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"Bride of Batman!": The Shah of a foreign nation arrives in Gotham City to discuss important international matters, but he is helplessly attacted to Vicki Vale, who is the photographer assigned to cover the Shah's activities. When the Shah expresses his desire t


Quote1 Being Batman's fiancee was quite something! I liked it! And I like the idea of marrying him! Quote2
-- Vicki Vale



Appearing in "Bride of Batman!"

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Villains:

  • Eloise Leach (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Shah of Nairomi (Single appearance)
  • Ali Khedun (Single appearance)
  • Joe (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Bride of Batman!"

The Shah of a foreign nation arrives in Gotham City to discuss important international matters, but he is helplessly attacted to Vicki Vale, who is the photographer assigned to cover the Shah's activities. When the Shah expresses his desire to marry Vicki, she can't think of a better way out of such predicament than announcing a fake engagement with Batman, who agrees to play along reluctlantly.

Batman's crime-fighting activities are somewhat affected by his public relation with Vicki as she also becomes target for many thugs trying to get to Batman. The situation gets worse when a jealous co-worker of Vicki sends out invitations for Batman and Vicki's wedding to the most important people in Gotham. Vicki couldn't be happier that this chain of events happen, but Batman starts thinking of a way to end the charade. Soon, a rumour that indicates that any person who marries Batman must undergo plastic surgery to protect their lives, spreads across Gotham and the Shah stops the wedding from taking place as he couldn't bear the thought of Vicki changing her face. Batman later tells Robin that he started that rumour, which proved useful to get out of this tight situation.

Appearing in "The Batman of Yesterday!"

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  • Walter Fraley (Single appearance)
  • Hugo Vorney (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "The Batman of Yesterday!"

When a known criminal claims to have recovered a long lost treasure of gold, Batman and Robin ask their trusted friend, Professor Nichols to send them back in time to the Gotham of 1753. In the past, Batman and Robin meet with the legendary Captain Lightfoot, who is known for hiding the valuable treasure. Together, the trio stop a criminal who tried to start a war between Gothamites and natives and for such actions, the governor rewards Lightfoot with a certificate, indicating that he is a hero and not a criminal. Lightfoot then hides this document as his most valuable treasure and upon returning to the present, Batman and Robin capture the criminal, who tried to trick the authorities by claiming the false discovery after stealing a gold shipment from a train.

Appearing in "Batman--Gang Boss!"

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Villains:

  • Finch Evers (Single appearance)
  • Bugs Luther (Single appearance)
  • Harry Green (Single appearance)
  • Geo Jensen (Single appearance)
  • Scar Dudley (Only appearance; dies)
  • Pockets Gray (Single appearance)
  • Ape Hagger (Single appearance)
  • Lars Veking (Only appearance; dies)
  • Riley (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Batman--Gang Boss!"

Batman and Robin are escorting a prisoner transport when their plane crashes on what appears to be a deserted island. However, the island is controlled by the murderous pirate Lars Veking, and Batman and Robin find unexpected brothers-in-arms in the form of the prisoners they are escorting. One by one, the prisoners use their criminal talents to help defeat Veking. Afterwards, the prisoners turn on Batman and Robin, who are forced to flee. The prisoners steal Veking's submarine and head for the mainland, only to find the Police waiting for them. It is later revealed tha Batman and Robin were stowaways in the torpedo tubes and contacted the police with their Utility Belts, preventing the thugs from escaping.

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