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"A Friend in Need": When he is surrounded by police while investigating a crime, Batman chooses to flee rather than fight them. Renee Montoya arrives and scolds the police for focusing on Batman instead of securing the crime scene. Batman

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Batman Allies Secret Files and Origins 2005 is a one-shot with a cover date of August, 2005. It was published on June 29, 2005.

Synopsis for "A Friend in Need"

When he is surrounded by police while investigating a crime, Batman chooses to flee rather than fight them. Renee Montoya arrives and scolds the police for focusing on Batman instead of securing the crime scene. Batman muses that he still has one ally left in Gotham, and when he is able to solve the crime, he gives Montoya the tip.

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Synopsis for "Street Crime"

Someone throws the mayor's car into City Hall, and he calls in Commissioner Akins to solve the crime. Despite speculation that a criminal mastermind did it, the culprit turns out to be Killer Croc on a rampage.

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Synopsis for "Taking Sides"

Batgirl and Robin discuss the fallout of War Games. They are called to a robbery at the Natural History Museum and realize the Penguin is robbing himself for the insurance money and publicity. They go home to watch the news and are shocked when Arturo Rodriguez decries Batman for using children in his crusade, including the now dead Stephanie Brown.

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Secret Files and Origins
This issue is a special "Secret Files and Origins" issue supplying background information to an ongoing volume, character, team or concept. These one-shots appear frequently, and often serve to more pointedly establish official canonical sources for in-universe content about characters.
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