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"Lights- Camera- Crime!": The editor at the Picture Magazine assigns his top photographer, Vicki Vale, to take pictures from the best law enforcers. Vicki then takes pictures of important groups such as the F.B.I., the Coast Guard
- My face is my nightmare! Can't you see? It's like it used to be... divided into good and evil again... like a Jekyll and Hyde! I've become Two-Face again!
- -- Harvey Dent
Appearing in "Lights- Camera- Crime!"
- 'Stilts' Tyler (Single appearance)
- Shiv (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "Lights- Camera- Crime!"
The editor at the Picture Magazine assigns his top photographer, Vicki Vale, to take pictures from the best law enforcers. Vicki then takes pictures of important groups such as the F.B.I., the Coast Guard and the State Troopers. Her final team is the Dynamic Duo, Batman and Robin and she contacts them using the Bat-Signal at the GCPD Headquarters.
After Vicki explains her situation, Batman allows her to tag along them on their next crime busting adventure, but unfortunately they become involved in a criminal affair, when a reformed criminal tells Batman the location of a hidden loot right before he dies. The rest of the thugs capture Batman, Robin and Vicki and try to force them to reveal the location of the money. When they refuse, the criminals allow them to escape in order to trail them to the loot. The final confrontation takes place on a lighthouse near the waterfront and the Dynamic Duo are able to capture the criminals thanks to Vicki's assistance.
At the end of her mission, Vicki has some of the most shocking photographs of Batman and Robin.
Appearing in "The Return of Two-Face!"
- Harvey Dent (Flashback and main story)(See Notes)
- Gilda Dent (Flashback and main story)
- Two-Face's Coin (Flashback only)
Synopsis for "The Return of Two-Face!"
Harvey Dent starts dreaming about Two-Face and he believes that he is turning back into the scarred criminal. Batman and Robin assure him that his face is still clean and that he can't just become Two-Face after the plastic surgery that restored his face. After making sure that Dent is fine, the Dynamic Duo leave him at the care of his butler Wilkins.
However, some time later, the police report some crimes by Two-Face and Batman goes to investigate. Batman and Robin soon confront Two-Face, but the criminal is able to escape. The heroes decide to check upon Dent, but the man has been sleeping in his home all the time. After hearing the news about Two-Face's crimes, Dent believes he is losing his mind as he finds a set of theatrical make-up and his old Two-Face suit. Dent informs Wilkins that he is leaving the city until he is cured and the butler informs Batman and Robin about this decision.
Not long after this, Two-Face strikes again, but this time Batman and Robin are prepared and they manage to get hold of the scarred coin. The Dynamic Duo follow Two-Face to the old art studio of Gilda Dent, where they confront Two-Face and they manage to capture him. As they capture the criminal, Batman and Robin also find the real Harvey Dent tied up in the basement and they remove the disguise from Two-Face revealing his true identity as Wilkins, Dent's butler. Wilkins confesses that he drugged Harvey to sleep during his crimes, which helped him convince Dent that he was going insane. Batman then reveals that he knew that Dent wasn't involved in the crimes after he learned that the coin was scarred on both sides, something that the real Two-Face would never do. In the end, Dent's consciousness is relieved and he is joined by his wife Gilda, who wasn't in the city during the events.
Appearing in "The Second Boy Wonder!"
- Commissioner Gordon
- Jimmy (Single appearance)
- Waxey Wilson (Only appearance; dies)
- Gloves (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "The Second Boy Wonder!"
When Batman starts going alone on his missions, Robin becomes suspicious. He investigates what has Batman been doing and he learns that Bruce has been instructing another kid called Jimmy in martial arts and investigation. Robin is upset at the thought of Batman looking to replace him with another boy, but soon Robin finds out that Jimmy is blind and that Batman is only teaching him to become an expert crime fighter for his future career in criminology.
- Two-Face's real name in this story is Harvey Dent, despite the fact that on the flashbacks, his story is that of Harvey Kent. It is safe to assume that this is just an editorial mistake; albeit one that defined the character of Two-Face for the future.
- On the third story, there are flashbacks to the previous stories from Batman #44 and Detective Comics #35.
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