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"Ghost Mountain Midnight!": Bruce Wayne witness the abduction of a young woman from a night club in Gotham City and he tries to rescue her from the kidnappers as Batman. However, the woman tells him that they are her brothers and he is unable to prevent them from



Appearing in "Ghost Mountain Midnight!"

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  • Granny Tull (Single appearance)
  • Aaron Tull (Single appearance)
  • Cletus Tull (Single appearance)
  • Sheriff Emmett Doppler (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Sarah Beth Tull (Single appearance)
  • Cody (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Ghost Mountain Midnight!"

Bruce Wayne witness the abduction of a young woman from a night club in Gotham City and he tries to rescue her from the kidnappers as Batman. However, the woman tells him that they are her brothers and he is unable to prevent them from taking her away.

Batman follows them to a small town near the mountains, where he finds out that the woman has been taken to be sacrificed as part of a ritual for the beast on Ghost Mountain. Batman fights his way through the fanatics, who are all family members of the kidnapped woman until he is finally able to rescue to woman from a feral bear. After saving the woman, Batman takes down the town's sheriff, for being the leader and responsible for the human sacrifices in the town.

Appearing in "Cobras of the Deep!"

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  • Doctor Heinnig (Single appearance)
  • Bruno (Single appearance)
  • Karl (Single appearance)

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  • Unknown

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Synopsis for "Cobras of the Deep!"

This story is reprinted from Adventure Comics #79.

Appearing in "The Fear That Haunted Hawkman"

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  • Sky Bandits (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Bill (Single appearance)
  • Marge (Single appearance)
  • Penny (Shayera's Pet Poodle) (Single appearance)

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  • None

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  • Pogo-Jets

Synopsis for "The Fear That Haunted Hawkman"

This story is reprinted from Hawkman #3.

While out taking her dog Penny out for a walk, Shiera Carter witnesses a romantic couple suddenly split up when they girl becomes terribly frightened of the man and runs away. While pondering this, Penny all of a sudden becomes afraid of Shiera and runs off. The whole time, Shiera is unaware that an Egyptian statue is the cause. Returning to Midway Museum, Shiera tries to tell Cater about it when they get a call from the commissioner.

Commissioner Emmett asks the two winged wonders if they can help in capturing a group of criminals called the Sky-Raiders, who have been using flying devices to commit extraordinary robberies. Agreeing to go into action as Hawkman and Hawkgirl, the duo clash with the Sky-Raiders during their most recent heist. However, during the fight, Hawkman's battle with the leader of the Sky-Raiders takes them to the park. Hawkman gets in front of the statues gaze and suddenly becomes afraid of the Sky-Raider leader. The leader manages to escape, and Hawkman torments himself and keeps his fear of this lone man a secret.

To try and make up for it, Hawkman goes into action with almost fevered frenzy, and when the Sky-Raiders strike again Hawkman is determined to get over his fear once and for all. However, when battling the Sky-Raiders (who have advanced their ships to fire energy discs) Hawkman finds that he cannot bring himself to confront the leader due to his crippling fear. Hawkgirl manages to capture him, and the two decide to investigate why Hawkman is suddenly afraid. When they make the connection between Hawkman, Penny the dog, and the young couple, they realize all the events happened in front of the Egyptian statue.

Upon further examination, they realize that there is a prism inside that reflects light out of the statues eyes which cause whatever the light strikes to become afraid of whoever is in proximity. The come up with a way to reverse the process and use it to cure not only Hawkman, but the two lovers who were broken up due to the statues influence.

Appearing in "A Million-Dollar Corpse!"

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  • Professor Roberts (Single appearance)
  • morgue attendant

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  • Khan's Diamond

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Synopsis for "A Million-Dollar Corpse!"

This story is reprinted from Feature Comics #123.

Appearing in "Too Many Suspects!"

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  • Del Lupin (Single appearance)

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  • Doiby

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  • None

Synopsis for "Too Many Suspects!"

This story is reprinted from Green Lantern #37.

Appearing in "The Inside Story of the Outsider!"

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  • Brandon Crawford (a scientist) (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "The Inside Story of the Outsider!"

This story is reprinted from Detective Comics #356.

Batman and Robin are sent yet another message from the mysterious villain known as the Outsider, who this time sends coffins with Batman and Robin automatons to deliver the message to Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson. Tracking the delivery of the coffins they have to battle off the Grasshopper Gang and find finger prints belonging to the Outsider, which shockingly belong to Bruce Wayne's deceased butler, Alfred Pennyworth.

However, this is not the case, flashing back we learn that shortly after Alfred's death, his tomb was visited by scientist Brandon Crawford, who's audiometer revealed that Alfred was still alive. Trying to revive the comatose butler, Brandon bombarded the body with radiation which mutated Alfred into the evil Outsider, who then began his campaign against Batman and Robin.

Batman and Robin then proceed to track down the Outsider to his hideout and battle him to a stand still before the strange creature can turn both Batman and Robin into coffins themselves. Knocking the Outsider out, Batman puts him on the same machine which transformed him into the Outsider and after being exposed to radiation once again, Alfred is restored back to normal and in good health.

After the battle, Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson bring Alfred back home to Wayne Manor where Alfred resumes his job as the Wayne butler, with the help of Dick's Aunt Harriet. It is then that Bruce decides to rename the Alfred Memorial Foundation to the Wayne Foundation.

Appearing in "Chapter 4 Rebellion!"

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  • Asano Nitobe (Flashback only)
  • Kolu Mbeya (First appearance) (Flashback only)

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  • None

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Synopsis for "Chapter 4 Rebellion!"

After killing Christine's former boss, Manhunter reveals to her that the Council had him cloned to head their enforcement branch. He also confesses that Nostrand was one of their pawns, which is why he killed him too. Later, Christine discovers some of Nostrand's files in his hotel, which indicate that he had made both Manhunter and herself fugitives.

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