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"Man in the Eternal Mask!": Batman and an artist must discover the identity of a mysterious mutilator of the artist’s portraits. Eventually, the criminal reveals himself as a former client of the artist, who was disfigured in an accident from which he blames the artis
Appearing in "Man in the Eternal Mask!"
- Rene LeClerq (Single appearance)
- Tracy Calhoun (Only appearance; dies)
- Hiram Cronin (Single appearance) (In a photograph only)
- Mrs. LeClerq (Single appearance)
- Mrs. Trewsbury (Single appearance)
- Gotham City
- Gotham Museum
- Batman's Sports Car
Synopsis for "Man in the Eternal Mask!"
Batman and an artist must discover the identity of a mysterious mutilator of the artist’s portraits. Eventually, the criminal reveals himself as a former client of the artist, who was disfigured in an accident from which he blames the artist. The criminal wants to kill the artist, but he is saved by Batman, altough he was unable to save the criminal himself.
Appearing in "Night of the Sharp Horns!"
- Paco (Final appearance)
- El Granados (Final appearance)
- Manolo (Final appearance)
Synopsis for "Night of the Sharp Horns!"
Barbara Gordon was in Madrid, Spain, to collect a rare manuscript for Gotham Library when she suddenly found herself caught up in a murder mystery involving an aging bull fighters lost bull. Suspecting bull fighter El Grandos, a young bullfighter named Paco, or the grounds keeper Manolo as potential suspected, Batgirl sets out to search for clue and stop the "Phantom Bullfighter" from striking again the next night.
As expected, that night the mysterious bullfighter returns once again. After mistakingly attacking Paco, Batgirl soon finds the real Phantom Bullfighter and engages in battle against him. Quickly defeating the Phantom, he is unmasked and revealed to be Manolo. Confronted by El Grandos, Manolo explains that he was killing the bulls in the hopes that his master would no longer put himself at risk bull fighting. With everything straightened out, Batgirl fades into the night, leaving the two to wonder who she really was.
- "Night of the Sharp Horns!" is reprinted in Showcase Presents: Batgirl Vol. 1.
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Links and References
- Detective Comics article at Wikipedia
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