Appearing in Batman: "The Fox, the Shark, and the Vulture"
- James Gordon (Flashback and main story)
- Terrible Trio (First appearance) (Flashback and main story)
Synopsis for Batman: "The Fox, the Shark, and the Vulture"
A new team of criminal inventors, the Fox, the Shark, and the Vulture call themselves the team. They use ingenious vehicles and devices in crimes they pull on land, sea, and in the air, and defy Batman and Robin to stop them.
The Dynamic Duo deduce the pattern in which The Terrible Trio are committing their crimes, and they prepare a trap for them. The Trio unknowingly take the heroes to their secret lighthouse hideout, where the Dynamic Duo manage to capture the crooks before the police arrive to arrest them.
Appearing in Roy Raymond: "The Fossil Man"
- Thor Dakar (Single appearance)
- Ashka (Single appearance)
- Loka (Single appearance)
- Acilio Scipio (Flashback only) (Single appearance)
Synopsis for Roy Raymond: "The Fossil Man"
- Synopsis not yet written.
Appearing in Martian Manhunter: "The Super Reporter!"
- Harry Moran (Single appearance)
- Jim Wade (Single appearance)
- Mister Schultz (Single appearance)
Synopsis for Martian Manhunter: "The Super Reporter!"
When a mobster starts a free newspaper to drive a rival publisher out of business, John Jones lends a hand as a “super reporter” to even the odds.
- "The Fox, the Shark and the Vulture" is reprinted in Batman #176.
- "The Fossil Man" was reprinted in Big Boy #24.
- "The Super Reporter" is reprinted in Big Boy #24 and Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter Vol 1.
- The Terrible Trio appear next in Detective Comics #321.
- The Vulture from this issue is not to be confused with the criminal organization, VULTURE.
- This issue includes a one-page "Casey the Cop" humor strip by Henry Boltinoff.
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