"The Trial of Bruce Wayne!": When Bruce Wayne stands trial for the custody of Dick Grayson, Batman has to intervene and help uncover the conspiracy orchestrated by one man to discredit Bruce Wayne's good standing name.
- I think it's time Batman helped Bruce Wayne solve a mystery!
- -- Batman
Appearing in "The Trial of Bruce Wayne!"
- Ed Kolum (Single appearance)
- William "Hippo" Grimes (Single appearance)
- Eddie Hagan (Single appearance)
- Peggy Carlin (Single appearance)
- Officer Clancy (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "The Trial of Bruce Wayne!"
Appearing in "The Walking Mummy!"
- Andrews (Single appearance)
- Punchy Pete (Single appearance)
- Kiron (Single appearance) (Flashback only)
- Professor Brink (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "The Walking Mummy!"
An archeologist from the Gotham Museum has found the mummy of an ancient criminal in Egypt and he takes it back to Gotham, despite a curse that is supposed to haunt anyone who removes the mummy from the coffin. Once in Gotham, the curse comes true and the mummy walks among the living once more, starting a crime spree as he did while on his living days.
Batman and Robin soon start investigating the case and they put and end to the curse of the mummy, which is nothing but a fraud as the archeologist's assistant has been disguised as a mummy to scare any meddler and get away with his crimes.
Appearing in "The Funny Man Crimes!"
- Bob Mope (Single appearance)
- Teddy Banter (Single appearance)
- Harley Hapless (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "The Funny Man Crimes!"
In prison, the Joker is upset at the current and most famous comedians as he thinks they don't deserve their reputation. Breaking out of jail, the Joker starts a series of criminal stunts to convince people that he is the best comedian around. During his crime spree, the Joker is confronted by the Dynamic Duo, but he manages to capture them and locks them in his hideout. Batman and Robin break free and put an end to the Joker's crime spree, sending him back to prison.
- This issue also contains a reprint of a one-page PSA comic against prejudice.
- On the Joker story there are references to famous comedians such as Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Abbott and Costello and Milton Berle.
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