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"Night of the Body Snatcher!": Batman is overpowered by the white ape-body of Xavier Simon and must quickly find a way to prevent Simon from transferring his own mind into the Caped Crusader’s body.

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"Night of the Body Snatcher!"

Cover for Detective Comics #482 (1979)

"A Quick Death in China"

"The Eternity Book"

"Bat-Mite's New York Adventure"

"The League of Crime"

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Appearing in "Night of the Body Snatcher!"

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  • Unnamed Security Guard (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Night of the Body Snatcher!"

Batman is overpowered by the white ape-body of Xavier Simon and must quickly find a way to prevent Simon from transferring his own mind into the Caped Crusader’s body.

Appearing in "A Quick Death in China"

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  • Wo Fong (Apparent Death)
  • the Sino-Supermen (Apparent Death)

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  • Senator Thomas Cleary
  • Hiro Yoshita (Single appearance)
  • Lewis Efrem
  • Tony Gordon (Dies)

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Synopsis for "A Quick Death in China"

Wo Fong mistakenly thinks Barbara Gordon's friend, Leslie, is really Batgirl and tries to make her reveal super-heroic secrets. Meanwhile, the real Batgirl and her brother Tony Gordon team together to combat Wo Fong and his Sino-Supermen.

Appearing in "The Eternity Book"

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  • Aldo Beckermann (Only appearance; dies)

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  • Beckermann's Book Shop
  • Camelot (Flashback only)
  • Castle Branek (Flashback only)

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Synopsis for "The Eternity Book"

Baron Tyme's servant kills the keeper of the Eternity Book, spurring Jason Blood to become the Demon and attempt the book's recovery.

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Synopsis for "Bat-Mite's New York Adventure"

Bat-Mite shows up at the DC offices and demands his own feature.

Appearing in "The League of Crime"

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  • Unnamed Leader (First appearance)
  • the Raven

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  • Fred (Single appearance)
  • Lt. Tatem

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Synopsis for "The League of Crime"

After seeing Robin handle two of his costumed operatives, the head of MAZE orders the teen wonder to be brought to him dead.

Notes

  • In "Night of the Body Snatcher!" Starlin is credited with layouts, Russell with finished art. Also, Karen Kish is credited as Karisha.
  • "Night of the Body Snatcher!" is reprinted in DC Goes Ape.
  • "Bat-Mite's New York Adventure!" is reprinted in Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told.


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