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"Batman: "Acrostic of Crime"": The Joker challenges Batman with crimes involving the letters of his name. Joker delivers clues for Batman to follow, but manages to escape after the first three crimes. During the fourth crime, Joker captures [[Ric
- White Guys! An' dey look like crooks!
Appearing in Batman: "Acrostic of Crime"
- Gotham City Police Department
- Trained Boxing Kangaroo
- Gotham City
Synopsis for Batman: "Acrostic of Crime"
The Joker challenges Batman with crimes involving the letters of his name. Joker delivers clues for Batman to follow, but manages to escape after the first three crimes. During the fourth crime, Joker captures Robin. He plans to electrocute the Boy Wonder, when Batman arrives. Together, Batman and Robin defeat the Joker, preventing him from spelling his name with crimes.
Appearing in Air Wave: "The Night Owls' Musicale"
- Brains (Single appearance)
- Brains' Gang
- Spud (Single appearance)
- Joey (Single appearance)
- New York City
- Jewelry Store
- Various Kites
Synopsis for Air Wave: "The Night Owls' Musicale"
A gang of jewelry store robbers use kites to get their stolen loot out store windows. Slam and Shorty stumble across the crooks as they retrieve a stolen necklace. The crooks win the fight and tie up Slam and Shorty, before they pull their next crime. Some local boys find Slam and release him. Then Slam, Shorty, and the boys find the crooks. This time Slam and Shorty are able to defeat the crooks and turn them in to the police.
Appearing in Slam Bradley: "Something in the Air"
- Static (Parrot)
- The Filch Gang (Single appearance)
- Miss Wynne
- Red Quest (Single appearance)
- New York City
- Radio Station WGX
Synopsis for Slam Bradley: "Something in the Air"
District Attorney Larry Jordan has evidence against the Filch Gang in the form of a record. The record is stolen from his office by a member of the gang. Air Wave pursues the thief, who hides the record in a radio studio. The mob returns later to reclaim the records, but Air Wave tracks them down, captures the mob, and retrieves the evidence.
Appearing in Boy Commandos: "Journey into Nowhere"
- Louie da Lift (Single appearance)
- Frank Adams (Single appearance)
- Snake Trap
Synopsis for Boy Commandos: "Journey into Nowhere"
Rip falls from an airplane into the dense jungle. A rescue party must wait six weeks until the rainy season to mount the search. When the Boy Commandos and their guide find Rip, he has amnesia and believes he is a wild man. While trying to restore his memory, the Commandos are attacked by Louie the Life, who is robbing a nearby jungle temple. Rip helps the boys escape and captures Louie. In the fight, Rip's head is grazed by a bullet, which restores his memory. Rip and the Commandos then leave the jungle.
- "Acrostic of Crime" is reprinted in Batman Archives Vol 5.
- This is the first Detective Comics issue to feature the new logo image, which has the same design as the previous one but is smaller, slightly tilted and located on the upper left corner of the cover.
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