"Crime Through the Ages!": As a member of the directors of the Gotham Museum, Bruce Wayne proposes to create a building under the name of Hall of Ages, in which every floor of the construction will feature a recreation of important historical eras. The idea is well re
Batman #60 is an issue of the series Batman (Volume 1) with a cover date of August, 1950.
Synopsis for "Crime Through the Ages!"
As a member of the directors of the Gotham Museum, Bruce Wayne proposes to create a building under the name of Hall of Ages, in which every floor of the construction will feature a recreation of important historical eras. The idea is well received and soon the construction begins. However, there are two men who oppose the construction of the building, but nothing stops Smithers, the construction boss from finishing the building. Once finished, the Hall of Ages opens to the public but is soon forced to close due to several accidents happening in a short time. Batman and Robin investigate the case and soon discover that some criminals are using the building for their illicit activities. During a final confrontation, Batman reveals that Smithers is the leader of the criminals and after capturing them, the place is reopened, becoming a complete success.
Appearing in "Crime Through the Ages!"
- Smithers (Single appearance)
- Lyons (Single appearance)
- John Pendray (Single appearance)
- Gotham City
- Gotham Museum
Synopsis for "The Counterfeit Batman!"
During a masquerade party, Bruce Wayne is forced to impersonate Batman and after seeing the pictures on the newspapers, the criminal leader Shark Marlin gets an idea. Marlin goes to Wayne Manor and blackmails Bruce into impersonating Batman to drive away his rival gang. With Dick's life in peril, Bruce has no choice but to agree. However, in order to avoid raising suspicion, Bruce acts in a clumsy way as Batman, but he manages to scare Marlin's rival gang and prevent Marlin from getting the loot at the same time. When Marlin gets suspicious of Bruce, he prepares a trap to discover is Bruce is actually Batman. The plan almost proves successful, but when Marlin unmasks Batman as Bruce, Batman tells them that he has been impersonating Bruce Wayne in order to capture Marlin and his gang.
Appearing in "The Counterfeit Batman!"
- "Shark" Marlin (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "The Auto Circus Mystery!"
A car-stealing racket starts operating in Gotham and the authorities suspect of the newest car show in town. When a local performer at the car show gets injured, Commissioner Gordon arranges a plan for Batman to take his place and investigate the case of the stolen cars. Posing as Lucky Hooton, Batman is able to discover that the crew from the car show are the car thieves and using the Batmobile, Batman is able to put an end to their crime ring.
Appearing in "The Auto Circus Mystery!"
- Borg (Single appearance)
- Iron-Jaw Briggs
- Lucky Hooton (Single appearance)