Tzin-Tzin marshalled mystic power through Tibetan rites in preparation for his third encounter with Batman. He gained the ability to immobilize all of [[Gotham City|Goth
- I don't work against the police-- nor do I work for the police... or with the police! I work alone!
- -- Batman
Appearing in "If There Were No Batman ... I Would Have to Invent Him!"
- Chief Inspector P.J. Maddox (First appearance)
- Egypt (In a vision)
- Great Sphinx of Giza (In a vision)
Synopsis for "If There Were No Batman ... I Would Have to Invent Him!"
Dr. Tzin-Tzin marshalled mystic power through Tibetan rites in preparation for his third encounter with Batman. He gained the ability to immobilize all of Gotham during a parade, but Bruce Wayne, moderating the event, was spared because he exerted himself to save an endangered child, thus psychically shielding himself. Tzin-Tzin was able to manipulate the crowd into fighting Batman for a short time, but his spell wore off. Batman chased Tzin-Tzin and failed to catch him, but only managed to grab the villain's scarf.
To combat his foe, Batman constructed a Tsam Khang meditation chamber, gathered mystical power unto himself, tracked down Tzin-Tzin by using the traces of his aura on the scarf, and defeated him in battle. He then turned Tzin-Tzin over to the police, but warned them that the villain must be prevented from seeing anyone and thus manipulating them into freeing him from confinement.
- This book was first published on November 8, 1976.
- This is the first issue in the Batman series to feature the new "bullet" logo on the cover.
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