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"Shadow City": The Joker starts a new criminal racket by creating a place in town called "Shadow City," which is a mock-up of a hidden city within a warehouse, and plays off as a secret part of Gotham City where patrons can achieve their heart's desire. He usea this fak

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Batman

Batman #28 is an issue of the series Batman (Volume 1) with a cover date of April, 1945.

Synopsis for "Shadow City"

The Joker starts a new criminal racket by creating a place in town called "Shadow City," which is a mock-up of a hidden city within a warehouse, and plays off as a secret part of Gotham City where patrons can achieve their heart's desire. He usea this fake city as a means of extorting people out of money, until he is discovered and stopped by Batman and Robin.

Appearing in "Shadow City"

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  • Africa (Mentioned only)
  • Baccarat (Mentioned only)
  • Gotham City
    • El Dorado Club
    • Shadow City (Shadow Lane)
      • Cafe Ten Thousand Terrors
      • Dancing Cobra Cafe
      • Golden Grotto
      • Yawning Dragon
    • Warehouse
    • Wayne Mansion
  • India (Mentioned only)
  • Monte Carlo (Mentioned only)
    • Grand Casino (Mentioned only)
  • Tibet (Mentioned only)

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Synopsis for Alfred: "The Great Handcuff King"

Alfred the butler purchases a set of handcuffs to aid him in capturing criminals. He takes the cuffs to a friend's house to show off his new purchase. Unbeknownst to Alfred , his friend Ronny Lowndes has been replaced as the household butler by a criminal. Alfred proceeds to demonstrate his cuffs by handcuffing the unsuspecting criminal to a pole. In the meantime another group of criminals arrive to rob the house safe. Alfred struggles with them and manages to cuff them too. The police arrive to arrest the Morton gang that Alfred has captured. Later at the Wayne Mansion, Alfred announces that he will dispose of his cuffs because they are way too dangerous.

Appearing in Alfred: "The Great Handcuff King"

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  • Murton Gang (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Shirley Holmes, Policewoman"

Batman and Robin team up with police officer Shirley Holmes to bring down a criminal mastermind responsible for the recent increase in criminal rackets across the city. Holmes goes undercover as a member of the gang, but Alfred's recklessness causes her to be discovered and she had to be rescued by the Dynamic Duo.

During the final confrontation, Alfred mends his past mistake by saving Holmes' life and after the criminals are captured, Alfred and Shirley go on a date.

Appearing in "Shirley Holmes, Policewoman"

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  • Count (Michael Strait) (Single appearance)
    • James (Single appearance)

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  • Shirley Holmes (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "Batman Goes To Washington"

Batman learns that despite the shortage of manpower in the nation, hundreds of men who were once criminals are unable to find honest jobs. Batman takes the case to the public and he gets the attention from some people in Washington, D.C. and he is summoned to talk on behalf of the senators who want to approve a motion that allows reformed criminals to get jobs.

Batman and Robin travel to Washington alongside a group of former thugs who support them, but on their way to the Capitol Building, Batman and Robin are stopped and kidnapped by a great criminal mastermind called John Skye, who doesn't like the idea of losing crooks for his crimes. The group of reformed thugs that traveled with the Dynamic Duo notice their disappearance and they start investigating until they are able to find and rescue the heroes. After this, Batman and Robin turn the criminals over to the FBI and Batman attends his appointment at the Capitol, where he gets the support from all the people with the idea of allowing former criminals to work as well.

Appearing in "Batman Goes To Washington"

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  • John Skye (Single appearance)

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  • Senator Vandercook (Single appearance)
  • Danny the Dip (Single appearance)
  • Inky (Single appearance)
  • FBI
  • George Washington (Mentioned only)
  • Lincoln (Mentioned only)

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