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"The Penguin's Nest": The Penguin has started his own business and is running a popular cafe in Gotham City. Bruce Wayne goes to the place to investigate and he meets Commissioner Gordon, who was also s


Quote1 Uh-oh! The Professor is going to ask us to take another trip to the past, Dick! Quote2
-- Bruce Wayne



Appearing in "The Penguin's Nest"

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  • Inspector Gall (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "The Penguin's Nest"

The Penguin has started his own business and is running a popular cafe in Gotham City. Bruce Wayne goes to the place to investigate and he meets Commissioner Gordon, who was also suspicious of Penguin's new business. When Penguin realizes that the police commissioner is in his place, he tries to steal a purse and he is immediately captured. Bruce is even more suspicious and after a quick change, he transforms into Batman and prevents Penguin from being arrested since that seems to be part of his plan.

A few days later, Batman asks Gordon that the Penguin remains free despite his crimes and in the meantime he investigates the reason why Penguin wants to be locked up. After a long investigation, Batman realizes that Penguin has been gathering signatures from wealthy people in his new cafe and he wants to be arrested to meet the greatest forger in the country while in prison. Batman prepares a trap for the Penguin and when the criminal finally gets what he wants, his crime plan is revealed and he is forced to escape using one of his trick umbrellas. However, Batman manages to capture him using a regular umbrella and Penguin is send to prison for good.

Appearing in "Stand-In For Danger"

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  • Jerry McGlone (Single appearance)

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  • John Kendall (Single appearance)
  • Royal Stanhope (Single appearance)
  • Rita (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Stand-In For Danger"

A Hollywood stun-man loses his memory and thinks of himself as a high profile criminal. Using his athletic skills, he performs all sorts of crimes until he is stopped by Batman and Robin. In the end, the man recovers his memory and he continues working as a stunt-man in the movies.

Appearing in "Elusive London Eddie"

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  • London Eddie (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Elusive London Eddie"

Alfred learns of an English criminal that has arrived to Gotham City and he starts looking for the suspect. When he finally thinks he has found him, Alfred asks the help of another man to capture the thug, not knowing that the man he asked for help is the actual criminal. With a little accidental luck, Alfred ends up capturing the wanted criminal and solving another case entirely by chance, as he always does.

Appearing in "Sir Batman At King Arthur's Court!"

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  • Merlin
  • Aline (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Sir Batman At King Arthur's Court!"

Batman and Robin are hypnotized once again by Professor Carter Nichols and their consciousness are sent back to the 17th Century, during the times of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Once there, the Dynamic Duo help solve a conspiracy against the wizard Merlin, who has been framed as a traitor. Batman and Robin uncover the mystery behind the case and reveal that the real enemy is none other than Morgaine le Fey. Due to their service to King Arthur, Batman is knighted and becomes part of the Knights of the Round Table.

When their minds return to the present, Bruce and Dick refuse to tell the entire truth to professor Nichols.

Notes

Trivia

  • This issue marks the last Alfred story in Batman comics, which started in Batman #22.



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